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Cycle the City - Paved Route

Burlington, Vermont , United States
May 10, 2019
9.9 mi




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This exciting, self-guided, clockwise loop showcases the history, culture, and natural splendor of Burlington, VT—one of the loveliest cities in America, and the jewel of northern New England. This experience offers a relatively easy and enjoyable tour of the Queen City, one you won't soon forget!

The loop will take you along spectacular Lake Champlain following the Island Line Trail commonly known as the Burlington Bike CTC_Logo_2013.jpgPath with sweeping vistas of the Adirondack Mountains. Heading west you ascend through a historic park and head into (or around via the paved route) the richly scenic Winooski River Valley and unpaved Intervale, a rich floodplain that is home to historic structures, wild animals and working farms.

The loop also passes through some of Burlington’s most architecturally interesting and beautiful areas such as the University of Vermont (UVM) and Champlain College neighborhoods. UVM is one of New England’s oldest colleges, and its landmark architecture reflects that long history. Cycle the City also takes you through many different residential neighborhoods, from the post-World War II suburban streets of the New North End, to the older housing in the Old North End and the stately 19th-century mansions in the Hill Section.

Cycle the City is part of the Lake Champlain Bikeways, 1,100-mile network.

Get route information, a cue sheet and historical information at 
The Cycle the City logo
The Cycle the City One-Page map




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