The largest city in Vermont, Burlington is nearby to the US-Canadian border, and a popular college town. Home to the University of Vermont, Burlington has many old historic buildings, and a contemporary art scene. Burlington is a friendly city with all of the rustic qualities of Vermont, but the benefits of the city’s restaurants and shopping. Enjoy all that Vermont, and Burlington, have to offer!
Things to do in Burlington
The Church Street Marketplace is a pedestrian mall covering four blocks in the centre of Burlington, where festivals often take place. Artworks and festivals like “South End Art Hop” frequently appear there, making it a revered public space. The UVM area has beautiful buildings, and is also buzzing due to the many college students. Burlington also has a lot of beautiful buildings to see, such as the Masonic Temple in the Historic District, the Follett House, and the Unitarian Church. You can also get to Lake Champlain from Burlington, where you can look out onto the water, admire the picture-perfect lighthouses, and even go boating.
Day trips from Burlington
Montpelier in Vermont is 45 minutes away from Burlington, and is also the capital of the state. In Montpelier you can visit the Vermont History Museum, as well as seeing the Vermont State House. Mount Mansfield in Montpelier also makes for an exhilarating hike. Woodstock is an hour and a half away from Burlington, and makes for a much more rural day trip. See the Billings Farm and Museum that includes a dairy farm — get deep into the country!
There are lots of different neighborhoods for you to explore or stay in during your trip. For example there’s Downtown Burlington, the Hill Section which is known to be more luxurious, and the Intervale which is more farmland. The New North End is a popular area to stay in, as well as the Old North End which is of course more historic. Tripping has all kinds of rentals for you to discover, from chic apartments to large family homes.
Transportation in Burlington
Green Mountain Transit is a bus service that can get you all over, and out of, the city. Burlington International Airport is your closest stop to fly into, however Logan International Airport in Boston has more frequent flights. There are also greyhound buses going all over New England that connect to Burlington, as well as trains. Although, it couldn’t hurt to have a car if you’re planning on going deep into Vermont during your stay.
Vacation Rentals in Burlington
Find the best Burlington vacation rentals on Tripping.com. With over 169 home rentals, take your pick from a wide variety of choices including studio apartments, luxury condos, and cozy cabin rentals. Prices in Burlington range from €58 a night. Many rentals can also be booked directly online.Vacation home rentals found on Tripping.com offer more amenities than the average hotel room along with many of the comforts of home. Going on a business trip or need to stay connected? 131 homes in Burlington offer high-speed WiFi Internet so you won’t miss a beat. Travelling with kids? Let them splash around in any of the 49 rentals with pool or jacuzzi, or relax with the family in one of the 112 homes with cable TV.For all those pet owners with dogs or cats, Burlington offers 56 pet-friendly vacation rentals for your extended family. Find the perfect vacation rental that matches your budget and style on Tripping.com.
Search properties from 6 vacation rental sites in Burlington where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Booking.com, and HRS Holidays. There are 74 HomeAway rentals, 34 Booking.com short term rentals and 32 HRS Holidays vacation rentals.