Gunn Memorial Library & Historical Museum

5 Wykeham Rd. , Washington, CT 06793.

 On the Green. Library (860) 868-7586. Museum (860) 868-7756. 1908 library with gilded ceiling mural by H. Siddons Mowbray. CT Reference Room. Free WiFi. Library Hours: Mon. & Fri. 9:30-5, Tues. & Thurs. 9:30-8, Sat. 9:30-3. Open seasonally Sun. 12-4. Closed Wed. Local history museum in 1781 house with changing exhibits. Museum Hours: Thurs.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 12-4 (May-Dec.). or by appt. Free.

Harrybrooke Park

100 Still River Dr. , New Milford, CT 06776.

New Milford. 48-acre park open dawn to dusk year-round offers Harden House Museum, three event pavilions (wedding and event packages), duck pond, nature trails, wetlands, a walking/bike loop, scenic views of Still River. www.harrybrookepark.org. (860) 799-6520. Charge: none.

Hickory Stick Bookshop

2 Green Hill Rd., Washington, CT 06794.

(860) 868-0525. Litchfield County's largest independent bookstore, serving its readers for over 60 years, and recently named "Best Country Bookstore" by Yankee Magazine, offers a wide selection of general interest books and an extensive children's collection of books, games and toys. Gifts, puzzles, cards, stationery, and one of a kind offerings from local artisans are also available. Free giftwrapping. Author talks and book signings. A place where readers and writers meet. Mon.-Sat. 9:30- 5:30 & Sun. 11-5.

Hollister House Garden

300 Nettleton Hollow Rd., Washington, CT

Washington's Hollister House Garden begun in 1979 by George Schoellkopf and Ron Johnson is an American interpretation of classic English gardens, such as Hidcote, formal in its structure but informal in its style of planting. The paths, walls and hedges that define the progression of the garden spaces meld seamlessly with the lush landscape that creates a perfect backdrop. (860) 868-2200.

Hollister House Garden

300 Nettleton Hollow Rd., Washington, CT 06793.

(860) 868-2200. (860) 868-2200. Hollister House Garden is an intimate formal garden in the English style. Dramatically situated on a gently sloping hillside behind a charming 18th century farmhouse, the garden is planted profusely with both familiar and exotic species. Various separate "rooms" are defined by walls and hedges.

Hunt Hill Farm

44 Upland Rd., New Milford, CT 06776.

(860) 355-0300. A regional cultural center dedicated to preservation, Hunt Hill Farm is the home of the Skitch Henderson Museum and the Silo Store, Gallery and Cooking School. A Smithsonian Institution affiliate, it offers concerts, art exhibitions, cultural, and culinary programs to the public in a splendid setting of historic farm buildings all surrounded by hundreds of acres of preserved open-space farms and forestland. Wed. – Sat. 10-5, & Sun. noon -5.

Institute for American Indian Studies

38 Curtis Rd., Washington, CT 06793.

 (860) 868-0518. Situated on 15 wooded acres with trails, garden areas, and a replicated 17th century Algonkian Village. Fun, interactive and exciting programs, workshops and festivals for all ages. Wide range of exhibits featuring Woodland Native American cultures from 10,000 years ago to present day. Changing temporary exhibits highlight Native Peoples. Children's Discovery Room. Four Directions Gift Shop. Open year-round, Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-5. Adm: $8 Adults, $6 Seniors, $5 Kids (ages 3-12).

Kee Limousine & I’ll Drive Livery Service

44 Old State Rd., New Milford, CT 06776.

(860) 355-4509. Since 1987, we have been providing professional transportation with our fleet of luxury sedans, vans, escalades, and stretch limousines. We offer chauffeured transportation for airports, weddings, casinos, and all special occasions with unsurpassed quality and professionalism.

Merwinsville Hotel & Museum

1 Browns Forge Rd., Gaylordsville, CT 06755.

(Rte. 7 to Riverview Rd. to Station Rd.) (860) 350-4443. As you enter one of the few remaining railroad hotels still in existence, you get a sense of what it was like over 170 years ago when passengers from the CT shoreline stepped off the train in what was then "Merwinsville" on their way to their summer homes in Pittsfield, MA. Tour Hotel circa 1843, with station waiting room, parlors, bedrooms and ballroom. July-Sept. Sun. 2-4, or by appt.

Mother Earth Gallery

449 Danbury Rd., New Milford, CT 06776.

(203) 775-6272. Twenty-eight year old crystal gallery featuring 100's of specimens from around the world - all MADE BY NATURE. And now showcasing local artisans in various mediums - wood, fine jewelry, pottery, glass, quilts, metal, etc., all MADE BY HAND. Mon., Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5. Closed Tues.