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Sloane-Stanley Museum image
Kent, CT
(range: < 1 mile)
A man of great energy and many talents, Eric Sloane (1905-1985) was a prolific artist, author and illustrator of over 30 books, and an avid collector of Americana. His extensive collection of hand tools is displayed in a building gifted to the State in 1969 by Stanley Works, the Connecticut-based tool manufacturing company, to mark their 125th anniversary. (This excerpt taken from the Sloane-Stanley Museum website)
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Kent, CT
(range: 2 miles)
Hike the Blue Trail across Cobble Mountain and other peaks for outstanding views of the Catskill and Taconic mountains which offer splendid foliage viewing. (This excerpt taken from the Macedonia Brook State Park website)
Kent Falls State Park image
Kent, CT
(range: 3 miles)
Wander across the covered bridge, hike the falls, and feel the mist on your face as water cascades 250' down on its way to joining the Housatonic River. (This excerpt taken from the Kent Falls State Park website)
Scenically, few bodies of water in Connecticut can rival the picturesque setting of Lake Waramaug. When vivid fall foliage is mirrored in the unrippled lake surface, the park becomes a mecca for sightseers and photographers. (This excerpt taken from the Lake Waramaug State Park website)
In 1979, Bill and Judith Hopkins transformed their dairy farm into a vineyard, one of the first in what has become a thriving Connecticut industry. Since then, it has consistently produced award-winning whites, reds and sparkling wines. Hopkins Vineyard grows 11 varieties of grapes in a spectacular setting overlooking Lake Waramaug. (This excerpt taken from the Hopkins Vineyard website)
Ellsworth Hill Orchard and Berry Farm is located on Route 4 in scenic Sharon, CT - Featuring Pick your own Fruits and Berries, Apples, Fall Hay Rides, Corn Maze, Pumpkins, Cider, and more fun for the whole family in Western Connecticut! (This excerpt taken from the Ellsworth Hill Orchard and Berry Farm website)
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Cornwall, CT
(range: 10 miles)
Choose rafting or canoeing and journey down a 10 mile section of the Housatonic River. (This excerpt taken from the Clarke Outdoors website)
Mohawk State Forest image
Cornwall, CT
(range: 10 miles)
View the rugged hills of this wildlife sanctuary or visit a black spruce bog to experience a unique plant community. (This excerpt taken from the Mohawk State Forest website)
Go swimming and have a picnic at Mount Tom, then hike the trail to the stone lookout tower for some memorable views. (This excerpt taken from the Mount Tom State Park website)
In 1947, Skiing Hall of Fame member Walt Schoenknecht,in partnership with his wife Margaret (Peg) Moss Schoenknecht, created Mohawk Mountain Ski Area amidst the rugged beauty of northwestern Connecticut. In 1948 Walt worked with several local engineers to develop the very first snowmaking system ever used at a resort, the basis for the technology used worldwide today. Mohawk Mountain has remained a family business and a favorite destination for over 70 years. (This excerpt taken from the Mohawk Mountain Ski Area website)
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