Winter Adventure in Connecticut’s Farmington Valley
Connecticut turns into a winter wonderland this time of year! This winter, experience the best of this special season in New England with a fun family weekend or a cozy, romantic getaway in Connecticut’s Farmington Valley. We look forward to welcoming you at Classic Hotels of Connecticut this season!
Take a look at the wonderful winter adventures to experience near our hotel properties:
Skiing, Sledding, and Ice Skating
We invite you to hit the slopes! Whether you are an avid skier or trying winter sports for the first time, you’ll have a blast skiing or snowboarding on the slopes at Ski Sundown in New Hartford. The mountain is open daily during the winter and offers a variety of programs for all ages. For an indoor skating experience, enjoy a public skate at the world-class International Skating Center of Connecticut in Simsbury or visit the covered outdoor rink at Simsbury Farms Recreational Center.
For a beautiful winter hike with panoramic views of Farmington Valley, bundle up and take the 1.25 mile trail up to Heublein Tower at Talcott Mountain State Park in Simsbury. Explore the walk and bike trails through white pines, winding streams and brooks at nearby Penwood State Forest and Stratton Brook State Park and the East Coast Greenway with paths throughout the Farmington Valley.
Ski Sundown @skisundown
Public ice skating
Stratton Brook State Park @darkellawunsch
Indoor Family Experiences
For indoor activities with the family, visit Bounce Town in Canton for an indoor playscape filled with slides, bounce houses, and an arcade. Families can also visit the Connecticut Science Center for 165 interactive exhibits, a 3D digital theater, educational labs for visitors of all ages, or take a step back in time and explore over 100 years of carousel art and history at The Carousel Museum in Bristol, CT.
Concerts & Live Performances
Enjoy an intimate music and entertainment experience at Infinity Music Hall in Hartford. The venue hosts more than 200 live concerts annually in their intimate theater. See what catches your eye from these upcoming performances!
Taste of Parkville Market
Parkville Market in Hartford is the first food hall in Connecticut, making it the perfect destination for foodies. Complete with 21 restaurants and 3 bars as well as indoor and outdoor dining, Parkville is a great place to experience curated dining. The Market also hosts pop-up shops and weekly entertainment year round!
Connecticut Science Center @ctsciencecenter
Infinity Music Hall@infinityhall
Parkville Market @parkvillemarket
Romantic Winter Getaway
For a romantic and cozy getaway this winter, book a weekend stay at one of our distinctive Classic Hotels of Connecticut properties. During your stay, you can experience our deluxe hotel offerings including breakfast in bed, the indoor heated pool and jacuzzi at The Simsbury Inn, and a welcoming and cozy ambiance with live music at our award-winning hotel restaurants.
Our hotels also offer special Valentine’s Day packages! Follow our Instagram @classichotelsofct to learn more about the latest offers.
Avon Old Farms Hotel
Simsbury 1820 House
Dining at Classic Hotels of Connecticut
We hope to welcome you for a cozy getaway to Connecticut’s Farmington Valley this winter!
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