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Cheshire, Connecticut
Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum

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Located in Cheshire, CT

Do you remember your Roy Rogers Lunch Box? How about that Ronald McDonald Phone, Charlie McCarthy Puppet, Flintstones Band Toy, Lone Ranger Gun or Mickey & Minnie Hand-Car? They are all here to see along with thousands of other items of comic strip, cartoon, western, T.V. and advertising memorabilia personally amassed by Herb and Gloria Barker.

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Castle View Balloons

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Located in Cheshire, CT

Based in Cheshire, Connecticut, Castle View Balloons has been providing hot air balloon rides since 1998. Pamper yourself with a champagne toast, a getaway vacation to a charming bed and breakfast and a magical balloon ride filled with the scenic beauty of New England. On a clear day, you can view Long Island and the rolling hills of the Berkshires. Relax, forget your hectic pace, and enjoy the adventure of a lifetime floating in the basket of a hot air balloon.

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Hubbard Park

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Located in Meriden, CT (4 miles from Cheshire)

The round stone observation tower of native trap rock was built by local stone masons in 1900. It stands on East Peak with an elevation of 976 feet. The tower is 32 feet in height and 58 feet in circumference. An interior stairway provides access to the observation deck. On a clear day, an observer may see the Sleeping Giant Mountain Range to the south, and catch a glimpse of New Haven, the glistening water of Long Island Sound, and even the dim profile of Long Island. To the north, the foot hills of the Berkshires in Southern Massachusetts, vicinity of Mt. Tom, are discernible.

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Historic Park
Sleeping Giant State Park

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Located in Hamden, CT (5 miles from Cheshire)

Two miles of mountaintop resembling a sleeping giant give this park its name, and make it a distinguishing feature on Connecticut's skyline

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Park Hiking Fishing
Mount Southington Ski Area

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Located in Plantsville, CT (5 miles from Cheshire)

Mt. Southington is Connecticut's convenient location for both skiing and snowboarding for all ages and for all ability-levels. Novice trails that gently glide down sloping hillsides as well as down-hill runs that challenge and excite are just some features of this popular ski area.

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Downhill Skiing
It Adventure Ropes Course

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Located in New Haven, CT (6 miles from Cheshire)

It Adventure Ropes Course is the largest indoor ropes course in the world! Our state-of-the-art facility is conveniently located at Jordan’s Furniture in New Haven, CT. The It Adventure Ropes Course attraction has well over 100 activities to take advantage of and explore. Some of the top-rated experiences include our liquid firework show (water show), double catwalk, crisscross angled rope ladders, zig-zag swinging beams, cargo nets, bridges, and so much more.

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Adventure Family Attraction
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

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Located in New Haven, CT (7 miles from Cheshire)

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library inspires engagement with the past, in the present, for the future. One of the world’s largest libraries devoted entirely to rare books and manuscripts, it is Yale University’s principal repository of literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books.

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