Vermont’s largest city is especially beautiful in fall when the leaves change colors, but visitors will find plenty to do year-round without digging too far into their wallets.
Nestled in the Green Mountains and bordered by Lake Champlain, Burlington is a city for people who don’t normally like cities. The Island Line Trail offers eight miles of paved cycling along the lake. Unless you ride the bike ferry ($8 for a day pass), it’s absolutely free.
Champlain might not be as famous as Loch Ness, but it also has a fabled lake monster. Check out the “Champ” exhibit at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center ($13.50 admission fee) or search the lake up-close in a kayak. Rentals start at $20 for two hours at Umiak Outdoor Outfitters on North Beach.
Weather in the Queen City (as Burlington is nicknamed) can be frigid. If negative temperatures make the outdoors a less than pleasant option, there are plenty of stores and pubs to explore on Church Street. The historic Flynn Theater hosts regular concerts and shows, but a budgeted traveler can also check out the building while attending one of several free events.
Finish your visit on a high note at the Skinny Pancake on Lake Street, where they make a mean crepe using local ingredients like Vermont maple syrup and serve breakfast all day for less than $10.
Looking for a unique stay option during your next trip to the United Kingdom? Why not a treehouse? Recently revamped with new amenities, The Treehouses at Lanrick in central Scotland offer a sustainable way to relax, recharge and soak in the natural surroundings.
Experience the life-changing destination of Greece by exploring its island gems in the Ionian Sea. Scattered off the western coastline of Central Greece, to the south of Peloponnese, the Ionian Islands are an island group comprising large and small islands.
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As travelers look for ways to slow down, be present and be a little more mindful during their trips, some hotels and resorts tout a new accommodation concept: the deconstructed hotel. Just like a deconstructed dish separates all of the dish’s individual ingredients so one can experience each separately but still enjoy the overall effect of the whole, a deconstructed hotel breaks down a property into its separate components, requiring a traveler to move between each in a more mindful, present manner.