Burlington Vermont Lifestyle
Vermont’s largest city, Burlington, is perhaps, the perfect blend of classic New England charm, nature, fine arts, and culture. Located on a hillside on Lake Champlain, Burlington sits between the Adirondack and Green Mountains. Burlington is home to the University of Vermont and, the Lake Monsters, a minor league baseball team. Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream started in a garage in downtown Burlington. There are abundant recreational opportunities from the vibrant Church Street marketplace with its eclectic shops, night life, brew pubs and variety of restaurants to the Burlington Bike path with commanding water and mountain views. The waterfront features the ECHO Lake Aquarium & Science Center. There truly is something for everyone in Burlington.
Classic New England churches, fountains, a red brick-lined pedestrian mall, and historic buildings ranging in style from Victorian to Art Deco and Contemporary provide the setting for the Church Street Marketplace. Burlington is one of the most walkable cities in the country. With urban loft style condos and upper floor apartments, many people choose to live in this beautiful downtown. The nearby suburbs of Williston, Colchester, South Burlington, Essex and other towns offer a variety of housing choices from new construction to classic First Empire and Queen Anne Victorians.