Farmington RiverSome Active Activities Nearby:

Fly Fishing – Farmington River next door

Canoe, Kayak, Tubing – Farmington River – nearby outfitters handle rentals and shuttles

Hiking/Nature – 3100 acres in nearby People’s and American Legion Forests

Biking – Beautiful 9 mile loop along both sides of the Farmington River (borrow bikes at the General Store). There are also organized 20-50 mile bike tours available.

TubingSkiing – Cross country at Peoples Forest, Cross Country and Downhill at Ski Sundown and Mohawk Mountain.

Golf – many public and semi – public courses nearby.

Leisure Activities Nearby:

Pleasant Valley Drive-in – Operating since 1947, open April to October, it has a nostalgic American drive-in feel and it’s just 9 minutes down the road.

Antiques – everywhere! ls

Wine trail – 15 minutes to Jerram Winery and the Connecticut Wine Trail.

Live Music – Infinity Music Hall, Bridge Street Live, Yale Summer School of Music and Art, Music

Movie Theaters – several nearby, including Gilson Theater where you can have dinner and cocktails while you watch the movie.

Artisan Studios – 7 minutes to Whiting Mills in Winsted

Theaters – Warner Theater, Palace Theater, Seven Angels Theater

Amusement Parks – Quassy, Lake Compounce, Big E

Country Fairs – almost every weekend of the summer, starting with the Bethlehem Fair and ending mid October with our very own Riverton Fair.

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