Connecticut Wine Festival

Taste the best of Connecticut’s wineries. Sample locally produced specialty foods. Enjoy live music. Browse for handcrafts and more. It’s all happening this year at the Connecticut Wine Festival!Dates: Saturday, July 22 from 12-7pm & Sunday, July 23, 2017 from 12-6pmLocation: The Goshen Fairgrounds – 116 Old...

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Connecticut Open House Day

Join us on Saturday, June 10th, for this day-long, state-wide celebration of everything that makes Connecticut great! Attractions, museums, galleries and organizations in towns and cities all across Connecticut will be opening their doors and welcoming visitors with discounted or free admission, giveaways, special offers,...

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A Father’s Day Tradition

The 10th Annual Goshen Stampede includes 3 days of fair fun! The event includes a free petting zoo, great "carnival-style" eats from a variety of vendors, plus rodeos and two demolition derbies.This yearly event takes place on Father's Day weekend and is the perfect family activity!...

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Farmers’ Markets

Cornwall Co-Op Farm Market takes place across from Cornwall Town Hall on Pine Street on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Current vendors include lamb from Birdseye and Tanner Brook Farm, herbs from Buck Mountain Herbs, fresh meat from Hurlburt Farm and Forestry, delicious...

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Beat the winter blues

The holidays are over but the winter is just beginning. For some of us, the short days and below freezing temperatures can get tedious but thankfully, Northwest Connecticut offers up the best distractions for the New England winter. Continue reading for our top 4 tips...

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Fall Foliage Weekend Getaway

Northwest Connecticut is widely known for its exceptionally scenic drives. Featured in Yankee Magazine, the Boston Globe, and the Huffington Post, the 8 towns of DiscoverNWCT are the premier place to view spectacular fall foliage during the end of September, beginning of October. Pick a...

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Cold Weather Cycling

Summer will be over in about a week and you can already feel the change in the air. Red and yellow leaves are just starting to dot the trees and you can feel the cool, crisp air of the early morning as you put your...

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Satisfy your sweet tooth

Summer will be over before you know it so indulge in the sweetest ice cold treats while you have the chance! Enjoy our list of ice cream stops in northwest Connecticut, plus some other great places to satisfy your sweet tooth. Annie BananieAnnie Bananie Ice Cream...

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Farmers’ Market Fun

Northwest Connecticut is well-known for its rich agriculture and seasonal produce. As our website states, “farm to fork is not a hipster concept here - we live it!” Below you’ll find a list of some great farmers’ markets, and a couple of other stops to...

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Motorcycle Rides in the Northwest Hills of Connecticut

Cruising the Northwest Hills

Motorcycle Ride and Tour of the Northwest Hills of Connecticut What better way is there to spend a Sunday morning than to go for a motorcycle ride and tour through the Connecticut Northwest Hills?  I find myself drawn there often. The rolling hills and twisty roads with...

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