The best things to do in 

Burlington Vermont

This summer

If you haven’t looked upon Lake Champlain from the Burlington Waterfront, or meandered along  Church Street on a sweltering summer night, then you need to drop everything and plan a summer getaway to Burlington, Vermont!

The Church Street Marketplace is a pedestrian-only, open-air shopping experience, which is also the hub of Burlington.

Explore church Street

 -Simple Roots Foam Brewers Zero Gravity Craft Brewers Queen City Brewery Switchback Brewing Co. Vermont Pub and Brewery Burlington Beer Company

Take a Brewery Tour

This paved trail runs along the water for eight miles, from Oakledge Park in the south to the Winooski River in the north. 

Bike the Greenway

The Spirit of Ethan Allen departs from the Burlington Waterfront for sunset cruises on Friday and Saturday evenings through the summer.

Take a sunset cruise

The Community Sailing Center is a community-based nonprofit organization providing access, education, and recreation on Lake Champlain for almost 8,000 people annually.

Learn to sail

Whether you’re hiking with your family, or just want to get away from the bustle of town for a bit, chances are there’s a hiking trail near Burlington with your name on it.

Take a hike

The Burlington Farmers' Market is huge and takes place each Saturday during the summer from 9am-2pm.

Shop the Burlington Farmers Market

Oakledge Park, in Burlington’s South End is the perfect spot for families to end the day.

Watch the Sunset from Oakledge Park

Photo: Luncbox Larry

This is the largest art and history museum in northern New England and one of the best things to do in Vermont.

Visit the Shelburne Museum

Visiting Burlington this summer? Read our complete guide!

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