Lake Champlain, we strolled through their darling downtown area lined with shops, restaurants, and musicians playing in the streets. We ducked into Das Bierhaus and grabbed a table out on their rooftop biergarten to enjoy German beer, pretzels, and the afternoon sun.
The Farmhouse Tap and Grill. They have cheese plates featuring local Vermont cheeses, fantastic burgers, and a great selection of local beers on tap.
Penny Cluse Cafe before hitting the road, and I'm so glad we did. This was hands down the highlight of the trip. It's a cute spot, walls lined with funky art submitted by local patrons. And the food! I ordered a spinach, mushroom, and cheese omelette that was light and fluffy and perfect and was served alongside homemade biscuits and jam, crispy home fries, strong coffee, and a grapefruit spritz made with freshly squeezed grapefruit juice. My husband's biscuits with herb gravy were equally good. They can sure cook up a good breakfast in Vermont!
After driving along the shoreline of Lake Champlain, we headed south toward Boston. It's a pretty long trip in New England terms (3.5 hours), but it's well worth it. I'm so glad we were able to pay Burlington a visit before moving away from the area. Now if only I could afford a summer vacation home along the lake...a girl can dream!