300 Attractions & Things To Do Nearby
Avon, Connecticut
Talcott Mountain State Park

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Located in Avon, CT

The 1,000-foot high promontory provides a splendid view of the Connecticut landscape. On the horizon, Mount Monadnock, eighty miles away in New Hampshire, is discernible. To the northwest, the Berkshires dominate the horizon. Long Island Sound is revealed as a thin blue streak to the south. Those with sharp vision can see an area estimated to be 1,200 square miles. Hikers may encounter a variety of wildlife including deer, fox and rabbits in this natural sanctuary.

(This excerpt provided by Talcott Mountain State Park representatives)

Hiking Nature Park
Farmington Canal Heritage Trail

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Located in Farmington, CT (2 miles from Avon)

The over Eighty miles of the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail (FCHT) and the eighteen miles of the Farmington River Trail constitute one of the most picturesque and historic greenways in New England. The Connecticut section from New Haven to Suffield runs fifty four miles through eleven towns and connects with many more biking and walking trails. The FCHT has been designated a Community Millennium Trail under the federal Millennium Trails Initiative based upon its special value to the communities it serves.

(This excerpt provided by Farmington Canal Heritage Trail representatives)

Biking Hiking
Blue Fox Run Golf Course

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Located in Avon, CT

Blue Fox Run is a challenging 18 hole public golf course that offers a challenge to players of all abilities. Layed out across 170 acres, Blue Fox Run promises golfers a rewarding and exciting round.

(This excerpt provided by Blue Fox Run Golf Course representatives)

Farmington Valley Arts Center

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Located in Avon, CT

The Farmington Valley Arts Center (FVAC) in Avon, Connecticut has the arts spectrum covered. Whether you want to discover and nurture your own creativity and artistic abilities, visit with one or more of the 23 resident studio artists who create and sell their works on site or browse and shop in the Arts Center's two galleries, you're invited to connect to this creative community that has evolved into one of the region's most innovative centers for artistic exploration.

(This excerpt provided by Farmington Valley Arts Center representatives)

Gallery Shopping
Canton Historical Museum

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Located in Collinsville, CT (3 miles from Avon)

The Canton Historical Museum today houses one of the best collections of Victoriana in the nation and has been described as a 'gem.'

(This excerpt provided by Canton Historical Museum representatives)

Museum Historic
Huck Finn Adventures

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Located in Farmington, CT (4 miles from Avon)

Welcome to Huck Finn Adventures! Since 1983, we have rented canoes and kayaks on the Farmington River. The scenic Farmington Valley holds many treasures: An Indian cave in Talcott Mountain Ridge, the Simsbury Sycamore (the largest tree in Connecticut), and relaxing, fun-filled adventures for all ages!

(This excerpt provided by Huck Finn Adventures representatives)

Boating Tour
West Hartford Reservoirs

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Located in West Hartford, CT (5 miles from Avon)

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 provided by West Hartford Reservoirs representatives)

Hiking Nature X-Country Skiing

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