We are pleased to offer various accommodations options while you are visiting Burlington for the conference. For you locals, we encourage you to make Burlington your home base over the course of the conference! All the options (with the exception of the Essex Resort) are within walking distance of the UVM Davis Center (our conference “hub”), and are close to the airport (some with free shuttles, others without).

Lodging options include hotels, university residence halls and even a resort. Take your pick! (Please note the cut-off dates for receiving our discounted room block rates with each option.)

In planning your stay, please note that the conference hub is located at 590 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05405.

Hotels and Resorts

The Burlington Sheraton Reduced rate for our group is $149.00 per night, available until June 28th. To book a room at the Sheraton call (802) 865-6600 or click the link below.  Located .6 miles from conference center.



The Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort and Spa Located 8 miles from our conference center. Reduced rate for our group is $229.00 per night, available until July 3rd. To book a room at The Essex- Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa, call (802) 878-1100 Located 8 miles from conference center.

The Doubletree Hotel – Burlington Located 1 mile from conference center.

Comfort Inn & Suites Located Located 1.1 miles from conference center.

LaQunita Inn & Suites Located 1.6 miles from conference center.

Best Western Windjammer Inn Located 1 mile from conference center.

Holiday Inn Burlington Located .9 miles from conference center.

The following hotels are located on the Burlington waterfront, a pleasant walk down the hill from the University of Vermont campus.

The Hilton Burlington Located 1.5 miles from conference center.

The Courtyard Burlington Harbor, Marriott  Located 1.2 miles from conference center.

Residence Halls

University of Vermont Dormitories

University Heights North Complex” includes a traditional corridor-style dorm with suite-style and private options and a lounge for community interaction.  Room rate includes:  air-conditioning, free parking (by permit), linens & blankets, pillow, pillowcase, 2 bath towels, facecloth, Ethernet hookups and wireless access. Located .02 miles from conference center.

Single occupancy: $79.30 per person per night (including tax) – 2 night minimum
Double occupancy: $57.77 per person per night (including tax) – 2 night minimum

To book a room, please click here:  http://www.regonline.com/nfcc2012

Booking for UVM dorms closes July 10, 2012!

Champlain College Dormitories

Champlain College is a neighboring college to UVM.  Dormitory rooms contain single beds in an apartment-like setting in a historical Burlington house. Each suite consists of four single bedrooms with a common bath, lounge and kitchenette.  Room includes desk and dresser,  large shared bath, kitchenette (microwave, sink, mini-fridge), and common area, air-conditioning, free parking, linens & blankets, pillow, pillow protector and case, bath towel, hand towel, wash cloth and wireless access.  Please remember to bring your personal toiletries, alarm clock, and hair dryer. Sorry, no pets are allowed. Located .06 miles from conferencecenter.  

Single occupancy:  $69  per night (plus tax); Private room in suite of four. Suites assigned by gender.
Double occupancy: $92  per night (plus tax); Room with two extra long twin beds, desk, dresser, and shared hallway bathrooms designated by gender.

To book a room, click here: http://www.champlain.edu/farmtocafeteria

Booking for Champlain College dorms close July 20, 2012!


The closest campground to the conference is Burlington’s North Beach Campground, located in a 45-acre wooded area with lots of walking trails and a beautiful sandy beach. Vermont State Parks offer a variety of camping experiences within a 1/2 hour to 1 hour drive of Burlington.

Vacation Rentals

There are numerous online listings for Burlington vacation rentals. If you’re coming with your family or a group of people, renting a home can be a comfortable, budget-friendly option. If you have access to a car and would like to explore the Greater Burlington Area, you can search for homes in nearby towns. Colchester, Essex, Jericho, Williston, Hinesburg, Richmond, Huntington, Charlotte, Shelburne, and South Burlington are all within a 30 minute drive of the University of Vermont Campus. VRBO.com, HomeAway, and Craigslist are good places to start your search.


You can research Inns, B&Bs and Farm Stays at Vermont’s own, DiginVermont.com. BedandBreakfast.com may also have a solution for you.


Looking to stay in someone’s home? Simple and fun, don’t forget about Couchsurfing.org and           AirBnB.


The Burlington Hostel provides affordable, community-style lodging in downtown Burlington.

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