Area Attractions

 
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Nestled in historic Farmington Village, OLC is located in Connecticut’s River Valley

Connecticut's River Valley offers visitors big-city sophistication, along with the charms and splendors of the New England countryside: sparkling rivers and shoreline, centuries of history and culture, and an endless array of interesting sights to enjoy.

Locally

West Farms Mall






Landmarks and Museums
  • Phelps Tavern Museum and Homestead - Simsbury, CT (6 miles)
  • Connecticut Science Center - Planetarium - West Hartford, CT (6.3 miles)
  • New Britain Museum of American Art - New Britain, CT (14 miles)
  • CT Trolley Museum - East Windsor, CT (20.3 miles)
  • Norman Rockwell Museum - Stockbridge, MA (54.9 miles)
  • Governors Horse Guard - Avon, CT (2.9 miles)
  • National Iwo Jima Memorial - New Britain, CT (12 miles)
  • Basketball Hall of Fame - Springfield, MA (33.2 miles)
  • Sturbridge Village - Sturbridge, MA (51.6 miles)
  • New England Air Museum - Windsor Locks, CT (17 miles)
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Center - Hartford, CT (8 miles)
  • Mystic Seaport - Mystic, CT (72.1 miles)
Cultural Attractions:
  • Farmington Valley Arts Center - Avon, CT (2 miles)
Sporting Activities

  • Outdoor activities - Canoe, Kayak, Fly Fishing, Hiking (.5 miles)
  • Local Golf (.5 miles)
  • Tennis - Farmington Farms (2 miles)
  • Horseback Riding - Lee's-Litchfield (22.9 miles)
  • Skiing - Ski Sundown - New Hartford, CT (11.6 miles)
  • International Skating Center - Simsbury, CT (8.1 miles)
  • Mclean Game Refuge - Granby, CT (7.1 miles)
  • Winding Trails Cross Country Skiing (6.8 miles)
Parks and Sightseeing
  • Talcott Mountain State Park, Heublien Tower - Avon, CT (4 miles)
  • Bushnell Park, Carousel, Soldiers Memorial - Hartford, CT (8.5 miles)
  • Riverfront Recapture - Hartford, CT (10 miles)
  • Women's Heritage Trail (6.3-90.8 miles)
  • Roaring Brook Nature Center - Canton, CT (5.4 miles)
  • Stratton Brook State Park - Beach - Simsbury, CT (5.7 miles)
  • Cruise the CT River - Lady Katherine - Hartford, CT (10 miles)
  • Farmington Valley Greenway - Ensign Drive start point (1 mile)
  • Farms - Pickin' Patch/Flamig (1-7.4 miles)
  • Amistad Freedom Trail - Farmington sites only (6-10 miles)
  • Six Flags New England - Agawam, MA (31.7 miles)
Fun & Relaxation
  • Dodge Music Center - Hartford, CT (12 miles)
  • Hartford XL Center - Hartford, CT (10 miles)

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Wadsworth Atheneum
Mark Twain House
Lake Compounce