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Burlington Bike Path

Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT
+1 802-864-0123
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5 star must do in summer

can get crowded in warmer weather. fantastic ride along the lake take a bike or check with hotel... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
david m
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Norfolk, Virginia
Incredible bike path

Burlington's bike path is 12 to 13 miles, mostly right along Lake Champlain. To the north it... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
vtretiree2016
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Burlington, Vermont
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Converted from the Central Vermont Railway to a bike path in the 1970s, this easy trail crosses through beaches and parks and offers great views of Lake Champlain, the Adirondacks and the city.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

can get crowded in warmer weather. fantastic ride along the lake take a bike or check with hotel where to rent one

1  Thank david m
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Burlington's bike path is 12 to 13 miles, mostly right along Lake Champlain. To the north it continues through Colchester to a causeway that in the summer connects to the Champlain Islands via a bike ferry for a short gap where boats enter the harbor....More

6  Thank vtretiree2016
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The Burlington Bike path has been extensively resurfaced in recent months making it better than ever. It remains one of the best ways to appreciate views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks. Don’t have a bike? No problem, the path is popular with runners and...More

1  Thank Warren N
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

You can’t beat this easy but long ride! Local Motion ferry and volunteers are wonderful. May the wind be at your back

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Bike, walk or run this is not to be passed up. The views across the lake are spectacular. There are dog parks along the path. There are restaurants with bars to pop into to. And you can hop a boat or visit ECHO from the...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Walk, run, bike, skate, picnic, seclusion, shops, restaurants, pubs all available in various parts of the path.

Thank Kerry B
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

loved riding bikes on the bike path that even leads to a beach. my kids loved it and it is good exercise

Thank Sylvia N
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

My wife and I cruised this path from Burlington to the ferry. The Ferry was discontinued for the season. There was plenty of variety with views of the lake, riding through quiet neighborhoods and at the ferry landing there views of the distant mountains. There...More

Thank dfharris
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

My husband rented bikes and biked the path. Great photo ops very clean and a relaxing enjoyable day . Would recommend this activity

Thank Tricia M
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Always a favorite...this has been a highlight of our trips to Burlington for over 20 years. Great way to start the day for morning exercise or relax with an evening stroll along the lake.

Thank Josh S
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jade g
18 August 2017|
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Response from Lauren S | Reviewed this property |
We booked on Hotwire and found a suite for 100$ cad a night :) try booking the same day!
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Arturo V
4 August 2017|
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Response from cpurdye | Reviewed this property |
Local Motion has them. They are located south along the trail from ECHO Lake Aquarium
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Christy G
9 July 2017|
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Response from cpurdye | Reviewed this property |
Local Motion has good bikes for rent south of ECHO Lake Aquarium along the trail. Singles and tandems. They are open earliest on Sunday morning.
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