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About Burlington, VT

Burlington is the largest city in the U.S. state of Vermont and is on the shores of Lake Champlain and loacted between the Airdrondack and Green Mountains. Burlington lies 45 miles south of the U.S.-Canadian (Vermont-Quebec) border and 94 miles south of Montreal. Burlington had a population of 42,417 at the 2010 census. The city is the hub of the Burlington-South Burlington metropolitan area, consisting of the three northwestern Vermont counties of Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle and encompassing the cities of Burlington, South Burlington, and Winooski; the towns of Colchester, Essex, and Williston; and the village of Essex Junction. For more information, please visit

Vermont Attractions, Activities, and Special Events

These are some links to Vermont's best attractions.

The Lake Champlain of Vermont Chamber of Commerce - Lake Champlain region is an inspiring backdrop for both work and relaxation. Burlington is consistently ranked in the top ten for best places to live, visit, work and do business--take a look around and find out why!

Church Street Market Place - Church Street has everything from shoping, dining, clubs, and special events. For more information on all of the great activities please click on this site.

The ECHO Center - Located at Burlington on Lake Champlain, the ECHO center is Vermont's newest attraction. ECHO stands for Ecology, Culture, History and Opportunity.

The Vermont Teddy Bear Factory - In Shelburne the Vermont Teddy Bear Factory has the finest bears made around. Take a tour and see for yourself!

Shelburne Farms - 1,400 acre working farm, National Historic Landmark and a non-profit environmental education center, Shelburne Farms is fun for all ages.

Kennedy Brothers Factory Marketplace - Kennedy Brothers has a Crafts Center and an Antique Center. They also have pure maple syrup, maple sugar and cheddar cheese for great Vermont gift's. Be sure to visit the Scoop Shop as well.

Vermont Living - For a full list of events and activities to do in Vermont, please visit

Enjoy Burlington - The mission of the Burlington Parks and Recreation Department is to enhance quality of life of all the citizens of Burlington and for the visitors in our community.

The Chazy Reef on Isle La Motte - In the northwestern corner of Vermont on Isle La Motte, the northernmost island of Lake Champlain, is a remarkable natural phenomenon: the Chazy Reef formation.

Vermont Cheese Council - The Vermont Cheese Council is dedicated to the production and advancement of Vermont cheese.

Magic Hat - Click here to visit the Magic Hat Brewery website.

Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream - Click here to visit the Ben & Jerry's home page.

Trains Around Vermont - Click here to visit the Trains Around Vermont website.

Lake Champlain Chocolate Factory - The growing team at Lake Champlain Chocolates continues with the highest standards of chocolate-making Jim began with twenty years ago, and still uses only the freshest, natural ingredients.

Dakin Farms - See how Vermont's finest specialty foods are made, including Smoked Hams, pure Vermont maple syrup, cheddar cheese, as well as a variety of other specialty foods.