Stillwater Pond State Park

900 Norfolk Road,, Torrington, CT 06759.

Torrington. From jct. of Rte. 4 and 272 take Rte. 272 north for 1.4 mi. Serene pond with boat ramp offers good fishing. The mountain to the west of the pond was where famous abolitionist John Brown was born. In 1800 Brown captured the Federal armory at Harper's Ferry in hopes of arming southern slaves. He was tried, convicted and hung becoming a symbol of freedom to Northern abolitionists.

Sunset Meadow Vineyards

599 Old Middle St., Goshen, CT 06756.

Rte. 63.  (860) 201-4654. With over 50 acres of planted vineyards and 13,000 sustainably farmed vines Sunset Meadow Vineyards is proud to be one of Connecticut's premier vineyards located in the picturesque rolling hills of Litchfield County with spectacular panoramic views. Open year round, guests can enjoy our award-winning estate wines in our originally constructed 1800's barn-style tasting room. On the CT Wine Trail.

T. A. Hungerford Library Museum

50 Burlington Rd, Harwinton, CT 06791.

Established in 1906 as the Town of Harwinton’s library. Today it houses an extensive collection of local and unusual artifacts from the colonial period to the present. Special displays to be announced. May-Oct. 1-3 pm every other Sat. Group and off-hour tours by appt. call (860) 485-0517. 

Tapping Reeve House and Law School

82 South Street , Litchfield, CT 06759.

Rte. 63 South,(860) 567-4501. America's first law school 1774. Take a journey through the life of a real student from the early 19th c. through role-playing, hands-on-areas, and interpretive exhibits. Explore timeless issues of travel, communication, education and community while learning about 19th c. Litchfield. Mid-Apr.-Nov., Tues.-Sat. 11-5; Sun. 1-5. Adm.

The Silly Sprout – A Children’s Shop

469 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 361-9500. The Silly Sprout is Litchfield County's go-to destination when shopping for kids! They offer a unique variety of toys, books, clothing and more for all children ages 0 to 12 years old. Their knowledgeable and friendly staff will assist you in finding the perfect gift with complimentary designer gift wrap included.

The Spa at Litchfield Hills

407A Litchfield Place, Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 567-8575. Full service day spa and hair salon. Massages, body treatments, facials, manicures, and pedicures. Boutique with gift items, candles, lotions, soaps, skin and hair care products. Ask about our packages for couples, weddings, and parties. Overnight spa retreat with accommodations at the Litchfield Inn. Spa finder member. Mon.-Sat. 9-6, Wed. and Thurs. until 9 pm, and Sun. by appt.

Thorncrest Farm & Milk House Chocolates

280 Town Hill Road, Goshen, CT 06756.

860-309-2545. e harvest our hay and pasture our cows. This ensures our cows are fed the finest sweetest hay and natural feeds; from this they produce our signature milk. Milk House Chocolates brings you artisanal chocolates made in small batches, one at a time, with our fresh milk, cream and butter. These Chocolates are for those who desire something truly special. They will melt, taste, and feel different. If you enjoy locally grown fresh food made with the purest ingredients, and attention to detail, stop by for a tasting. Hours: Thursday – 12:00 – 5:00 pm and Friday, Saturday & Sunday – 10:00 am – 5:00 am. 

Topsmead

Litchfield, CT

Litchfield. One mi. east of Litchfield Center; Rte. 118, right on East Litchfield Rd., right on Buell Rd., Topsmead first road on right. An English Tudor style house on 511 acres open for guided tours June- Oct. on 2nd and 4th weekends of each month from 12 - 5. Grounds open year round for hiking, picnicking, birding and x-country skiing. (860) 567-5694. Charge: none.

Torrington Historical Society

192 Main St, Torrington, CT 06790.

(860) 482-8260. The Society offers three museum exhibits: The Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum, No Place Like Home: The History of Torrington, and Pursuit of Precision, a re-creation of a 1930's machine shop. Open Wed. thru Sat. noon -4 pm.

Troy Brook Visions, Inc. Makers of Fine Furniture Gallery & Studio

38 Clark Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 567-2310. Inspired by the Dakota proverb "we will be known forever by the tracks we leave"; Troy Brook Visions creates heirloom pieces of art furniture using historically proven and ecologically friendly woodworking techniques. Our pieces are meant to enrich our technologically burdened living environments with a connection to Mother Earth and are built to last for the generations to come. Influences from historical periods of furniture design are blended together to create one-of-a-kind and custom original masterpieces. Master Craftsman Daniel Gugnoni's work has been showcased by the American Craft Council, Crafts America and Paradise City Arts Festivals. Gallery & Studio open most days. Call for hours.