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Brookfield, CT
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Winery Tastings and Tours. Estate Grown. Family Operated Since 1978. Making grape, fruit table and dessert wines, including our famous Wild Blue, a blueberry wine with brandy added.  (This excerpt taken from the DiGrazia Vineyard & Winery website)
At “The Gateway Into the Litchfield Hills” we welcome you to experience Candlewood – A challenging and scenic 18 Hole Public Golf Course with impeccable course conditions, and a team of dedicated professionals who will give you our “unmatched signature guest service” on all levels. (This excerpt taken from the Candlewood Valley Country Club website)
The Danbury Railway Museum is located in the heart of Danbury, Connecticut. Our fully restored train station, built in 1903, houses a collection of historically significant artifacts and a research library covering railroading’s rich heritage in New England and the northeast United States. Just behind the station is an extensive rail yard, featuring over 60 pieces of historic railroad equipment and rolling stock.  (This excerpt taken from the Danbury Railway Museum website)
Squantz Pond offers four season enjoyment with steep, wooded slopes, a cool, blue pond and colorful foliage to delight visitors throughout the year. (This excerpt taken from the Squantz Pond State Park website)
Tarrywile Park, a 722 acre municipal park is open to all the residents of the Greater Danbury area community. The Park, once an active Dairy farm and fruit orchard is now home to 21 miles of hiking trails, 2 ponds, a lake and several picnic areas. Campsites are available for those looking to enjoy a rustic and unique experience at Connecticut’s largest municipally-owned park. A variety of sites are located within the park to accommodate your needs, download our Hiking Trails Guide for the locations of the campsites. (This excerpt taken from the Tarrywile Park & Mansion website)
Life-like sculptures of bears and wolves welcome your arrival to this peaceful and tranquil setting featuring open fields and dense woodlands. The park was donated to the citizens of Connecticut by the internationally renowned Huntington family. (This excerpt taken from the Collis P. Huntington State Park website)
Putnam Memorial State Park hosts many, many great learning programs throughout the year and is well worth the trip. May is Living History School Days month; The annual Summer Craftsman Program runs 8 weeks in July and August; Living History Weekend complete with mock battle skirmishes is held in the Fall; the annual Winter Walk is always informative and held in December. Museum: The building contains exhibits and historical material related to Redding’s encampments. Open 11am to 5pm daily, Memorial Day thru Columbus Day. (This excerpt taken from the Putnam Memorial State Park website)
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. (This excerpt taken from the Institute for American Indian Studies website)
A wonderful campground, shaded picnic area, and views of beautiful Lake Zoar on the Housatonic River make Kettletown State Park a popular recreation destination. (This excerpt taken from the Kettletown State Park website)
Set in the picturesque Litchfield Hills in historic Woodbury's village center, the Glebe House is one of the earliest historic house museums in the nation. Its architecture, outstanding regional furniture collection and Gertrude Jekyll Garden combine to create one of the most authentic house museums in the region. (This excerpt taken from the Gelbe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden website)
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