DESCRIPTION OF OUR TOURS

 The East Tour: 12:00pm


  • Hermit of Lake Champlain
  • Fort Frederick
  • Catholic hospital
  • Original Courthouse
  • City Hall
  • Whipping tree
  • Founder of UVM
  • Oldest surviving home in Burlington
  • Oldest cemetery
  • Waterfalls
  • Site of first mill in town
  • Old Woolen mills
  • Buffalo Soldier's barracks
  • Vermont National Guard
  • Military cemetery
  • St. Michael's College
  • Stagecoach stop
  • Oldest Tavern
  • Oldest Fraternity
  • Home of one-time president of UVM
  • Home of the founder of the Home for Destitute Children
  • Home of the founder of Phi Beta Kappa
  • Home of U.N. Ambassador
  • Home of one-time governor
  • First licensed female steamboat pilot
  • Original hospital
  • Old fire fighters club
  • Military museum
 

The North Tour: 2:00 pm


  • Military base from War of 1812
  • Military Hospital from War of 1812
  • Old orphanage
  • Homestead & museum of founding father of Vermont
  • Sea caves
  • Chief Wawanolewat's statue
  • Infamous Burlington Fires
  • Church involved in Underground Railroad
  • Elmwood Cemetery - Levi Allen
  • Oldest functioning fire station
  • Home of colonel who fought at Bunker Hill
  • Home of Civil War hero
  • Original UVM faculty housing
  • Green Mount Cemetery - Ethan Allen
  • Guinness World Book of Records - Dam
  • Site of Ben &Jerry's original store
  • Monument with time capsule underneath
  • Home of the owner of a stage coach company
  • Home of the first female graduate of UVM
  • Home of founder of Burlington's hospital
  • Old train station
  • Winged monkey sculptures
  • Bridge to nowhere
  • Little Jeruselum
  • University of Vermont - Ira Allen
  • First medical building at UVM
  • Original building at UVM
  • Last Trolley Burning
 

The South Tour: 4:00 pm


  • Home of the president of a railroad company
  • Tunnel for "ladies of the night"
  • Home of first doctor in Burlington
  • First brick home in Burlington
  • One of the oldest surviving homes in town
  • Finishing school for girls
  • Home involved in underground railroad
  • Maypo Factory--maker of Vermont made maple cereal
  • Toxic waste dumpsite
  • Road to Nowhere
  • Cotton mill and company housing
  • Railroad tracks that are said to be haunted
  • Lake Champlain's first lighthouse
  • Champlain Chocolate Factory
  • Tallest File Cabinet in the world
  • Switchback Brewery
  • Original property of founder of Shelburne Farms
  • Rock Dunder Island
  • Vermont's very own lake monster--Champ
  • Burton Snowboard flagship store, museum, and factory
  • Spiritualist Camp
  • Civil War hospital
  • Home of world's first microsurgeon
  • Charles Darling - North Pole
  • Civil War Hero
  • First person to traverse U.S. in a car

 

The "Haunted Tour": 6:00pm


  • Haunted restaurants
  • Whipping tree
  • Prohibition Tunnel
  • Haunted brew pub
  • Old orphanage
  • Paupers graveyard
  • Home of tragic Revolutionary War hero
  • Home of America's first serial murderer
  • Serial murderer that was born in Burlington
  • Haunted dorm at UVM
  • Haunted Woolen Mills
  • Haunted bridge
  • Haunted fraternity
  • Haunted home of steamboat captain
  • Haunted steamboat
  • Home of spiritualist
  • Haunted home of Vermont governor
  • Pigman
  • Haunted home of president of railroad
  • Site of recovered bones of soldiers from War of 1812
  • Grave-robbing
 

Highlights of the City Tour: (Starting 06/01/2016)


  • Sailing Center
  • Vermont's largest farmer's market
  • Restaurants preferred by locals
  • Performing Arts Center
  • Tour boats, and Ferry
  • Dive Shop
  • Hotels & B&B's
  • Shopping districts
  • 4 different breweries
  • One of New England's best brew pubs
  • Cider house
  • Burlington's Art District
  • Segway Tours
  • Champlain Chocolate Factory tours
  • Paddle surfing at Oakledge
  • Rock climbing at Petra Cliffs
  • Burton Snowboard flagship store, museum, and factory tours
  • Fleming Museum of Art
  • Waterfalls & walking paths
  • Burlington's best wine shop and bar 
  • Redrocks Park, beach, & hiking trails
 

Children's Tour:          (Starting 06/01/2016) 


  Speaking "Live", our narrator takes you & your child around for a short tour of Burlington and tells about things that kids might be interested in such as:

  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Ferry Boat
  • Winged Monkey Sculptures
  • Fire Station
  • Military Base
  • Old Train Station