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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 FCHT, 58 miles of which is paved in Connecticut, stretches from New Haven to the Massachusetts border before continuing into Massachusetts for a total length of 80.2 miles and 11 towns. The multi-use trail runs along abandoned rail corridors and canal tow paths through urban, suburban and rural areas of Southern Connecticut and the Farmington Valley. Along the way are historic buildings, canal locks, the remains of canal aqueducts and other landmarks that provide a rich cultural background for the trail experience. The largest gap remaining is 9.1 miles from southern Farmington, through all of Plainville into northern Southington. (This excerpt taken from the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail website)
Step back in time to a reconstructed 19th century general store, post office, barber shop, and blacksmith shop. Examine a fire apparatus pulled by hand, a case containing old medical instruments of the "horse and buggy" doctor, and a Civil War casket. Our extensive collection of 19th Century memorabilia is housed on three floors in one of the original Collins Axe Company buildings.  (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)
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)
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)
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)
Since 1975, Main Stream Canoes and Kayaks has served outdoor enthusiasts in Northwest Connecticut. We are ideally situated on the wild and scenic Farmington River, where no one can beat our locale or ability to conveniently transport customers to various points of departure and pick-up. (This excerpt taken from the Main Stream Canoes & Kayaks website)
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