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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Visit Litchfield Hills of Connecticut

Hot Spots to Cool Down in the Northwest Corner of Connecticut

Summer’s heating up fast but luckily northwest Connecticut is home to some seriously beautiful bodies of water. So, jump in, cool off and enjoy everything that the rolling hills of NWCT has to offer this July. The Housatonic River reaches from western Massachusetts down through...

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Summer Camps in Connecticut

Summer Camp Fun

Northwest Connecticut is the ultimate New England destination and it’s only fair to share the natural beauty and adventure with your kids. The 8 towns of DiscoverNWCT are chock full of campground locations and parks along the Housatonic River and Appalachian Trail which offer family...

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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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Celebrating the 90th Annual Salisbury Jumpfest

Interview with John P. (Willie) Hallihan, Board Member of Salisbury Winter Sports Association (SWSA) about Jumpfest 2016 at Satre Hill in Salisbury CT.   Q: What is the SWSA? A: The Salisbury Winter Sports Association (SWSA) is a non-profit organization, with a mission to teach children to ski....

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Quaint and Cozy Small Town New England

The holidays are over and now is a better time than ever to get away from the crowds and cozy up with your significant other. Roaring fireplaces, leisurely strolls, and a warm drink are definitely the best way to ring in the New Year! Spend a...

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Cold Weather Cycling

  Cyclo-cross rides - Fall is a great time to get out your Cyclo-cross bike and ride one of the many gravel or dirt roads deep in the woods and fields of NW Connecticut.  A trip north from West Cornwall to Falls Village/ Canaan along River...

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