End of Summer Staycation

Can't believe we're already back-to-school shopping and saying goodbye to summer! Make the most of August and plan and mini staycation in Northwest CT.A few of the inns offer the perfect all inclusive stay with dining, lodging and local happenings.The Falls Village Inn - Offering...

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Kent Sidewalk Festival

The dog days of August? Not in Kent! If your idea of fun is great sales, fabulous food, toe-tapping tunes and jaw-dropping vintage cars, Kent is the place to be the first weekend of August.Running from Thursday, August 3 through Sunday, August 6 this year,...

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Weekend in Norfolk

You are cordially invited to save the date for the second annual Weekend in Norfolk (WIN), coming up soon on the first weekend in August: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 4, 5 and 6. Norfolk, a beautiful small town enfolded by the northwest Connecticut hills,...

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Coming Soon…The Porchlight

The town of Sharon will soon have a brand new wine and craft beer bar! We were lucky to take some time from Owner, Brian Abut (pronounced "Abbott"), and hear a little bit about the new hot spot!   Tell me about yourself:Tracey and I have been...

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Hops in the Valley Beer Fest

Nestled in the serene meadow of the Sharon valley on a beautiful July sun-soaked afternoon echoes of music, laughter, snap, crackle and pops of ice cold cans and bottles tops will be heard from the hills of Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. The Sharon Package...

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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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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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