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Located in New Preston, CT
"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 Lake Waramaug State Park website)
Located in New Preston, CT
"Welcome to one of Connecticut's premier vineyards. Located in the scenic Litchfield Hills, we produce over eleven different varieties of award winning wines. Come visit us in one of the most scenic areas of Connecticut."
(This excerpt taken from Hopkins Vineyard website)
Located in Litchfield, CT
3 miles from New Preston
"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 Mount Tom State Park website)
Located in Washington, CT
5 miles from New Preston
"Since its opening in 1975, the facilities of the Institute for American Indian Studies have continued to grow and adapt to changing times. They now include: the Visitor Center, which contains several permanent exhibits and classrooms; a replicated Algonkian village; several nature trails and gardens; and a simulated archaeological site. These exhibits and services are available to visitors year-round."
(This excerpt taken from Institute for American Indian Studies website)
Located in Kent, CT
6 miles from New Preston
"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 Kent Falls State Park website)
Located in Litchfield, CT
7 miles from New Preston
"The White Memorial Conservation Center, an Environmental Education Center and Nature Museum, is located in the heart of the 4000-acre White Memorial Foundation in the hills of northwestern Connecticut."
(This excerpt taken from White Memorial Conservation Center website)
Located in Kent, CT
7 miles from New Preston
"A man of great energy and many talents, Eric Sloane (1905-1985) was a prolific artists, 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 by the Connecticut-based Stanley Works to mark the company's 125th anniversary. The collection tells a fascinating story about bygone times and the great American heritage of craftsmanship."
(This excerpt taken from Sloane-Stanley Museum website)
Located in Litchfield, CT
8 miles from New Preston
"The Litchfield History Museum invites visitors to explore the evolution of a small New England town. Furniture, historic clothing, household objects and paintings reveal Litchfield's history from its earliest European settlement to the present day. The museum's seven galleries highlight family life and work during the fifty years after the American Revolution, a time when Litchcfield was a bustling commercial, political, and educational center."
(This excerpt taken from Litchfield History Museum website)
Located in Kent, CT
8 miles from New Preston
"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 Macedonia Brook State Park website)
Located in Litchfield, CT
9 miles from New Preston
"Tapping Reeve House & Litchfield Law School takes visitors on a journey through the life of a real student from the early 19th century. Through role-playing, hands-on areas, and interpretive exhibits, each visitor explores timeless issues of travel, communication, education, and community."
(This excerpt taken from Tapping Reeve House & Litchfield Law School website)
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