Start your day in Burlington with breakfast at , a long-standing favorite that draws a line. With breakfast served all day, options include rib-sticking menu items such as the Bucket-o-Spuds (home fries covered in melted cheese, salsa, sour cream and eggs) and a variety of breakfast tacos. You can easily enjoy a breakfast here for less than $15.
From there, walk down to to spend the morning browsing the boutique and indie stores. Even if you just window shop, you’ll find a lot to love, whether you like to check out local bookstores, galleries, home good boutiques or anything else in between.
Continue to enjoy the incredibly walkable downtown by going to , where the views of Lake Champlain are entirely photo-worthy. If you’re in town on the right days, you can catch music and food festivals here.
Hungry for lunch? Retrace your tracks and stop into . The lunch menu includes burgers and larger plates for less than $20, such as the turkey burger topped with raclette, an onion compote, arugula and rosemary mayo, and the chicken salad topped with cheddar, almonds, cranberries and a cider vinaigrette.
For the afternoon, head to on the University of Vermont campus. Rotating exhibits combine art with culture and current events to tackle topics ranging from feminism to the refugee crisis. Admission is free.
If you’re willing to drive 10 minutes outside the city (or if you’re visiting during the short summer months when Fleming Museum is closed), you can find another museum worth visiting: the expansive . The museum features 39 buildings and a huge array of art across a broad number of mediums and time periods. Beyond the artwork, the museum also features circus collectibles, carriages and other historic artifacts. Tickets are $25.
Once you’re done with your museum exploring for the day, head back toward the city for dinner overlooking Winooski River at . With its upscale, seasonal menu and variety of options for every specialty diet, you’re sure to find something you love. Make sure to check out the drink menu, too, for inventive cocktails. You can easily enjoy dinner for less than $40.
Start planning that long-awaited trip to the island of Ireland. With all travel restrictions now lifted, there has never been a better time to visit.
Practicing mindfulness is an increasingly popular and recognized method for reducing stress, but for those needing to keep their hands busy in order to ease their anxieties, mindfulness can be difficult. While fidget toys can work in a pinch, sometimes you just want more. If you’ve tried to keep your mind clear and your hands busy with things like adult coloring books, and you’ve found that still doesn’t do much for you (all that pressure to stay inside the lines!), you might want to try the Buddha Board.
Summer is the best time to kick back and enjoy a delicious cocktail — especially outside! Hotels around the world shared some of their most popular, delicious drinks for travel lovers to make at home. Try your hand at mixology and enjoy these cocktails at home.
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Foragers Market and its restaurant, Foragers Table, a decade-old farm-to-table favorite in Chelsea, recently reopened for the first time since closing during the pandemic. Its reopening sees the restaurant start fresh with new executive chef Olivier Palazzo leading the kitchen. Palazzo’s culinary experience and inspiration sees a new modern-Mediterranean menu, as well as an imaginative wine and cocktail program.