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Hawks Landing Country Club image
Southington, CT
(range: 2 miles)
Hawks Landing CC is located in the lush central CT river valley in Southington. Because of our location we are an easy ride no matter where you are coming from within the state. Your ride to and from our facilities is sure to be an enjoyable trip. Come and relax on our expansive patio deck while dining at Club 19, a full restaurant catering to the general public as well as members of our local golf leagues. Sip on cool drinks served from the full outdoor bar that overlooks the beautifully landscaped grounds and golf course. (This excerpt taken from the Hawks Landing Country Club website)
Celebrating its 175th season, Lake Compounce is the Premier Family Theme Park & Water Park in New England and the oldest continuously operating amusement park in North America. What makes us the best amusement park in Connecticut for family-friendly fun and excitement? We're home to the top-rated wooden roller coaster in the world, Boulder Dash, as well as the best water park in Connecticut!  (This excerpt taken from the Lake Compounce Theme Park website)
Mount Southington Ski Area - your favorite local shred destination since 1964. Thrills made locally. Just minutes off exit 30 on I-84 in central CT. (This excerpt taken from the Mount Southington Ski Area website)
Hubbard Park image
Meriden, CT
(range: 4 miles)
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 the Hubbard Park website)
The New England Carousel Museum is dedicated to the acquisition, restoration, and preservation of operating carousels and carousel memorabilia and the creation of new carousel material, for the education and pleasure of the general public. (This excerpt taken from the The New England Carousel Museum website)
The Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum in Cheshire, Connecticut is a unique institution, as it is one of the most complete expressions of an American childhood through the ages. The Museum houses the personal collection of Gloria and Herbert Barker, an assembling of almost 80,000 items that took over forty years to create.. (This excerpt taken from the Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum website)
The NBMAA collection represents over three centuries of the major artists and movements of American art. Today it contains over 8,400 paintings, works on paper, sculptures, videos, and photographs. (This excerpt taken from the New Britain Museum of American Art website)
Connecticut Theatre Company was formed in 2013 by the members and directors of two local community theatre groups, Bristol Theatre Arts and the New Britain Repertory Theatre group. These two groups wanted to combine their volunteers, talent and resources to ensure that central Connecticut had a theatre presence that delivered consistent, valuable and exciting theatrical opportunities, education and entertainment. Out of these collaborative discussions, Connecticut Theatre Company was born. (This excerpt taken from the Connecticut Theatre Company website)
Promoting the preservation and history of American-made clocks and watches for the general public. (This excerpt taken from the American Clock & Watch Museum website)
The New Britain Industrial Museum collects, preserves and exhibits items representing more than 200 years of New Britain innovation and invention. From 19th century hooks & eyes to 21st century ERA Cobra Cars the museum and its collection serve as a bridge between New Britain’s past and present and provides inspiration for the future. (This excerpt taken from the New Britain Industrial Museum website)
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