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  • 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…

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  • 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.

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  • 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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  • Happy Trails
  • Happy Trails

    Looking to explore the great outdoors? Capitalize on the crunch of autumn's sweet-smelling leaves and hit the trail for a walk or a ride. Here are some resplendent routes best suited to the season — all are within an easy hour of Burlington.

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  • In Season, Fall 2017
  • In Season, Fall 2017

    From bustling Church Street to the highly trafficked waterfront, Burlington is anything but a ghost town — unless Thea Lewis is leading your way. The actor, author and paranormal historian is also Vermont's queen of Halloween, and, in the weeks leading up to that haunted holiday, she presides over three walking tours rife with local history and mystery. The Darkness Falls Tour explores the spooky spirits of Burlington's downtown; the Wicked Waterfront Tour dives into shipwrecks, lake monsters and shoreline mischief; and the Cemetery Tour travels to the city's most ghoulish gravestones. These tales are spine-tingling but typically appropriate for ages 9 and up.

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  • Art at the Airport, Fall 2017
  • Art at the Airport, Fall 2017

    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!

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  • Ground Crew: Meet FliRite Aviation Pilot Shirley Chevalier
  • Ground Crew: Meet FliRite Aviation Pilot Shirley Chevalier

    Shirley Chevalier dips a wing on her 1959 American Champion and takes the single-engine plane into a sharp banking dive toward a grassy airstrip on Lake Champlain's Savage Island. As the tiny two-seater approaches the private island, halfway between New York and Vermont, it shudders from a sudden burst of turbulence. Chevalier pulls up on the stick and aborts the landing. A second, equally bumpy attempt is also aborted.

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  • BTV — Summer 2017
  • BTV — Summer 2017

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

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  • Biting Into Burlington
  • Biting Into Burlington

    In the mid-19th century, the waters of Lake Champlain lapped much farther east than they do today — right up to the edge of Burlington's Battery Street, which was then called Lake Street.

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  • In Season, Summer 2017
  • In Season, Summer 2017

    Baseball is America's favorite pastime, and it's easy to see why at a Vermont Lake Monsters game. Home games are held at historic Centennial Field — opened in 1906, it's the oldest active ballpark in the country. These days, the small stadium draws nearly 100,000 fans each summer to watch the state's minor-league baseball team go to bat. Throughout the years, plenty of Burlington players have gone on to the majors, including Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. Buy some peanuts and Cracker Jacks, then watch team mascot Champ — a friendly green incarnation of Lake Champlain's storied monster — entertain the masses.

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  • Art at the Airport, Summer 2017
  • Art at the Airport, Summer 2017

    Burlington City Arts curates art 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!

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  • BTV — Spring 2017
  • BTV — Spring 2017

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

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  • Say Cheese: Taking a Bite Out of the Vermont Cheese Trail
  • Say Cheese: Taking a Bite Out of the Vermont Cheese Trail

    Visitors to the Green Mountains quickly discover that Vermonters are seriously sharp about their cheeses. This tiny state is home to more than 45 artisanal cheesemakers, many of which have earned international honors. Among them: Jasper Hill Farm in Greensboro, Vermont Creamery in Websterville, Boston Post Dairy in Enosburg Falls, the von Trapp Farmstead in Waitsfield and, perhaps best known, Cabot.

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  • Spring Forward: Making the Most of Vermont's Mud Season
  • Spring Forward: Making the Most of Vermont's Mud Season

    Springtime in Vermont is a never-ending grab bag of surprises. One day, it might be dumping powder at Stowe, Sugarbush and other ski resorts. The next day, a thaw may turn dirt roads into muck in the foothills of the Green Mountains. But don't let yourself get stuck inside during Vermont's infamous mud season. The trick to getting fresh air during these spring months is to know which recreational areas to hit when. Here's a guide to some outdoor options.

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  • In Season, Spring 2017
  • In Season, Spring 2017

    According to the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers Association, the long history of maple syrup begins with a legend about a native chief. After returning home from hunting, the chief threw his tomahawk into the trunk of a sugar maple tree. Warmed by the spring sun, sap ran out.

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  • Art at the Airport, Spring 2017
  • Art at the Airport, Spring 2017

    Burlington City Arts curates art 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!

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