Calendar of Events (see Homepage Quick Links)
Self-guided Walking Tour brochure of 44 historical sites in an approximate half-mile district. To request yours, call 609-386-0200 x114 or e-mail your request to: email@example.com
Years in Service: Since 1978
The Chairperson of the Tourism Council presides over this advisory board with representation from each of the City's august historical groups. This Council, under the supervision of the Department of Public Affairs, Council, Mayor and Administrator, coordinates all appropriate functions respecting the advancement of City travel and tourism, including
- Celebration of the City’s Anniversary and other events
- Planning Marketing of City Resources, especially historical assets
- Oversight, Creation and Production of Marketing Materials
- Distribution of Tourism Marketing Materials
- Coordination with Celebrations and Public Events
- Cooperative development of guided tours
The Tourism Council creates printed marketing materials promoting the City’s rich historical heritage. Intended for traveling families with children, and seniors, these materials take the form of:
Tour Guide & Map– FREE Map of Historic District; Historical Notes on Over 40 Sites; Attractions; Calendar of Year-round Events; Amenities appealing to Families with Children, Seniors and History Buffs.
To request yours, call 609-386-0200 x114 or e-mail your request to:firstname.lastname@example.org
Tour Planning – FREE assistance to Travel Agents, Meeting or Event Planners, Organization Social and Activity Directors to design custom tour and dining/shopping packages to present to your group, organization, association, club, or company.
Travelers and travel pros can request these, plus review attractions, dining, shopping and directions by calling 609-386-0200 x114 or e-mail your request to:email@example.com.
In order to accomplish our objectives of promoting awareness of Burlington's rich history and attract visitors to our historic district, the Tourism Council works closely with other City departments, organizations, and associations, especially the Department of Public Affairs.
The Tourism Council consists of representatives of:
The Mayor’s Office, Barry Conaway
City of Burlington Common Council
Burlington County Historical Society
City of Burlington Historical Society
Colonial Burlington Foundation
Greater Burlington Chamber of Commerce
City of Burlington Historic Preservation Commission
Historic Yorkshire Alliance
Oliver Cromwell Society
Main Street Burlington
The Library Company of Burlington