The Pickin’ Patch – Nod Road, Avon CT, 06001 | Phone: 860-677-9552 | People of all ages will enjoy the activities at the Pickin’ Patch. Located on Nod Road, minutes from Talcott Mountain, shops and restaurants, visitors love picking seasonal fruits and vegetables at this New England, picturesque farm. Although fall is a perfect time for families to pick pumpkins, taste freshly made apple cider and take hayrides for fun-filled memories, the Pickin’ Patch offers various fruits and vegetables during the spring and summer months as well. For more information, visit: www.thepickinpatch.com
Old Avon Marketplace – East Main Street, Avon CT, 06001 | The historic center is ideal for an afternoon of shopping and eating. A variety of shops are located in buildings built in the 1800s and offer items for any type of customer. Spend and afternoon visiting spas, custom jewelry stores, shopping for art, and earing with friends or family at restaurants that are all conveniently located in one space. Two popular restaurants, Elephant Trail Thai Cuisine and da Capo Italiano Ristorante, are definitely two places to stop in and eat for a unique atmosphere and great food. For a full listing of stores/restaurants, visit: http://www.oldavonvillage.com/index.shtml
- Five Guys Burgers and Fries, 255 W. Main St (Rt 44), ☎ . Local branch of a chain that's popular in the state.
- Max a Mia, 70 East Main St. Mid-level Italian food.
- Residence Inn Hartford/Avon, 55 Simsbury Road, ☎ , fax: +1 860 678-1665.
Simsbury is a nearby town with a movie theater.
|Routes through Avon|
|Poughkeepsie ← Norfolk ←||W E||→ West Hartford → Hartford|
|Danbury ← Torrington ←||W E||→ Simsbury → Westfield|