Introduction to Burlington, Wisconsin
Around the year 1830, a small village was formed in the area which came to be known as the Potawatomi village. The earliest Europeans entered the area in the fall of the year 1799. The area was officially incorporated as a village in 1886, and it became a city in 1900. It was named after Burlington, Vermont.
Burlington and nearby Attractions
- Old World Wisconsin
- Big Foot Beach State Park
- Spinning Top Museum
- Chain O'Lakes State Park
- Mitchell Gallery of Flight
- Richard Bong State Recreation Area
Things To Do In Burlington
Golfers can enjoy a round at the Browns Lake Golf Course. Wehmhoff Jucker Park, Riverside Park, Grove Street Park and Steinhoff Park are some of the local parks. The city celebrates Octoberfest every October and the Chocolate Festival every May.
General Mitchell International is the nearest major airport.
Burlington Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Carroll College, Gateway Technical College and College of Lake County.