Waterfront

Waterfront

Waterfront

It’s no secret that Vermonters love the great outdoors. In Burlington, wonderful recreational activities are only a short walk away at the waterfront. Whether you’d like to kayak across the lake, ride through the 8-mile Burlington bike path, or relax and enjoy a sunset over the Adirondacks, the waterfront has it all. Every year, thousands gather for the annual festivals on the waterfront. The Jazz Fest, Wine and Food Fest, and 4th of July fireworks all bring in guests from across the country and the world to enjoy the beauty and magic of Burlington and Lake Champlain.

Waterfront

It’s no wonder then that many local businesses can be found scattered along the waterfront – enjoy the views with a crepe, a fried chicken sandwich, or craft beer. Be sure not to leave the waterfront without trying a creemee – a soft ice cream treat considered a local treasure! Take your creemee to go and explore the clothing shops, spas, and boutiques that can be found just up the hill.

Waterfront

The waterfront is not without a rich history though. It was once the hub of economic development in the City as a lumber yard in the 1800s, and after 150 years of industrial use, the City re-claimed the land as a public space for community gathering and recreation. Oh, and if you happen to see a cannonball along the beach, don’t be alarmed – during the war of 1812 a brief battle with the British occurred on Burlington Bay! No casualties were recorded, but it remains the only battle ever fought within City limits.

Park in one of 4 lots or at a meter using your parkmobile app. Explore the Waterfront for yourself below!

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Dine

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Burlington Bay Market & Café
Waterfront
125 Battery Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Woman Owned
American
Gluten-Free
Takeout
Curbside Pickup
Dine In
Outdoor Dining
Champ's Legendary Creemee Stand
Waterfront
1 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
Locally Owned
Ice Cream and Treats
Takeout
Champlain Valley Dinner Train
Waterfront
1 Main Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Farmers & Foragers
Waterfront
Locally Owned
Catering
Takeout
Pop-Up Vending
Outdoor Dining
Foam Brewers
Waterfront
112 Lake Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Brewery
Takeout
Curbside Pickup
Delivery
Outdoor Dining
Dine In
Vegan
Vegetarian
Santiago's
Waterfront
3 Main Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
New
Locally Owned
BIPOC Owned
Cuban
Takeout
Outdoor Dining
Dine In
Shanty on the Shore
Waterfront
181 Battery Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Woman Owned
American
Seafood
Takeout
Curbside Pickup
Dine In
Outdoor Dining
Spirit of Ethan Allen
Waterfront
1 College Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Activities
Other
American
Brunch
Dine In
Outdoor Dining
Vegetarian
Splash at the Boathouse
Waterfront
2 College Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Outdoor Dining
Takeout
Seafood
American
Spot on the Dock
Waterfront
1 King Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Curbside Pickup
Takeout
Outdoor Dining
Closed for Winter
Seafood
American
Vegetarian
The New Deal
Waterfront
Locally Owned
Catering
Pop-Up Vending
The Skinny Pancake
Waterfront
60 Lake Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
American
Brunch
Curbside Pickup
Takeout
Outdoor Dining
Dine In
Gluten-Free

Experience

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Burlington Community Boathouse
Waterfront
1 College Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Venue
Burlington Trolley Tours
Waterfront
1 Steelew Street, Suite 118
Burlington, Vermont 05401
New
Locally Owned
BIPOC Owned
Woman Owned
Activities
Champlain Valley Dinner Train
Waterfront
1 Main Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Community Sailing Center
Waterfront
505 Lake Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Venue
Courtyard by Marriott
Waterfront
25 Cherry Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Hotel
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
Waterfront
1 College Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Activities
Venue
Hilton Burlington
Waterfront
60 Battery Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Hotel
Indigo Salon
Waterfront
189 Battery Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Salon/Barber
Local Motion
Waterfront
1 Steele Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Activities
Main Street Landing
Waterfront
60 Lake Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Venue
Mirror Mirror
Waterfront
3 Main Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Spa
Wellness
Beauty
Nauti Paddle
Waterfront
1 King Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
New
Locally Owned
Activities
Other
Skin Bliss
Waterfront
89 Rye Circle
South Burlington, Vermont 05403
Locally Owned
Spa
Spirit of Ethan Allen
Waterfront
1 College Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Activities
Other
American
Brunch
Dine In
Outdoor Dining
Vegetarian
Water Works Park
Waterfront
235 Penny Lane
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Venue
Waterfront Diving Center
Waterfront
214 Battery Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Activities
Whistling Man Schooner Co.
Waterfront
1 College Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Locally Owned
Woman Owned
Activities
Other

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