Biking on a trail near the water

Two-Wheeled Tourism :: Biking Around Vermont

Whether you’re dreaming of winning a mountain stage in the Tour de France or planning a leisurely biking trip with your family, Vermont’s varied landscape lends itself to bikers and cyclists of all kinds. Lucky for visitors to Burlington, many trail heads and recreational paths begin in or near the city. While we don’t offer…

Beer and food

Localvore & Foodie Paradise in Downtown Burlington :: July 16-19

One of the best ways to get to know a place is through your palate. Here in Burlington, Vermont we’re all pretty proud of a foodie culture that’s supported by a thriving localvore movement. Every year, lots of hungry food tourists travel from all over to sample our eats and ambiance. Restaurant weeks, acclaimed craft breweries…

Selection of cheese on a wood board

Dairy Month & Vermont Artisanal Cheese :: June 2015

One of the things our state is best known for is its farmers. Restaurants around the state, especially in our hometown of Burlington, Vermont, make a strong effort to locally source their produce, meat, and dairy, and they partner with farms within New England as often as possible. Our own sweet or savory breakfast options…

Champagne for a New Year celebration

A New Year’s Festival to Remember :: First Night Burlington

On New Year’s Eve, we Vermonters pull on our sweaters, hats, and mittens and head to downtown Burlington for the art festival of the year: First Night Burlington. A tradition that spans several decades, First Night is a celebration of all types of art, from music to dancing to theater to film. The First Night…

Music festival

Slow Food and Fast Honky-Tonk: EATxNE Music Festival

We love local music. We love local food. We say it a lot, but it certainly can’t be overstated. Guess who else loves both? Higher Ground, located just up the road in Williston. They’ve paired up with the venerable Burlington institution the Skinny Pancake and brought you EATxNE this Sept. 19-21, a brand spanking new,…

People at an outdoor concert

Grand Point North 2014, Coming to a Waterfront Near You

  Do you know Grace Potter & the Nocturnals? She’s a pretty big deal, right? Well, did you know that she’s from Waitsfield, Vermont, just a hop-skip-jump away from Burlington? Since 2010, Grace and the Nocturnals have been showing their home state some serious love with Grand Point North, a two-day festival Sept. 13th &…

South End Art Hop 2014 Event – Sep 5-7

South End Art Hop September 5-7th, 2014 in Burlington, Vermont For the 22nd time, Burlington’s South End will host the South End Arts & Business Association’s (SEABA’s) annual Art Hop! Starting on Friday, September 5th and going until Sunday, September 7th, you will find a huge exhibition of visual art all over Burlington’s South End.…