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BurlingtonUnited States of America

Shop in the popular malls or explore the natural beauty of several community parks in one of Middlesex County’s most delightful suburbs.

Experience New England charm in Burlington, Massachusetts. Drive just 30 minutes north of Boston to this town in Middlesex County. Historic buildings, beautiful parks and a bevy of shopping opportunities await.

Burlington was first settled in 1641. Appreciate its colonial past, evident in the many red brick houses lining its streets. Walk along the Heritage Trail to see the town’s historic buildings. Learn more about Burlington’s rich history at the Burlington Historical Museum, located in a 19th-century schoolhouse. Historical murals created by local artists adorn the walls.

Stroll through the Town Common, a large grassy area located in the center of town. Play basketball or tennis at the adjacent Simonds Park. Various sports fields, a skate park and a jungle gym offer recreational opportunities. Practice your ice skating skills any time of year at Burlington Ice Palace.

Enjoy the great outdoors in Burlington’s many natural spaces. Explore more than 200 acres (80 hectares) of meadows, forests and wetlands in Mary Cummings Park. Hike or bike along 13 miles (21 kilometers) of trails through the Burlington Landlocked Forest.

Step back in time at the Woburn Second Parish Meeting House, one of the state’s oldest religious buildings. Built in 1732, the large white-sided building was an important meeting site for the Patriots during the American Revolutionary War.

Check out Burlington’s many shopping options. Browse over 180 stores and restaurants in the upscale Burlington Mall. Fans of the popular comedy Paul Blart: Mall Cop will recognize Burlington Mall as the film’s main location. Browse the retail selections at nearby shopping centers Middlesex Commons and Wayside Commons.

Explore Burlington by foot or car. Sidewalks line many of the streets in town, but because most destinations aren’t located within walking distance of each other, it’s advisable to have a car. Boston is just 17 miles (27 kilometers) southeast. In under 30 minutes, reach the state’s bustling capital city.

Top hotels in Burlington

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
HYATT house Boston/Burlington
HYATT house Boston/Burlington
3 out of 5
2 Van De Graaff Dr, Burlington, MA
£98
per night
3 Apr-4 Apr

Situated in the suburbs, this aparthotel is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Burlington Mall and within 9 miles (15 km) of Tufts University and Woburn Mall. Somerville Theatre ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (1,762 reviews)

"Two bathrooms, one in each room. The suite is spacious with nice kitchen."…"

Reviewed on 26 Mar 2020

HYATT house Boston/Burlington
Archer Hotel Boston/Burlington
Archer Hotel Boston/Burlington
4 out of 5
18 3rd Avenue, Burlington, MA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£322
per night
31 Mar-1 Apr

Situated in the business district, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from Burlington Mall and within 6 miles (10 km) of Lexington Battle Green and Buckman Tavern. ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (1,238 reviews)

"It had a great vibe, very clean and great looking rooms."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Archer Hotel Boston/Burlington
Sonesta ES Suites Burlington Boston
Sonesta ES Suites Burlington Boston
3 out of 5
11 Old Concord Rd, Burlington, MA
£80
per night
3 Apr-4 Apr

Situated in the entertainment district, this aparthotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Burlington Mall and within 9 miles (15 km) of Woburn Mall and Brandeis University. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,727 reviews)

"The entrance needs a big of upgrade but don't let that fool u. The hotel is TREMENDOUSLY CLEAN AND LOVELY . The front desk and housekeeping staff were very pleasant. The pool was closed but that was due to the season. Im definitely going back"…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

Sonesta ES Suites Burlington Boston

Popular things to do in Burlington

Fenway Park
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Fenway Park

4.5/5(61 reviews)

Catch a game or take a tour at one of America’s most historic and beloved ballparks.

Harvard University
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Harvard University

4.5/5(102 reviews)

Walk in the footsteps of presidents and Nobel laureates at one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the United States.

Boston Common
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Boston Common

4.5/5(204 reviews)

The oldest public park in the United States has been the stage for centuries of drama. These days it’s the perfect place to unwind.

Boston University
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Boston University

4/5(17 reviews)

Explore the campus of Boston University, a top university in Boston. Stroll along the riverfront or experience the acclaimed theatre scene in this vibrant area.

Faneuil Hall Marketplace
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Faneuil Hall Marketplace

4/5(169 reviews)

With a visit to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, a favourite shopping spot in Boston, you can search for that perfect souvenir. Attend a sporting event or visit the notable monuments in this vibrant area.

Boston Museum of Fine Arts
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Boston Museum of Fine Arts

4.5/5(47 reviews)

Explore treasures from ancient times to the masterpieces of tomorrow at this eclectic museum.

Top activities in Burlington

Go Boston All-Inclusive: 40+ Attractions & Tours on 1 Pass
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Go Boston All-Inclusive: 40+ Attractions & Tours on 1 Pass

76% of travellers recommend
£53
Per adult
Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour
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Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

88% of travellers recommend
£41
Per adult
New England Aquarium Admission
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New England Aquarium Admission

84% of travellers recommend
£9
Per adult
Whale-Watching Cruise in Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary
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Whale-Watching Cruise in Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary

84% of travellers recommend
£50
Per adult
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Tickets
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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Tickets

94% of travellers recommend
£26
Per adult
Boston Historic Sightseeing Cruise
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Boston Historic Sightseeing Cruise

94% of travellers recommend
£30
Per adult

Reviews of Burlington

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1 Sep 2019

I can't share any info about the area in general, unfortunately I was only there on business and didn't have an opportunity to explore.