Some of the most unreal places to visit in Vermont include an abandoned quarry with turquoise water, a Ben & Jerry's ice cream graveyard, and a forest full of colourful birdhouses.\nAll of these places are just a few hours from Montreal.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nVermont is known for many things; picturesque towns, a foodie destination, and a nature lover's paradise. But it also has a quirky and sometimes surreal underbelly that runs through it. Just a few hours drive from Montreal, Vermont is an ideal road trip if you're in the mood for some weird and beautiful spots to check out.\nNot only is the New England state rife with unparalleled hiking trails and quaint B&Bs, but it also has a serious wine, microbrew, and restaurant scene.\nIn between having access to almost every outdoor recreation, or sipping a drink on a terrasse, you can also fill your time with a few spots that are a little more off the beaten path.\nTake time to grab some pics at the astoundingly massive and largest operating quarry in the world, get lost in a swamp filled with hundreds of tiny birdhouses, or even visit a cemetery for ice cream. Yes, you read the last part right.\nAnd after your day, head back to your hobbit looking stone dome for a night of relaxation. Oh, and don't forget your dog.\nSo, if you're heading to Vermont, check out (or check-in to) some of these seven unusual sights that may not have been on your itinerary otherwise.\nFreedlyville Quarry\nView this post on Instagram Another shot from the entrance of the underground quarry. With @mar1_lyn #vermont #quarry #cave #abandoned #roadtrip #graffiti #spelunking #adventure #travel #itchyfeet #travelbug #peoplewhodofunstuff #wanderlust #travelgram #instatravel #ice #winter A post shared by Joe Bevilacqua (@_itchy_feet_) on Jan 1, 2020 at 7:59pm PST\nWhere: 3817-5015 Dorset Hill Rd, Dorset, Vermont\nThis underground abandoned quarry was dug directly in the slope of Mount Aeolus. In the winter, the large pond of water inside freezes. In the summer you can trek through the deep passageways or get in some off-roading adventures.\nThe Dorset, Vermont Town Manager confirmed to MTL Blog that the quarry is accessible via a legal trail off Dorset Hill Road.\nTake a look!\nWhimsical Stone Abode\nAirbnb\nWhere: Sandgate, Vermont\nYou'll need somewhere to stay, so why not this all stone, 900 square foot, private cottage? You can get your Flinstone on while still enjoying all of the modern necessities we've come to rely on.\nTake a look!\nRock of Ages Granite Quarry\nWhere: 558 Graniteville Road, Graniteville, Vermont\nThis is the largest operating deep-hole in the world at 600 feet deep. The astonishing views are truly breathtaking and like nothing you've ever seen. If you want chills, check out the video of this opera singer doing what she does best.\nLearn more!\nBen & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard\nWhere: 1281 Waterbury Stowe Road, Waterbury, Vermont\nIt's a graveyard for all the flavours that are currently resting in peace. Take the time to pay your respects to ice creams of yesterday like "Schweddy Balls," "Vermonty Python," and "Cow Power."\nVote on the flavour you want to be resurrected!\nREAD ALSO: The SQDC Now Sells CBD-Infused Lemon & Lime-Flavoured Sparkling Water\nBirdhouse Forest\nView this post on Instagram #birdhouseforest #photooftheday A post shared by Brandon Scarfone (@brandonscarfone) on Apr 30, 2016 at 1:38pm PDT\nWhere: 05486, South Hero, Vermont\nThere are 400 tiny, brightly coloured, wooden birdhouses in this stretch of Vermont swamp, giving it a whimsical feel. There are also a few dinosaur statues thrown in for good measure, to really up that dreamlike vibe.\nLearn more about the forest!\nTexas Falls\nView this post on Instagram You, you love it how I move you You love it how I touch you My one, when all is said and done You'll believe God is a woman A post shared by Ciara St.Armour (@yourgirlciara) on Jul 21, 2018 at 9:30am PDT\nWhere: Hancock, Vermont\nThese ancient falls were formed over 12,000 years ago from when Vermont still had glaciers. It's worth a visit to check out the unique cascades and pools that have cut deep into the rocks.\nLearn more about the falls!\nThe Dog Chapel\nView this post on Instagram More places like this need to exist A post shared by jess (@ever.jess) on May 26, 2019 at 4:27pm PDT\nWhere: 143 Parks Road, Saint Johnsbury\nLocated on Dog Mountain, this is a space that loves four-legged friends. There are hiking trails, ponds for dogs to swim in, and an agility course.\nIf you want to warm your heart and get a little teary, check out the chapel where the walls are plastered with pictures of departed dogs and notes from owners about what their pup meant to them.\nCheck out Dog Mountain!\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.