Vermont December 23, 2017
7 Attractions In Vermont That Are The Largest In The World
It’s been said that big things come in small packages, so naturally our little state has a few HUGE things of our own. That’s right, these are the largest attractions in VT, and as a matter of fact, they’re the largest in the world! Do you know any other things we have that are bigger – and better – than anywhere else?
1. The World's Largest Grilled Cheese
If you want to brag about the cheesiest thing around, Cabot Creamery made the world's largest grilled cheese sandwich weighing 320 pounds. It measured 5 feet x 10.5 feet across the diagonal
2. World's Largest Underground Marble Quarry
The Danby Quarry in Danby, Vermont is the largest underground marble quarry in the world.
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3. World's largest Gummy Bear
This bear is 27 pounds, serves over 300 and over 36,000 calories!! Not your average bear, right Yogi?
4. World's Largest Filing Cabinet
File this under: Awesome. This file cabinet is over 40 feet tall and can be found on Flynn Avenue in Burlington.
5. Vermont submitted an entry to the Guinness Book of World Records for the Largest Peanut Butter Cup
In 2013 the Village Chocolate Shoppe in Bennington submitted their giant peanut butter cup vying for the world record. This confectionary delight weighed 230 pounds, was 59.5 inches wide, it used 70.1 pounds of milk chocolate and just over 159 pounds of peanut butter to make this masterpiece.
6. World's Largest Zipper
Only In Your State/Kristin Grimes
Barre is known as the granite capital of the world, and the largest Zipper is built out of large blocks of granite right from the town. It's 74 feet long and is located in an alley right on Main Street, and the artist named it "Unzipping the Earth," which is appropriate since annual plants bloom within the blocks during warmer weather. You may have driven by this a thousand times and never knew to look!
7. The World's Tallest Ladder Back Chair
This world record breaker chair has a history of bouncing back. It's still standing, but you'll want to read the history behind it
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