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Best things to do in Hartford

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Scenic Viewpoint
“So beautiful and amazing to see this deep ravine and hike here in the fall. ”
43 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of the nicest restaurants in the state. Delicious food right along the Ottaquechee river, waterfall views, and close to the Quechee Gorge.”
60 locals recommend
Science Museum
“The Montshire Museum of Science is a hands-on museum located in Norwich, Vermont, with more than 150 exhibits relating to the natural and physical sciences, ecology, and technology. Highly recommend for kids!”
40 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Visit Simon Pearce for live glass blowing and eat in there beautiful restaurant over looking the dam on Simon all of there hand made creations.”
37 locals recommend
Pet Store
“fantastic nature center the whole family will enjoy. stop by quechee gorge just down route 4 while you're there!”
33 locals recommend
Bakery
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“We love the Tuckerbox! The owners Vural and Jackie also have an incredible new turkish store called Little Istanbul across the street- so you can get their delicious food and then buy the spices to take home!”
16 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Wonderful excursion to learn how flour is made. Great store with baking items, great cooking classes are available”
9 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“West Lebanon is all the big box stores with no sales tax. 30-40 minute drive on 91 South to first exit off 89 South.”
9 locals recommend
Store
“Amazing local VT cheese, maple products, animals to visit and Vermont beauty!”
15 locals recommend
Bar
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“Owner Skip knows how to do it right. This place is casually elegant, with yummy food, great wine list, and excellent service. Perfect if you are heading to a show at White River's Northern Stage!”
16 locals recommend
Antique Shop
“The variety of items found at this mall can be astonishing! From an antique store to vintage game museum to a market with local foods—a definite must-visit.”
11 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“When you need a nice, big grocery store. About a 25 min drive from Woodstock.”
9 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Yup, I worked here for 6 years and helped to build the beautiful new theater, so a big place in my heart. The shows are great, the people even greater. Summer is the time for education at Northern Stage, so if you have kids and are here in July check out the annual Summer Musical Theater Production -- 30 area kids performing on a professional stage with the support of this LORT-D company. September - June a schedule of world-class theater happens in this intimate 240 seat space. A great way to spend an evening! ”
12 locals recommend
Market
“Great to pick up essential provisions, beers and/or wine. Check out their rotating beer growler selection.”
8 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Very authentic Japanese and Korean - This place is awesome , while basic in decor the food is delicious!”
7 locals recommend
Bar
“Jasper Murdock’s Alehouse is a restaurant and pub located in the Norwich Inn on Main Street next to Dan and Whit’s. It features one restaurant menu, whether you are dining in the Pub, Outdoor Patio, Dining Room or Terrace. The menu offers Pub favorites along with more substantial entrees. The restaurant and brewery offer seating on a “first come, first served” basis in the Pub/Patio. The Vermont craft beer is pumped underground and across a 100 foot distance from the Brewery cellar to the Pub at the Inn, where they rotate 8 different beers, plus one cask ale. They also offer Guest Taps, which will usually feature beers from other popular Vermont breweries. ”
12 locals recommend