Craftsbury Common and Beyond
Craftsbury Common is a truly special place, and Sterling students love living here.
A quintessential Vermont village, Craftsbury Common is one of five settlements that make up the town of Craftsbury (total population 1,300). On the surface it seems like little about Craftsbury has changed in generations, but Craftsbury Common and the surrounding villages have an authentic vibrancy that is often missing in other "historic" towns.
About 10 miles away, Hardwick has restaurants, two grocery stores, the Galaxy Bookshop, and the Buffalo Mountain Food Co-op. In recent years Hardwick has received national media attention as the hub of a sustainable food system, with businesses such as Claire's Restaurant and High Mowing Seeds inspiring a rennaissance of local agriculture.
A slightly larger town then Hardwick, Morrisville is about 20 miles away and has many restaurants and stores, a hospital, an outdoor store, and a movie theater.
About 8 miles away is Greensboro, home to Willey's General Store, where if you can't find it, you don't need it. The renowned Circus Smirkus is located in Greensboro as well.
The entire area of northeastern Vermont is known as the Northeast Kingdom, a sparsely populated area with great diversity of wildlife and wild lands.