The Best Things to Do Near Hotel Vermont

Leah Fishman

Tucked in the heart of Burlington, Hotel Vermont is a cozy boutique hotel that offers visitors an authentic experience of the Green Mountain State. I lived in Burlington for nearly a decade, and I've gathered these recommendations over years of hosting friends, family, and first-timers. Whether you're new to Burlington or a local, here are the best things to do near Hotel Vermont.

Tags: Accomodations, Boutique Hotel, Things to Do

  • Honey Road in Burlington, United States

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      Honey Road in is a cozy tapas spot that's perfect for foodies looking to try something new and exciting. Inspired by the flavors and ingredients of the Middle East, the menu is full of delicious and creative small plates, like crispy Brussels sprouts, lamb meatballs, and rich, flavorful hummus. The warm and inviting atmosphere, friendly and knowledgeable staff, and commitment to locally-sourced and sustainable ingredients make it a must-visit dining destination in Burlington

  • Church Street Marketplace in Burlington, United States

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      Burlington's Church Street is a really cool, iconic pedestrian mall where you can find all sorts of shopping, dining, and entertainment. With its charming brick-lined streets, quirky street performers, and diverse mix of local and national shops and restaurants, it's a great spot to spend an afternoon or evening exploring. Just a 5 minute walk from Hotel Vermont!

  • Tomgirl Kitchen in Burlington, United States

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      Offering up fresh and healthy food options made from scratch daily, including cold-pressed juices, smoothie bowls, and salads, Tomgirl is one of the best spots in Burlington for vegans and healthy eaters. With a commitment to using local and organic ingredients, Tomgirl Kitchen and Juices creates delicious and nutritious dishes that are perfect for a quick breakfast or lunch on the go.

  • American Flatbread Burlington Hearth in Burlington, United States

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      American Flatbread is a super popular wood-fired pizzeria that uses fresh, locally-sourced ingredients to create delicious and unique pies. The cozy and rustic atmosphere, friendly service, and commitment to sustainability make it a must-visit destination for pizza lovers.

  • The Farmhouse Tap & Grill in Burlington, United States

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      Farmhouse Tap and Grill is a farm-to-table restaurant that sources its ingredients from local farm to create a menu of delicious and sustainable dishes. The restaurant is best known for its selection of grass-fed beef burgers, which come in a variety of creative and flavorful options, as well as its extensive beer list, featuring many local and regional craft brews. Sunny beer garden and cozy basement "speakeasy" make Farmhouse a year-round destination.

  • Hong's Chinese Dumplings in Burlington, United States

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      Hong's Chinese Dumplings is a local favorite for its handmade, authentic dumplings that come in a variety of flavors, including pork, chicken, and vegetable. With a cozy, no-frills dining area, the restaurant offers a small but flavorful menu of traditional Chinese dishes like noodle soups and sesame pancakes, as well as bubble tea and other refreshing bevs.

  • August First in Burlington, United States

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      August First is a sweet little bakery and cafe that uses locally-sourced ingredients to create delicious, homemade pastries, bread, and sandwiches. It's the perfect spot to grab a quick breakfast or lunch.

  • Kestrel Coffee Roasters in Burlington, United States

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      Kestrel Coffee Roasters, a 10 minute walk from Hotel Vermont, offers delicious coffee made from ethically-sourced beans and roasted in-house. The cozy shop and friendly staff make it a must-visit destination for coffee lovers in Burlington!

  • Waterfront Diving Center in Burlington, United States

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      Waterfront Diving Center is the perfect spot to explore Lake Champlain's underwater world. With a team of experienced instructors, the center offers a range of courses and certifications for divers of all levels. In addition to training, the center also provides equipment rentals, repair services, and guided dives.

  • ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain in Burlington, United States

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      ECHO - Leahy Center for Lake Champlain is a super fun and interactive that celebrates the ecology, culture, and history of Lake Champlain. Perfect for kids and families, ECHO's exhibits allow visitors to explore the lake's underwater world, simulate weather patterns, and even pilot a research vessel.

  • Hen of the Wood - Burlington in Burlington, United States

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      Nestled in a historic mill building right next to Hotel Vermont, Hen of the Wood - Burlington is a cozy and inviting restaurant that offers a unique farm-to-table dining experience. With an emphasis on local ingredients and a menu that changes with the seasons, the chefs at Hen of the Wood create inventive, flavorful dishes that showcase the best of Vermont's bounty.

  • Waterfront Park in Burlington, United States

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      With stunning views of Lake Champlain, Waterfront Park is the ideal spot for picnics, frisbee games, and sunbathing. The park offers up a a ton of family-friendly activities like bike rentals, boat tours, and paddleboarding. With regular summer concerts and festivals, there's always something exciting happening at this special spot in Burlington.