Burlington's official nickname is “Chocolate City USA.” Home to Nestle USA, every Memorial Day weekend, the city’s ChocolateFest attracts tens of thousands for a weekend of chocolate indulgence. There’s even a tiny Chocolate Museum downtown that is absolutely charming. Burlington is also the home of the Spinning Top Exploratory Museum, a place to amaze the kids with gyroscopes and yo-yo tricks. With lakes for swimming, quiet rivers for paddling and a charming downtown with its Riverwalk for a stroll, Burlington is a place to enjoy scenic southern Wisconsin.

Featured Stories

Explore everything this area has to offer — from activities and attractions, to fairs and festivals, there's something here for everybody! Dig into these great stories and get inspired for your next Wisconsin vacation.

Explore Burlington

B-Town Sounds Concert Series 6/14/2018 Burlington - 0.37 miles away
City of Burlington Fireworks 7/04/2018 Burlington - 0.73 miles away
East Troy Lions Club Fourth of July Celebration 6/28/2018 - 7/01/2018 East Troy - 10.09 miles away
Elkhorn's Star Spangled Celebration 6/29/2018 Elkhorn - 13.99 miles away
Kenosha Civic Veterans Parade 7/01/2018 Kenosha - 22.64 miles away
Shattered - Rolling Stones Tribute 6/30/2018 Delafield - 24.42 miles away
Amcan Truck Fest 6/29/2018 - 7/01/2018 Waukesha - 24.57 miles away
Celebrate America featuring Independence Day Fireworks 7/03/2018 - 7/04/2018 Kenosha - 24.75 miles away

Average Weather

From soaking up the summer sun to hitting the trails after a fresh snowfall, Wisconsin has no shortage of activities for every season. Here's an idea of what the weather in this area is like to help get your planning started!


High 79° F
Low 60° F


High 31° F
Low 17° F


High 59° F
Low 43° F


High 54° F
Low 36° F

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