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SITES TO SEE AND OTHER STUFF

We know that sometimes a lot of baseball can be a little too much for players, parents and siblings, so we offer a few ideas for other activities

 

Mark Twain and Harriett Beecher Stowe Houses—Located side by side in Hartford, these beautiful homes are worth a tour.

Colleges and Universities—The University of Connecticut, Trinity College, Wesleyan University and Eastern Connecticut State University are all located within one half hour of Hebron.

Shopping—West Farms Mall in Farmington, Buckland Hills Mall in Manchester, the Shoppes at Evergreen Walk in South Windsor and Somerset Square in Glastonbury host a variety of stores.

Batting Cages—The Batter’s Box http://www.battersbox.us/ on Route 6 in Columbia, CT (15 minutes from the park) has two cages and a complete baseball pro shop.

Golf—Hebron hosts two outstanding public courses located within 10 minutes of Burnt Hill Park.  Blackledge Country Club http://www.blackledgecc.com/ is a 36 hole facility with an outstanding clubhouse, restaurant, and pro shop.  Tallwood Country Club http://tallwoodcountryclub.com/ is an eighteen hole course with a practice area rivaling that of the finest public courses, a great pro shop, and one of Connecticut’s top teaching professionals, John Nowobilski.

Wadsworth Atheneum-- https://thewadsworth.org/  One of our nation’s oldest art museums, it features a variety of exhibits many will enjoy.

Blackledge Falls-- http://www.ctwaterfalls.com/falls/main.php?Blackledge1 A great place to hike and cool off on a hot summer day, it is located near the Glastonbury/Hebron town line on Route 94—less than 10 minutes from Burnt Hill Park

Connecticut Science Center-- https://www.ctsciencecenter.org/  Located in Downtown Hartford, this state of the art science center can provide hours of cool exploration on a hot summer day.