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New Preston, Connecticut
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Lake Waramaug State Park image
New Preston, CT
(Range: 1 mile)
Scenically, few bodies of water in Connecticut can rival the picturesque setting of Lake Waramaug. When vivid fall foliage is mirrored in the unrippled lake surface, the park becomes a mecca for sightseers and photographers. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)
Hopkins Vineyard image
New Preston, CT
(Range: 1 mile)
In 1979, Bill and Judith Hopkins transformed their dairy farm into a vineyard, one of the first in what has become a thriving Connecticut industry. Since then, it has consistently produced award-winning whites, reds and sparkling wines. Hopkins Vineyard grows 11 varieties of grapes in a spectacular setting overlooking Lake Waramaug. (Curated content from www.hopkinsvineyard.com)
Mount Tom State Park image
(Range: 3 miles)
Go swimming and have a picnic at Mount Tom, then hike the trail to the stone lookout tower for some memorable views. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)
Institute for American Indian Studies image
(Range: 5 miles)
Inside, our museum exhibits allow visitors to travel through time—displaying astounding artifacts and presenting information on prehistoric to contemporary Native Americans. IAIS offers permanent, semi-permanent and temporary exhibits: these, along with our workshops, lectures, book discussions and various other offerings give visitors a reason to visit often. (Curated content from www.iaismuseum.org)
Kent Falls State Park image
(Range: 6 miles)
Wander across the covered bridge, hike the falls, and feel the mist on your face as water cascades 250' down on its way to joining the Housatonic River. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)
Sloane-Stanley Museum image
(Range: 7 miles)
A man of great energy and many talents, Eric Sloane (1905-1985) was a prolific artist, author and illustrator of over 30 books, and an avid collector of Americana. His extensive collection of hand tools is displayed in a building gifted to the State in 1969 by Stanley Works, the Connecticut-based tool manufacturing company, to mark their 125th anniversary. (Curated content from www.ericsloane.com)
White Memorial Conservation Center image
(Range: 7 miles)
An Environmental Education Center and Nature Museum located in the heart of the 4,000-acre White Memorial Foundation, in the hills of northwestern Connecticut (Curated content from whitememorialcc.org)
Litchfield History Museum image
(Range: 8 miles)
The Litchfield History Museum exhibits the evolution of the town of Litchfield, CT from its settlement in 1719 to today. Through changing exhibits, artifacts and archives, as well as hands-on areas, visitors can explore the diverse history of the town. Litchfield was a bustling commercial,political, and educational center and is a case study for the evolution of New England towns following the Revolutionary War. The town’s history includes that of the center village, Bantam, East Litchfield, Milton, Northfield, and pre-1850s Morris. (Curated content from www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org)
Macedonia Brook State Park image
(Range: 8 miles)
Hike the Blue Trail across Cobble Mountain and other peaks for outstanding views of the Catskill and Taconic mountains which offer splendid foliage viewing. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)
Tapping Reeve House & Litchfield Law School image
(Range: 9 miles)
The Tapping Reeve House and Litchfield Law School takes visitors on a journey through the 19th century life of a real student who came to Litchfield for an education at the Litchfield Law School or the Litchfield Female Academy. Through role-playing, hands-on areas, and interpretive exhibits, each visitor explores timeless issues of travel, communication, education, and community.  (Curated content from www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org)