Tree Amigos

Connecticut’s winters are at their deepest in its Northwest Corner, where the high hills are often snow-covered, sleighs maneuver over the river and through the woods, and Christmas trees await your approval.

1-2 days

  • Holidays
  • Winter

  • Northern Lights Limited
  • Wood Acres Farm
  • Stop Off at the Farm
Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company, Thomaston

Northern Lights Limited

Begin with a nighttime train ride aboard the Naugatuck Railroad’s Northern Lights Limited, leaving from the railroad station in Thomaston. The cars are festooned with lights both inside and out on this journey to Santa’s Train Workshop, where Santa himself hops aboard and greets everyone.

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Carriages & Country Weddings - Wood Acres Farm, Terryville

Wood Acres Farm

Next day, drive to nearby Terryville and enjoy a country carriage or sleigh ride on 25 acres of endless wooded trails, with complimentary refreshments served afterwards in a country home.

Ragland Farm, Southbury

Stop Off at the Farm

Before you head home, stop at Ragland Farm in Southbury or Busy Acres Farm in Woodbury, where you can find a pre-cut Christmas tree or cut your own! It’s one of dozens of tree farms in Connecticut, and so many great places to get into the holiday spirit!