The Green Mountain State has the second healthiest population in the U.S., the second-lowest crime rate, sparkling clear water and clean air. It is not a major tourist draw, but maybe we all could benefit by spending a little more time there.
- 2014 Quality of Life score: 256 points (out of 300)
- Strengths: Low crime rate, health, environment
- Weakness: Local attractions
- 2013 Quality of Life rank: 2