Here are just a few reasons why Burlington is so great:
Top 10 Downtowns, Burlington # 3 - Livability.com Magazine
Top 10 Cities for Outdoor Recreation - Outside Magazine
#1 "Top Ten Small Cities" State of Well-Being 2010 - Gallup-Healthways Poll
#1 Bass Fishing Capital - Outdoor Life
Prettiest Town in America - Forbes.com
Designated the "Healthiest City in the USA" by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Burlington ranked highest in exercise, and among the lowest in obesity, diabetes and other indicators of ill health.
The Church Street Marketplace outdoor pedestrian mall designated as one of ten "Great Public Spaces for 2008" through the American Planning Association's Great Places in America program. The APA "singled out the Church Street Marketplace because of its inclusive and careful planning and design process, historic buildings, thriving retail trade, carefully maintained streets and walkways, and strong community support."