Attractions Near South Burlington
Guests of Comfort Suites South Burlington absolutely love our location! When visiting Burlington, you’ll find the perfect blend of old New England charm, arts, culture, and nature. Located on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and Green Mountains our hotel is ideally situated to a vast array of activities and attractions, for all ages. Nature lovers will find Burlington can be enjoyed year round. Visitors will discover countless parks to choose from and plentiful opportunities for hiking, and biking, as well as winter activities like skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and ice skating. Our South Burlington hotel is close to the downtown Church Street Marketplace known for their great restaurants, live entertainment, and unique shopping venues. If you’re traveling with children, you’ll find the famous Vermont Teddy Bear Factory worth taking a tour of.
With so many attractions to choose from, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the opportunities available in Burlington. We invite you to stop by our front desk, we’re always willing to help answer questions, make recommendations, and offer guidance.
You will find something for everyone when visiting Church Street Marketplace located in beautiful downtown Burlington. Explore the award-winning open-air mall where you'll find historical architecture, year-round festivals, street entertainers, music, over 100 places to shop and dine, and even quiet places to sit and relax while enjoying a cone from Ben & Jerry’s. All four blocks of the Marketplace are now smoke-free and feature free public Wi-Fi. We invite you to enjoy downtown Burlington, Vermont!
Waterfront Park is a large local park situated to the west of downtown along the Lake Champlain Shoreline. This park hosts several large music and food festivals throughout the year. The Burlington Bike Path was converted from the Central Vermont Railway to a bike path in the 1970s, this easy trail crosses through beaches and parks and offers magnificent views of Lake Champlain, the Adirondacks and the city. Catch a gorgeous evening sunset while relaxing on a swing to wind down the evening.
Visitors are welcomed by maple trees, picnic tables, Adirondack chairs, and the signature rainbow-colored silo as you drive up to the factory. You’ll enter through the Bear Shop, which features the Bears, Vermont-made products, and an area where you can create your own Bear. You’ll want to take a tour of the factory, with one of the Bear Ambassadors who will guide you through a fun, informative tour where you’ll watch the small group of craftspeople creating the Bears by hand, one-by-one.
Things to Do
- Champlain College 3.4 mi
- University of Vermont 3.7 mi
- Flynn Center for the Performing Arts 3.7 mi
- ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center 4.1 mi
- Waterfront Park 4.2 mi
- Shelburne Museum 4.6 mi
- Vermont Teddy Bear Company 5.4 mi
- Bolton Valley Ski Area 24.3 mi
- Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory 27.5 mi
- Sugarbush Ski Area 38.9 mi