The Pickin’ Patch – Nod Road, Avon CT, 06001 | Phone: 860-677-9552 | People of all ages will enjoy the activities at the Pickin’ Patch. Located on Nod Road, minutes from Talcott Mountain, shops and restaurants, visitors love picking seasonal fruits and vegetables at this New England, picturesque farm. Although fall is a perfect time for families to pick pumpkins, taste freshly made apple cider and take hayrides for fun-filled memories, the Pickin’ Patch offers various fruits and vegetables during the spring and summer months as well. For more information, visit: www.thepickinpatch.com
Old Avon Marketplace – East Main Street, Avon CT, 06001 | The historic center is ideal for an afternoon of shopping and eating. A variety of shops are located in buildings built in the 1800’s and offer items for any type of customer. Spend and afternoon visiting spas, custom jewelry stores, shopping for art, and earing with friends or family at restaurants that are all conveniently located in one space. Two popular restaurants, Elephant Trail Thai Cuisine and da Capo Italiano Ristorante, are definitely two places to stop in and eat for a unique atmosphere and great food. For a full listing of stores/restuarants, visit: http://www.oldavonvillage.com/index.shtml
Max a Mia – 70 East Main Street, Avon CT, 06001 | As a part of Max Restaurant Group, you can always rely on the quality of the food and the warmth of the atmosphere, no matter what night you choose to dine. Max a Mia offers a quaint atmosphere to enjoy an Italian meal that seems like it was made in the heart of Italy. Customers can expect a multiple course dinner they’ll want to share with lots of friends and family. Enjoy eating at a mid-level price range that is sure to satisfy your hunger. For the full menu, visit: http://www.maxrestaurantgroup.com/amia/
Simsbury is a nearby town with a movie theater.