Tourism & Relocation

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The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce  is proud to promote members ‘ goods, services, attractions and properties to  visitors to our region, in addition to promoting Burlington, the surrounding region, and Vermont in general as the best place to vacation.  The tourism industry is consistently a  major contributor to our stable economy, so we also advocate on behalf of the industry for legislation that helps to grow tourism in our state and region.

LCRCC’s website, VERMONT.ORG, serves as a resource for tourists, locals, businesses, and those looking to relocate to our region. If you are interested in visiting Burlington or Vermont and are searching for information about planning your vacation, please visit the main site, vermont.org, by clicking here.

In addition to our website, VERMONT.ORG, the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce has many additional measures to promote tourism in our region.

Experience Burlington magazine

Annual tourism publication about visiting Burlington and the surrounding region. It is available in brochure racks throughout Vermont, in the region, and across the border. You can also view it online. Experience Burlington is printed in April/May each year. 

Tourism Packets

The Chamber provides tourism packets to anyone interested in travelling to our region for a small fee. To request more information about being included in the tourism packet, please contact us.

Tourism Shows

The Chamber represents our region and tourism -related businesses at domestic tourism shows and internationally.

FAM Tour

The Chamber coordinates a familiarization tour for local industry professionals to experience attractions and more in our area to help member business employees best represent our region to incoming tourists.

Press/Media Coordination

We assist travel writers, film crews, and professionals with their trip itineraries, fam tours, and travel plans allowing them to focus their energy on painting a great picture of our region and member businesses. For a list of articles and more that the Chamber has assisted with, please contact us. If you are a media source seeking help with travelling to our region, please contact us.

TourMark

To keep our travel industry members informed about opportunities and news, we send a monthly Tourism Marketing email, TourMark. To subscribe to TourMark, please click here.

Vermont Convention Bureau

An affiliate of the Chamber, the Vermont Convention Bureau  serves as an economic engine for the state by marketing Vermont as the premier destination for events, meetings, and weddings. VCB’s knowledgeable staff can assist you in planning everything from a wedding to a business networking event. To read more about the VCB, please click here.

Welcome Centers

We operate five regional Welcome Centers on Interstate 89 and US Route 2.  Each location offers a variety of traveler information for the Greater Burlington area and Vermont.  The Williston Welcome Centers are staffed by chamber tourism professionals 7am-11pm ,365 days a year.  In addition to traveler information, the facilities have restrooms, vending machines, coffee, payphones and wifi access. 

  • Burlington International Airport Information desk, open 12:00pm to 12 midnight, 365 days a year. Ocassionally, there will be voluteers helping out between the hours of 9:00am to 12:00pm. Please note, specific questions related to airlines such as flight time/status or luggage issues should be directed to the individual air carrier.  For more information, call (802) 863-1889 or visit www.btv.aero.

  • 60 Main Street in Burlington, open Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.  For more information, call (802) 863-3489 or visit www.vermont.org.

  • Lake Champlain Islands Welcome Center, US ROUTE 2, North Hero Village - a full service location for information about  the Islands and  the region, open Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm. year round.  Phone number is (800) 262-5226 or (802) 372-8400.

  • Burlington Waterfront, College Street - Open Memorial Day through Labor Day 10:00am to 8:00pm, Labor Day to Columbus Weekend we are open 10:00am to 6:00pm.

For more information on any of the above programs, please contact us at vermont@vermont.org or (802) 863-3489 x200.