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    • BTV — Summer 2018
    • BTV — Summer 2018

      We're delighted to have you! BTV: The Burlington International Airport Quarterly is a bilingual magazine — translated into French for our Québécois visitors — that highlights Vermont's recreational, cultural and dining scenes according to the season.

    • Ticket to Rides: All's Fair at Vermont's Long-Standing Summer Festivals
    • Ticket to Rides: All's Fair at Vermont's Long-Standing Summer Festivals

      A Ferris wheel towers over the Champlain Valley Exposition, its steel spokes illuminated by gyrating patterns of multicolored neon lights. Aromas of fried dough, cotton candy, beer and straw bales intermingle in the languid summer air. Sunburned teens in tank tops and jean cutoffs snap selfies along the midway while one of their friends in a baseball cap hurls sidearm pitches at a dunk tank, trying to douse a heckling clown.

    • Fields of Dreams: Farm-Fresh Fun Close to Burlington
    • Fields of Dreams: Farm-Fresh Fun Close to Burlington

      Vermont is famous for its locally grown food and drinks — and summer is ripe with opportunities to get closer to their source. Want to see where the heirloom tomatoes you found at the market were grown? How about sip wine steps from the vine? Read on for a roundup of events that will put you face-to-face with farmers, cheesemakers and vintners as you sample the fruits of their labor.

    • Rock On: Vermont Folk Rockers Are Sitting Pretty
    • Rock On: Vermont Folk Rockers Are Sitting Pretty

      In the showroom attached to Jim Geier's Starksboro woodshop is one of the first rocking chairs he ever made. It was built with construction materials salvaged from his job renovating houses, and its dark wood, earthy rope and solid silhouette betray its 1970s origins. But from these humble beginnings, Geier has refined his craft to build a formidable fine furniture business: Vermont Folk Rocker.

    • In Season, Summer 2018
    • In Season, Summer 2018

      What's SUP? It's short for standup paddleboarding, and it's been called the fastest-growing water sport in the world. Accessible to all ages and fitness levels, SUP is easy to learn and enjoy. In recent years, it's experienced a groundswell of popularity in Burlington, where Lake Champlain beckons all summer long. Get out on the water at the 10th annual Stand Up for the Lake, a benefit for the Community Sailing Center that includes a mile kids' race, three-mile recreational race and six-mile elite race. Or ride a wave of goodwill from the shore, where food and music make a splash.

    • Art at the Airport, Summer 2018
    • Art at the Airport, Summer 2018

      Burlington City Arts curates exhibits in three areas of the airport: the Skyway, the area above the escalator and the walls facing security for Gates 1 through 8. Whether you've arrived early for a flight or are waiting to pick up passengers, do take the time to look around!

    • Gound Crew: Meet Skinny Pancake General Manager Anna Walsh
    • Gound Crew: Meet Skinny Pancake General Manager Anna Walsh

      Anna Walsh majored in Japanese at the University of Vermont and has a master's degree in TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages) from Saint Michael's College. Although knowing a foreign language is not a requirement of her job as general manager of the Skinny Pancake restaurants at Burlington International Airport, her background in education comes in handy.

    • BTV — Spring 2018
    • BTV — Spring 2018

      Springtime in Vermont means that the snow is finally melting, and it's time to stop and smell the flowers. In this issue, we celebrate the glory of gardens by guiding you to blooms at local parks and an area art gallery. Want more fresh spring air? We'll point you in the right direction for outdoor adventures, from setting sail on Lake Champlain to biking through Burlington.

    • Three to Six Hours in Winooski
    • Three to Six Hours in Winooski

      From lively Church Street Marketplace to serene Waterfront Park, Burlington has many charms. Chief among them: The state's largest city is an ideal gateway to the rest of Vermont — some of which is closer than you might think. Much closer.

    • In Bloom: Garden-Themed Art Takes Root at Shelburne Museum
    • In Bloom: Garden-Themed Art Takes Root at Shelburne Museum

      Visitors from across the globe are drawn to Vermont for the vibrancy and stark contrasts of its four seasons. After a long, snowy winter, nothing beats watching the world come back to life, one brave dandelion and greening bud at a time. This year, Shelburne Museum — just seven miles south of downtown Burlington — celebrates the blooming of springtime with its exhibition "In the Garden."

    • In Season, Spring 2018
    • In Season, Spring 2018

      Spring can be slow to arrive in Vermont: March and April often bring mud — or still more snow — instead of flowers. So the real sign of the season is when the Burlington Farmers Market moves outside. Though it's a popular indoor gathering spot during the chillier months, the bustling outdoor marketplace doubles as a weekly festival in the heart of downtown. In addition to 90-plus vendors of food, artisan crafts and other goods, it includes live musical entertainment and frequently inspires impromptu picnics and acro-yoga circles. Do as the locals do: Save Saturday morning for the market.

    • Ground Crew: Meet Shelby Losier, Director of Ground Transportation
    • Ground Crew: Meet Shelby Losier, Director of Ground Transportation

      Before anyone takes off from Burlington International Airport, he or she has to get inside the terminal. And when a plane lands, its passengers have to disembark. That's where Shelby Losier comes in: As BTV's director of ground transportation, it's her job to help everyone arriving and departing easily access their next stop — whether that's a flight to Florida or a taxi ride to a local boutique hotel.

    • BTV — Winter 2017-2018
    • BTV — Winter 2017-2018

      We're delighted to have you! BTV: The Burlington International Airport Quarterly is a bilingual magazine — translated into French for our Québécois visitors — that highlights Vermont's recreational, cultural and dining scenes according to the season.

    • Take Shelter: Burlington's Boutique Accommodations Are a Home Away From Home
    • Take Shelter: Burlington's Boutique Accommodations Are a Home Away From Home

      Burlington makes an ideal getaway any time of the year. As Vermont's biggest city, it offers the best of both worlds — rural intimacy and authenticity balanced with urban convenience, hustle and bustle. Visit in the winter, however, and you'll likely spend more time cozying up at your overnight accommodations. Warm blankets and warmer hospitality are fine antidotes to the cold weather.

    • Hills of Gold: Winter Games in the Green Mountain State
    • Hills of Gold: Winter Games in the Green Mountain State

      This February 9 to 25, athletes from around the globe will go for the gold in sports ranging from Alpine skiing to speed skating at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, held in PyeongChang, South Korea.

      But casual outdoor enthusiasts needn't travel quite so far. Right here in Vermont, the hills are alive with the sounds of schussing, skating and sliding. Want to find medal-worthy winter fun in the Green Mountain State? Read on for a sampling.

    • High Score: Burlington's Archives is a Player
    • High Score: Burlington's Archives is a Player

      When entering the Archives, downtown Burlington's classic-game arcade, one of the first consoles you see is Tapper. The 1983 game, in which a bartender must keep up with his patrons' increasingly frenzied demands for beer, is an apt metaphor for the Archives' two raisons d'être: vintage video games and sudsy brews.

    • In Season, Winter 2017-2018
    • In Season, Winter 2017-2018

      When the clock strikes midnight on December 31, Burlington will usher in 2018 with a bang of fireworks over Lake Champlain. But that’s just the final touch on the annual revelry that is First Night Burlington. Founded in 1983, the event has become Vermont’s largest single-day arts celebration, a substance-free festival serving up 13 hours of eclectic entertainment in more than a dozen downtown venues. Buy a button, then crisscross the city for a classic cabaret by Burlington’s Lyric Theatre, aerial artistry and general clowning around by Vermont’s award-winning Circus Smirkus, highenergy funk-rock by local band Gang of Thieves, and so much more. Cheers to the New Year.

    • Art at the Airport, Winter 2017-2018
    • Art at the Airport, Winter 2017-2018

      Burlington City Arts curates exhibits in three areas of the airport: the Skyway, the area above the escalator and the walls facing security for Gates 1 through 8. Whether you've arrived early for a flight or are waiting to pick up passengers, do take the time to look around!

    • BTV — Fall 2017
    • BTV — Fall 2017

      → Version française Welcome to Burlington — and Vermont We're delighted to have you! BTV: The Burlington International Airport Quarterly is a bilingual…
    • Greener Pastures
    • Greener Pastures

      The Green Mountain State is a dream for fans of agritourism. Visitors who want a true taste of place will get their fill dining at the state's farm-to-table restaurants or touring its breweries, wineries and artisan cheesemaking businesses. There's something to please every palate.

    • It's Showtime!
    • It's Showtime!

      Burlington is small, but it showcases the performing arts in a big way. Visitors may be surprised by the variety of acts that come to the Queen City — think renowned musicians, up-and-coming comics, Broadway national tours and offbeat original plays. Several downtown venues launch their seasons in September, making this the perfect time of year to catch a show. Read on to learn about four of the city's major stages and their fall lineups.

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