Burlington, Vermont is located on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain, just 45 miles south of the US-Canadian border. Burlington is the largest city in Vermont. As of the 2010 census, the metro area of Burlington housed approximately one third of Vermont's total population.
With the University of Vermont (UVM), Burlington College, and Champlain College all located in Burlington, visitors can really enjoy college-town vibrancy with idyllic rural beauty. Whether you're visiting for a day or a week, or planning to live in Vermont, Burlington has a little something for everyone.
Burlington has a wide variety of choices for your vacation in Vermont, from luxury Burlington VT hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts in Burlington. There are also many wonderful restaurants in Burlington, from fine dining to small cafes to family restaurants. Checkout our Burlington Dining Guide for some great suggestions. Whether you are in town for business or pleasure, you'll enjoy your stay in beautiful Burlington, Vermont.
If you're planning an event in Vermont, Burlington has a lot to offer. The city's breathtaking scenery makes a destination wedding in Burlington VT an ideal choice, and the many amenities allow for Burlington Conferences of various sizes. Whether you're looking for a reception hall or a conference room, you'll find the perfect location to host your events in Burlington Vermont.
If you can't get enough of the Lake Champlain Valley, Burlington VT real estate may be just what you're looking for. The city has a reputation as a safe and favorable place to live, with quality schools, health care and overall cleanliness.
In 2006, Men's Health Magazine rated Burlington as the ninth-best city to live in, according to health, quality of life, and fitness. In 2009, Children's Health Magazine rated Burlington as the best city in the country to raise a family. And according to an article in the Burlington Free Press, Burlington had the 6th lowest unemployment rate of all metro areas in 2011 at just 4.8%.
There are many fun things to do in Burlington and the surrounding Lake Champlain Valley area. The lake itself provides many opportunities for summer fun in Burlington, in addition to Burlington's waterfront parks. Winter fun can be found just a short drive away at nearby Bolton Valley Resort (45 minutes east), and Stowe Mountain Resort and Smugglers Notch Resort are both only about an hour away!
Burlington Shopping is a favorite past time for visitors and locals alike. Forbes Magazine featured Burlington as one of the "prettiest" towns in America in 2010, mentioning the popular Church Street Marketplace, a four-block pedestrian mall in downtown Burlington. "Burlington has it all," says Sarah Tuff Dunn, co-author of 101 Best Outdoor Towns. Dunn says the town's charms include "a brick pedestrian marketplace,Vermont's iconic white steeples and rolling hills that spill down toward a lively, green waterfront on Lake Champlain." (Forbes Magazine)
As you can tell, no trip to Vermont is complete without a visit to Burlington.
Birthplace of: John Dewey (1859-1952), philosopher; Ralph Abraham (born 1936), mathematician.
Fun Fact: Burlington Vermont was a filming location for the movies Me, Myself & Irene (2000) and What Lies Beneath (2000).
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The New Moon is a sacred time when the moon is dark, at the end of one cycle and beginning of another. This is a potent time to plant dream seeds for the next cycle. This Circle Includes: ? Opening Ceremony to Create the Circle ? Breath-work ? Intention Setting ? Dance Break ? Group Sharing We will set intentions individually and as a group for the new moon cycle ahead. Creating the Circle: At the center of each circle is a beautiful mandala made out of nature and intention which we ceremoniously create together to open each circle and take apart to close. This is a powerful way to ground, connect, and create together. No two circles are ever the same and each mandala serves as an alter for the beautiful & unique experience we share together. Please bring anything you would like to contribute to the circle's alter. Covid19 Protocol: ? Masks are required ? We will sit 6 feet apart during the circle ? Event is capped at 13 women Space is limited so save your seat by registering today. Register at: https://www.thechakraoracle.com/event-details/new-moon-sacred-sisters-circle-3 Women ages 12+ BLESSINGS ALL~WAYS.
Come and experience the magick that happens when women gather in circle and ritual with the phases of the moon. This Circle Includes: - Opening Ceremony to Create the Circle - Meditation & Breath-work - Dance Break - Group Sharing Creating the Circle: At the center of each circle is a beautiful mandala made out of nature and intention which we ceremoniously create together to open each circle and take apart to close. This is a powerful way to ground, connect, and create together. No two circles are ever the same and each mandala serves as an alter for the beautiful & unique experience we share together. Please bring anything you would like to contribute to the circle's alter. Covid19 Protocol: - Masks are required - We will sit 6 feet apart during the circle - Event is capped at 13 women Space is limited so save your seat by registering today. Register at: https://www.thechakraoracle.com/event-details/full-worm-moon-sacred-sisters-circle Women ages 12+ BLESSINGS ALL~WAYS.