Big City Perks, Small Town Feel

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What do you think of when you hear Vermont? Rolling Green Mountains? A beautiful sunset sparkling over Lake Champlain? Copious amounts of maple syrup? You’d be correct for all the above. But what about city living filled with shops, restaurants, breweries, museums, and the typical perks you’d expect in a state’s largest metropolis? In the case of Burlington, you get the best of both worlds.

Burlington Brewery Tour by Bike

Switchback Brewery Tap Room

Burlington VT Brewery Bike Tour - Vermont is the craft beer capital of the country. With the most breweries per capita and numerous award-winning beers – it’s a point of VT pride. Visit these tap rooms on your bike while you cycle and enjoy the city!

History of Burlington VT Waterfront

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A Brief History of Burlington's waterfront

The Burlington, Vermont waterfront is truly a special place. It draws in locals and tourists alike with its scenic views, outdoor recreation opportunities, diverse array of waterfront festivals, and extraordinary sunsets over the Adirondack Mountains. You can meander along the boardwalk, take a [...]

Burlington, Vermont Discover Jazz Festival

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You don’t want to miss out on one of Burlington’s best events, the Discover Jazz Festival! Burlington’s Discover Jazz Fest is now in its 36th year and this year’s line-up doesn’t disappointment. With well-known artists such as Patti Labelle, Toots and the Maytals, Saint Paul and the Broken Bones, Tia Fuller, and Leyla McCalla, this 10-day [...]

Guest Blog: Why we moved to Burlington VT


A Newcomers Journal:

How we found and why we chose Burlington, VT ~ by Ben Smith

My husband Ned and I moved to Burlington on June 5, 2018 very excited about our new life that I have titled "Act 3." 

We first discovered Burlington on the July 4th weekend of 2006 on the way to visit friends in Plattsburgh, NY.  We had flown to [...]