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Living in Burlington


Vermont is nestled along Lake Champlain and New York to the west, New Hampshire to
the east, the Quebec province of Canada to the north and Massachusetts to the south.

Check out these articles about Burlington/Vermont:

Top Ten in US News & World Report 2018 Best States report

Vt. ranks 2nd in resident satisfaction (2015)

Vt. Kiplinger's 10 Great Places to Live 2013

A sampling of what to do, where to go...

Festivals / Events

Shopping / Food

Cultural, Intellectual, Spiritual interests

Outdoor Recreation

Additionally, there are numerous other activities and venues aimed towards families and children
(of all ages). Find & Go Seek is an excellent resource for children friendly activities.  


Visiting or moving to Vermont

Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce a resource for visiting or relocating to Vermont.

UVM's Burlington page; an overview of Burlington activities, amenities and lifestyle.


Burlington Free Press, the daily Burlington newspaper.

Seven Days, an independent free weekly newspaper which provides good information on local events and dining.

TV news

WCAX, Vermont's first television station, a CBS affiliate; WNVY, an ABC afiliate; WFFF, a Fox affiliate and WPTZ, a NBC affiliate in Plattsburgh, NY.

Regional Access & TransportationRegionalMap

Burlington's location also offers the opportunity to explore larger, nearby metropolitan areas, historic cities and Olympic venues...

New York City, approximately 300 miles to the south

Boston, just over 200 miles to the southeast

Montreal, Canada, 95 miles to the north

Quebec City, Canada, the Historic District of Old Que'bec is a UNESCO World Heritage site just over 200 miles to the north-northeast

Lake Placid, NY, site of the 1980 winter games, aproximately 60 miles west-southwest

Also, Amtrak's Vermonter train route provides service daily to New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, DC.

Burlington International Airport flies to major hubs such as Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Newark, Washington, DC., Orlando, Philadelphia, Detroit and Toronto.

Bus services in Vermont

Local service is provided by the Green Mountain Transit (GMT) and the UVM campus bus systems.

Greyhound has pick-up/drop-off points at the Burlington International Airport and downtown Burlington.

Megabus also has a drop-off / pick-up spot in downtown Burlington.

Alternative options

Carshare Vermont is a non-profit organization offering an alternative to personal car ownership.