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Blue Fox Run Golf Course image
Avon, CT
(range: 2 miles)
Blue Fox Run was developed as an 18 hole golf course in the early 1970’s. Throughout the ensuing years, the golf course had undergone several name changes but has always been considered a staple in Farmington Valley where golfers of all levels enjoyed a blend of outstanding golf complimented by the scenic nature of the property . (This excerpt taken from the Blue Fox Run Golf Course website)
Farmington Valley Arts Center image
Avon, CT
(range: 2 miles)
The Farmington Valley Arts Center is enriching lives through art. We are dedicated to cultivating a community where people can create, learn, exhibit, exchange ideas and inspire each other. We welcome and support participants of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds on their personal artistic journey. (This excerpt taken from the Farmington Valley Arts Center website)
Talcott Mountain State Park image
Avon, CT
(range: 2 miles)
he Heublein Tower awaits hikers at the top of the mountain. (This excerpt taken from the Talcott Mountain State Park website)
The trail is a linear park or greenway that begins in New Haven and wends its way 54 miles north to the Massachusetts border and beyond. It is championed by two groups: the Farmington Valley Trails Council, based in the Farmington Valley, and the Farmington Canal Rail-to-Trail Association, based in Hamden. (This excerpt taken from the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail website)
One of the main tourist attractions in downtown Collinsville, our not-for-profit Museum is an important presence in the local economy. It is also crucial to the preservation of Canton’s history. Each year, museum volunteers offer tours, educational programing and research materials for people from all over. The museum contains a collection of over 7500 artifacts and research documents including Collins tools, local Native American artifacts, and agricultural items to name a few. As an important presence in the local economy, our museum is an attraction that brings visitors from both the United States and international locations. (This excerpt taken from the Canton Historical Museum website)
Stanley-Whitman House is a living history center and museum that teaches through the collection, preservation, research, and dynamic interpretation of the history and culture of early Farmington, Connecticut. Programs, events, classes, and exhibits encourage visitors of all ages to immerse themselves in history by doing, acting, questioning, and engaging in colonial life and the ideas that formed the foundation of that culture.  (This excerpt taken from the Stanley-Whitman House website)
Stratton Brook offers swimming, picnicking, and interpretive programs in a beautifully wooded setting, with wheelchair accessibility. (This excerpt taken from the Stratton Brook State Park website)
Hill-Stead was the first architectural project of founder Theodate Pope Riddle (1867–1946), one of the first licensed female architects in the U.S., and an early proponent of historic preservation. Designed as a country home for her parents, the Colonial Revival mansion has welcomed over a million visitors since opening to the public in 1947, and is one of the nation’s few remaining representations of early-20th-century country estates with 152 acres of gardens and grounds.  (This excerpt taken from the Hill-Stead Museum website)
The West Hartford Reservoirs and Reservoir 6 are the sites of MDC's water treatment facilities, five small reservoirs and more than 3,000 acres of some of the most beautiful woodlands and trails in the region. A nature lover's paradise, the area features 3,000 acres of beautiful forestland; there are more than 30 miles of paved and gravel roads for joggers and bicyclists, hiking trails, wheel-chair accessible picnic groves, cross-country skiing and snow shoeing. (This excerpt taken from the West Hartford Reservoirs website)
Penwood State Park offers almost 800 acres of four-season fun just a short drive from the Capital City. (This excerpt taken from the Penwood State Park website)
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