Top Things to do in Vermont in the Spring

Check These Burlington Spring Activities Off Your Bucket List

Spring is finally here! ‘Tis the season for fresh starts and new beginnings. We’re celebrating with a brand new website! (What do you all think?) We hope you’ll enjoy a browse; scope out our gorgeous new photo gallery, check out our current specials and packages, find your favorite room at our Burlington bed and breakfast and reserve it for your spring getaway! To further entice you, read on to learn about our favorite local spots and upcoming events to experience this season and start checking off your Burlington Bucket List!
Without further adieu, here are the top things to do in Burlington, Vermont in the spring!

 

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1. Eat in Burlington

Vermont Restaurant Week

Mark your calendars for April 20th-29th and pack your stretchy pants! Join us for the most delicious time of year in Vermont with 10 days and over 100 restaurants to sample. There are 29 in Burlington alone so you don’t have to travel far to get a real taste of Vermont – and the world! From Asian fusion, French tapas, American steak & seafood, to wood fire pizza, southern BBQ, tacos, and vegetarian favorites, you’ll have something to nosh on from breakfast to dessert.

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Honey Road Restaurant

One of our must-taste Burlington restaurants has just been nominated for two James Beard Awards! Honey Road is a semifinalist for Best New Restaurant and its chef-owner Cara Chigazola-Tobin is in the running for Best Chef in the Northeast. You’ll have to experience her out-of-this-world Eastern Mediterranean menu for yourself. Open for dinner seven nights a week, and “Honey Time” happy hour 4-5pm featuring $1 chicken wings, among other drinks and snacks, be sure to include this in your Burlington itinerary.

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2. Drink in Burlington

Lincolns

Bring your Lincolns and head to Lincolns! Located “somewhere off Church street,” this new speakeasy provides a fun adventure sure to make you feel like a local should you discover its location. Once you find this secret tavern, you’ll instantly feel like you’ve traveled back in time to our country’s early days when everything was simpler. This cash-only hangout offers $5 drinks, $5 bowls of chili and mac ‘n’ cheese, and $5 cover for comedy nights! The draft list consists of five brews, including local Vermont beers and Allagash Brewing White from Portland, Maine (home to the original Lincolns).

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Breweries and Beer in Burlington, VT - Cheers

Foam Brewers

For our beer-loving guests, you must check out Foam Brewers and celebrate the foam! No two visits will be alike as their tap list is constantly rotating, as is their food offerings. In addition to their variety of beer, often inspired by the season or simply by what the team of brewers is loving at the moment, they have kombucha, nitro cold pressed coffee, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic ciders on tap. You’ll also enjoy cheese and charcuterie plates, food truck cameos, and other local specialty snacks. Be sure to check their website to see what’s on draft, on the menu, and on the calendar.

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3. Play in Burlington

Vermont Brewery Challenge

Speaking of beer, why not step up your game and take the Brewery Challenge on your next Burlington getaway? We take craft beer so seriously here, there’s an app for that! Free to download in the iTunes and Google app stores, the app acts as your own personal passport to the best brews in Vermont. Collect your stamps, earn rewards and merchandise, and find your favorite local suds. You can even create your own beer trail(s)! Challenge: accepted.

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Puppets in Burlington, Vermont

Shelburne Museum’s Puppets Exhibition

Do yourselves a favor and visit Burlington by June 3rd so you don’t miss this magical celebration of storytelling and the visual arts, featuring strings, shadows, and digital installations. The World on a String exhibition is a puppet show unlike any you’ve experienced; it’s immersive, innovative, and beyond imaginative. Learn more and see what else you can discover at the Shelburne Museum.

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4. Stay at a Top Rated Inn in Burlington

Lang House on Main Street

Whatever you choose to do on your spring break in Burlington, make Lang House on Main Street your home away from home for all your eating, drinking, and playing plans this season. Please be sure to ask us for more recommendations for your ideal spring getaway in Vermont!

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