Guidebook for Putnam

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Michelle&Dan
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Michelle&Dan

Guidebook for Putnam

Food Scene
They have great lattes, live music, dancing and wi-fi.
Victoria Station Cafe
91 Main Street
They have great lattes, live music, dancing and wi-fi.
This upscale American Fusion Cuisine offers lunch & dinner plus sushi, raw bar & late night bar menu. Featured on WCVB's "Chronical" and NBC's show "The Feast." They have award winning food and a great atmosphere.
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85 Main
85 South Main Street
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This upscale American Fusion Cuisine offers lunch & dinner plus sushi, raw bar & late night bar menu. Featured on WCVB's "Chronical" and NBC's show "The Feast." They have award winning food and a great atmosphere.
Great Italian Food at a moderate price. $$
Bellas Bistro
75 Main Street
Great Italian Food at a moderate price. $$
Have a delicious meal in the old Putnam train station. A true brew pub located downtown within the renovated historic train station. Enjoy a variety of handmade brews and complete pub menu.
The Crossings Restaurant & Brew Pub
45 Main Street
Have a delicious meal in the old Putnam train station. A true brew pub located downtown within the renovated historic train station. Enjoy a variety of handmade brews and complete pub menu.
Very good food, family friendly, strong drink list at a good price. The courthouse is celebrating 15 years and is known for it's award-winning clam chowder, famous Buffalo fingers, 16 craft beers on tap and more. CT Magazine Reader's Choice Awards votes "Best Steak" six year in a row!
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Courthouse Bar and Grille
121 South Main Street
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Very good food, family friendly, strong drink list at a good price. The courthouse is celebrating 15 years and is known for it's award-winning clam chowder, famous Buffalo fingers, 16 craft beers on tap and more. CT Magazine Reader's Choice Awards votes "Best Steak" six year in a row!
The Vanilla Bean Cafe is popular for breakfast, lunch and dinner - prepared with fresh local ingredients. Plus live entertainment every Saturday nihgt. The Boston Globe says "...great food, homemade soups, sandwiches, burgers, and the best fish cakes around - in a relaxing atmosphere."
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The Vanilla Bean Cafe
450 Deerfield Road
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The Vanilla Bean Cafe is popular for breakfast, lunch and dinner - prepared with fresh local ingredients. Plus live entertainment every Saturday nihgt. The Boston Globe says "...great food, homemade soups, sandwiches, burgers, and the best fish cakes around - in a relaxing atmosphere."
A family owned old style ice cream stand. This is the place to go for a quick hot dog, crunchy fries and ice cream cone in the summer.
Deary Brothers Mike's Stand
12 Intervale St
A family owned old style ice cream stand. This is the place to go for a quick hot dog, crunchy fries and ice cream cone in the summer.
Nikki's is the place to go for a quick hot dog and fries. It's charming atmosphere has an adorable working model train that runs along the ceiling above you while you eat.
Nikki’s Dog House
5 Canal St
Nikki's is the place to go for a quick hot dog and fries. It's charming atmosphere has an adorable working model train that runs along the ceiling above you while you eat.
Drinks & Nightlife
Fun place to get a quick bite to eat, grab a cold beer and live act. This music and art venue serves food and drinks, but with a focus on live performances and contemporary art. They are the place to go for a great grilled cheese sandwich and a beer. Open for lunch and dinner Wednesday thru Sunday.
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The Stomping Ground
132 Main Street
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Fun place to get a quick bite to eat, grab a cold beer and live act. This music and art venue serves food and drinks, but with a focus on live performances and contemporary art. They are the place to go for a great grilled cheese sandwich and a beer. Open for lunch and dinner Wednesday thru Sunday.
Foxwoods Resort Casino is the premier resort destination in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in six casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to quick service, world-renowned spas, award-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, and exclusive retailers.
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Foxwoods Resort Casino
350 Trolley Line Boulevard
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Foxwoods Resort Casino is the premier resort destination in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in six casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to quick service, world-renowned spas, award-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, and exclusive retailers.
A world at play and a world to its own, Mohegan Sun Casino is one of the world's most amazing destinations with some of New England's finest dining, retail shopping, live entertainment and sporting events.
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Mohegan Sun
1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard
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A world at play and a world to its own, Mohegan Sun Casino is one of the world's most amazing destinations with some of New England's finest dining, retail shopping, live entertainment and sporting events.
Parks & Nature
If you like to spend a day out in a natural stone chasm this site has excellent bouldering and rock-climbing and day trip for young and old alike. Family Friendly. It's a mile of high stones and peaks.
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Purgatory Chasm
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If you like to spend a day out in a natural stone chasm this site has excellent bouldering and rock-climbing and day trip for young and old alike. Family Friendly. It's a mile of high stones and peaks.
Enjoy a day in nature wandering the where the kids can play, great for cook-outs, a game of tennis and fishing.
Roseland Park
205 Roseland Park Rd
Enjoy a day in nature wandering the where the kids can play, great for cook-outs, a game of tennis and fishing.
This trail is perfect for families or anyone wanting to walk, run, or bike, in a safe place. It has a nice dog park, a bike repair station, picnic tables, benches, canoe launch, and other things that make this place very inviting. I love how it follows the river with scenic views.
Putnam River Trail
This trail is perfect for families or anyone wanting to walk, run, or bike, in a safe place. It has a nice dog park, a bike repair station, picnic tables, benches, canoe launch, and other things that make this place very inviting. I love how it follows the river with scenic views.
This is a bird lover's paradise. A lovely place for you to watch and categorize native as well as exotic birds, set in the quiet section of Pomfret, CT.
Connecticut Audubon Society--Center at Pomfret
218 Day Rd
This is a bird lover's paradise. A lovely place for you to watch and categorize native as well as exotic birds, set in the quiet section of Pomfret, CT.
Rich with history, legend and lore, Mashamoquet Brook with its Wolf's Den, offers hiking, camping, fishing, and swimming for the whole family. The most famous feature is the Wolf Den into which, on a night in 1742, Israel Putnam crept and shot a wolf that for years had preyed upon local sheep and poultry. Israel Putnam was later to gain fame as a Major General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Near the Den are the Table Rock and Indian Chair natural stone formations. The Indian Chair is a wide seat-shaped ledge. In the section that is now the entrance to Mashamoquet Brook State Park, there once operated a cider mill, grist mill and wagon shop.
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Mashamoquet Brook State Park
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Rich with history, legend and lore, Mashamoquet Brook with its Wolf's Den, offers hiking, camping, fishing, and swimming for the whole family. The most famous feature is the Wolf Den into which, on a night in 1742, Israel Putnam crept and shot a wolf that for years had preyed upon local sheep and poultry. Israel Putnam was later to gain fame as a Major General in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Near the Den are the Table Rock and Indian Chair natural stone formations. The Indian Chair is a wide seat-shaped ledge. In the section that is now the entrance to Mashamoquet Brook State Park, there once operated a cider mill, grist mill and wagon shop.
With a sandy beach, grills to use and a boat launch area this is a great spot in the summer to go swimming, picnicing, fishing and boating.
Quaddick State Park
818 Quaddick Town Farm Rd
With a sandy beach, grills to use and a boat launch area this is a great spot in the summer to go swimming, picnicing, fishing and boating.
Arts & Culture
Roseland Cottage is one of 3 Historic New England sites. Built in 1846 in the newly fashionable Gothic Revival style, Roseland Cottage was the summer home of Henry and Lucy Bowen and their young family. Prominently situated across from the town common, Roseland Cottage epitomizes Gothic Revival architecture, with its steep gables, decorative bargeboards, and ornamented chimney pots. The interior of Roseland Cottage is equally colorful, and features elaborate wall coverings, heavily patterned carpets, and stained glass, much of which survives unchanged from the Victorian era. Google about rates and times.
Roseland Cottage
556 Connecticut 169
Roseland Cottage is one of 3 Historic New England sites. Built in 1846 in the newly fashionable Gothic Revival style, Roseland Cottage was the summer home of Henry and Lucy Bowen and their young family. Prominently situated across from the town common, Roseland Cottage epitomizes Gothic Revival architecture, with its steep gables, decorative bargeboards, and ornamented chimney pots. The interior of Roseland Cottage is equally colorful, and features elaborate wall coverings, heavily patterned carpets, and stained glass, much of which survives unchanged from the Victorian era. Google about rates and times.
Step into the past at The Bradley Playhouse a 114 year-old vaudeville theatre in the heart of the Putnam antiques and restaurant district in the "Quiet Corner" of Northeastern Connecticut. With eight main season shows per year and a number of special events it's a great local place to catch a show.
The Bradley Playhouse
30 Front Street
Step into the past at The Bradley Playhouse a 114 year-old vaudeville theatre in the heart of the Putnam antiques and restaurant district in the "Quiet Corner" of Northeastern Connecticut. With eight main season shows per year and a number of special events it's a great local place to catch a show.
A conservatory of performing and creative arts. A nice place to catch a local show in the black box theater or take a class at their dance studio upstairs.
The Complex Performing and Creative Arts Centre
134 Main Street
A conservatory of performing and creative arts. A nice place to catch a local show in the black box theater or take a class at their dance studio upstairs.
This place offers paint and sip nights which are a blast. This is highly recommended if you can catch a night it is open.
Artique
130 Main Street
This place offers paint and sip nights which are a blast. This is highly recommended if you can catch a night it is open.
Gertrude Chandler Warner's Boxcar Children's Museum can be found inside an old boxcar on the tracks in town. This darling story, told thru the generations The Boxcar Children is a classic children story originally created and written by the American first-grade school teacher. Today, the series includes well over 150 titles. The series is aimed at readers in grades 2–6. Originally published in 1924. The Boxcar Children tells the story of four orphaned children, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny. They create a home for themselves in an abandoned boxcar in the forest. They eventually meet their grandfather, who is a wealthy and kind man.
Boxcar Museum
1 S Main St
Gertrude Chandler Warner's Boxcar Children's Museum can be found inside an old boxcar on the tracks in town. This darling story, told thru the generations The Boxcar Children is a classic children story originally created and written by the American first-grade school teacher. Today, the series includes well over 150 titles. The series is aimed at readers in grades 2–6. Originally published in 1924. The Boxcar Children tells the story of four orphaned children, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny. They create a home for themselves in an abandoned boxcar in the forest. They eventually meet their grandfather, who is a wealthy and kind man.
Entertainment & Activities
Along with Durham, this is the upper echelon of Connecticut agricultural fairs. Great food selections, excellent Midway, accessible display barns, go-karts and decent entertainment venues all make this one of our annual Labor Day weekend rituals. The antique tractors, engines, cars and farm implements and displays are among the best of any fair in New England. The Woodstock Fair is like a smaller scale Big E. It is jam packed with food booths and has lots of places to walk around. There is a huge field to park in right across the street which is very convenient (not free though). They have the typical animals and then a whole building filled with different birds, ducks, rabbits and more.
Woodstock Fair
281 CT-169
Along with Durham, this is the upper echelon of Connecticut agricultural fairs. Great food selections, excellent Midway, accessible display barns, go-karts and decent entertainment venues all make this one of our annual Labor Day weekend rituals. The antique tractors, engines, cars and farm implements and displays are among the best of any fair in New England. The Woodstock Fair is like a smaller scale Big E. It is jam packed with food booths and has lots of places to walk around. There is a huge field to park in right across the street which is very convenient (not free though). They have the typical animals and then a whole building filled with different birds, ducks, rabbits and more.
A motorsports park in Thompson, Connecticut, featuring a 5⁄8-mile (1.0 km) paved oval racetrack and a 1.7-mile (2.7 km) road racing course. Once known as the "Indianapolis of the East", it was the first asphalt-paved racing oval track in the United States and is now under the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series banner. Each year Thompson hosts one of the great fall variety events "The World Series of Auto Racing" highlighted by the International Supermodified Association and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. This event frequently draws over 350 race cars in 16 separate divisions over three days.
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
205 E Thompson Rd
A motorsports park in Thompson, Connecticut, featuring a 5⁄8-mile (1.0 km) paved oval racetrack and a 1.7-mile (2.7 km) road racing course. Once known as the "Indianapolis of the East", it was the first asphalt-paved racing oval track in the United States and is now under the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series banner. Each year Thompson hosts one of the great fall variety events "The World Series of Auto Racing" highlighted by the International Supermodified Association and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. This event frequently draws over 350 race cars in 16 separate divisions over three days.
Essentials
Price Chopper
251 Kennedy Dr
A local grocery store with old charm.
Putnam Supermarket
162 Providence St
A local grocery store with old charm.
Convenience Store with fair gas prices.
Cumberland Farms
171 Woodstock Ave
Convenience Store with fair gas prices.
Riverwash Laundromat & Dry Cleaning
257 Kennedy Dr
Shopping
Family Dollar
356 Kennedy Dr
garden/gift shop including books, jewelry and soaps. Specializing in herbs plus cooking classes & workshops.
Martha's Herbary
589 Pomfret St
garden/gift shop including books, jewelry and soaps. Specializing in herbs plus cooking classes & workshops.
This is a great local bead shop and jewelry gallery plus clothing, buttons, magnets, puppets and more. It's a fun little shop to go visit.
Flying Carpet Studio
112 Main Street
This is a great local bead shop and jewelry gallery plus clothing, buttons, magnets, puppets and more. It's a fun little shop to go visit.
The sawmill has a lovely retail shop/gallery with work of local artists and offers classes, workshops and studio time for all ages.
Sawmill Pottery
112 Main Street
The sawmill has a lovely retail shop/gallery with work of local artists and offers classes, workshops and studio time for all ages.