Guidebook for Coventry

Kathleen

Guidebook for Coventry

Parks & Nature
The Nathan Hale Forest is host to numerous winding trails that will take you through historic stone walls, pine needle beds and rock formations. You can access this trail system just down the road from my house, or by driving to the Homestead (a historic landmark worth exploring).
Nathan Hale Homestead Museum
2299 South St
The Nathan Hale Forest is host to numerous winding trails that will take you through historic stone walls, pine needle beds and rock formations. You can access this trail system just down the road from my house, or by driving to the Homestead (a historic landmark worth exploring).
Mansfield Hollow boasts beautiful trails for running, walking and biking, as well as a known spot for local fishing enthusiasts.
Mansfield Hollow
Mansfield Hollow boasts beautiful trails for running, walking and biking, as well as a known spot for local fishing enthusiasts.
If you're up to drive a bit further, Bigelow Hollow is a scenic park that's swimming friendly. A great place to take kids or have a picnic.
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Bigelow Hollow State Park
Connecticut 171
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If you're up to drive a bit further, Bigelow Hollow is a scenic park that's swimming friendly. A great place to take kids or have a picnic.
Park in the public parking area and take a dip!
Coventry Lake
Park in the public parking area and take a dip!
Check out their sensory garden, great for kids and adults. This park is also host to trails for running and local races.
Wickham Park
1329 Middle Turnpike W
Check out their sensory garden, great for kids and adults. This park is also host to trails for running and local races.
Everything Else
Willimantic, once a thriving mill town and supplier of thread to major baseball teams (hence the nickname "Thread City"), is host to charming cafes, a thriving organic food coop, a post office converted brewery and Bliss Boutique Consignment to name a few.
Main Street
Willimantic, once a thriving mill town and supplier of thread to major baseball teams (hence the nickname "Thread City"), is host to charming cafes, a thriving organic food coop, a post office converted brewery and Bliss Boutique Consignment to name a few.
Uconn's newly built downtown area is host to outdoor seating and a bustling assortment of food spots, located on Storrs rd across from E.O.Smith Highschool.
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University of Connecticut
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Uconn's newly built downtown area is host to outdoor seating and a bustling assortment of food spots, located on Storrs rd across from E.O.Smith Highschool.
Food Scene
For a nice farm to table meal, this is the spot. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with 2-hour​ street parking or nearby parking lots.
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Cafemantic
948 Main Street
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For a nice farm to table meal, this is the spot. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with 2-hour​ street parking or nearby parking lots.
Meet Me On Main is a sweet little cafe with light bites, located right on Coventry's main street.
Meet Me On Main
1265 Main St
Meet Me On Main is a sweet little cafe with light bites, located right on Coventry's main street.
For the best burger in town... go here.
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The Harp on Church
69 Church Street
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For the best burger in town... go here.
Come for the wings, live music on weekends and antique booths. Sit in the new addition for a quieter​ setting. Word to the wise: stick to the wings at this place.
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Bidwell Tavern Cafe
1260 Main St
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Come for the wings, live music on weekends and antique booths. Sit in the new addition for a quieter​ setting. Word to the wise: stick to the wings at this place.
Enjoy locally made ice cream​ at this college favorite. Located on the Uconn Campus's Horse Barn Hill, this is the place to go after visiting the farm animals and walking the scenic rolling hills.
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UConn Dairy Bar
3636 Horsebarn Hill Road Extension
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Enjoy locally made ice cream​ at this college favorite. Located on the Uconn Campus's Horse Barn Hill, this is the place to go after visiting the farm animals and walking the scenic rolling hills.
If you're a fan of thick crust Pizza and a local buzzing atmosphere that's family or group friendly, come here!
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Willington Pizza House
25 River Road
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If you're a fan of thick crust Pizza and a local buzzing atmosphere that's family or group friendly, come here!
While it may not look like much from the outside, this main street food spot provides a friendly atmosphere with authentic Jamaican cuisine.
Jamaican Me Crazy
776 Main St
While it may not look like much from the outside, this main street food spot provides a friendly atmosphere with authentic Jamaican cuisine.
The daily changing menu at this establishment is perfect for celebrating with loved ones or romantic dinners. Located just outside of Uconn's main campus, we recommend making a reservation here.
Spring Hill Inn
957 Storrs Road
The daily changing menu at this establishment is perfect for celebrating with loved ones or romantic dinners. Located just outside of Uconn's main campus, we recommend making a reservation here.
Come here for a small-town vibe and their famous fried muffins. This spot is a favorite for locals and students alike.
The Wooden Spoon - Take Out -Inside & Outside Dining Available
217 Pompey Hollow Rd
Come here for a small-town vibe and their famous fried muffins. This spot is a favorite for locals and students alike.
Drinks & Nightlife
Willimantic's long-standing brewery, located in a high ceiling​ converted post office building just down the street from ECSU's main campus.
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Willimantic Brewing Company
967 Main Street
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Willimantic's long-standing brewery, located in a high ceiling​ converted post office building just down the street from ECSU's main campus.
Essentials
The Willimantic Food Coop is a long-standing organic shopping destination with the best selection of nuts, seeds and dried fruits around. If organic eating is your thing, this is where you should shop.
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Willimantic Food Co-op
91 Valley Street
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The Willimantic Food Coop is a long-standing organic shopping destination with the best selection of nuts, seeds and dried fruits around. If organic eating is your thing, this is where you should shop.
Arts & Culture
Real Art ways hosts events, films and exhibits that bring the artists community together in Hartford and surrounding towns.
Real Art Ways
56 Arbor Street
Real Art ways hosts events, films and exhibits that bring the artists community together in Hartford and surrounding towns.
Getting Around
This bus station is part of the Amtrak station​ as well, good to note for making connections.
Hartford, CT – Union Station
1 Union Pl
This bus station is part of the Amtrak station​ as well, good to note for making connections.
Connect to Peter Pan buses​ here.
Hartford Union Station
1 Union Pl
Connect to Peter Pan buses​ here.