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Things to Do/Dining/Fun


Things to Do / Dining


You will not be hungry, thirsty or bored in the Burlington area! Below are some dining and activity suggestions thoroughly vetted by your hosts. Please keep in mind  because Burlington is a hopping place in the summertime it is important to make restaurant reservations if allowed. Parking on Burlington downtown streets can be a challenge, there are four parking garages available and they are well marked.

Seven Days is a free newspaper distributed on Wednesday of each week. It’s also online and is a great source for what’s happening, where to dine and what to see in the Burlington area. Click here: Seven Days

Please feel free to contact Susan or Sal if you have questions or require more info. 

Other possible resources are Yelp, UrbanSpoon, and the Seven Days Bite Club.

Places to Eat:


Penny Cluse


August First

The Spot


Chef’s Corners Southend

Skinny Pancake

Magnolia Bistro



  • Bistro

The Wooden Spoon

The Black Sheep Bistro

Leunig’s Bistro 

Misery Loves Company

Daily Planet

  • Pizza

Pizzeria Verita

American Flatbread

Juniors Downtown

  • Italian

Tratteria Delia



  • Pub

Farmhouse Tap and Grill


The Vermont Pub and Brewery

Prohibition Pig

  • Steak and Seafood

Guild Tavern

Blue Cat Café

Blue Bird Tavern 

Shanty on the Shore


Ice House

The Scuffer Steak and Ale House

  • Asian

Asiana House

A Single Pebble   (Try the Mock EEL)

Pho Dang

Tiny Thai

Asiana Noodle

  • Fine Dining

Hen of the Wood


Bearded Frog

Church and Main

  •  Beer

Note: Vermont has the highest number of micro brews per capita in the country!!

Magic Hat


Rock Art

Otter Creek

Fiddlehead Brewery

Lawsons Finest Liquids

Hill Farmstead

Vermont Brew Fest. Sells out fast, Tickets go on sale May 15th

  • Museums

Shelburne Museum

You can spend as little or as much time as you want here -good for all ages.

Robert Hall Fleming Museum  UVM Campus

Echo Lake Aquarium & Science Museum – for Kids!!

  • Bicycle Shops

Earl’s cyclery

Old Spokes Home

The Ski Rack

North Star Sports

  • City and State Parks

Burlington Parks

South Burlington Recreation Parks

Vermont State Parks

  • Hiking

Mt Philo

Stowe Pinnacle

Camels Hump

  • Music

Burlington has a vibrant music scene, offering a wide range of genres. Many venues offer live music on weekdays as well as weekends, and most of them serve food as well. To name a few venues:

Red Square 

Nectar’s  Gave the band Phish their start!

Leunig’s Bistro

Ake’s Place 


On Tap

Radio Bean

  • Misc. Activities

The list below is only a sample of what’s in this area for you to explore: 

Vermont  Teddy Bear Company

Centennial Field (Pro Baseball)

Burlington Bike Path

Ben & Jerry’s

Dakin Farms

Charlotte Berry Farm

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Church Street Market Place

Frog Hollow Vermont State Craft Center

Lake Champlain Chocolate Factory


  •  Mountain Biking

 Fellowship of the Wheel 

New England Mountain Bike Association

  • Kayaking

Images from Lake Champlain

Kayak Rentals

Lake Champlain Guides

Abenaki Outfitters

True North Kayaking