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Details: Burlington, Vt.

Details: Burlington, Vt.

Vital stats for Burlington, Vt.
By Joe Cutts, Deputy Editor, SKI Magazine
posted: 01/15/2002

Published: January 2002

Everything you need to know about Burlington, Vermont.

  • Population 38,889
  • Elevation 100 feet
  • Median Price Of A Single-Family Home $226,000 (four bedrooms, two bathrooms)
  • Property Tax On Above Home $5,440 ($2.4073 per assessed $100).
  • Main Businesses Tourism, IBM, IDX Corp. (medical systems), General Dynamics (armaments), Fletcher Allen Health Care.
  • Public School Population 3,600
  • Annual Snowfall 76 inches.
  • Local Ski Areas Cochran's (15 minutes from Burlington): 300 vertical feet; 125 annual inches. Bolton Valley: 1,635 vertical feet; 250 annual inches. Mad River Glen: 2,037 vertical feet; 115 skiable acres; 250 annual inches. Sugarbush Resort: 2,650 vertical feet; 468 skiable acres; 260 annual inches. Stowe Resort: 2,360 vertical feet; 480 skiable acres; 262 annual inches.
  • Best Events First Night Burlington (one of the original city-wide New Year's Eve celebrations); Magic Hat Brewery Mardi Gras Parade (February); Discover Jazz Festival (early June).
  • Locals' Favorite Restaurants Leunig's (bistro fare, Euro ambience; 802-863-3759), NECI Commons (proving grounds for New England Culinary Institute students; 802-862-6324), Smokejacks (bold American cuisine, extraordinary cheese and wine lists; 802-658-1119); The Daily Planet (inventive and inexpensive; 802-862-9647); Mirabelles (for lunch; 802-658-3074).
  • Locals' Favorite Hangouts Red Square or Higher Ground for music; Ri-Raa's Irish Pub; 3 Needs or Vermont Brew Pub; Nectar's (for late-night gravy-fries). oBest Places to Stay Willard Street Inn or Lang House (gracious in-town inns); Radisson Hotel (modern amenities, extraordinary downtown/waterfront setting; moderate) Shelburne House (former Webb/Vanderbilt mansion on spectacular lakeside estate; expensive).
  • Don't Miss A show at the Flynn Theatre; a UVM hockey game; the Architectural Salvage Warehouse.
  • Information www.ci.burlington.vt.us or www.vermont.org; 802-863-3489.
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