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Ellington, CT
(range: 1 mile)
Come experience the thrill of freefall at Connecticut Parachutists by doing a tandem skydive. We are one of the oldest running Skydiving Clubs in the US. Jump with one of our USPA certified tandem instructors who have years of experience. (This excerpt taken from the Connecticut Parachutists website)
Grassmere Country Club is a 9 Hole Public Golf Course located in Northern Connecticut. Beautifully manicured greens and fairways, rambling brooks and a hilly terrain afford the golfer a PGA feeling. Sand traps and natural grass bunkers present and type of golfer a challenging round.  (This excerpt taken from the Grassmere Country Club website)
Skungamaug River Golf Club is beautifully conditioned, old time, traditional golf facility in Coventry, Connecticut. It is a shortish, challenging, sporty course that will require you to play every club in your bag. Our 18-hole facility features 5,785 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 70.  (This excerpt taken from the Skungamaug River Golf Club website)
The Connecticut Trolley Museum has over 70 pieces of rail equipment dating back to 1869. During your visit, you can see historic passenger and freight trolley cars, interurban cars, elevated railway cars, passenger and freight railroad cars, service cars, locomotives, and a variety of other equipment from railways around Connecticut. You will also find examples from Brooklyn, Boston, New Orleans, Milwaukee, Cleveland, Springfield, Lynchburg, Montreal, and even Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. (This excerpt taken from the Connecticut Trolley Museum website)
Take a trip back in time and technology with a visit to the Vintage radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut. Learn how communications technology has changed our lives. (This excerpt taken from the Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut website)
Our golf course totals 6,167 challenging yards from the white markers, which are rated at 69.7. Manicured bunkers placed strategically about the fairways and greens demand concentration, skill and a fair amount of local knowledge to score well. Come play Manchester Country Club not only due to the great condition our golf course but for good times, good people and good fun. (This excerpt taken from the Manchester Country Club website)
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Manchester, CT
(range: 10 miles)
Welcome to The Fire Museum, the home of the Connecticut Firemen's Historical Society, located amidst the renovated red-brick mill buildings of the Cheney National Historic and Landmark District in Manchester, CT. The Museum is housed in a 1901 wooden firehouse, originally built by the Manchester Volunteer Firemen with funds donated by the Cheney Family, world renowned manufacturers of fine silk fabrics. The collection is on display on all three floors of our historic building, which includes a large gallery on the second floor. (This excerpt taken from the Fire Museum website)
The mission of the Lutz Children’s Museum shall be to provide a multi-faceted museum for children to explore culture, history, and the natural sciences through internal and external exhibits, programs, and experiences. (This excerpt taken from the Lutz Children's Museum website)
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Manchester, CT
(range: 10 miles)
Wickham Park is a non-profit, private foundation whose property extends into both Manchester and East Hartford, Connecticut. The park contains 250 acres of gardens, open fields, woodlands, ponds, picnic areas, sports facilities, and other attractions. (This excerpt taken from the Wickham Park website)
We present year-round arts programming, including plays, musicals, concerts, and other performing and visual arts activities. Every year, this programming is supported by more than 30,000 hours from volunteers, including actors, backstage crew, set builders, ushers and many other creative personnel. (This excerpt taken from the Little Theatre of Manchester website)
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