Fairfield and Litchfield Counties, CT
Collected by Joan Wharton, AFAR Local Expert
A few of my favorite places to stay, eat, and drink and things to see and do in the beautiful Fairfield and Litchfield Counties in Connecticut.
451 Sport Hill Rd, Easton, CT 06612, USA
Well-known Silverman's Farm in bucolic Easton, Connecticut, is a great place to spend a fun afternoon in the country with your kids. They're sure to love Silverman's animal farm, where they can come face to face with everything from traditional...
363 Black Rock Turnpike, Easton, CT 06612, USA
I'll let you in on a little secret: the tiny rural town of Easton, Connecticut, has a restaurant serving some of the best breakfast around. Easy to overlook, the Old Blue Bird Inn at 363 Black Rock Turnpike (also known as Route 58) dates back to...
561 Post Rd E, Westport, CT 06880, USA
Westport, Connecticut's shopping scene just improved dramatically with May's grand opening of Terrain, a premium home and garden store at 561 Post Road East. Terrain currently has only one other location - its flagship store in Glen Mills,...
Bridgewater, CT 06752, USA
August and September is country fair time in rural Connecticut, and while there are lots of fairs to choose from, the Bridgewater Fair in beautiful Litchfield County is one of the best. Held from August 17-19 this year, the Bridgewater Fair has...
33 Pent Rd, Weston, CT 06883, USA
One of Fairfield County's best-kept secrets is the Devil's Den Nature Preserve in the tiny town of Weston, Connecticut, a nature lover's dream with over 20 miles of trails winding through interesting rock ledges, bubbling streams, scenic marshes,...
714 Black Rock Turnpike, Easton, CT 06612, USA
If you live around Easton, Connecticut, and are looking to spruce up your yard a bit, head straight to the Aspetuck Valley Apple Barn, located at 714 Black Rock Turnpike (also known as Route 58). The Apple Barn is a fun, rustic country treat, most...
59 Ethan Allen Hwy, Ridgefield, CT 06877, USA
Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, The Little Pub at 59 Ethan Allen Highway in beautiful Ridgefield, Connecticut, is one of Fairfield County's best-kept secrets. Established in 2009, The Little Pub offers a quaint, authentic pub...
118 Woodbury Rd, Route 47, Washington, CT 06793, USA
The Mayflower Inn & Spa in tony Washington, Connecticut, is the perfect place to spend a weekend if money is no object. Located in the heart of idyllic Litchfield County, the Maflower Inn & Spa is just a two-hour drive from Manhattan, but you'll...
107 Kent Cornwall Rd, Kent, CT 06757, USA
Built in 1741, the Inn at Kent Falls is a historic, cozy gem - the perfect place for a weekend getaway in beautiful Litchfield County, Connecticut. Located in the quaint town of Kent, the inn is close to the Berkshires of Massachusetts, an ideal...
449 Main St, Ridgefield, CT 06877, USA
If you find yourself looking for a good meal in beautiful Ridgefield, Connecticut, a stop at Eats on Main at 449 Main Street is a must. Offering a full breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu, Eats on Main has something for everyone: from thick and warm...
88 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT 06794, USA
Hidden Valley Eatery has a very appropriate name: If you aren't on the lookout for this little gem of a restaurant it's easy to drive right by it. And that would be a shame because Hidden Valley Eatery offers some of the best food for the money in...