Outdoor Adventure in Vermont
If you enjoy being active and outside, then you'll love living in
Vermont. As the seasons evolve throughout the year, a tremendous
variety of activities presents itself and contributes to Vermont's
In the winter, Vermonters have access to some of the best alpine
skiing and snowboarding in the world. Many areas offer special
season pass deals for students and residents and within roughly
an hour, you can find yourself on the slopes of famous resorts
like Stowe, Sugarbush, Mad River Glen and Jay Peak, to name just
Cross-country skiing, backcountry skiing and riding, snowshoeing,
ice climbing, ice fishing and snowmobiling are all popular
activities and are easily accessible from Burlington.
In the fall, Vermont's spectacular foliage arrives as the hills
come alive with color. And in summer, Vermont offers some of the
nicest weather you'll find anywhere.
Down on Burlington's waterfront, Lake Champlain is America's
largest lake outside of the Great Lakes and is a great spot to
fish, sail, kayak and swim. Burlington offers a Community Sailing
Center where you can rent a variety of boats and the city's bike
path stretches along the shore for miles. In fact, Vermont is
considered a cyclist's paradise for road and mountain bikers
Burlington also hosts a large annual marathon and several
triathlons are held in the area. And, of course, the Green
Mountains offer countless hikes across the roof of Vermont.
When you take it all together, you begin to understand why so
many people are passionate about being outdoors in Vermont.
There's always something new here to experience - you just need
to get out there and give it a try.