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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.

Point of Interest
“Unique and historic. Learn how granite is quarried and fabricated into memorials, sculptures. Visitor center has movies and information. Bus tour of quarry. Opportunity to view production floor. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Monday to Friday see [one of ] the world's largest granite quarries in action, and also see stone carving. Surprisingly interesting! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“HIking, Snowshoeing, nordic skiing, biking. Great trails and all equipment.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
“Great array of trails for hiking, biking, and cross country skiing. Many scenic lookouts around the granite quarries.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Who knew historic quarries would make an incredible place to bike, ski and walk? This is a very cool spot, worth a visit. You'll get a real taste of local history. Combine it with a visit to Rock of Ages quarry for a glimpse into the life of stoneworkers and the influence the industry had on Central Vermont.”
  • 1 local recommends
Church
“nice church, Biblical teachings...checkout website for service times. Also has a k-12 scool built into it!”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Great hiking, walking, bmxing, running, and dog walking area. Literally a mountain with an interesting summit at the top. Lots of space to walk your dog, pick flowers, or test you fitness.”
  • 1 local recommends
Route
“Ummm, a man who has been framing spider webs on boards for years! So awesome. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
“Has breakfast sandwiches & classic deli stuff and standard general store fare. Can be walking distance. No place to sit and eat...to go only.”
  • 1 local recommends
Furniture Store
“Exactly what it sounds like. Founder Will Knight collects the colorless, fragile webs of orb-weaving Araneidae spiders and transfers the painted web by hand to a wooden plaque and protected with furniture finish.”
  • 1 local recommends