There are many great things I love about my home area of Storrs, Connecticut. Wonderful schools, wonderful family neighborhoods, and great day trips for amazing budget-friendly family entertainment. Now that it is finally getting cooler, all I can think about is enjoying the great outdoors. The Storrs, CT area offers abundant outdoor, active adventures, all within a day’s drive.
Outdoor Entertainment Activities Near Storrs, CT
During the winter months, most places around the country, especially up here in the north, close up shop and wait until spring. Not here in Storrs! When you buy Storrs, CT area real estate, you are guaranteed to have year around entertainment at your fingertips.
Fall and Winter Things To Do Near Storrs
Some of the best skiing around is located just outside of downtown Storrs, and just a short drive away you can go enjoy the changing leaves and first winter snow falls by hiking along the Appalachian Trial. Horseback riding, Old time inspired river boat rides, Fall foliage driving tours, and more await you when you move to Storrs, CT!
Top Skiing and Snowboarding Near Storrs, CT
These are the top items on my list of fall and winter entertainment:
- Mohawk Mountain-features 24 ski and snowboard trails, 5 chairlifts, beginners area, and an advance area showcasing a 650 foot vertical drop and a 1600 foot summit-all featuring breathtaking views of the Housatonic River and the Historic West Cornall Covered Bridge.
- Ski Sundown-features a family ski area with 15 trails, 4 chairlifts, 625 foot vertical drop and a1075 foot summit. Located in New Hartford, you can also enjoy a great meal at Chatterley’s Restaurant and then shop at Muddy Moose Antiques.
- Woodbury Ski Area-after a short, beautiful drive through the Litchfield Hills to Woodbury, you will enjoy playing in the snow at the area’s largest tubing park. Your family will also love the snowboarding and sledding trails. It features a 300 foot vertical drop and a 850 foot summit. After hitting the slopes, you can enjoy the many local Woodbury antique shops.
- Mount Southington-located in Southington, just a short drive from Storrs, CT, you will enjoy a friendly 14 trails of skiing and snowboarding, with a vertical drop of 425 feet and a summit of 525 feet.
Move To Storrs, CT
Though there are many lovely Connecticut areas to live, Storrs is unique because of its ideal location to numerous nearby day trips-ranging from skiing and outdoor activities to arts and crafts to concerts and fine dining. If you live in or have visited Storrs, what are some of your favorite winter activites to enjoy?
Storrs is set apart form other areas because it truly offers a bit of everything for everyone. If you would like to learn more about buying Storrs real estate, browsing Storrs CT homes for sale, or request our FREE Storrs Connecticut area Relocation Package, then simply contact us, Elaine and Tom Burns and The Burns Real Estate Group.
Until next time,