After looking around at the price and areas, we chose to have our wedding here. We were so happy with the service that we received that day. The staff was excellent to us and the bridal party, someone was always around if we needed anything. The food was good, comparable to most wedding locations. The grounds outside are small, but it kept our guests contained. There is plenty of parking.
There are not alot of choices for ski areas on CT. Ski Sundown is located in New Hartford, CT. It is not a big ski area. However, they do have snow making capabilities and they do offer night skiing under their lights. I think it is a perfect ski area for someone learning to ski or someone who is not looking to spend alot of money for a season of skiing.
Storyland is an amusement park with rides and displays themed after popular children's stories. This is a great place to take the kids. There are rides for different age groups, so the whole family should be able to find something to do. The highlight for our daughter was going on the carriage ride to see the princess castle.
Many people come to this amusement park while on vacation. Another great thing about this park is they offer pet sitting on a first come first serve basis.
This Loon Mountain Resort is located right on the grounds of the Loon Ski resort. This facility is a great location for families. The have several restaurants on sight. The gondolas run year round for sight seeing. Once at the top there are marked paths if you want to walk down. There are also frequently fairs and events going on at the resort. The only thing is the hotel books up quickly. Especially during foliage season.
Nordic Inn is basically individual condos that the owners rent out during different seasons. It is the perfect place if you are looking to have more room for your stay. You are able to get a place with a kitchen, living room and the number of bedrooms that you need. You do not need to book with differenct owners or agents, just deal with the reservation people at Nordic Inn. We were very happy with our stay there.
We have stopped here on several occasions as we made our way through New Hampshire. It is designed more for children than adults. Clarks first is known for the bear show. They have trained bears who do a few shows each day. They also have an approximately 30 minute train ride that they do through the woods. They have a few characters that come out during the ride and keep it entertaining. If you are looking for a spot for the family while heading to the White Mountains, give this a try.
This is a typical gas station. There really is no difference in any of the gas stations/ convenience stores that you pass in every town that you go through. However, this gas station is always a good 10 cents more than the surrounding areas. If you are making your way through this area, hold out. Once you go about 5 more miles you will hit more reasonable prices.
We recently had a problem with a cell phone that we had from Sprint. We went into the Sprint store in Torrington to see if we could just get a new phone. The staff, who in their defense were quite young, would not address what we came in for. They kept trying to push a new phone plan on us, because we have one of the least expensive ones they offer. They would not help us with only purchasing a new phone and we wound up walking out.
It is difficult to find a seamstress that is not associated with a dry cleaners these days. This mother daughter team did excellent work for us. There was no wait to get our product altered. The work was done promptly and well. The only thing was the price, they charged quite a bit. However, there are not many seamstresses available locally, so they can demand a premium.
Kidcity Childrens Museum consists of two buildings full of theme rooms. There is a lot of variety for the children as they go from room to room. They can go play on a ship. If they prefer they can walk through a corn maze. Or they might enjoy playing in the movie room. The Museum seems best suited for kids up to 4 or 5. Try to go during the week. On weekends, holidays and vacations the place gets packed and the kids are everywhere.