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Directions and Lodging


Directions to the DoubleTree Hotel, Burlington Vermont
Proceed straight up Main Street ( US Route 2 East approximately 2 miles. Cross over I89 Interstate staying on main road, name changes to Williston Road. Go through 2 traffic lights after crossing Interstate ( approximately .10 mile ). Doubletree Hotel Burlington is immediately on the right.

Directions to the DoubleTree Hotel From the Burlington International Airport
Left out of airport parking lot onto Airport Dr. Proceed straight to traffic light and turn right onto Williston Rd. (US Route 2 West) and continue 1.5 miles to trraffic light for the entrance to the Doubletree hotel on your left.
 
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Directions to the University of Vermont

The University of Vermont is accessible by water, air and land: UVM is 100 miles from Montreal, 220 miles from Boston, 290 miles from NYC, 145 miles from Albany, and only 3.5 miles from the Burlington International Airport. You can also reach us via Vermont Transit Bus lines, Amtrak (to Essex Junction, Vermont, 15 minutes from UVM), or by ferry across Lake Champlain from New York ( http://www.ferries.com ). Please note that some ferry service is seasonal.

From I-89: Take Exit 14W into Burlington. Head west on Williston Road up hill (Williston Road becomes Main Street). At the intersection of Main and South Prospect streets, turn left. The Admissions Visitor Center is located one block south at 184 S. Prospect Street. It is a red building set back from the road on the left, with parking in the rear.

Heading north from Route 7: Follow Shelburne Road/Route 7 into Burlington. At rotary, bear right onto South Willard Street/Route 7. Travel less than 1 mile to intersection with Main Street (Route 2); turn right onto Main Street. Head uphill to Prospect Street; take right onto South Prospect Street. The Admissions Visitor Center is located one block south at 184 S. Prospect Street. It is a red building set back from the road on the left, with parking in the rear.

Please note: The Crown Point Bridge across Lake Champlain, a major link between New York State and Vermont, is currently closed, and it may lengthen your trip time if you take a ferry across the lake. It is recommended to avoid any lake crossing and enter Vermont south of Lake Champlain in the Lake George region. You may also want to consult an online map program such as Google maps. Basic directions from the Adirondack Northway (I-87) are below:

From the Adirondack Northway (I-87): Take Exit 20 toward Fort Ann/Whitehall, NY. Proceed north on Route 9 to Route 149 East, headed to Fort Ann, N.Y. In Fort Ann, take Route 4 North to Route 22A in Vermont toward Vergennes. Follow Route 22A North through Vergennes, then follow Route 7 North into Burlington. At rotary, bear right onto South Willard Street/Route 7. Travel less than 1 mile to intersection with Main Street (Route 2); turn right onto Main Street. Head uphill to Prospect Street; take right onto South Prospect Street. The Admissions Visitor Center is located one block south at 184 S. Prospect Street. It is a red building set back from the road on the left, with parking in the rear.

Lodging:
The following is a list of lodging options closest to the University of Vermont campus. There are many fine resorts, inns and hotels available throughout the surrounding area. For additional options, please visit the Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce website or call (802) 863-3489.

Area Hotels, Inns and Resorts
Hotel Address Phone
Best Western
1076 Williston Road, South Burlington (1.2 miles to campus) (802) 863-1125
Comfort Inn & Suites 5 Dorset Street , South Burlington (1.2 miles to campus) (802) 863-5541
Comfort Suites
1712 Shelburne Rd., South Burlington (3.8 miles to campus) (802) 860-1112
Courtyard Marriott-Burlington 25 Cherry Street, Burlington (1.1 miles to campus) (802) 864-4700
Doubletree Hotel
1117 Williston Road, South Burlington (1.2 miles to campus) (802) 658-0250
Fairfield Inn by Marriott
2844 St. George Road, Williston (6.7 miles to campus) (800) 228-2800
Green Mountain Suites 401 Dorset Street, South Burlington (1.9 miles to campus) (802) 860-1212
Hampton Inn
42 Lower Mountain View Drive, Colchester (3.8 miles to campus) (802) 655-6177
Hilton Burlington 60 Battery Street, Burlington
(1.1 miles to campus)
(802) 658-6500
Holiday Inn
1068 Williston Road, South Burlington (1.1 miles to campus) (802) 863-6363
Holiday Inn Express
1720 Shelburne Road, South Burlington (3.8 miles to campus) (802) 860-6000
Lang House (B&B) 360 Main Street, Burlington (.2 miles to campus) (802) 652-2500
Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center
870 Williston Road, Burlington (.7 miles to campus) (802) 865-6600
Willard Street Inn (B&B) 349 South Willard Street, Burlington (.6 miles to campus) (802) 651-8710
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