With nearly 220,000 people in the city and its surrounding areas, Burlington is Vermont's educational, medical, financial and cultural epicenter. Burlington is the heart of progressive Vermont -- a cosmopolitan community whose diversity
can be surprising. With more than 48 languages spoken by community members, Burlington is anything but the traditional New England town of yesteryear.
Trip Advisor calls Burlington "Vermont's largest and most cosmopolitan city," suggesting it is the "perfect blend of old New England charm, arts, culture and nature." Life in Burlington combines a vibrant arts and activist community with an
inviting menu of outdoor activities for every season.
No matter where you go, you'll be sure to find something you love in Burlington. Just a short drive away, you can ski or snowboard the Green Mountains; hike or mountain bike our piece of the Long Trail; or get a cone and a tour at Ben & Jerry's.
Our fall foliage is captivating and Lake Champlain's waterfront is perfect for summer nights.