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Located in Plantsville, CT
"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."
(This excerpt taken from Mount Southington Ski Area website)
Located in Cheshire, CT
2 miles from Plantsville
"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."
(This excerpt taken from Castle View Balloons website)
Located in Meriden, CT
3 miles from Plantsville
"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."
(This excerpt taken from Hubbard Park website)
Located in Cheshire, CT
3 miles from Plantsville
"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."
(This excerpt taken from Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum website)
Located in Bristol, CT
4 miles from Plantsville
"Whether it's chills or thrills that make you happy, Lake Compounce has the best of both, and then some!"
(This excerpt taken from Lake Compounce Theme Park website)
Located in Southington, CT
4 miles from Plantsville
"Hawk's Landing Country Club is a beautiful 18 hole par 70 public golf course located minutes off of I-84 exit 32 in Southington, CT. The course offers spectacular views and is designed for all skill levels."
(This excerpt taken from Hawks Landing Country Club website)
Located in Bristol, CT
6 miles from Plantsville
"The Museum is proud to house one of the largest collections of antique carousel pieces in the country. You can experience the Golden Age of the Carousel on your own, or with our tour guides who will share with you the colorful history and development of the hand-carved animals that have found their place in America's rich folk art history."
(This excerpt taken from The New England Carousel Museum website)
Located in Bristol, CT
6 miles from Plantsville
"The Imagine Nation Museum is a hands-on, interactive children's museum best suited for ages 2 to 10."
(This excerpt taken from Imagine Nation Childrens Museum website)
Located in Bristol, CT
7 miles from Plantsville
"Step back in time with a visit to the American Clock & Watch Museum in America's great clockmaking town, Bristol, Conn. Hundreds of interesting and beautiful timekeepers will remind you of times past. The museum and its research library are located in the colonial style Miles Lewis house, the historic Ebenezer Barnes wing and the modern Edward Ingraham wing. An authentic early American sundial garden with period flowers and herbs adds seasonal beauty to the grounds."
(This excerpt taken from American Clock & Watch Museum website)
Located in Waterbury, CT
7 miles from Plantsville
"The Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Center is known for engaging its community in an understanding of the past and providing vision and leadership for the future through its exhibits and collections of national significance that interpret the history of the region and the art of Connecticut."
(This excerpt taken from Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Center website)
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