"The best, absolutely the best. Ample provisions for runners, tremendous crowd support, great volunteers, well positioned aid stations. I'll be back"
Bike & Boat Rentals Spend an afternoon pedaling the 12-mile Island Line bike trail up and down the Burlington Bike Path and out onto the causeway in the middle of Lake Champlain if you choose. Bike rentals available at Local Motion. Rent a dinghy at the Community Sailing Center and spend the afternoon tacking around Burlington Bay.
Shelburne Farms This historic 1,400 acre working farm is a National Historic Landmark and a non-profit environmental education center. Visitors may enjoy the walking trails, children’s farmyard, inn, restaurant, property tours and special events.
ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center ECHO features over 70 live species, over 100 hands-on exhibits, daily animal feedings and demos. Located on Burlington’s beautiful waterfront boardwalk, ECHO is an excellent activity for the kids following a picnic on the shore of Lake Champlain.
Burlington Farmers' Market Wander around the Burlington Farmers' Marketand enjoy plenty of locally produced food and crafts. City Hall Park (the block between Church, St. Paul, College, and Main Streets. Saturday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Green Mountain Comedy Festival The 6th annual Green Mountain Comedy Festival brings joy and laughter to Vermont each year by producing an exciting series of hilarious, affordable comedy shows that feature Vermont comedians.
Volunteer Become a part of the action and volunteer! There are many opportunities before, during, and after race weekend. Seevolunteer information.