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Things to Do in Vermont
Depending on who you ask, you'll find various ways that people describe what the quality of life in the Greater Burlington area and Vermont means to them. From the friendliness of our people to the gorgeous surroundings in which we live. Vermonters have a tremendous appreciation for our state and we enjoy it in so many ways - year round.
Vermont Family Activities
You'll quickly realize why Children's Health Magazine named Burlington as the "#1 Place to Raise a Family" in 2009. Whether your family is active in the outdoors or enjoys learning about our rich culture - you'll find your family fun calendar will never lack choices of things to do for everyone. One of our greatest resources to keep track on all the great activities is www.FindandGoSeek.net - a website dedicated to Kid and Family Friendly activities in Vermont. Some other great attractions and things to experience with your family include:
Let us know if you're considering moving your family to Vermont - we'd be happy to provide an area tour or suggest a few things to see & do while you're in the area.
Art & Culture in Vermont
From stage performances at the Flynn Theater, to outdoor concerts celebrating the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, the Greater Burlington area has an amazing array of art and cultural activities to enjoy year round. Craft Fairs and Farmer’s Markets featuring handmade Vermont products are held in nearly every community throughout the summer and fall. If you’re missing the big city experience, Boston is just a 3 hour drive or 90 minutes to Montreal. You can even jump on a commuter flight and be in New York City or Washington in about an hour. Visit a few of our favorite websites to see what is happening throughout our region:
The variety of recreation activities throughout all of the towns in Chittenden County is amazing. Public parks to Town Recreation Department programs; golf courses to boating on Lake Champlain; and of course, some of the best skiing in the Northeast. You'll be amazed by the choice of activities directly out your front door or easily within an hours drive. In fact, National Geographic recognized Burlington, Vermont on the Top 100 List of America's Adventure Towns. Biking or walking to work is still an option for many, as downtown neighborhoods become popular locales for families and business professionals.
The Greater Burlington area has no shortage of fantastic restaurants. From fine dining to local pubs; Asian, French, or Italian cuisine - your appetite will be forever satisified. Vermont is home to the New England Culinary Institute, one of the finest culinary art schools. Many great chefs have stayed & opened their own fantastic restaurants here - much to our culinary delight. We are also fortunate to have state-wide programs, like the Vermont Fresh Network, designed to increase the amount of locally grown food served at restaurants across the state. When you dine out in Greater Burlington area, be sure to look for the Vermont Fresh Network seal.
Coldwell Banker Hickok & Boardman Realty is a full service Burlington Vermont real estate company providing home buying or home selling services, Relocation services to or from Vermont, and rental assistance to tenants and landlords. Our Concierge Home Services program assists home sellers with preparing their property for sale and also provides our clients with access to a network of Vermont home service providers. We have a more than 55 educated and experienced Vermont real estate agents from which to choose, combining the strength of a prominent national organization, like Coldwell Banker, with the local expertise of a leading Vermont real estate company, Hickok & Boardman. If you want to buy a home in Vermont, sell a home we are large enough to meet your needs, yet small enough to provide the excellent, personalized real estate service you deserve.