Ski Rack – 85 Main St. – (800) 882-4530
Old Spokes Home – 322 N Winooski Ave – (802) 863-4475
Local Motion – 1 Steele St – (802) 861-2700
Waterfront Bike Paths, Boating & Beaches
North Beach – Bike, jog or drive to Burlington’s sandiest beach.
Oakledge Park – Rockier but larger waterfront park.
Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center – Youth and adult sailing, canoe and kayak instruction and rental.
Whistling Man Schooner – Offers daily sailing cruises as well as half day and full day private charters from May- October. Departing from the Burlington Community Boathouse at the bottom of College Street.
Spirit of Ethan Allen III – Excursion Cruises from Burlington Waterfront on lake’s largest pleasure/excursion craft.
Church Street Marketplace is a 5-10 minute walk from 254 S. Union. Spanning four, pedestrian-friendly blocks in the middle of Burlington’s historic downtown, the Market hosts street vendors, local artisanal shops, restaurants, and bars with live music. Also nearby:
- City Market Grocery Store – 82 So. Winooski Ave
- Rite Aid Pharmacy – 158 Cherry St – (802) 862-1562
- Merrill’s Roxy Cinema 222 College St – (802) 864-3456
- Burlington Farmers’ Market – Every Saturday from 8:30 am – 2 pm. Locally grown produce, flowers handmade crafts, sweet and savory treats, spirits, wine, meats and cheeses.
Arts and Events
ArtsRiot – Art space on nearby Pine Street hosting culinary, visual and performance art.
Burlington Country Club – Closest club is about 3 blocks away.
Vermont City Marathon – Registration details, relay event, and course information.
Museums and Tours
Burlington Civil War Places Self-Guided Walking Tour – Created by the Vermont Humanities Council, with research by historian Howard Coffin, and support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory– 1401 Rte 100, Waterbury – 802-882-1240
Shelburne Museum – Visit the eclectic collection of a Vanderbilt heiress, who salvaged historically relevant houses, a lighthouse, a covered bridge and other 18th and 19th century items, and moved them to land surrounding the family’s country estate. U.S. Rte 7, Shelburne 05482 – 802-985-3346
Shelburne Farms – Cornelius Vanderbilt’s granddaughter created this model agricultural estate, which survives today as a 1400-acre working farm and school, producing excellent cheese, dairy, bread and meats. Visit for breakfast or dinner, tour the buildings, walk the gardens, and meet the animals. 1611 Harbor Rd Shelburne 05482 – 802-985-8498
Vermont Teddy Bear Company – 6655 Shelburne Road, Shelburne – 802-985-3001
Apple Picking and Hikes
Shelburne Orchards – Sour cherries in summer, apples, peaches, pears, cider donuts and hayrides in autumn. Scenic drive through Shelburne to see fall foliage.
Sam Mazza’s Farm – Great for kids.
Shelburne Farms – Produces meat, dairy and bread.
Mt. Philo – Nearby family-friendly hike.
Burlington YMCA – Lap pool, treadmills, weight room.
Core Studio – Barre classes and pilates.