- Our list of the best things to do in Burlington, Vermont, features the top 130 nearby activities — including 62 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Burlington, VT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 33 things to do within the city of Burlington, VT , followed by 97 popular activities in nearby cities, including Plattsburgh, Stowe, South Burlington, Shelburne, Waterbury, Vergennes, Charlotte, Jeffersonville, Essex, Grand Isle, Richmond, Killington, Smugglers Notch, Winchester, Cambridge, Waitsfield, Colchester, Waterbury Center and Isle La Motte
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Beginners and advanced climbers hone their technique in an 8,500-square-foot indoor climbing gym or outdoors with an experienced guide
Originally a railroad bed, the Burlington Bike Path is now a 7.5 mile recreational bike route along the shore of Lake Champlain. The path links six parks along the waterfront, and provides views of the Adirondack Mountains.
Downtown Burlington's Waterfront Park provides waterfront access to the Burlington Bike Path and Lake Champlain, with a pedestrian boardwalk and benches for viewing sunsets over the lake. The park's festival site hosts an array of musical and community events throughout the year.
Burlington Brew Tours is an all-inclusive sampling tour of Vermont breweries. With round trip transportation from your residence or hotel, each tour comprises tastings of 15 local craft-brewed and artisan beers, led by a self-professed 'beer geek' guide. The final stop includes lunch at a local eatery.
Located in a picturesque valley between the Adirondack and Green Mountains, the University of Vermont is one of the oldest universities in the US. View a collection of over 20 000 objects and artifacts spanning the history of civilization at the campus' Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art.
Book a private sailing excursion on Lake Champlain for a group of up to 6 people with Let's Go Sailing Private Cruises. Cruises last from 2 hours to a full day and groups are invited to bring a picnic. Private sailing lessons available.
The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts houses a 1400-seat auditorium theater and a 180-seat cabaret space hosting a full season of theater, family shows, dance and concert performances, including the Vermont Symphony Orchestra. A member of the League of Historic American Theaters.
A four-block open-air mall in downtown Burlington, the Church Street Marketplace offers pedestrians a mix of shopping, restaurants, historical architecture and street entertainment. Annual events include jazz and street theater festivals.