Vermont, USA
  • Burlington A look across Lake Champlain to downtown Burlington. By Dicky Hayward (Flickr) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Burlington
    A look across Lake Champlain to downtown Burlington.

Burlington, with its picturesque scenes and four-season weather, is one of TravelOrMove.com’s super cool places in the world.  With its culture, fun and dynamism, it offers a great place for visitors -- or to be a new home for those looking for a super cool place.  We’ll soon have more about this special community.


  • Hot summer continental

Physical Environment

  • Mountains
  • Town under 75,000 with vibrant main street


  • Active club/bar/music scene
  • Fine art museum
  • Local film festival
  • Local professional symphony
  • Major public college in downtown
  • Local community theatre
  • Ethnic restaurants


  • Leaning liberal


  • $$$ -- Prices seem reasonable


  • Snow skiing within 50 miles
  • Biking, hiking, running trails
  • Downtown yoga studio
  • Year-round fitness swimming center
  • Public golf course


  • Working farms within 25 miles
  • Public squares
  • Lots of downtown living space
  • Mixed-use, mixed-income neighborhoods


  • Community senior center
  • Community swimming pool
  • University teaching hospital
  • Emergency medical services within 25 miles