Connecticut Activities

Avon Old Farms Hotel

Extended Stay Locations - Multiple Options

Area Attractions

Classic Hotels of Connecticut has four luxury hotel properties located in the heart of the Farmington Valley in Connecticut. Our locations provide convenient access to a variety of Connecticut activities such as hiking, golf, walking trails, shopping, antiquing, and numerous relaxation and recreation options to enjoy.

Landmarks and Museums

  • Hill-Stead Museum - National Historic Landmark noted for 1901 mansion, grounds, and garden. See impressionist paintings in home of original collector. - Farmington, CT (5 miles)
  • Wadsworth Atheneum - America's oldest public art museum, founded in 1842 and featuring a collection of American and European paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts. - Hartford, CT (10 miles)
  • Mark Twain House - Tour the Hartford home where Mark Twain lived and worked from 1874 to 1891, includes children's activities and a Museum Shop. - Hartford, CT (8 miles)
  • Phelps Tavern Museum and Homestead - Simsbury, CT (6 miles)
  • Connecticut Science Center - Planetarium - West Hartford, CT (6.3 miles)
  • New Britain Museum of American Art - New Britain, CT (14 miles)
  • CT Trolley Museum - East Windsor, CT (20.3 miles)
  • Norman Rockwell Museum - Stockbridge, MA (54.9 miles)
  • Governors Horse Guard - Avon, CT (2.9 miles)
  • National Iwo Jima Memorial - New Britain, CT (12 miles)
  • Basketball Hall of Fame - Springfield, MA (33.2 miles)
  • Sturbridge Village - Sturbridge, MA (51.6 miles)
  • New England Air Museum - Windsor Locks, CT (17 miles)
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Center - Hartford, CT (8 miles)
  • Mystic Seaport - Mystic, CT (72.1 miles)

Cultural Attractions & Activities

  • Farmington Valley Arts Center - Avon, CT (2 miles)
  • The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts - Hartford, CT
    (8.5 miles)

Sporting Activities

  • Outdoor activities - Canoe, Kayak, Fly Fishing, Hiking (.5 miles)
  • Local Golf (.5 miles)
  • Tennis - Marmington Farms (6.5 miles)
  • Horseback Riding - Lee's-Litchfield (22.9 miles)
  • Skiing - Ski Sundown - New Hartford, CT (11.6 miles)
  • International Skating Center - Simsbury, CT (8.1 miles)
  • Mclean Game Refuge - Granby, CT (7.1 miles)
  • Winding Trails Cross Country Skiing (6.8 miles)

Parks and Sightseeing Activities

  • Lake Compounce - New England's Family Theme Park, one of the oldest in the country. - Bristol, CT (14.5 miles)
  • Talcott Mountain State Park, Heublien Tower - Avon, CT (4 miles)
  • Elizabeth Park - West Hartford, CT (5.6 miles)
  • Bushnell Park, Carousel, Soldiers Memorial - Hartford, CT (8.5 miles)
  • Riverfront Recapture - Hartford, CT (10 miles)
  • Women's Heritage Trail (6.3-90.8 miles)
  • Roaring Brook Nature Center - Canton, CT (5.4 miles)
  • Stratton Brook State Park - Beach - Simsbury, CT (5.7 miles)
  • Cruise the CT River - Lady Katherine - Hartford, CT (10 miles)
  • Farmington Valley Greenway - Ensign Drive start point (1 mile)
  • Hot Air Ballooning (6-10 miles)
  • Farms - Pickin' Patch/Flamig (1-7.4 miles)
  • Amistad Freedom Trail - Farmington sites only (6-10 miles)
  • Six Flags New England - Agawam, MA (31.7 miles)

Recreation & Relaxation

  • Dodge Music Center - Hartford, CT (12 miles)
  • Hartford XL Center - Hartford, CT (10 miles)
  • Day Spas (0-1.5 miles)
  • Foxwoods Casino- Ledyard, CT (56.8 miles)
  • Mohegan Sun Casino - Uncasville, CT (53.8 miles)