When it comes to finding the “boonies” there’s only one place with enough rolling countryside to be considered, and that’s the Quiet Corner. Located in the northeast corner, there’s no place quite like it. Winding scenic roads, huge farms with classic red barns and plenty of quiet. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do. Check out all the awesome places hiding in the Quiet Corner:
1. Pizza Pizzazz
136 Main St, Danielson, Connecticut 06239
Award winning pizza and wings in a laid back family friendly atmosphere. With salads and subs to boot, there's something for everyone.
2. Golden Lamb Buttery
499 Wolf Den Road, Brooklyn, Connecticut 06234
This romantic dining features candlelit dinner with a farm fresh menu and scenic views. It's one of the most unique dining experiences you can have in the state.
3. 85 Main
85 Main St, Putnam, Connecticut 06260
De-stress after a long week of work at this upscale bar. Sushi and great cocktails have earned this place a reputation and it's even been featured on NBC's "The Feast."
4. Victoria Station Cafe
91 Main St, Putnam, Connecticut 06260
Can you say pastries? Order a hot drink and a side of something sweet for a relaxing afternoon. It's a great place to escape the house.
5. The Mansion at Bald Hill
29 Plaine Hill Road, Woodstock, Connecticut 06281
Dine and stay in a gorgeous historic mansion. The impressive grounds are very inviting and the interior will transport you to the past.
6. Mrs. Bridge's Pantry
292 Route 169, South Woodstock, Connecticut 06267
Enjoy tea and biscuits at an authentic British shop. The store front includes fresh baked pastries and plenty of foreign trinkets.
7. Scranton's Shops
300 Route 169, South Woodstock, Connecticut 06267
Nearly 4,000 square feet of antiques can be found here! If you're on the hunt for signature pieces and unique finds, this place has a little bit of everything.
8. Roseland Park
205 Roseland Park Rd, Woodstock, Connecticut 06281
There are 60 stunning of acres to play on and explore here. Complete with a playground, this is the perfect place for planning a family picnic. The lake is great for fishing too.
9. Creamery Brook Bison Farm
19 Purvis Road, Brooklyn, Connecticut 06234
This is one of the most popular farms in the state. You can take a wagon ride through a herd of bison and even sample the meat. You'll feel like you're back in the old west.
10. We-Li-Kit Ice Cream
728 Hampton Road, Abington, Connecticut 06259
In business for 26 years, this ice cream comes fresh from the dairy farm and was a Yankee Magazine Editor's Choice. Paired with a hay ride, who can resist?
11. Roseland Cottage
556 Route 169, Woodstock, Connecticut 06281
Come visit the famously pink house, a historic gothic revival with picturesque grounds. Check the calendar to find out when the teas and concerts are.
12. Thompson Speedway
205 E Thompson Rd, Thompson, Connecticut 06277
Enjoy a little piece of NASCAR without having to leave the comfort of the countryside. In addition to the raceway is an 18-hole golf course.
13. Route 169
This is the second longest national scenic byway in America, Running for 32 miles between Lisbon and Woodstock. To really enjoy this region, just hop on this road and meander about the towns. It's a beautiful drive!