Things to Do

 

Browse the quaint shops and cherish the patina of unique treasures;

Explore the museums and learn about chocolate;

Stroll the Riverwalk and soak up the sunshine; 

Delight in the historic downtown architecture;

 


 

 

Enjoy the cool breeze at the point in picturesque Echo Park; 

Glide across the icy expanse of Echo Lake; 

Sled down a snowy slope, make snow angels, snow forts and snowmen; 

Clap and cheer as the Veteran's Memorial Day parade goes by; 

Smile along the self guided Liars Club trail in downtown Burlington; 

Wind your way along one of the charming rustic roads; 

Picture yourself as a pioneer at the Pioneer Cabin in Wehmhoff Square;

 


 

 

Enjoy the delightful music of the Kiwanis Civic Band; 

Marvel at the skilled performance of the Burlington Aquaducks Water Ski Show; 

Capture a picture of the sunset over Browns Lake; 

Splash along the banks of the White River by the Echo Park Dam; 

Cast your fishing line in near Riverside Park; 

Savor your lunch in the shady spaces at Wehmhoff-Jucker Pavilion; 

Take a walk back through time at the Burlington Historical Museum; 

 

 

Discover the thousands of books, periodicals, and pamphlets at the Burlington Public Library; 

On a hot, sizzling day (or any day) cool off in the shade of the Gazebo at Echo Park; 

Walk, jog or bicycle along the many gorgeous trails around Burlington;

Explore the recreational offerings that abound our area; 

Celebrate your faith at one of many historic churches in our community;

 


 

Visit the Claus' following their debut at the annual Christmas Parade; 

Admire the awesome architecture of St. Mary's Church; 

Experience nature at Richard Bong State Recreation Area; 

Pick up a free copy of "Burlington, Discover the Treasures"; 

Set your own pace with a scenic, self-guided driving tour on our Rustic Roads; 

Stop and smell the roses - or the lilies, cone flowers, or hollyhocks at the Legacy Garden;

 


 

Find out why Burlington is home of the Liars Club; 

Absorb a little historical culture on a self-guided Walking Tour; 

Take the kids to a world of wonder on the playscapes, slides, swings, bridges and climbing walls at the fabulous local parks; 

After an afternoon of walking the historic district, indulge your appetite at any number of local restaurants;