• 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; 

Visit the Jamboree over Memorial Day Weekend;

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

Smile and laugh as you read some of the "Tall Tales"  along the self guided Tall Tales Trail in downtown Burlington; 

Follow the smell of Chocolate and learn "Where's the Chocolate" in 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; White River Bike Trail    Seven Waters Bike Trail

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;



Go on a Scavanger Hunt around Burlington by doing the Chocolate City Clue Quest

Absorb a little historical culture on a self-guided Historic 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;