Top U.S. College Towns to Visit This Fall

By Molly Fergus and Kelly Hwu - 2013-10-08T17:21:53Z

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Burlington, Vermont

Planning a trip to the University of Vermont's hometown should definitely include a pilgrimage to Ben & Jerry's headquarters in nearby Waterbury (about a half hour drive from Burlington). Happily, the area also offers plenty of ways to burn off those pints of Cherry Garcia: kayak on Lake Champlain in the summer; hike in Camel's Hump State Park to catch fall colors; or wander around the Burlington Farmers' Market all year long.

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