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Fun Things To Do In Litchfield Hills, CT
Attractions, Sightseeing and Events
The Litchfield Hills is a beautiful scenic area which epitomizes the New England experience with white picket fences, untouched scenery, stone walls and rolling pastures. There is a little something for everyone from country inns, bed and breakfasts to world class resorts and hotels. Kent has been noted by Yankee Magazine as the best place in New England to view fall foliage. The area is known for antique shops, hiking on the Appalachian Trail, quaint villages and fine dining. Litchfield Hills is also a great spot for family fun as there are two Amusement Parks in the region, Quassy Amusement Park and Lake Compounce. It is a year round destination as it has three ski areas and miles of cross country ski trails in its 18 nature centers and 30 state parks and forests. Ten towns in Litchfield Hills are part of a National Heritage Area designated for its culture and natural beauty.
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Farmington River Tubing
Recreation in New Hartford, CT USA
Tube down the Farmington River for a great day's fun!.
Aer Blarney Balloons
Balloon Ride in Litchfield, CT USA
Hot Air Balloon Charter Company.
American Clock & Watch Museum
Museum in Bristol, CT USA
promoting the history of American-made clocks and watches.
Audubon Center at Bent of the River
Nature in Southbury, CT USA
Nature Center/Environmental Education Center.
Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden
Museum in Bethlehem, CT USA
House embodies the different passions of two individuals.
Clarke Outdoors, Inc
Rafting in West Cornwall, CT USA
Canoe, Kayak, and Raft trips on the Housatonic River in CT.
Connecticut Antique Machinery Association
Museum in Kent, CT USA
Antique machinery museum (industrial, agricultural, mining).
Cornwall Bridge Pottery
Arts and Craft in Cornwall, CT USA
Workshop and Store.
Digging into the Past; Archaeology in Connecticut
Museum in Washington, CT USA
Glass Blowing Workshops
Recreation in Riverton, CT USA
Fun Glass Blowing Workshops for children and adults.
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Best Time to Visit Litchfield Hills
The best time to visit Litchfield Hills is in the fall and summer. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 30's. Summer temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Summer nights are cool with lows in the low 50's.
Monthly Temperatures in Litchfield Hills
Litchfield Hills Visitor Bureau
Litchfield Hills Visitors Bureau /Western CT CVB
Free Litchfield Hills Visitor Guide
Northwest Connecticut Travel Guide
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