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New Milford, CT
(range: 3 miles)
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)
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. Open five days a week year-round, something exciting is always happening in these woodlands. It is a place of discovery...a place to return to. (This excerpt taken from the Institute for American Indian Studies 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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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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Kent, CT
(range: 11 miles)
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)
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)
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