If you're looking for a refreshing summer getaway, the Green Mountains are the perfect destination. With rushing waterfalls, magnificent gorges, and babbling brooks and streams, there's no shortage of natural beauty to explore. The cool mountain water stays refreshing year-round as it travels under the canopy of trees on its journey to Lake Champlain and beyond. Whether you're looking for a relaxing picnic by a babbling brook or a refreshing dip in a cool swimming hole, you'll find it all here. Check out our list of top waterfalls and swimming holes near Burlington to help you beat the heat this summer.