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

Honey Road Restaurant

One of our must-taste Burlington restaurants was a 2019 nominee for two James Beard Awards.¬†Honey Road was a semifinalist for Best New Restaurant and its chef-owner Cara Chigazola-Tobin was 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

Black Flannel Brewing Company

Black Flannel’s executive chef Christian Kruse was also nominated for a 2022 James Beard Award for Best Chef: Northeast. Chef Kruse was born and raised near Essex Vermont and his unique ethnic background inspires the diverse food he creates. Enjoy flavorful brews, exquisite spirits and farm fresh cuisine at Black Flannel Brewing & Distilling.

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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 out 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 Play 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

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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Shelburne Farms

Created by Lila Vanderbilt Webb and her husband William Seward Webb, this operating farm offers 10 miles of walking trails, award-winning cheeses & baked goods, formal gardens and more. Shelburne Farms focuses on education for sustainability by linking knowledge, inquisition and action to help the community build a healthier future.

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Lang House on Main Street - Top Rated Inn

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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