So Much to See and Do in Tolland
Step outside of your cozy RV to participate in the fun of planned weekend park activities like bingo, karaoke, and scavenger hunts. Teach your child the joys of fishing at the catch ‘n release fishing pond. Bring your swimsuit and relax on the beach of the swimming pond. Zip around the park on your own insured, electric golf cart and run around with your doggie in the dog park.
Then put on your walking shoes and hop in the car for even more outdoor adventures.
Boating in Tolland
With hundreds of lakes, ponds, rivers, and ocean shoreline, Tolland County, Connecticut is a boaters’ paradise. Find a nearby marina or boat launch.
Sandy Beach at Crystal Lake
The public beach offers swimming and sunbathing opportunities on hot summer days.
Stroll through 280 acres of gardens, open fields, woodlands, ponds, picnic areas, sports facilities, and even Santa’s Workshop. Open April – November.
Fox Hill Tower in Henry Park
A historical monument to Vernon and Rockville veterans, it is constructed of granite from a quarry in Tolland.
Valley Falls Park
National historic landmark park featuring waterfalls, 8.5 miles of easy hiking trails and a beach. Great for kids because it’s mostly flat.
The Adventure Park at Storrs
Zip lines, axe-throwing, and tree-climbing. With 106 treetop platforms connected by bridges, ropes courses, ladders, 26 ziplines and other crossings, there’s something exhilarating for everyone!
Mark Twain House and Museum
National Geographic says, “One of the ten best Historic Homes in the world.”
Elizabeth Park Rose Garden
On the National Register of Historic Places, the formal rose garden is laid out with arches and paths leading to a dramatic central gazebo.
Enjoy ice skating and free skate rental, ride the carousel, marvel at champion trees, and see the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch.
Tolland Farmers Market
May through Thanksgiving, every Saturday morning, 10 am to 12 noon, at the Country Butcher. Vegetables, fruit, herbs, plants, flowers, jams, pickles, relish, honey, maple syrup, eggs and baked goods.
Open Space Hiking Trails
Hike the beautiful hills and valleys of Tolland. Take your camera and get pics of birds, wildlife, rivers, and wildflowers. Beautiful scenery on many trails, rated from easy to expert.
Cedar Knob Golf Course
Best public golf course in the area. 18-hole course, pro shop, restaurant, and lessons.
Tolland Green Historic District
Visit more than 50 buildings, including historic homes, the courthouse & jail, and a penny candy store … all of which look just as they did 200 years ago.
Top Restaurants in Tolland
From American to Asian, Italian, and deli, you’ll find a restaurant to suit every taste.
Sites and Bites in Downtown Hartford
Everything you want or need is in Hartford, with its lively downtown, specialty shops, restaurants, and public art spaces. Be sure to check out the Hartford website for a full overview of all there is to see and do. Downtown Hartford is worth a stroll for sure.