Romance in Litchfield Hills

A romantic fling in the Litchfield Hills of Connecticut  - it’s a classic way to enjoy so much of what the state has to offer. Take off with your significant other to find cozy browses, good food, a movie and a spectacular spot to spend the night.

1-2 days

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Fall

  • White Memorial Foundation
  • White Flower Farm
  • Time for a browse
  • New Preston
  • An overnight splurge
White Memorial Foundation, Litchfield

White Memorial Foundation

Begin the Getaway with a late-morning hike along the trails of the White Memorial Foundation in Litchfield. This 4,000-acre private preserve offers a network of about 35 miles of trails, including a raised boardwalk that circles a pond and wetlands and crosses the Bantam River.

Afterwards, enjoy a lingering lunch from one of several choices on the Litchfield Green.

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White Flower Farm, Morris

White Flower Farm

One of America’s great nurseries, White Flower Farm, is always ablossom and abloom with something, so anytime but winter is a great time for you to visit, view the 10 acres of grounds and maybe even pick out a plant or two to take home.

Time for a browse

Next, it’s off to Washington Depot for a visit to the Hickory Stick Bookshop, one of Connecticut’s finest independent bookstores. Here you'll find a wide selection of books, attentive and knowledgeable service and many autographed books or selections from local authors

Lake Waramaug State Park, Washington

New Preston

The charming community of New Preston, also a part of the town of Washington, is on the shore of picturesque Lake Waramaug, so you can choose to take a walk along the lake if the weather is nice, or shop and browse along the tiny main street - or, of course, do both.

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Mayflower Inn & Spa, Washington

An overnight splurge

End your day with a fittingly romantic stay the extraordinary Mayflower Inn & Spa, a country inn with an international reputation; in Morris, you can be splurgin’ like a surgeon at Winvian Farm, whose individual cottages run from the amazing to the really, really amazing.

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