1845 Meriden Waterbury Road
Milldale, CT 06467
Phone: (860) 621-9181
Fax: (860) 620-9557
Featuring a commercial and residential area, nestled in the heart of the town of Southington, is the Southington Center Historic District. This area features structures that have adapted various styles of architecture that were prevalent in that era. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, this region is certainly worth a visit.
Castle Craig was dedicated by Walter Hubbard to Meriden city in 1900.The castle built with trap rock has a 32 foot (9.75 meters) observation tower. On days with clear skies,sweeping panoramas of the surrounding areas are visible from the tower.
Located just a few miles from the urban hustle-bustle of Meriden, Connecticut, lies a beautiful park with gentle hillocks, streaming rivulets, crystal clear lakes, awe inspiring cliffs, meandering trails and vibrant gardens. The Hubbard Park makes for an ideal spot for a picnic with family or friends. Recreation activities like hiking, bicycling and cross country skiing in the winter make it a fun destination. Also, the park has been the venue for many concerts and shows.
Come see Santa Claus and tell him what you want for Christmas at the Holiday Lights Festival at Lake Compounce! Held every year from late November to late December this event is fun for the whole family! Have holiday treats such as hot chocolate, egg nog, baked goods, and more! Ride some rides and get warm by the fire pits! Don't miss out on the fun! Get your season passes today!
The Solomon Goffe House is a historic building that is an important landmark of the Meriden region. Erected in 1711, it is one of the foremost houses and is still intact and well-preserved. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, it now serves as living museum.
Lake Compounce is the oldest continuously operated theme park in the United States and was founded on the shores of Lake Compounce. The amusement park and adjoining water park are one of the hottest summer attractions in the region, featuring a spooky Haunted Graveyard, a wooden roller coaster (the Wildcat, built in 1927 and reconstructed with new wood in 1985) and a carousel built in 1911. No other theme park in the country can offer the fun and the history that is Lake Compounce.
Prominently known as the city's grandest hotel and a great center for social and businesses, the Elton Hotel features luxury, comprising of all the amenities available, inclusive of restaurants, and ballrooms. Styled in French Renaissance the Elton Hotel is renowned and is one of the best places to be at.
Established in 1868, the Silas Bronson Library houses a collection of 240,000 carefully selected titles, 60 computer workstations, and state and federal government documents depositories.
Fun and excitement for the whole family including a quarter mile go-cart track, a huge arcade, and a snack bar. This is the perfect place to host a birthday party.
The Barnes Nature Center offers nature displays, including a diorama depicting New England habitat with live reptiles and amphibians; and hiking trails.
Over 50,000 books, films, periodicals, and tapes are available at this library that also offers a variety of programs and seminars for all ages.
Stop by the Railroad Museum of New England to see historic Thomaston Station, the Naugatuck River, Mattatuck Forest and the Brass Mills in Waterville. The train ride experience is fun for the whole family and great at any time of year. But honestly, nothing could be better than riding the rails of Litchfield County in the fall during foliage season!