Burlington Fish Hatchery

34 Belden Rd., Burlington, CT 06013.

Off Rte. 4. (860) 673-2340. DEEP fish production facility where 115,000 pounds of Trout & Salmon are raised annually to restock state lakes, ponds and rivers. Open daily 8 - 3:30. Visitors are welcome. Hiking trails accessible in nearby Nassehegon State Forest.

Burlington Historical Society

George Washington Turnpike, Rte. 4 , Burlington, CT 06013.

P.O. Box 1215. (860) 673-3815. Located in the Elton Tavern, a Federal-style house circa 1810 overlooks the town green. The house served as a private home and then as a public house and inn. Today lovely heirloom gardens surround the house that displays furniture and artifacts preserving Burlington's treasured past.

Burr Pond

384 Burr Mountain Rd, , Torrington, CT 06790.

Torrington. Rte. 8, Ext. 46.  Site of Borden’s first condensed milk factory. Scenic trail encircles 88 acre pond. Concession, water, bathrooms, picnicking, fishing, swimming, hiking, boating, canoe & kayak rentals. Charge: daily. Park Office: (860) 482-1817.

Five Points Gallery

33 Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790.

(860) 618-7222. Located in a historic downtown this gallery features changing shows of high caliber contemporary art of emerging and established regional, national and international visual artists in three galleries. Thurs. – Sun. 1 – 5.

Harwinton Historical Society

Litchfield Rd., Rte. 118 , Harwinton, CT 06791.

(860) 482-7978 or 485-0610. harwhistsoc@gmail.com. Restored 1840 schoolhouse & a replica 19th c. barn displaying an extensive collection of farm tools. Open by appt.

Hogans Cider Mill

495 Main St. South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(860) 675-7320. Right in the heart of CT's beautiful rolling hills, you'll find Hogans Cider Mill, which has been producing cider in the same classic method since 1912. Native produce including: strawberries, pumpkins, apples, honey, Christmas trees, and even hard cider, all of nature's bounties are here for your pleasure. Hand crafted gifts created by local artisans are displayed in the original barn that still houses the old press. Open daily Apr. – Christmas 10-6.

Hogans Cider Mill

522 Spielman Highway, Burlington, CT 06013.

Rte. 4. (860) 675-7320. Right in the heart of CT's beautiful rolling hills, you'll find Hogans Cider Mill, which has been producing cider in the same classic method since 1912. Native produce including: strawberries, pumpkins, apples, honey, Christmas trees, and even hard cider, all of nature's bounties are here for your pleasure. Hand crafted gifts created by local artisans are displayed in the original barn that still houses the old press. Open daily Apr. – Christmas 10-6.

Hotchkiss Fyler House House Museum and Garden

192 Main St., Torrington, CT

(860) 482-8260. There is nothing more soothing than floating flowers and the sound of water. The Hotchkiss Fyler House, a Victorian Mansion in Torrington has an elegant water garden built in 1948 that provides a cool oasis. A flagstone walkway leads to a pergola with a bench that overlooks the house and water garden. 

Hotchkiss Fyler House Museum

192 Main St., Torrington, CT 06790.

(860) 482-8260. Victorian Mansion c. 1900 remains elegantly furnished as the family lived in it; parquet floors, mahogany paneling, Louis XV parlor, glass, porcelain & painting collections. Apr. 15 - Oct. 31. Open Wed. thru Sat. noon - 4. Victorian Christmas starting mid-December.

John A. Minetto

CT

6 miles north of Torrington on Rte. 272. Picnicking, fishing, hiking, x-country skiing. (860) 482-1817. Charge: none.