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Barkhamsted

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Barkhamsted ([1]) is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut.

Get in[edit]

Intercontinental: Bradley International Airport is your best bet - about an hour away from Barkhamsted. Route 44, 318, 181 all run through Barkhamsted. Route 8 will take you to Winsted which neighbors Barkhamsted.

Get around[edit]

Rent a car! The only way to get around is by car. Of course during the summer months, many a bicycler can be found on the roads, taking in the natural beauty along the Wild and Scenic Farmington River.

See[edit]

The Gatehouse on Route 318 as you cross the Saville Dam.

The First Congregational Church off of Center Hill Road.

People's State Forest and the Stone Museum.

Squire's Tavern

Lake McDonough

the Barkhamsted Reservoir

Beach Rock

Do[edit]

See a double feature at the Pleasant Valley Drive Ins during the summer months.

Spend a day at People's State Forest

Hike the many trails in our beautiful state forests

Go fishing in the Wild and Scenic Farmington River

Visit the Riverton Fair in October - (http://www.rivertonfair.org/)

Christmas in Riverton

Buy[edit]

Hand Blown Art Glass from Peter Greenwood - (http://www.petergreenwood.com/)

Hitchcock furniture - (http://hitchcockchair.com/)

Eat[edit]

The Log House Restaurant on Route 44

Sweet Pea's Restaurant in Riverton

The Riverton General Store

The Pleasant Valley General Store

Rose's Kitchen

The Catnip Mouse Tearoom

The Old Riverton Inn

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

The Old Riverton Inn

Connect[edit]

Go next[edit]

New Hartford

Colebrook

Norfolk

Winsted

Torrington

Harwinton

Burlington

Canton

Collinsville

(There are plenty of things to do within one hour of Barkhamsted, but you could spend a lifetime here! )

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