Tourist spots in and around Burlington VT

Ben and Jerrys Ice Cream Factory: A must see and do for anyone visiting Northern Vermont. The factory is a quick stop off exit 10 in Waterbury, VT.They offer tours of the plant and free samples at the end of your tour! Also included in the tour is a video presentation about the history of Ben and Jerrys from the very beginging to the iconic brand they have evolved into.

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Factory events
Gift Shop
Cow to Cone


Burton Snowboards: Tour their state of the art prototype facility

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Echo Science Center
: ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center is a 28,500 square foot, award-winning LEED facility. Founded in 2003, ECHO welcomes more than 150,000 visitors annually with interactive exhibits and science education programs that include over 70 species of fish, amphibians, invertebrates, and reptiles; and more than 100 interactive experiences. ECHO is part of the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain — a 2.2 acre environmental campus on the Burlington Waterfront — which is home to a consortium of organizations working for public and academic engagement in science, environmental education, research, and cultural history.

Website links:
Echo events calender
Echo exhibit calender


Fleming Museum: In association with the University of Vermont, the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art is a cultural treasure prized by Vermonters for than 80 years. The Museum is located on the campus of UVM and houses Vermont’s most comprehensive collection of art and anthropological artifacts.

Website links:
Click here for the Fleming events page



Sunset Drive in
The drive-in theater is such an iconic relic from the 1950s and 60s enjoy it today in the 21st century. Click here for reviews about this must go to spot.



Shelburne Farms:
Website links:Shelburne Farms in a nonprofit education organization whose mission is to cultivate a conservative ethic for a susatainable future. Our campus is a 1,400 acre working farm and National Historic Landmark on the shore of Lake Champlain in Shelburne, Vermont

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Shelburne Farms info
Shelburne Farm events
Shelburne Farms press page


Shelburne Museum: A museum of art and Americana artifacts located in Shelburne, VT. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in 39 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Museum grounds. Tne Museum is located on 45 acres near Lake Champlain.

Impressionist paintings, folk art, quilts and textiles, furniture, American paintings, and an array of 17th to 20th century artifacts are on view. Shelburne is also home to collections of 19th century American folk art, quilts and 19th and 20th-century carriages.

Website links:
About Shelburne Museum
Kid events
Adult events
Shelburne Museum blog

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Vermont Teddy Bear: Offering factory tours

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Vermont Official Vacation Page

Fleming Museum Burlington VT

Fleming Museum: In association with the University of Vermont, the Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art is a cultural treasure prized by Vermonters for than 80 years. The Museum is located on the campus of UVM and houses Vermont’s most comprehensive collection of art and anthropological artifacts.

Website links:

Click here for the Fleming events page

Ethan Allen Homestead Burlington VT

Ethan Allen Homestead: Come and explore Burlington’s amazing historical past from pre-European settlement when Algonquin and Iroquois Nations ruled the area. A Short drive from downtown Burlington the homestead offers  hands on history, spectacular scenery, and riverside picnic areas and walks. The Homestead provides visits with a genuine slice of what 18th century life was like and an intimate look at Vermont’s most colorful founder. 

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Ethan Allen Homestead events
History

Shelburne Museum Shelburne VT

Shelburne Museum: A museum of art and Americana artifacts located in Shelburne, VT. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in 39 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Museum grounds. Tne Museum is located on 45 acres near Lake Champlain.

Impressionist paintings, folk art, quilts and textiles, furniture, American paintings, and an array of 17th to 20th century artifacts are on view. Shelburne is also home to collections of 19th century American folk art, quilts and 19th and 20th-century carriages.

Website links:
About Shelburne Museum
Kid events
Adult events
Shelburne Museum blog

Ben and Jerrys Ice Cream Factory Waterbury VT

Ben and Jerrys Ice Cream Factory: A Must see and do for anyone visiting Northern Vermont. The factory is a quick stop off exit 10 in Waterbury, VT.They offer tours of the plant and free samples at the end of your tour! Also included in the tour is a video presentation about the history of Ben and Jerrys from the very beginging to the iconic brand they have evolved into.

Website links:

Factory events
Gift Shop
Cow to Cone

Shelburne Farms Shelburne VT

Shelburne Farms:Website links:Shelburne Farms in a nonprofit education organization whose mission is to cultivate a conservative ethic for a susatainable future. Our campus is a 1,400 acre working farm and National Historic Landmark on the shore of Lake Champlain in Shelburne, Vermont

Shelburne Farms info
Shelburne Farm events
Shelburne Farms press page

Echo Center Burlington VT

Echo Science Center: ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center is a 28,500 square foot, award-winning LEED facility. Founded in 2003, ECHO welcomes more than 150,000 visitors annually with interactive exhibits and science education programs that include over 70 species of fish, amphibians, invertebrates, and reptiles; and more than 100 interactive experiences. ECHO is part of the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain — a 2.2 acre environmental campus on the Burlington Waterfront — which is home to a consortium of organizations working for public and academic engagement in science, environmental education, research, and cultural history.

Website links:

Echo events calender
Echo exhibit calender