From the sophistication of its largest city, to the natural beauty found around every bend in the road; from its family friendly atmosphere, to its unlimited recreational opportunities, Vermont offers a quality of life that is second to none.
As one of the country's most livable small cities, Burlington offers a sophisticated arts scene and countless opportunities to enjoy concerts, galleries, restaurants or nightlife. Head outdoors and you'll find kayaking, sailing, ice skating, biking along Lake Champlain, or just hang out to watch the sunset.
Retailers minutes from UVM Medical Center
Restaurants for any occasion
Events hosted each year
Locally owned small businesses
Public path & trails
A ten-minute drive from Burlington will have you looking over green pastures that stretch all the way to the slopes of the Green Mountains.
A bit farther and you enter a world of small clapboard villages that define the essence of New England. In villages like Stowe and Waitsfield, clusters of cozy inns, shops and restaurants lie at the base of world-famous ski areas. And that's just a small fraction of the outdoor adventure that awaits you in the area.
Miles of Alpine + Cross Country Ski Trails
Farm Tours & Experiences
Minutes to Burlington International Airport
Burlington's Interanational Airport lies only 10 minutes from downtown Burlington in South Burlington, Vermont.
Hours from Major Metro Areas
Montreal, Boston, New York City and Providence all with driving distance.
Vermont offers you the choice of living in a bustling family neighborhood, a 200 year-old farmhouse on a quiet hillside, or an urban loft that's just steps from the action of downtown. Either way, your commute is likely to be less than it would be almost anywhere else. The area boasts many fine schools and is rated one of America's safest places to live. And major cities like Boston, New York City and Montreal are all just a short trip away.
For your troop of toddlers or platoon of preteens, there are inspiring activities and hospitable establishments in the Lake Champlain area that welcome families big and small with open arms. These kid-tested, parent-approved recommendations will help you see all the variety and splendor that Vermont has to offer.