If you are looking for a “Getaway from NYC” Litchfield County could be your next destination for a weekend or a few days away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities.
Sheltered between hills, the many small towns of Litchfield County with their bucolic New England charm, will amaze you with their quaint architecture, covered bridges, historic churches and breathtaking scenery. Especially in autumn with its beautiful colors.
Whether it’s for a first discovery or simply to return there (there is many things to do and see), Litchfield County, a favorite destination for antiquers, heaven for foodies and outdoor activities, is a TOP destination, close to Manhattan.
In another register there is also the Connecticut vineyard trail. There are 24 wineries and wineries in the county. The Hopkins Vineyard offers to come and walk through the vineyards enjoying the magnificent view of Lake Waramag (kayak rentals available in the summer). It is even possible to have a picnic. Buy a bottle of your choice at the wine counter, bring your own food or sandwich and enjoy the surroundings.
Ifyou want to experience a sense of what life was like in the 18th century go and visit The Glebe House Museum and Gertrude Jekyll Garden located in historic Woodbury’s village center, the Glebe House is one of the earliest historic house museums in the nation.