Trip to Burlington
Top 5 things to do on a Burlington trip
- Shop in the Church Street Marketplace
- Visit Lake Champlain
- See the exhibits in the Bern Gallery
- Check out the Robert Hull Fleming Museum
- Catch a show in the Flynn Theate
There’s much to do when in on a Burlington trip, whether you’re checking out the historic neighborhoods of Burlington, hiking in the gorgeous Vermont mountains, or shopping in the Church Street Marketplace.
If you’ve never been to Burlington, you owe yourself a proper adventure of exploring the history and culture it provides.
We’ll try to help simplify your Burlington trip by providing some our favorite hotels, shops, and restaurants listed below!
Transportation options in Burlington
Our bus to Burlington takes you to the Downtown Transit Center.
Learn more about our most popular routes to Burlington.
Upon your arrival, getting around on your Burlington trip will be a breeze. Burlington is compact and therefore one of the best cities for walking in New England.
In addition, public transit via the CCTA can get you around.
Taxis and Ubers are readily available as well.
Best places to stay in Burlington
After your long exhaustive day of sight-seeing, you’re going to need a place to crash. Burlington is widely known for its amenities and extensive hotel accommodations.
There are plenty of hotels to choose from, making a Burlington trip accessible for any traveler.
The most lavish hotels in Burlington would be the Stone Hill Inn or the Essex Resort, putting you in a central location to many of the city’s sights.
Alternatively, many hotels such as the Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, or Airbnb’s are available at a lower cost and offer plenty of travel options for your Burlington trip.
Nightlife in Burlington
Despite being a small city. there are countless nightlife options on your Burlington trip.
If you’re looking for great cocktails and an awesome atmosphere, check out the Whiskey Room at Ri Ra.
For a more classic pub fare, many locals flock to the Olde Northender Pub or Akes' Place.
For live music fans, Nectar's is an outstanding venue to round out your Burlington trip.
Where to shop on your Burlington trip
Whether you’re looking for souveniers or seeking retail therapy, Burlington will be sure to meet your needs.
There will be no shortage of shopping options while you’re in the limits of the city.
In downtown, in the Church Street Marketplace is a huge variety of retail stores, restaurants, and local shops.
The Burlington Town Center Mall or the University Mall also provide plenty of retail and shopping options.
Best free things to do in Burlington
- Burlington bike path
- Stroll the Church Street Marketplace
- Waterfront Park
- Explore the University of Vermont campus
- Red Rocks Park
Even the most frugal of travelers will find something to love on their Burlington trip.
One of the greatest reasons to take a Burlington trip is that there are plenty of outdoor attractions free of cost.
Go for a walk through the University of Vermont campus or one of the many trails in Red Rocks Park.
You can even soak in the culture on your Burlington trip by people-watching downtown and in Church Street Marketplace, where it will often be buzzing with activity.
Benefits of taking a bus trip to Burlington
- free Wi-Fi and personal power outlets
- free onboard entertainment with Megabus RIDE
- reserved seating
- fares starting at just $1*
When booking a Burlington trip, you’re looking for the lowest costs, trip flexibility, and the best means to arrive comfortably and safely.
Look no further, because megabus offers the easiest and most affordable options for traveling to Burlington, with fares as low as $1*.
With the money you save on bus tickets to Burlington, you’ll be left with more to spend on your upcoming Burlington trip.
Megabus serves more than 100 cities and university campuses across North America, allowing you to choose the bus stop nearest to you and select your flexible schedule for your Burlington trip.
This will ensure that when you arrive, you can immediately begin exploring the beauty of Burlington.
On your Burlington trip, you’ll be offered the highest level of comfort and safety as well as amenities such as onboard restrooms, individual power outlets, three-point seatbelts, reclining seats, free Wi-Fi and onboard entertainment subject to availability.
So if you’re planning on taking a Burlington trip, book your ticket with us today to reserve your seat and see our first-class amenities firsthand.