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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Farm
“Great place for walks and maybe getting a bite to eat or a drink at an exclusive seasonal (summer/fall) restaurant! ”
  • 81 locals recommend
History Museum
“It's a bit of a hike, but if you're here for a few days, you MUST see this amazing and eclectic museum. Too Many unique exhibits to describe (Google it!),and trust us - go!”
  • 46 locals recommend
Museum
“Great for the kids! Check their site as they have different exhibits every few weeks! I brought my son to see the dinosaur one and he loved it!”
  • 60 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“A solid place to get American food like burgers and chops. They use locally sourced ingredients and have an expansive beer menu. Solid food and lively atmosphere. Be prepared to wait if it’s high season. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Hands down one of our favorite restaurants for dinner. Reservations are necessary but walk-ins can be taken at the bar or chef’s table”
  • 58 locals recommend
Park
“Great place to hang out during the day or to watch sunset! Make sure to check out the Fishing Pier and the view of the Light House! ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Cinema
“Big Picture Theatre in downtown Waitsfield offers dinner & movie – arrive an hour before showtime to dine in the café, or dine in the theatre instead!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The OG flatbread pizza in the area. Often a wait but get there early and get a table. One of our favorites is the dancing heart pizza for its simplicity and nutty flavor but it's not for everyone. The punctuated equilibrium flatbread is a safer bet as well as the specials they have each day. Also enjoy the great beer selection, bar and huge tables you can reserve for your party if you wish.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Breakfast/Brunch spot is a local favorite. Seasonal menu items like gingerbread pancakes and other creative options make this a popular destination. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Awesome bloodies! Bar open at 11 am. Awesome local food. Highly recommend the wings! ”
  • 45 locals recommend
History Museum
“Vermont's top museum to see! Shelburne Museum is a museum of art, design, and Americana located in Shelburne. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in 39 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the museum grounds. It is located on 45 acres near Lake Champlain”
  • 47 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you've never been, you should do it at least once. Long waits pass quickly hanging out by the fire and playing in the field. Lareau Farm is both a restaurant and event venue, and is always packed because the food is worth it. Do not be fooled by the frozen product in grocery stores - it's no longer even related to this place. Get there early. Thursday-Sunday only.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bus Station
“You can find anything and everything here; cobblestone streets, shops, cafes, nightlife and street performers”
  • 49 locals recommend
Bar
“One of my favorite places to visit for cider! Dirty Mayor and Unified Press are my faves! Great food too!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Unique food-drink-entertainment venue. In the heart of the arts district. Check their calendar on line. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“This historic venue located in Burlington, VT just might be showing a performance you’ve always dreamed of seeing! Visit the current calendar online.”
  • 41 locals recommend