On April 8th all of Northern Vermont will experience a total eclipse of the sun, make sure you are in the path of totality for the full experience! Given the opportunity to observe this natural event in such an idyllic setting is truly a once in a lifetime moment.  After April 8th, the next Total Solar Eclipse will be on August 23rd, 2044 and the next time Vermont will be in the Path of Totality is 2106! Check out more information on the Solar Eclipse in Burlington here! 




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For those seeking a vibrant and lively atmosphere, downtown Burlington offers an array of charming accommodations. The Hotel Vermont, blends rustic elegance and modern amenities, providing a comfortable and stylish stay. Alternatively, explore some of Burlington's downtown hotels like the Hilton Burlington, Courtyard Burlington Harbor, or the Hilton Garden Inn Burlington.  Each of which is ideally located near downtown's lively restaurants, shops, and cafes. Immerse yourself in the city's lively ambiance while still being within reach of prime eclipse viewing areas.


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The Gardens of the Burlington Blind Tiger

Indulge in the warm hospitality and cozy charm of Burlington's bed and breakfast establishments. Discover the elegance of the new Blind Tiger Burlington, nestled amidst the hillside of Burlington. Experience personalized service and delightful accommodations at the Lang House on Main Street, offering a convenient location near the city's vibrant downtown. 


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Delta Hotel exterior

Choose between a number of fantastic local and brand hotels. Secure a room for the Solar Eclipse and put yourself in the heart of all the action. The Best Western by Windjammer and Delta Hotels are both great options for convenience in and out of Downtown Burlington while also allowing some breathing room with easy access to restaurants and more. The DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington will be a primary spot for visitors, positioned directly off I-89 in Burlington, this hotel has all the amenities needed to enjoy your trip to Burlington.


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The Essex Resort

If you prefer a more secluded experience surrounded by nature's beauty, consider staying at one of the idyllic retreats just outside Burlington. The Essex Resort & Spa, located in the peaceful hillsides of Essex, VT, offers a tranquil oasis with breathtaking views. While local Campgrounds and Marinas provide a unique camping experience, allowing you to immerse yourself in the outdoors while staying close to Burlington. Embrace the tranquility of these nature retreats while relishing the eclipse's natural wonders.


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lake champlain with moon rising

Burlington is nestled on the picturesque shores of Lake Champlain, providing an enchanting backdrop for eclipse enthusiasts. Consider booking a lakeside retreat, such as the renowned Inn at Shelburne Farms or the Shore Acres Inn & Restaurant, offering stunning views and convenient access to eclipse viewing spots. Wake up to the soothing sounds of the lake, and prepare for a celestial spectacle like no other.


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For larger groups or families, vacation rentals offer a perfect blend of space, privacy, and convenience. Explore platforms like Airbnb or VRBO to find a wide range of options, from cozy cabins nestled in the woods to spacious lakeside homes. Renting a vacation home ensures you have ample room to relax and enjoy the eclipse experience with your loved ones, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

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