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Greenwood Ave Historuc District

Bethel is a town of 19,000 people (2010) in the Litchfield Hills region of Connecticut.

Get in[edit]

Map of Bethel (Connecticut)

The town is easily accessible from Interstate 84 and has a train station on the Danbury Branch of Metro-North's New Haven line.

Get around[edit]

Bethel has no public transportation, and no sidewalks, (with the exception of downtown). Driving is the only option.


Brick Church
  • 1 Greenwood Avenue Historic District (roughly along Greenwood Ave., P.T. Barnum Sq., Depot Pl., and South St). It includes 29 contributing buildings, 5 non-contributing buildings, and the town green, P. T. Barnum Square. It includes the Bethel Public Library, a former railroad station converted into a brewery, and a World War I Doughboy bronze statue sculpted by Ernest Moore Viquesney in P.T. Barnum Square. Greenwood Avenue Historic District (Q5604981) on Wikidata Greenwood Avenue Historic District on Wikipedia
  • Blue Jay Orchards, 125 Plumtrees Rd. Pick-your-own apple orchard and apple cider.
  • PT Barnum Birthplace, 55 Greenwood Ave.





  • Sycamore Drive-In Restaurant, 282 Greenwood Avenue. An authentic 1950s era drive in.
  • Plain Jane's Restaurant, 208 Greenwood Avenue.
  • New Colony Diner, 14 Stony Hill Road.
  • One Front Street, 1 Front Street.
  • Putnam House Restaurant, 12 Depot Place.

Italian and pizzeria[edit]

  • Famous Pizza, 1 PT Barnum Square
  • Armando's, 47 Stony Hill Road.
  • Pizzeria Lauretano, 291 Greenwood Ave.
  • Rizzuto's Wood-Fired Pizza Kitchen & Bar, 6 Stony Hill Road.
  • La Zingara 8 PT Barnum Square
  • La Fortuna, 37 Stony Hill Road.
  • Bethel Pizza House, 206 Greenwood Avenue.


  • Bethel Chinese Kitchen, 46 Grassy Plain Street.
  • Ming Garden Restaurant, 211 Greenwood Avenue.
  • Empire Szechuan, 85 Stony Hill Road.


  • Cadiz, 269 Greenwood Avenue.


  • San Miguel Restaurant 8 PT Barnum Square


  • Old Heidelberg, 55 Stony Hill Road.



  • Molten Java, 213 Greenwood Avenue, +1 203 739 0313. M Tu 6:15AM - 8PM, W 6:15AM - 9PM, Th F 6:15AM - 10PM, Sa 7AM - 10PM, Su 8AM - 8PM. Community-centered coffee house, cafe, art gallery and music venue, a meeting place for the community, and a venue for artists and musicians to share their talents.


Go next[edit]

  • Danbury is about 10 minutes away. It's home to Western Connecticut State University, Danbury Fair Mall, and other attractions
  • New Haven is about 60 minutes away. It's home to Yale University and the New Haven Harbor
  • Hartford is about 70 minutes away. It's home to the State Capitol and many theaters
  • New York City is about 130 minutes away. It's home to many attractions including the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Central Park, and many museums and shops
Routes through Bethel
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