Rutland Vermont: Southwest Centrally
was the second largest city in
for years until the area outside of Burlington Vermont started to grow faster.
now the 3rd largest city in Vermont.
The Rail Road was a great part of how Rutland was formed.
Rutland is not only an active “Rural City” it is also a great place to live. The
population is that of an average American small town.
has a Mayor and Board of Alderman. Rutland
is a county seat of government and therefore is home to Federal, Superior, County, Family and Traffic Courts and there are many legal and professional associations
who locate here. The Rutland Regional Medical Center
is a main employer
in town and as such many doctors, nurses, dentists and complimentary services
find Rutland their home.
is also a large employer in this area and has produced vanes for use in jet
engines for about the last 50 years. The quality of the workforce in Rutland
is superb. All
US citizens depend upon the skill of
these technicians, craftsmen, laborers and employees for the security of the nation
with it’s air-force.
Omya is an industry that
mines marble and makes calcium carbonate for many of the
products we use daily. Omya is not without
it’s critics, but the job opportunities it offers
are a welcome addition to Rutland’s vast list of fine employers.
Vermont Marble is still quarrying
marble, much of Manhattan was built from marble produced in these quarries.
Rutland State Airport
is home to FBO Columbia
Air and also offers a commercial Airline (Continental).
The airport is an Essential Service Airport run by the State of Vermont. It offers
19 and 31
and has even entertained “Airforce 1” on occasion.
Rutland also offers a multi modal
for busses and transportation conveniently located downtown within walking distance
to the Asa Bloomer State Office Building. The
Theater is proud addition to the areas activities. The Rutland State Fair operates
Annually typically around the Labor Day weekend.
Rutland is also home to many hospitality services that are necessary for the support
of the skiing industry offered at nearby Killington, Pico and
Okemo Mountains. The Ski Area has grown from a single
season, to Three even Four Season Resort. Spring,
Summer & Autumn are now included. From Maple Sugaring,
Antiquing, Camping, Hiking, Biking, Boating,
Fishing, Alpine Slides, Golfing, Tennis, Foliage Leaf Peeping, Pumpkin Patching,
Snowboarding, Snow-shoeing, Cross Country Skiing, Ice Skating, Horse drawn Sleigh
Rides & Ice Fishing. Wonderful world-class restaurants abound with fine cuisine
and superb chefs. Hotels, Motels and Lodging are plentiful enough to handle the
swell of even the largest crush of seasonal crowds. Rutland is a hospitality base
center and the quality of life and raising a family here is desirable.
Dining in Rutland:
Sirloin Saloon, Steaks, Seafood, Traditional, Salad Bar
Midway Diner, Truck Stop, Good Traditional Diner
99, Northeast Franchise
Kong Chow, Long time Chinese Restaurant
No 1 Chinese Take Out,
Panda Pavilion, Chinese, Cantonese, Thailand
Sewards, Diner style, home cooking
Rutland Restaurant, Great Greek Diner
121 Royal’s Hearthside, Fine Dining, Upscale Atmosphere
Sweet Tomatoes, Local Fare
Sabby’s, Local Pasta House
Boo’s Local Fare
Back Home Again, 12Tribes restoration of a longtime Established Hippie Style
South Station, Local Fare
The Vermont Inn