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The Perfect Weekend in Burlington

Posted July 10, 2018

With so much to do in our lovely city of Burlington, Vermont, it can be hard to choose how to spend the day! We've put together a list of our favorite ways to pass the time in the Queen City.


Shopping at Local Boutiques



With over 75 local boutiques and national retailers, you'll find clothing, shoes, household goods, beauty products, outdoor gear, athletic wear and more while shopping on the Church Street Marketplace! Click here for a list of stores. Don't miss the annual Sidewalk Sale from August 8-10, 2018! 


Brunch at Leunigs


A delicious way to start the day! Leunig's Bistro offers a Sunday Brunch menu with tons of great options to choose from.


Coffee at Uncommon Grounds



When in Burlington, Uncommon Grounds Coffee Shop is a must! Menu options rotate depending on the time of year, but you're sure to love them all a latte!


Burlington Farmer's Market



Held every Saturday, the Burlington Farmer's Market is an absolute staple in the Burlington community, especially when the weather is warm! The market is held in City Hall Park from May-October.


Venture Down to the Waterfront



Enjoy a walk by the Waterfront! The bike path and boardwalk run parallel to our beautiful Lake Champlain, making it a refreshing and relaxing stroll.


Lunch on Church Street



There are tons of great lunch options on Church Street, with a little something to suit everyone's tastes! Find a list of restaurants here.


Bike Rentals



The Burlington Bikeshare is a great way to get around our city, or just go for a joyride! With 17 different "hubs" around Burlington, including two off of Church Street, the Bikeshare program makes renting bikes easy and convenient!


Visit the Echo Center



Perfect for kids and adults alike! The Echo Center, located at 1 College Street, is full of interactive exhibits that are constantly changing and rotating!


Ben and Jerry's



Whether it's 90 degrees or 20 below, no trip to Burlington is complete without a stop at Ben and Jerry's! Their downtown scoop shop is conveniently located on the corner of Church and Cherry streets.


Catch the Sunset on Lake Champlain



If you've never had a chance to watch the sun go down on Lake Champlain, add it to your bucket list! Any one of Burlington's parks or beaches is a great spot to catch the beauty.

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