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We have the largest collection of fishing and sporting books in New England - we purchase book collections, used and collectible fishing equipment, offer trade-ins – just call the store for an appointment, or click here to send us an email!

Lodging

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  • The Cornwall Inn

    860-672-6884
    270 Kent Road, Cornwall Bridge
    A Country Inn with an excellent restaurant and Pool - You can stay in the Main House or one of the smaller outbuildings - under new ownership and newly renovated - a great place to spend the night and have dinner.



  • The Chaucer House

    860-927-4858
    88 North Main Street - Route 7, Kent, CT 06757
    For a romantic or a relaxing business trip - visit The Chaucer House, a colonial Inn resting on expansive lawns amidst maple shade trees, located on the Main Street of Kent, Connecticut.



  • TROUTBECK

    (800)978-7688
    Leedsville Road, Amenia, NY 12501
    Our dazzling new Great Room/Corporate Center has the room you need for expansive thinking. Giant paned windows, deep red walls, glorious carpeting, and all the lighting you need makes it at once the most comfortable and stylish corporate gathering room imaginable. To make it easier, we have 3/4 and 1/2 inch VCRs, overhead projectors, carousel slide projectors, easels, pads, pens and microphones.
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  • Cathedral Pines Farm

    860-672-6747
    Cornwall Connecticut
    Convenient to fine dining, fishing, skiing, hiking, the arts, and excellent country shopping and antiquing. Two hours from New York City. No smoking, children or pets. The 18th Century style farmhouse, decorated with period antiques, has been featured in Country Living and House Beautiful.
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  • Boulders Inn

    860-868-0541
    East Shore Road., Route 45, New Preston, CT 06777
    Charming, 1895 Victorian Inn set at the foot of Pinnacle Mountain overlooking Lake Waramug. Beautiful Accommodations with fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. Superb dining , private beach, boating, bicycling, tennis & hiking trail. Open year-round for lodging, dining, wedding and corporate retreats.



  • THE HERITAGE INN

    860-350-3097
    34 Bridge Street, New Milford, CT 06776
    A Country Hotel that combines personal comfort with efficiency in a relaxed atmosphere. 20" Color TV, air conditioning, private bath and telephone in every room. A complementary continential breakfast is included with every stay. They have 20 rooms - so are able to book larger groups.

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  • INTERLAKEN INN RESORT

    860-435-9878
    74 Interlaken Road Route 112 Lakeville, CT 06039
    Just minutes from the Housatonic, the Interlaken Inn is a destination for corporate travelers and leisurely couples. Offering 83 gorgeous rooms and Townhouse Suites, each room is tastefully decorated. The Interlaken offers all the trappings of a great country resort, as well as the conveniences of a modern hotel. This 30 acre property offers swimming pool, tennis, lake frontage on Lake Wononscopomue with canoes and rowboats, Recreation Center with fitness equipment, racquetball and saunas. There are also four golf courses in the surrounding area.

    The Interlaken Inn is the corporate destination for regional and national conferences, and offers private, dedicated meeting rooms, conference planning staff and the best conference services personnel available.

    Exquisite Steak house menu offered at Morgans Grille at Interlaken Inn - complete room-service available.
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  • THE INN AT WHITE HOLLOW FARM

    860-435-8185
    585 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville, CT 06039
    The Inn has come under new management - - The Inn at White Hollow Farm is a small country inn located in a spectacular rural setting in beautiful Litchfield County, Connecticut. The inn has four gracefully appointed bedrooms, each with a complete private bath. Maintaining its history as a 19th century farmhouse, the inn provides both the convenience that accompanies contemporary living and an atmosphere produced by period designs and furnishings.

    The Salmon Kill, one of the areass finest small trout streams flows through the property and joins the Housatonic River, also on the farm.

    Room Rates: $125.00 - They serve a light breakfast every morning. - Dont go home - stay over.



  • BREADLOAF MOUNTAIN LODGE

    860-672-6772
    Route 7 Cornwall Bridge

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  • Wake Robin Inn


    106 Sharon Road (Rte. 41)
    P.O. Box 660, Lakeville, CT 06039
    THE PERFECT ALL-YEAR DESTINATION
    With 38 private rooms atop 11 acres of rolling hills in the Connecticut Berkshires, The Wake Robin Inn welcomes you with superior lodging, warm hospitality and distinctive service.
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  • The Hitching Post Country Hotel

    860-672-6219
    Route 7 @ Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut - 100 yards from the Store.



  • The Mayflower Inn and Spa

    860-868-9466
    118 Woodbury Road
    Washington, CT 06793
    cafiouni@mayflowerinn.com
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  • Newbury Inn

    203-775-0220
    Our 44 room Country Inn situated on 4 acres is ideal for a Fisherman's Getaway! Ample parking, boat hook ups, complementary continential breakfast, common are with Picnic Tables and BBQ. Close to many fishing locations.
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  • The Falls Village Inn

    860-824-0033
    On the banks of the Housy. 7/10 of a mile to shore fishing, parking and Falls Village boat ramp. Minutes to all Housy TMA hot spots. - 33 Railroad St.
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We have the largest collection of fishing and sporting books in New England - we purchase book collections, used and collectible fishing equipment, offer trade-ins – just call the store for an appointment, or click here to send us an email!

Dining

After your day on the stream, take a look at these great, local choices?
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  • Pub & Restaurant

    860-542-5716
    Route 44, Norfolk, CT 06058
    A relaxed English style "pub" located in an historic building close to the Norfolk Green. The lunch and dinner menus feature a full ragne of great American foods flavored with touches of the current culinary trends together with the largest selection of beers in the State. If you like beer, this is the place to go - I do!
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  • Oliva

    800-868-1787
    New Preston Rt 45
    Italian and Mediterranean Fare in a charmed setting, featuring the cuisine of Chef Riad Aamar. Gardens and outside terrace seating available in season.
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  • Bulls Bridge Inn

    (800)927-1000
    333 Kent Road., Route 7, (4 miles from Kent Center) Kent, CT 06757
    Located across from the historic covered bridge at Bulls Bridge. Features steak, chicken, fresh grilled seafood, salad bar and taproom. Definitely try the salad bar.
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  • THE Woodlands

    (860) 435-0578
    Rt 41 Lakeville
    This is the place for hearty American cooking. The food is excellent, served on plates the size of manhole covers. You will be greeted by Carol the host and owner. Their seafood is the freshest for 50 miles and their ribs are to die for. They only take reservations for parties of 5 or more. So if you want a table - come early. My favorite haunt after the evening hatch. Try one of Johns famous frozen margaritas.
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  • Berkshire Corners

    860-672-3663
    Cornwall Connecticut
    They have the best bagels and pizza in the area. This is where David Voelpel likes to get his gigantic sandwiches and the paper every day. They have the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. The Corners is also a fully stocked store and they are the nearest gas station. Call ahead with your orders.
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  • Cornwall Inn

    860-672-6884
    270 Kent Road, Cornwall Bridge
    A Country Inn with an excellent restaurant and Pool - You can stay in the Main House or one of the smaller outbuildings - under new ownership and newly renovated - a great place to spend the night and have dinner. The food is excellent and the bar is a great place to hang out after a day of fishing.
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  • Bairds General Store

    (860) 672-6578
    Cornwall Bridge, CT 06776
    Cornwall Bridge, CT. at the intersection of Route 7 and Route 4. This is where we get our lunches for the guide trips. Their sandwiches are as big as they are tasty. They are a fully stocked store, so if you are camping - they will have what you need. Dont hesitate to call ahead for your lunch orders.



  • Wandering Moose

    860-672-0178
    West Cornwall 421 Goshen Sharon Tpke
    The Cafe at the Bridge is now open - serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. They have an excellent selection of breakast specials and sandwiches. This is the perfect place to take a break from fishing and watch fish take mayflies off the water at the Covered Bridge. Feel free to call ahead for take-out orders.
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  • Roma Pizzeria

    860-824-8125
    585 Lime Rock Road, Lakeville, CT 06039
    Canaan, CT - 15 miles north of us on Route 7. Their Pizza and Italian dishes are spectacular and the prices are even better. This is real italian fare and I eat there are often as I can - Real New York Style Pizza - Call them for takeout or eat in the dining room
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  • RSVP

    860-672-7787
    At the Covered Bridge in West Cornwall by the old Railroad Station - next to my old store - Guy and Charles are back in business - Yeah - from the former Brookside Bistro - they are back again serving the best French Food in the County by Far
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  • RSVP

    860-672-7787
    At the Covered Bridge in West Cornwall by the old Railroad Station - Guy and Charles are back in business - Yeah - from the former Brookside Bistro - they are back again serving the best French Food in the County by Far



We have the largest collection of fishing and sporting books in New England - we purchase book collections, used and collectible fishing equipment, offer trade-ins – just call the store for an appointment, or click here to send us an email!

Camping

There is great camping in our area, take a look.
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  • Housatonic Meadows Campground

    1-877-668 - CAMP
    One mile north of Cornwall Bridge on Rte 7. Located on the Housatonic River. Park is known for its 2 mile stretch of water limited to fly fishing. Camping (95 sites), picnicking, fishing, hiking, canoeing, cross country skiing. Charge: camping only. Campground Office: (860) 672-6772. Park Office: (860) 927-3238 Showers and Bathrooms



  • Macedonia Brook

    1-877-668 - CAMP
    Four miles nor of Kent off Route 341. A 3,200 acre forested Park offers views of the Catskills and Taconic Mountains from 1,400 feet. Stream fishing, camping (80 sites) hiking, picnicking, field-sports, cross country skiing. Charge: Camping only. Campground office: (860) 927-4100. Park Office: (860) 927-3238. Showers and Bathrooms.



  • Lake Waramaug

    1-877-668 - CAMP
    Route 45, New Preston. Scenically, few bodies of water in Connecticut can rival the unspoiled beauty of Lake Waramaug. Swimming, picnicking, camping (78 sites), fishing, paddle boats, field sports, hiking, ice skating, camper nature program. Charge: Camping, Day use, Weekends and Holidays. Campground Office:(860) 868-0020. Park Office (860) 868-2592 Showers and Bathrooms



  • Hemlock Hill Camp Resort

    (860) 567-2267
    P.O. Box 828, Hemlock Hill Road, Litchfield, CT 06759. (860) 567-2267. Litchfield's only resort campground. Large pine shaded sites, rental units, 2 pools, whirlpool spa, snack bar, Rec. Director, R.V. Sales & Service.



  • White Pines Campsites

    (860) 379-0124
    232 Old North Road, Winsted, CT 06098. (860) 379-0124, 1800-622-6614, fax 860-738-4404. Friendly, quiet family camping area in the heart of Litchfield Hills awaits your camping visit. Large Sites, pool, pond, rec hall, game room, playground, store, planned activities & rental units. Everything you ever wanted in a campground and more.



  • Housatonic Meadows Campground

    1-877-668-CAMP
    One mile north of Cornwall Bridge on Rte 7. Located on the Housatonic River. Park is known for its 2 mile stretch of water limited to fly fishing. Camping (95 sites), picnicking, fishing, hiking, canoeing, cross country skiing. Charge: camping only. Campground Office: (860) 672-6772. Park Office: (860) 927-3238 Showers and Bathrooms


We have the largest collection of fishing and sporting books in New England - we purchase book collections, used and collectible fishing equipment, offer trade-ins – just call the store for an appointment, or click here to send us an email!

Shopping

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  • CORNWALL BRIDGE POTTERY STORE

    (860) 672-6545
    Route 128 (near the covered bridge), West Cornwall, CT 06796 (860) 672-6545. This is the Direct Outlet for pots, lamps, and tiles made at the Cornwall Bridge Pottery. Two floors of clay, wood, glass, cotton, sterling silver, amber... and many other crafts from around the world. Just across the tracks from the shop.
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  • THE WISH HOUSE

    (860) 672-2969
    413 Main Street, PRO. Box 122, West Cornwall, CT 06796 (860) 672-2969. Come browse through a carnival of colors. A shop filled with a various of gifts, toiletries, tea sets, miniatures, bears, clothing jewelry, home accents and lots more surprises. Exhibiting paintings by local artists. Call for hours.





  • L'Accent

    917-270-8978
    Elise Abrams
    171 Main Road
    Great Barrington, MA 01230

    email: accents@elisedecor.com
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We have the largest collection of fishing and sporting books in New England - we purchase book collections, used and collectible fishing equipment, offer trade-ins – just call the store for an appointment, or click here to send us an email!

Antiquing

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  • Toll House Antiques

    (860) 567-1310
    Leslie Powell, 38 Old Turnpike Road (1/8 mile off Rte 202) Bantam CT 06750



  • Black Swan Antiques

    (860) 567-4429
    17 Commons Drive, Route 202, Litchfield CT 06759



  • The Old Carriage Shop Antiques Center

    (860) 567-3234
    920 Bantam Road, Bantam, CT 06750



  • Elephant's Trunk Flea Market


    Route 7, New Milford, CT 06776



  • J. Seitz & Co.

    (860) 868-0119
    Main Street, Route 45, New Preston, CT 06777



  • Woodbury Antiques & Flea Market

    (203) 263-2841
    Route 6, Box 184, Woodbury, CT 06798



  • L'Accent

    917-270-8978
    Elise Abrams
    171 Main Road
    Great Barrington, MA 01230

    email: accents@elisedecor.com
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We have the largest collection of fishing and sporting books in New England - we purchase book collections, used and collectible fishing equipment, offer trade-ins – just call the store for an appointment, or click here to send us an email!

Activities

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  • Amy White

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    Certified Personal Trainer for 18 years...Specializing in core training, yoga, pilates, weight training, body Resistance training, pre-natal, body bar training, kayaking, biking, trail running, hiking, mountain bike training, and outdoor training.

    Certified in- AED and CRP, Solo Wilderness First Aid and First Responder, AFFA, Yogilaties, bike fitting, Yoga Boot Camp, Mat Pilates, Group training, Double Step, and so much more.

    Former fitness director of The Mayflower Inn and Spa (15 years)

    Owner Of Trails Edge Sports...



  • L'Accent

    917-270-8978
    Elise Abrams
    171 Main Road
    Great Barrington, MA 01230

    email: accents@elisedecor.com
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We have the largest collection of fishing and sporting books in New England - we purchase book collections, used and collectible fishing equipment, offer trade-ins – just call the store for an appointment, or click here to send us an email!