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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Last minute gift ideas

With Christmas fast approaching, many of you probably have your gifts purchased, wrapped and under the tree. For those of you who aren’t as prepared, Northwest Connecticut is full of stops for unique, handmade gifts. So, if you need a present for the party host,...

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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 Bananie Annie 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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