Welcome to Burlington


Due south of Burlington is Shelburne, an upscale village that's home to the one of Vermont's crown jewels, the Shelburne Museum. The village is considered more of an extension of Burlington than a separate suburb – people think nothing of popping down for an evening meal to one of its fine restaurants.

Burlington is less than an hour's drive from Stowe and other Green Mountain towns. In fact, the city can be used as a base for exploring much of northwestern Vermont.


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$90 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Burlington Brewery Tour with Lunch or Dinner

Get to know Burlington’s thriving beer scene on these guided daytime and evening brew tours. Chat with brewery owners and learn about the equipment used to make beer, the brewing process and best of all, what the different kinds of beer taste like — up to 15 of them, in fact. On these brew tours, hop on the bus and travel to four unique beer establishments. Learn about the different types of beer as well as the history and specialty of each brewery. Stops may include Vermont Pub and Brewery, Magic Hat Brewing, Fiddle Head Brewing, Queen City Brewing, Switchback Brewing, Zero Gravity Brewing, or Three Needs Brewery and Tap Room.  Both the daytime and evening brewery tours features stops at various breweries, as well as a lunch or dinner pairing at a local Burlington establishment. Daytime tours include lunch at Folino's Pizza or Banyard, and evening tours include dinner at Nectars.  This brewery tour combines humor, history, education, and good food to help showcase Burlington's celebrated beers, breweries, and culture. Relax with comfortable transportation and explore Burlington's beer scene with the ultimate Vermont brewery experience!

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Burlington Puzzling Adventure

Choose your own start time and embark on your adventure. With your smartphone as your guide, go on a brain-teasing and educational walking tour of your chosen neighborhood. Visit a series of locations and answer the questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction. There is no need to race as quickly as possible from start to finish. Part of the fun is enjoying the sights, sounds, and tastes of the tour. Before heading to your next location, you’ll have time to eat, drink, enjoy the sights, and use the bathroom while the game clock is not running. You’re only timed on your travel and puzzles. At the end of your adventure, see your rank based on a combination of your answers to the questions and game clock time.

$120 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Stowe Brewery Tour

Explore Stowe's thriving beer scene on this guided all day brew tours. Chat with brewery owners and learn about the equipment used to make beer, the brewing process and best of all, what the different kinds of beer taste like — up to 15 of them, in fact. On these brew tours, hop in the bus at your Burlington, South Burlington or Stowe location and travel to four unique beer establishments. Learn about the different types of beer as well as the history and specialty of each brewery. This all day tour includes an unforgettable beer and food pairing lunch. Stops may include Lost Nation Brewing Co, Rock Art Brewing Co, Idletyme Brewery, Ten Bends Brewery, and Trapp Brewery. This brewery tour combines humor, history, education, and good food to help showcase Stowe's celebrated beers, breweries, and culture. Relax with comfortable round trip transportation and explore Stowe's beer scene with the ultimate Vermont brewery experience!

$1799 Outdoor Activities

7-Day Food, Brews and Hiking Tour of New England

Day 1: Meet & greet in NYC in the morning with your new tour mates. We travel north to New York's Hudson Valley region. We take a group hike in the Mohonk Preserve with its dramatic cliffs and views. After our hike, we go to the Brooklyn Cider House to sample crisp, dry ciders and celebrate the bounty of this famous apple region. Late afternoon we will drive to Albany for the night. Day 2: Today we explore the rugged beauty of Vermont, stopping to sample the flavors of the state throughout the day. Driving along must-see Route 100, you will feel like you've entered a Norman Rockwell painting. Famous for its pastoral farmlands and agricultural bounty, we make multiple stops along the route at various cider mills, dairy farms, breweries and maple sugar shacks, exploring the flavours that make Vermont farm products so desirable. Some highlights include Long Trail Brewery, Cabot Creamery and Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory. The State of Vermont also has the most breweries per capita, giving us many options for exploring a variety of beer styles. We arrive in the university town of Burlington for the night and explore one of the best "beer cities" in the USA.Day 3: Free morning to further explore downtown Burlington with its car-free centre, interesting shops and cafes. In the afternoon we head to New Hampshire. In Franconia Notch State Park, we take a group hike before heading to Woodstock, NH for the evening.Day 4: We traverse the White Mountains of New Hampshire along the Kancamagus Highway; one of the most scenic drives in the U.S. Stops along the way for photographing the landscape and taking short hikes to enjoy the remote wilderness of the area. We continue on through the State of Maine, arriving in Bar Harbor for the evening.Day 5: We spend the entire day exploring Acadia National Park, visiting highlights of the park and a hike on Cadillac Mountain. In the evening, we return back to town for an optional Sunset Whale Watching Tour.Day 6: Taking the scenic coastal route, we stop in quaint villages and roadside clam shacks for lunch and Freeport, ME; headquarters of LL Bean. Free time to shop the outlets. We visit the colonial city of Portsmouth, NH to explore downtown and its famous breweries. Arriving in Boston, we dine in Cambridge with free time to explore the campus of Harvard University.Day 7: Free day to explore Boston. Walk the length of the Freedom Trail, taking in historical sites of the city. An opportunity to tour breweries, visit Fenway Park and the most known bar in Boston, Cheers! You guide will make tailored suggestions according to your interests.Day 8: Making our way back to New York, we make stops along coastal towns. We may stop at the beach for a swim in the Atlantic Ocean, artsy small coastal communities or a stop in the hip college town of Providence. We drive to the hotel in New York City for the end of the tour.