Back to previous page


If you go, Glastonbury, Conn.

By ,

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:

Getting There

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.

860-633-7374

www.ctrivervalleyinn.com

Four season-themed rooms within walking distance of restaurants and shops. From $185.

Butternut Farm B&B

1654 Main St.

860-633-7197

www.butternutfarmbandb.com

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.

860-657-4466

www.daybreakcoffee.com

Soups, paninis and gourmet coffees and teas. Sandwiches or combo mini-panini and soup, $8.95.

Max Fish

110 Glastonbury Blvd.

860-652-3474

www.maxrestaurantgroup.com

Lots of surf and a little turf. Dinner entrees from $18. For Italian, try its sister eatery, Max Amore (140 Glastonbury Blvd.).

What to Do

Historical Society of Glastonbury

1944 Main St.

860-633-6890

www.hsgct.org

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

Rocky Hill

860-529-8423

www.dinosaurstatepark.org

Open Tuesday-Sunday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Exhibit admission $6; grounds, free.

Dondero Orchards

529 Woodland St.

South Glastonbury

860-659-0294

www.donderoorchards.com

Pick-your-own seasonal fruits, plus a bakery and other homemade treats.

Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry

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.

Information

www.glasct.org

A.S.

All lodging and fight info valid as of press time Thursday.

© The Washington Post Company