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The Heart of Connecticut Bristol, Connecticut is just two hours from Boston and New York and just an hour from the shoreline. It’s a place where you will find a hidden New England treasure abundant with attractions, special events, and colorful history to enjoy. From the natural beauty of picturesque hills and fall foliage, to the high tech satellite dishes of ESPN, Bristol’s “City sized” with a small town vibe, offering wonderful memories no matter your pace. So whether you’re vacationing, passing through, or staying a little longer, Bristol will fill the perfect piece in your heart.
Nestled in the foothills of the Berkshires, atop Johnnycake Mountain, Burlington is steeped in history and community. You will see rustic barns, historical buildings, open space with natural charm.
In addition to the featured destination, you can hike some of the town’s 30 miles of the Blue Trail, ride a mountain bike trail or fish, kayak or canoe on the Farmington River. Relax afterwards with coffee and a scone at Renaissance Farms, ice cream at the Frozen Gnome, or a bite to eat at once of the local restaurants. Pick up a beautiful plant at Larson’s Greenhouse or fresh vegetables at a nearby farm stand. Enjoy the town green, surrounded by the Elton Tavern and other 19th century buildings. On one-room school house is just a few steps away.
Farmington is located in the Farmington Valley. The town has retained its distinct character through progressive land use, maintenance of the historic districts and by serving its business community. The town has retained its distinct character through progressive land use, maintenance of the historic districts and by serving its business community. Farmington boasts perennially low crimes rates, numerous parks and trails, the scenic Farmington River, museums, great restaurants and much more.
Harwinton maintains its hometown rural atmosphere while closely managing its growth. It boasts a land trust which owns nearly 200 acres of open space featuring trails and wildlife observation areas. Its two historic districts feature homes from the 18th century through the 20th century. Hawinton’s annual country fair is one the oldest agricultural fairs in New England.
Plymouth Center, while never a manufacturing center, retains most of it small town Colonial charm and many of the original homes of the town’s industrial entrepreneurs. Whether it be tracing the Underground Railroad trails, visiting the Plymouth Historical Society Museum, stopping by the house where George Washington met with Rochambeau to discuss Revolutionary War plans, or taking a tour of the burial ground of Revolutionary War soldiers, Plymouth is a must-stop along the foothills of the scenic Litchfield County.
Torrington is nestled in the Litchfield Hills with historical New England charm. This city offers a variety of shopping, dining and recreation for every interest. Downtown is being preserved as a thriving cultural center with the Warner Theatre, Nutmeg Conservatory and many art galleries. For those interested in outdoor recreation, Torrington offers several parks with an array of options for hiking, biking, fishing, and picnicking. Burr Pond State Park offers swimming, a boat launch, and picnic shelters. Paugnut State Forest spans 1,702 acres across north central Torrington and through Burr Pond and Sunny Brook state parks. Here, enjoy cross-country skiing, hiking, hunting and mountain biking. For the arts and cultural interests, the Warner Theatre performing arts center showing over 200 operas’ recitals, dance competitions, and touring theatre groups.
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