Farmington Valley Chamber

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A Wonderful Life in Farmington Valley, Connecticut

Bordering Litchfield County and along the boundary of Connecticut's Hartford County, is Farmington Valley. Five towns make up the Farmington Valley, namely Farmington, Avon, Canton, Granby, and Simsbury. The Farmington River, which runs through it, is one of the legendary attractions in the area.

People continue to admire Farmington Valley for its outstanding parks, restaurants and shopping malls, art galleries, golf courses, hiking trails, and paved bicycle paths. It also has a timeless New England charm to it and is close to many business centers. And because it's near the state's capital, Hartford, it's a short drive to the picturesque coastal city, New Haven.

Arts and Culture in Farmington Valley

28 Jul 2021

The arts and culture scene is thriving in Farmington Valley, and the area has its own orchestra and choir. Art enthusiasts will enjoy the local galleries and museums. The Farmington Valley Arts Center has 20 artist studios, and it is possible to buy local artworks.

Visiting Farmington Valley

16 Jun 2021

Farmington Valley is a charming place to visit and is suitable for a few days on holiday. Cyclists in particular will enjoy exploring the scenic pathways. Accommodations include hotels, inns, and motels. The Avon Old Farms Hotel is a great option and even hosts New England-style weddings.

Exploring Farmington Valley

10 May 2021

Outdoor activities abound in the Farmington Valley area. A popular option is river-tubing. Keen anglers will also enjoy the variety of fishing spots. The more adventurous can take on the 25 mile Farmington Valley Greenway & Farmington River Trail. Children are well catered for with a theme park.