College Communities - Rutland, Brattleboro, Burlington

Rutland, Vermont:

Vermont’s second largest city

Population 18,107

Home of VT state fair

Top 5 things to do in the Rutland area:

Mountain biking, hiking alpine sliding and skiing/snowboarding at Pico/Killington

Meet up with a local and get the inside scoop on the best swimming holes

Go to the Vermont State Fair

Go for a hike in Pine Hill Park

Go big at Rutland’s Zero Gravity covered skate park

Colleges and Distance from Downtown Rutland:

College of St. Joseph - 2.2 miles

Castleton State College - 13.8 miles

Green Mountain College - 22.6 miles

Brattleboro, Vermont:
Population 12,090ooppulation
Top 5 things to do in the Brattleboro area:

Take advantage of the Connecticut River. Go canoeing, swimming or waterskiing on the river, or just sunbathing on its shores.

Shred the slopes at nearby Mount Snow

Enjoy and participate in the thriving art scene (rated a top ten art town under 30,000 people)

Participate in a jam session at the Vermont Jazz Center. Don’t worry, they offer lessons.

Enjoy beautiful, small-town Vermont while being only a four hour train ride or 2 hour drive from downtown Boston

Colleges and Distance from Downtown Brattleboro:

Landmark College - 12 miles

Marlboro College - 12 miles

School of International Training - 5 miles


Burlington, Vermont

Vermont’s largest city

Population 38,889

Top 5 things to do in the Burlington area:

Swim, fish, picnic, and sunbath down by Lake Champlain

Check out a semi-pro or college athletic event

Scope a live show at one of the many music venues around town

Grab a bite to eat at one of downtown Burlington’s 85 restaurants and coffee shops

Kick back at one of the coffee shops and people watch on Church Street Marketplace

Colleges and Distance from Downtown Burlington

Burlington College - 0.5 miles

Champlain College - 0.5 miles

Saint Michael’s College - 4 miles

University of Vermont - 0.5 miles

Semi-professional and professional sports in town

Ice-Storm  Semi-pro Football

Lake Monsters  Professional Baseball

Frost Heaves  Professional Basketball