Must see attractions in Burlington

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    Shelburne Museum

    The extraordinary 45-acre Shelburne Museum, nine miles south of Burlington, showcases 100,000 priceless artifacts, from America and abroad.

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    Shelburne Farms

    In 1886 William Seward Webb and Lila Vanderbilt Webb built themselves a magnificent country estate on the shores of Lake Champlain. The 1400-acre farm,…

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    Church Street Marketplace

    Burlington's pulse can often be taken along this four-block pedestrian zone running from Pearl to Main Sts. When the weather's good, buskers (licensed by…

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    Intervale Center

    You'd never guess it standing on a busy Burlington street corner, but one of Vermont's most idyllic green spaces is less than 2 miles from downtown…

  • Waterfront

    A five-minute walk from downtown, Burlington's delightfully uncommercialized waterfront features a scenic, low-key promenade, a 7.5-mile bike path, a pier…

  • Magic Hat Brewery

    Drink in the history of one of Vermont's most dynamic microbreweries on the fun, free, self-guided 'Artifactory' Tour (once you see the whimsical labels,…

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    Echo Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

    This kid-friendly lakeside museum examines the colorful past, present and future of Lake Champlain. A multitude of aquariums wriggle with life, and nature…

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    Ethan Allen Homestead

    American Revolution hero Ethan Allen lived in this 18th-century colonial homestead, 1 mile north of Burlington on VT 127. Be sure to take the guided tour …

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    Burlington City Arts Center

    Under the auspices of Burlington City Arts, the BCA Center is an exciting locus for art exhibits, classes and discussions. Ongoing open studios involve…

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    Shelburne Vineyard

    One of Vermont's best tasting rooms, this converted barn offers samples of Shelburne's award-winning whites and reds. Afternoon tours of the vineyard and…

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    University of Vermont Fleming Museum

    A mile east of City Hall Park, on the verdant campus of UVM (New England's fifth-oldest university, chartered in 1791), this museum has an international…

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    Vermont Teddy Bear Factory

    Tours of this thriving, touristy factory demonstrate the entire teddy-bear life cycle, from designers' sketches, to stuffing and stitching, to the bear …

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    Union Station

    Burlington's former railway station (converted to office space in the 1950s) is a prominent landmark at the foot of Main St near the lakeshore.