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Burlington offers renters a unique taste of Iowa. Situated on the Mississippi River and north of Fort Madison, the city has a bustling nightlife full of local dining and shopping experiences that you won't find anywhere else.
Facts for Renters about Burlington
- The first American activity in the area was the trading post set up by the American Fur Company. As a result, settlers came to the area starting in 1833.
- The city was named after the town of Burlington, Vermont. John Gray bought the first lot of land and paid a $50 fee to be allowed to name it.
- Burlington is host to one of the most physically challenging bike races in the U.S., which goes through the famous Snake Alley. Snake Alley has a 60-foot climb over its 276 foot length, and five switchbacks.
Resources for Renters in Burlington
- Renters who are interested in local and national news can subscribe to The Hawk Eye, which is available in print and online.
- The Greater Burlington Partnership website has job postings as well as details on area businesses.
- Resources for parents on the local schools can be found at the Burlington Community School District Web page.
Things to Do Near Burlington
Burlington's downtown has a number of locally owned and operated businesses. Renters have a distinct spectrum of possibilities for purchasing while also helping keep the local economy strong. There's the Riverfront Farmers Market and the 5&V Downtown Cinema for warm-weather fun. These nostalgic attractions give the city a charming, small-town feeling and make renters feel like they're truly a part of the community. Summer also brings various festivals, including the Steamboat Days, which is held on the riverfront and has live music and a carnival.