P.O. Box 55 Plymouth, CT 06782
Enjoy a hot air balloon flight over the Litchfield Hills and central Connecticut on either a sunrise or sunset tour! They provide transportation back to your vehicle or lodging after the flight as well as a flight certificate followed by a champagne toast and snacks. Reservations are required in advance (and are weather permitting). Gift certificates and flight instruction is also available. Contact directly for rates.
Lake Compounce Family Theme Park
822 Lake Avenue, Bristol, CT 06010
Celebrating more than 160 years of family fun, Lake Compounce is home to over 50 thrilling rides and attractions for the entire family, including Connecticut’s biggest Water Park and entertainment for all ages. Just take Exit 31 off I-84 and head North on Route 229.
Action Wildlife Foundation, Inc.
337 Torrington Road, Goshen, CT 06756
Located on 116 acres and set within the Northwest Hills of Litchfield County, guests tour the facility by foot, or by booking a hayride tour to view over 32 species of exotic animals from around the world. Stop by the petting zoo and visit their new Museum and Exploration Center. The museum showcases taxidermy animals from throughout the world displayed in their natural settings, including two natural waterfalls! Check out our live reptile center, large iguana habitat and our hands on educational center for children. Drive or walk around our safari section. Call to book an educational tour. The farm is open from April to November and the Museum and Exploration Center is open all year round.
Litchfield Jazz Festival & Camp
P.O. Box 69, Litchfield, CT 06759
Litchfield Jazz Festival and Litchfield Jazz Camp are produced by Litchfield Performing Arts (est. 1981), a not-for-profit dedicated to changing lives through the arts. The Festival, one of the best straight-ahead jazz festivals on the map, is held the second weekend in August in Goshen each summer. Litchfield Jazz Camp, held at Kent School in Kent, CT, runs one-to-five week sessions from early July through the Festival weekend.
White Memorial Conservation Center
80 Whitehall Road, Litchfield, CT 06759
The White Memorial Foundation was formed in 1913 by Mr. Alain White and his sister May. The Center was established in 1964 in their former home. The Conservation Center operates a Nature Museum with exhibits focusing on the interpretation of local natural history, conservation and ecology. The outdoor arena includes the wildlife sanctuary maintained by the WMF. Today, it comprises over 4,000 acres of hiking/biking trails, fields, water, woodlands, campgrounds and boating facilities. The museum is open Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm and Sunday 12pm-5pm. Hiking/Biking trails are open all year round.
Farmington River Tubing-Satan’s Kingdom
92 Main Street, New Hartford, CT 06057
Enjoy a beautiful summer day on the wild and scenic 2.5 mile Farmington River ride, on one of their specially designed river tubes. Traveling over three sets of rapids, you’ll experience a thrill as you splash through the white water. Open Memorial Day-mid September. Contact for specific hours.
Labyrinth at The Wisdom House
229 East Litchfield Road, Litchfield, CT 06759
Connecticut’s first outdoor labyrinth can be walked daylight hours only at Wisdom House Retreat Center. Call to schedule your walk.