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Burlington, Vermont, USA

Attractions in Burlington, Vermont


  • ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center
    One College Street, Burlington, VT 05401
    802-864-1848, Discover 60 species of fish, amphibians, invertebrates, and reptiles, over 100 hands-on experiences, major traveling exhibits, and the Awesome Forces Theater. Live... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Ethan Allen Homestead Museum
    Located off Route 127
    802-865-4556, The historic home of Vermont's founder Ethan Allen, situated on a small promontory just above the Winooski River; the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum is part of the... more info

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Lake Champlain Navy Memorial Lone Sailor Statue
    1 College Street, Burlington, VT 05401
    802-864-1848 ext 131, The Memorial commemorates Lake Champlain’s significant naval history, and honors all men and women who have served, and currently serve, the U.S. military. The US Navy... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Brownell Library
    6 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452
    802-878-6955 , Brownell Library is normally open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays until 5:00 p.m., but is closed on... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Firehouse Center for the Visual Arts
    149 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401
    802-865-7166, The center houses the Firehouse Gallery, Community Darkroom, Education Studios, Conference Center and much more. Resident and visitors alike can enjoy the stimulating... more info  map

  • Frog Hollow Craft Center & School
    85 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401
    802-863-6458, Frog Hollow is a non-profit visual arts gallery and school. The gallery features work by Vermont artisans in all media. The craft school offers art and craft classes for... more info  map

  • Robert Hull Fleming Museum
    61 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405
    University of Vermont
    802-656-2090 or 802-656-0750, Houses Vermont's most comprehensive collection of art and anthropology. Exhibits feature African, American, Asian, European and Middle Eastern art, plus ongoing exhibits... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Horsford's Gardens & Nursery
    2111 Greenbush Rd, Burlington, VT 05445
    In Nearby Charlotte
    802-425-2811, Vermont's oldest nursery features 42 acres of gardens, ponds, walking paths and nursery fields. more info  map

  • Lang Farm Nursery
    51 Upper Main Street, Burlington, VT 05452
    In Nearby Essex Junction
    802-878-5720, A 19th century farm with nursery and display gardens featuring Vermont-grown trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals and pumpkins. Visit the farm animals and take a hayride... more info  map

  • Mount Philo State Park
    5425 Mount Philo Road, Burlington, VT 05445
    In Nearby Charlotte
    802-425-2390, The 168-acre park is located atop Mt. Philo and overlooks the Lake Champlain Valley. Open seasonally during daylight hours. more info  map

  • Vermont Wildflower Farm
    3488 Ethan Allen Highway, Charlotte, VT 05445
    12 miles south of Burlington
    802-985-9455, One of Vermont's best-known tourist attractions, with 6 acres of flowers. Also large flower-themed gift shop plus wildflower seed for all regions of the U.S. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • North Ramp Aviation
    1150 Airport Drive, Burlington, VT 05403
    South Burlington
    802-865-4366, Come and enjoy the Champlain Valley and Green Mountains from the air. Rides are scheduled at your convenience year-round with airplanes for one to three passengers.  more info  map

  • Northern Lights Cruises
    1 King Street , Burlington, VT 05401
    King Street Dock
    802-864-9669, Vermont's premier private cruise boat, The Northern Lights offers an ideal setting for weddings, anniversaries, corporate functions, birthday parties or to simply enjoy... more info  map

  • Spirit of Ethan Allen llI
    348 Flynn Avenue, Burlington, VT 05402
    802-862-8300, Offering Lake Champlain shoreline cruises aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen III, a 500-passenger triple deck cruise ship. Daily narrated scenic cruises are available for... more info

  • Whistling Man Schooner Company
    607 Irish Settlement Road, Burlington, VT 05401
    College Street
    802-598-6504, Sail aboard the classic sloop Friend Ship, Lake Champlain's only U.S. Coast Guard certified sailing vessel. She is termed a Friendship Sloop and was built in Southwest... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Magic Hat Brewing Company
    5 Bartlett Bay Road, Burlington, VT 05403
    South Burlington
    802-658-BREW, Where ancient alchemy meets modern-day science to produce the best tasting beer on the planet. Offering free guided tours through their very interesting brewery where... more info  map

  • Vermont Pub and Brewery
    144 College Street, Burlington, VT 05401
    802-865-0500, Their 14-barrel whole-grain cellar brewery reflects the accumulated tradition of centuries of craft brewing and enables them to exercise and enjoy something unusual in... more info  map


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