Northern Vermont shopping

Market in Burlington

Burlington Farmers Market

Every Saturday from May through October, downtown Burlington bursts into life with this enormously popular farmers market. All vendors must grow or make precisely what they sell: expect fresh produce, prepared food,…
Food & Drinks in Northern Vermont

Hero's Welcome

Boaters for miles around cast anchor at this popular general store, whose amusing wall display of ‘World Time Zones’ features four clocks showing identical hours for Lake Champlain’s North Hero, South Hero, Grand Is…
Chocolate in Burlington

Lake Champlain Chocolates

No, you can't run through the chocolate waterfall, but Burlington's homegrown chocolate factory offers tours and tastings, plus a cafe serving luscious hot cocoa and homemade ice cream, and a store where you can pur…
Sports & Outdoors in Burlington

Outdoor Gear Exchange

This place rivals major outdoor-gear chains for breadth of selection, and trumps them on price for a vast array of used, closeout and even new gear and clothing. Name the outdoor pursuit and staff can probably outfi…
Arts & Crafts in Burlington

Frog Hollow Craft Center

This excellent contemporary and traditional craft center feels more like a museum gallery than the retail store that it is. A rigorous jury process screens artisans for acceptance.
Vintage in Burlington

Lamp Shop

In the heart of Burlington's artsy South End, the Lamp Shop sells an inspirational array of lamps and light fixtures, from the vintage to the cutting-edge.
Chocolate in Burlington

Lake Champlain Chocolates

This branch of Burlington's beloved hometown chocolate-maker is conveniently located on pedestrianized Church St.
Food & Drinks in Stowe & Smugglers Notch

Cold Hollow Cider Mill

If you can't make it to one of Vermont's smaller orchards, this heavily commercialized operation on VT 100 offers some of the same products without any of the down-on-the-farm charm. Sample its famous cider doughnut…