Litchfield Hills, Northwestern Connecticut

Litchfield Hills is just the place for that romantic weekend you've been promising yourselves.  With antique shops, art galleries and tranquil hideaways, take the opportunity to rediscover each other.  If you share a love of art, don't miss the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art or Mattatuck Museum.  For detailed information on all there is to do in Litchfield Hills, go to www.litchfieldhills.com.

Things to do in Litchfield HillS

 

    Dining

    No romantic getaway is complete without a special dinner, whether you are commemorating a milestone anniversary or just indulging your taste buds.  Here you will find a wide-range of restaurants that feature delicious seasonal menus.   More info.

    Photo: Michael Melford

    Shopping

    Litchfield Hills is "the" region in Connecticut for antiquing and kicks off Connecticut's Antiques Trail with style, offering everything from rugs to sports memorabilia. And if your taste tends to be more modern, we've got something for you too.  More info.

    Photo: Kent - CT Office of Tourism

    History

    If you are a fan of covered bridges, Litchfield Hills offers three gems.  The bridges are located in West Cornwall (pictured above), Kent Falls and Bulls Bridge.  More info.

      Arts & Culture

      The home of Mattatuck Museum, the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Palace Theater and Warner Theater, you are sure to find something.  As you can see in the image above, even the private homes are works of art.  More info.

      Photo: Michael Melford

      Recreation

      Recreation comes in all kinds of flavors in Litchfield Hills, from hiking and canoeing in Kent Falls State Park or Tobey Pond (pictured above) to frolicking at Lake Compounce or Quassy Amusement Park.  More info.

       

      Photo: Michael Melford

      Travel Information

      For nuts and bolts information about climate, transportation, tips and more, go to www.litchfieldhills.comand get all of the information you need to plan your trip.

      Photo: Naugatuck Railroad Museum - CT Office of Tourism

      Towns of Litchfield County

      Ansonia, Bantam, Barkhamsted, Beacon Falls, Bethel, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Bristol, Brookfield, Burlington, Cornwall, Canaan, Colebrook, Cornwall Bridge, Danbury, Derby, East Canaan, Falls Village, Gaylordsville, Goshen, Hartland, Kent, Lakeville, Litchfield, Middlebury, Morris, Naugatuck, New Fairfield, New Hartford, New Milford, New Preston, Newtown, Norfolk, North Canaan, Northfield, Oakville, Oxford, Plymouth, Prospect, Redding, Redding Ridge, Ridgefield, Riverton, Roxbury, Salisbury, Sandy Hook, Seymour, Sharon, Sherman, Southbury, Terryville, Thomaston, Torrington, Warren, Washington, Washington Depot, Waterbury, Watertown, West Cornwall, West Goshen, Winchester, Winsted, Wolcott and Woodbury