If you go, Glastonbury, Conn.
By Andrea Sachs,
If You Go
Want to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to Glastonbury, Conn.? Here’s what you need to know for the weekend of July 8-10:
Southwest flies nonstop from BWI Marshall to Hartford from about $200 round trip. Glastonbury is less than 10 miles south of Hartford.
Where to Stay
Connecticut River Valley Inn
2195 Main St.
Four season-themed rooms within walking distance of restaurants and shops. From $185.
Butternut Farm B&B
1654 Main St.
Bed down in a 1720 house, with farm animals and gardens dotting the property. From $99.
Where to Eat
Daybreak Coffee Roaster
2377 Main St.
Soups, paninis and gourmet coffees and teas. Sandwiches or combo mini-panini and soup, $8.95.
110 Glastonbury Blvd.
What to Do
Historical Society of Glastonbury
1944 Main St.
Learn your town history at its free Museum on the Green. Open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and every third Sunday of the month 1- 4 p.m.
Dinosaur State Park
400 West St., Rocky Hill
Open Tuesday-Sunday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Exhibit admission $6; grounds, free.
529 Woodland St.
Pick-your-own seasonal fruits, plus a bakery and other homemade treats.
Follow signs off Route 160
Float to Rocky Hill on the tiny ferry. $3 per car; $1 per pedestrian or biker. Runs daily through October, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
All lodging and fight info valid as of press time Thursday.