Local Attractions

Downtown Burlington and the Church Street Marketplace are just minutes away from the hotel and shopping and restaurants are within walking distance. We are close to the University of Vermont, Champlain College. Saint Michaels College, recreation, ski areas and Burlington businesses. The Best Western Plus Windjammer Inn is a convenient hotel choice for parents visiting college students, tourists and for business travelers.

Visit Hello Burlington, our region’s Destination Marketing Organization, for more information on things to do around Burlington, Vt.

Craft Beer

Zero Gravity Craft Brewery

Tasting room, retail shop and sun-drenched beer garden make this spot a premier destination for beer travelers and regulars.

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Queen City Brewery

Queen City Brewery produces a variety of traditional ales and lagers, as well as several unique specialty beers.

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Citizen Cider

Cider makers who love to take fresh local apples and ferment them into delicious, refreshing, dynamic, clean & fulfilling hard cider!

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Switchback Brewing Co.

Switchback specializes in hand-crafted unfiltered lagers and ales.

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Fiddlehead Brewing Company

High quality beer made with local ingredients, created with the true beer connoisseur in mind.

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The Alchemist

A small, family run brewery specializing in fresh, unfiltered IPA. Currently focused on brewing one beer perfectly – Heady Topper, an American Double IPA.

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Shelburne Museum

Over 150,000 works are exhibited in 39 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Museum grounds.

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Echo Center

Discover 70 live species, over 100 interactive experiences, and seasonal changing exhibits and events.

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Church Street Marketplace

Vermont’s award-winning open air mall where you’ll find historical architecture, music, over 100 places to shop and dine.

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University Mall

University Mall is Vermont's largest enclosed shopping mall.

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Fun Factory Tours

Ben & Jerry’s

Visit one of the happiest places in Vermont, the Ben & Jerry's Waterbury Factory Tour.

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Vermont Teddy Bear

Vermont Teddy Bear Company is the largest maker of hand-crafted, American-made Teddy Bears!

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Lake Champlain Chocolates

See chocolates made right before your eyes and take in the aromas and tastes (not to mention free samples) of our chocolate factory.

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Performing Arts

The Essex Experience

Uniting community through culture and craft.

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Flynn Theatre

The Flynn Center is a full-service home for the performing arts in the region; offers a wide range of cultural and educational experiences.

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Memorial Auditorium

Since 1928 Memorial Auditorium has been a primary location for civic and cultural events in the Champlain Valley.

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Higher Ground

Music and comedy venue located in Burlington, Vermont.

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Club Metronome

Located above the historic Nectar's in Burlington, VT, Club Metronome is THE premium downtown club

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Champlain Valley Expo.

The Champlain Valley Exposition is Vermont's biggest event facility and home to hundreds of different events each year.

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College Town

University of Vermont

Nationally acclaimed for excellence in liberal education, medicine, biological and health sciences, and environmental leadership.

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Champlain College

Champlain College is a private, baccalaureate institution that offers professionally focused programs.

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Saint Michael's College

Our students learn what matters. We are a warm, caring community that values independence, diversity and relationships.

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Local Hockey Rinks

Leddy Park

Whether your interests are figure skating, hockey, broomball or just skating with friends during public skating sessions, you are sure to find a great deal of fun and exercise at Leddy.

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Gutterson Fieldhouse

Gutterson Fieldhouse opened in 1963 and with it came the modern era of ice hockey at the University of Vermont.

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Cairns Arena

The C. Douglas Cairns Recreation Arena is a twin rink facility conveniently located in South Burlington, Vermont.

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Collins Perley

The rink is 200 feet long and 85 feet wide. Seating capacity is approximately 600.

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Essex Skating Facility

The Essex Skating Facility is a state-of-the-art community center for both on-ice and off-ice activities.

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The Ice Center

Home to Harwood High School and Youth Hockey teams, talented local figure skaters and a number of adult hockey leagues.

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