Lauray of Salisbury

432 Undermountain Rd., Salisbury, CT 06068.

Phone: (860) 435-2263. Ooffers an outstanding selection of unusual indoor plants. Specializing in Orchids - Cacti - Succulents - Begonias - Gesneriads. Open by appt. Call ahead to avoid disappointment. 

Lime Rock Park

497 Lime Rock Road, Lime Rock, CT 06039.

(860) 435-5000. Lime Rock Park, on the National Registry of Historic Places, is New England's Road Racing Home, bringing world-class sports car racing to the gorgeous Northwest Corner of CT for the past 59 years. Major spectator events include Memorial Day Weekend "Spring Opener" featuring Trans-Am & the Royals Car Show; Rotary Club Independence Day Fireworks, July 4; IMSA Tudor United Sports Car Championship, July ; and Historic Festival, the best in vintage racing and concours d' elegance, Labor Day Weekend. Free parking & paddock access, kids 12 and under free, veterans and active military free. Bring your picnic blanket and lawn chairs. Summer and winter autocross for any licensed driver, too!

Lion Rock Farm

30 Hosier Rd., Sharon, CT 06069.

A spectacular 600 acre working grain farm that offers a wide array of year-round event sites, buildings and barns in the gardens, field or under a tent. Two elegantly furnished guest houses on the property can accommodate up to 18 people. An unforgettable setting with beautiful vistas for special events, parties and weddings. Located 100 miles from NYC, 3 hrs. from Boston and 15 min. from Metro North Train Station.

Lion Rock Farm

30 Hosier Rd., Sharon, CT 06069.

A spectacular 600 acre working grain farm that offers a wide array of year-round event sites, buildings and barns in the gardens, field or under a tent. Two elegantly furnished guest houses on the property can accommodate up to 18 people. An unforgettable setting with beautiful vistas for special events, parties and weddings. Located 100 miles from NYC, 3 hrs. from Boston and 15 min. from Metro North Train Station.

Matthews 1812 House, Inc.

250 Kent Street, South, Cornwall Bridge, CT 06754.

US Rte. 7, (860) 672-0149 or (800) 662-1812. Specializing in Cakes, Cookies and Brownies, which we bake in small batches, using only the finest ingredients, without preservatives. Pick up or send for our 40 page catalogue of cakes, tortes, candies, cookies and nuts. Mon.-Fri. 9-5.

Mount Riga State Park

Salisbury, CT

Salisbury. At jct. Rte. 44 and 41 in Salisbury, take Rte. 41 3.2 mi. to Under Mountain Trail parking on left. Bear Mountain is the highest summit in CT 2,316 ft. with spectacular views. Follow 1.9 mi. Undermountain Trail to the Appalachian Trail to Bear Mountain or for a more difficult route take Undermountain Trail to Paradise Lane (1st branch of trail on right) to Appalachian Trail to Bear Mountain. Trails lead past remnants of Northwest Connecticut's Iron Age. An iron forge near Mount Riga was one of the state's first, supposedly casting anchors for Old Ironsides. The trail gains over 1,500 ft in elevation in 2 miles. Views include fields, orchards, Twin Lakes, Sages Ravine, and Mount Everett. The Appalachian Trails provides Ball Brook and Brassie Brook campsites near Undermountain Trail for backpackers.

O'Hara's Landing Marina

254 Twin Lakes Road, Salisbury, CT 06068.

(860) 824-7583. O'Hara's Landing Marina offers food, fun and fishing on beautiful Twin Lakes in Salisbury, CT. Boat rentals, sales and service. Launching ramp, dock space by the day or season. Tackle and accessory sales. https://www.facebook.com/OHarasLandingMarina

Passports

14 Main Street, Salisbury, CT 06068.

(860) 435-8855. A treasure trove of antiques and accessories for your home and garden. Our collection includes 19th and early 20th century country furniture from around the world. Additionally, we are an exhibitor of 19th century American and European garden statuary and ornamentation at the annual Trade Secrets Show in Sharon, CT. Open Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-4.

Sharon Audubon Center, National Audubon Society

325 Cornwall Bridge Rd., Sharon, CT 06069.

Rte. 4.  (860) 364-0520. 1,200 acres & 11 miles of trails open dawn to dusk, daily. Woods, gardens, ponds and Raptor Aviaries. Building open year-round Tues.-Sat. 9-5; Sun. 1-5. Call for Holiday hours. Exhibit animals, children's discovery room, natural history exhibits & Nature Store.

Sharon Historical Society

18 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069.

(860) 364-5688. Community museum featuring changing art exhibits by regional artists, rotating history exhibits and a reference library. Bookstore. Wed.-Fri. 12-4, Sat. 10-2 & by appt.