Housatonic Anglers Guide Service

26 Bolton Hill Rd., Cornwall, CT 06753.

(860) 672-4457. Rob Nicholas, FFF Certified Casting Instructor, operates Housatonic Anglers (since '93), the longest running guide service on the Housatonic. Rob specializes in guiding and instruction only. His in depth knowledge of the Housatonic & other local streams will make your day of fly-fishing a memorable one. Float and walk/wade trips on a variety of beautiful rivers include a delicious homemade lunch. Our season runs from mid April to Nov., 7 days. All trips include equipment, custom tied flies and leaders. Rob and his wife Nell are always happy to recommend accommodations in one of the area's fine Inns or B&B's.

Housatonic Meadows

90 US 7, Sharon, CT

Sharon. 1 mile north of Cornwall Bridge on Rte. 7. Located on the Housatonic River. Park is known for its 2-mi. stretch of water limited to fly-fishing. 95 campsites in rustic setting, bathrooms, showers, picnicking, fly fishing, hiking, canoeing, x-country skiing. Alcohol Prohibited. Charge: Camping only. Campground Office: (860) 672-6772 (mid-Apr.-Columbus Day). Park Office: (860) 927-3238. 

Ivy Mountain State Park

Goshen, CT

Goshen. From Jct. Rte. 63 and 4, take Rte. 63 north for 0.6 mi., turn right on Ivy Mountain Rd. take for 1.3 mi. to the trailhead at the end of the road. Hike to summit to pick wild blueberries in early summer.

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.

Miranda Vineyard

42 Ives Rd., Goshen, CT 06756.

(860) 491-9906. Ideally located in the rolling Litchfield Hills, near covered bridges, antique shops and historic inns. Its bright and airy tasting room and large exterior deck make an excellent place to sit, relax, have a glass of wine and enjoy the company of good friends. Open Fri., Sat., & Sun. 12 - 5 with extended summer & holiday hours.

Mohawk

Cornwall, CT 06796.

Goshen/Cornwall. 6 miles west of Goshen off Rte. 4. 260 acre park offers hiking, lookout tower/overlook, x-country skiing, fishing, picnicking & black spruce bog. Youth Group Camping. Privately operated Mohawk Mountain Ski Area (860) 672-6100 located in the park offers groomed down hill skiing on 23 trails. Park Office: (860) 491-3620. Charge: none.

Mohawk Mountain Ski Area

46 Great Hollow Road, Cornwall, CT 06753.

Off Rte. 4. (860) 672-6100. Connecticut's largest ski and snowboard resort, with 25 trails and 8 lifts (including 2 carpet lifts) on more than 125 skiable acres with snowmaking serving 99% of our terrain. Our rustic Main Lodge offers a full range of services, including lift tickets, group sales, delicious food, a full-service rental/repair shop, and the Snowsports Discovery Center. Parents enjoy watching their little ones from The Perch, our newest lodge, conveniently sited overlooking the dedicated children's learning area.

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.