a hearty New England breakfast in the dining room by a crackling
fire before setting out to discover the Pleasures of local attractions.
Ski down the trails or challenge the cross country terrain.
Cast your fishing rod into the Farmington River in the protected
trout area, bike the trails, or enjoy the challenge of tubing,
canoeing or kayaking. Hike the Tunxis Trail, or plan a horse
drawn sleigh ride on a local farm. Enjoy the pleasure of finding
the perfect antique, spending the day at a spa or shopping at
quality local stores. Curl up by the fire with a good book in
one parlor or play piano in the other. Discount coupons are
available for most of the above activities.
Ski Sundown, New Hartford, CT - www.skisundown.com
- Experience quality skiing and snowboarding
within a mile of Chapin Park
- 15 Trails, 14 with night lighting
- 3 triple chairlifts, 1 double chairlift & 1
- Elevation: Top 1075 feet; Base 450 feet
The Farmingron Valley Greenway is a 22 mile
multi-use trail running through six towns. The trail is designed
for walking, jogging, biding, and roller blading. The Farmington
River Trail is an 18 mile loop trail and traverses some of the
area's loveliest landscapes and the longest stretch of on-road
riding. For more info: www.fvgreenway.org
Farmington Valley Greenway and Farmington River
The Farmingron Valley Greenway is a 22 mile multi-use trail
running through six towns. The trail is designed for walking,
jogging, biding, and roller blading. The Farmington River Trail
is an 18 mile loop trail and traverses some of the area's loveliest
landscapes and the longest stretch of on-road riding. for more
info: www.fvgreenway.org Mountain Biking
Mountain Biking - For information about the
area check out the Local Cycling Events @ www.benidormbikes.com
Visit the events page for
packages for bicycle touring.
Stream Canoes and Kayaks - www.MainStreamCanoe.com
- Instructions & Guides
- Equipment Rental
- New & Used Canoes & Kayaks
"Bring your spouse and let him/her enjoy
the other attractions while you fish." Visit the fishing store in New Hartford. The store is located
on the banks of the Farmington River. They can provide you with
quality equipment, locally tied flies, or a wealth of knowledge
about fly fishing the Farmington & Housatonic Rivers. Relax
for a day with one of their experienced fishing guides.
Sports Fishing www.farmingtonRiver.com
Visit the events page to
see packages available for "Learn
to Fly Fish"
Have you always been interested
in ceramic arts or have you had experience but not the time? Treat
yourself to a get-away, learn from Tim Scull and his staff and
take time for simple pleasures. Go to www.cantonclayworks.com for a class schedule. Make it a weekend and spend the night in
a peaceful bed and breakfast.
- Full Belly Deli, Route 44, New Hartford Ct.
1-860-379-7069 (across the street)
- Chatterley's Restaurant, Route 44, Downtown
New Hartford 1-860-379-2428 (within minutes)
- Log House Restaurant, Route 44, Barkhamsted.
- Blue Sky Restaurant, Route 44, New
Hartford. 1-860-379-0000 (< 5 minutes or walking distance)
- Passiflora - Tea House and Cafe with an assortment
of programs and services. visit: www.passifloratea.com
- Saybrook Fish House of Canton, 460 Albany
Turnpike, Canton, CT 06019, (860)693-0034, SayFish@SayFishCanton.com
- Michel Angelo's, Route 44, New Hartford, 860-738-8585
Built in 1883 in picturesque Norfolk in
northwest Connecticut, Infinity Hall is an intimate music,
dining and entertainment destination beyond compare. Newly
renovated, the historic building features its original proscenium
stage and wood, as well as many other notable details. 20
Greenwoods Rd W, Norfolk, CT 06058, (860) 542-5531, www.infinityhall.com
Cinerom Movieplex, Route
44, Winsted, CT. 860-738-6501 (8 theatres,
showing mainstream cinema)
Gilson Theater, Winsted,
CT www.gilsoncafecinema.com, 860-379-5108
Dinner & A Movie (appetizers, soup,
salads, sandwiches, coctails)
Pleasant Valley Drive-In, www.pleasantvalleydrivein.com, 860-
Warner Theater - Torrington, CT, 860-489-7180,
visit www.warnertheatre.org for
The Warner Theater is a great destination
for entertainment with affordable prices, diverse programs
and revitalized facilities.
Bridge Street Live- 41 Bridge Street, Collinsville, CT, www.41bridgestreet.com
An Art Deco style entertainment facility overlooking the Farmington River and Sweetheart Mountain.
Jerram Winery 535 Town Hill Road, New Hartford
FALL FOLIAGE - For pictures of New
Hartford fall foliage
Park Ice Skating (weather permitting) in the park acctoss
- Covered rink at Simsbury Farms Recreation
Complex with figure and hockey skates available for rental.
Simsbury Farms Recreation - Complex 18 hole
course designed by Geoff Cornish. One of the most poppular and
scenic in the area. Visit the events page for golf package available. To preview the golf club visit
Wonderful museums in the area including the Hillstead in Farmington, the Mark Twain House in Hartford, the Museum of American Art in New Britain and many in the Berkshire Hills. Let me know your interest and I will connect you.
Metropolitan District Commission maintained
beach at Lake Mc Donough with picnic area.