Guidebook for Newtown

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Guidebook for Newtown

Arts & Culture

Movie theater in the center of Newtown offers $2 tickets!
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Edmond Town Hall
45 Main Street
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Movie theater in the center of Newtown offers $2 tickets!
Intimate theater with top notch productions considering the size. A great way to spend a night. More info at: http://www.newtownplayers.org/
Town Players Little Theatre
18 Orchard Hill Road
Intimate theater with top notch productions considering the size. A great way to spend a night. More info at: http://www.newtownplayers.org/
Newtown's Public library - has a large children's reading room with tons of books and a great periodical room.
Cyrenius H Booth Library
25 Main Street
Newtown's Public library - has a large children's reading room with tons of books and a great periodical room.
For the artistically inclined. They also have a cork and canvas night (aka wine and painting :).
The Pottery Factory
265 Federal Road
For the artistically inclined. They also have a cork and canvas night (aka wine and painting :).
Huge movie theater with all new releases.
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AMC Danbury 16
61 Eagle Road
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Huge movie theater with all new releases.
Movie theater with independent and experimental films.
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Bethel Cinema
269 Greenwood Avenue
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Movie theater with independent and experimental films.
Brookfield Theatre
184 Whisconier Road
Ridgefield Theater Barn
37 Halpin Lane
EverWonder Children's Museum
31 Pecks Lane
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Danbury Railway Museum
120 White Street
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Katonah Museum of Art
134 Jay Street
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The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
258 Main St
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Food Scene

Classic Newtown institution. They make all of their ice cream by hand!
Holy Cow Ice Cream Shop
51 Church Hill Road
Classic Newtown institution. They make all of their ice cream by hand!
Ice cream shop located on the farm where the milk and ice cream are made! Go here for the delicious offerings and for a look at their cows.
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Ferris Acres Creamery
144 Sugar Street
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Ice cream shop located on the farm where the milk and ice cream are made! Go here for the delicious offerings and for a look at their cows.
In case you need your fix.
Starbucks
34 Church Hill Road
In case you need your fix.
Another Newtown institution.
Blue Colony Diner
66 Church Hill Road
Another Newtown institution.
The best restaurant in town. They have a main dining room (fancier) and a bar area for something more casual.
The Inn At Newtown
19 Main Street
The best restaurant in town. They have a main dining room (fancier) and a bar area for something more casual.
Good food for the area, GREAT atmosphere - they have really nice outdoor seating.
Barnwood Grill
5 Queen St
Good food for the area, GREAT atmosphere - they have really nice outdoor seating.
Wonderful small winery, just an 8 minute drive from the house!
DiGrazia Vineyards & Winery
131 Tower Road
Wonderful small winery, just an 8 minute drive from the house!
Delicious pizza, good for takeout. They also have outside seating.
Carminuccio’s Pizza
76 South Main Street
Delicious pizza, good for takeout. They also have outside seating.
DELICIOUS. Try their baba ganoush / pick-up a bunch of their items to share at the house (or for a quick bite).
Nour Lebanese Cuisine
23 Stony Hill Road
DELICIOUS. Try their baba ganoush / pick-up a bunch of their items to share at the house (or for a quick bite).
BYO pizza place right on the way to the house!
Papa Al's Pizza
23 Barnabas Road
BYO pizza place right on the way to the house!
GREAT pizza and homemade wings. Amazing selection of rare beers. Very nice staff.
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My Place Restaurant
8 Queen Street
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GREAT pizza and homemade wings. Amazing selection of rare beers. Very nice staff.
Great place for a relaxed breakfast. Their bacon is thick and cooked perfectly.
King’s Breakfast & Lunch
265 South Main Street
Great place for a relaxed breakfast. Their bacon is thick and cooked perfectly.
Newsylum Brewing Co.
Reverie Brewing Company
57B Church Hill Road
Delicious food!
Taproot
269 Greenwood Ave
Delicious food!
Gorgeous views!
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Aquila's Nest Vineyards
56 Pole Bridge Road
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Gorgeous views!
Marygold's on Main
19 Main Street
Nouveau Monde Wine Bar & Bistro
6 Washington Ave
CENTRICO
55 Stony Hill Road

Essentials

Great grocery store!
Big Y World Class Market
6 Queen Street
Great grocery store!
If you need groceries and have never been to a supermarket with a petting zoo, talking puppets and cows, and a pretty decent burger joint, go here.
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Stew Leonard's
99 Federal Road
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If you need groceries and have never been to a supermarket with a petting zoo, talking puppets and cows, and a pretty decent burger joint, go here.
Nearby wine & liquor store, on the way to the house from the highway exit.
Hawleyville Wine & Liquor
23 Barnabas Road
Nearby wine & liquor store, on the way to the house from the highway exit.

Shopping

Great place to stop for a treat or breakfast.
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Newtown General Store
43 Main Street
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Great place to stop for a treat or breakfast.
Just in case.
Walmart
67 Newtown Road
Just in case.
Walmart alternative :)
Target
7 Stony Hill Road
Walmart alternative :)

Sightseeing

A great place to take your boat, kayak, or go fishing.
Lake Lillinonah (Pond Brook) Boat Launch
A great place to take your boat, kayak, or go fishing.
This forest has a 5.9 trail called Lillinonah Trail, with an entrance near the boat launch. See map here: http://www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/stateparks/maps/pagussett.pdf
Upper Paugussett State Forest
152 Hanover Rd
This forest has a 5.9 trail called Lillinonah Trail, with an entrance near the boat launch. See map here: http://www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/stateparks/maps/pagussett.pdf
A bit of a drive (1.5 hours) but a great day trip. They have pick your own as well as a large store and cafe.
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Lyman Orchards
32 Reeds Gap Rd
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A bit of a drive (1.5 hours) but a great day trip. They have pick your own as well as a large store and cafe.

Everything Else

Bus station - 20 minute drive from the house.
Peter Pan Bus Lines
48 Elm Street
Bus station - 20 minute drive from the house.

Entertainment & Activities

Great place to pick apples and get delicious pies and apple cider donuts. They often have fun kids activities like corn mazes during the summer.
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Blue Jay Orchards
125 Plumtrees Rd
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Great place to pick apples and get delicious pies and apple cider donuts. They often have fun kids activities like corn mazes during the summer.
Strikers of Brookfield
840 Federal Road
Bowling!
Golf Quest
1 Sand Cut Rd
Shepaug Eagle Viewing
2150 River Rd
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Quassy Amusement & Waterpark
2132 Middlebury Road
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Ives Concert Park
43 Lake Avenue Extension