The One Place In Vermont That Must Be Seen To Be Believed

Granite was once a big industry in Vermont, and Barre was (and still is) known as the Granite City of Vermont. While most people enjoy the quarries here as gorgeous and natural swimming holes, taking a kayak through an abandoned quarry will give you a whole new way to appreciate the fascinating sights. Let’s take a look this peaceful way to see these granite wonders like never before. They are so out of this world, they really must be seen to believed.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you ever seen people brave enough to jump off the cliffs at a quarry? Check out these photos – and even a nail biting video – of swimmers at the Dorset Quarry in this article: Most people have no idea you can do this one awesome activity in Vermont.