South Farms Corn Maize

21 Higbie Road, Middlebury, CT 06763.

The South Farms Corn Maze overlooking the homestead's barnyard, features a farmland trailway leading along one of Litchfield County's most historic stonewalls built in 1895 by the gentleman farmer Sherriff Turkington, a sunflower garden entrance, and nearly 2-miles of GPS precision cut trails. From the sky, travellers will enjoy patterns of fall pumpkins and a giant South Farms logo etched into the cornfield landscape. The maze consists of two trails; a primary trail with 6-checkpoints for explorers to discover and a second smaller maze for younger children.

On Saturdays at the maze starting September 19th, the AmandaBakes Airstream food trailer will be onsite with offerings of hot cider, coffee, and cocoa in addition to Warm Apple Crisp with homemade whipped cream and made from scratch seasonal cookies. Regularly on Sundays, in addition to the AmandaBakes Airstream, corn maze guests can stop at The Morris Marketplace for a bite to eat at the Marketplace Grill and pick-up the freshest selection of foods at the areas farmers' market on a real working farm.

Hours, Details, and Directions

The maze opens for the season in the late summer. Special hours and private events can be arranged for larger groups during off-hours, by emailing info@southfarms.org. Parking and ticketing for the maze is located at the South Farms "White Barn" parking lot at:

Sportsmen’s

725 Bantam Rd., Bantam, CT

(860) 567-3167. Outdoor Boutique and Sporting Goods Specialty Store. We are your destination for Patagonia, Prana, Kuhl, Smartwool, Sorel, Merrell, and Keen to name a few. Paddleboards, kayaks, and snowshoes are available for sale and daily rentals; local delivery is available. Please visit our website and follow us on facebook for more information on rentals, paddleboard, yoga classes and upcoming events. Open Mon.- Fri. 10-6, Sat. 9-4, & Sun. 11- 3.

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.

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.

The White Room Antiques & Home Furnishings

931 Bantam Rd., Bantam, CT

(860) 361-6299. Eclectic selection of quality, functional antiques, alongside select new furnishings and found objects d'art. From New England & abroad, new pieces arrive weekly with fresh and unique selections. It's a little bit of everything and more. See for yourself why we are a favorite stop for designers, locals and visitors.

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.