The Fitch House is located in the heart of Connecticut's Quiet Corner, surrounded by historic New England farms, scenic trails and waterways, and the cultural, athletic, and intellectual life of a major university town.
We are only minutes from the UConn Storrs campus and Eastern Connecticut State University, and 30 minutes from Hartford, 90 minutes from Boston, and 2 hours from New York City.
The University of Connecticut
UConn's main campus at Storrs is 4 miles north on Route 195. Bus service to campus is available just a short walk from the Fitch House.
Mansfield Hollow State Park
Enjoy hiking, biking, boating, and fishing in Mansfield Hollow State Park or on the many trails just out the door of the Fitch House
Eastern Connecticut State University
Located 4 miles south of the Fitch House, ECSU is an easy drive from the Fitch House.
The new downtown Storrs Center offers shopping, dining, and events on the green. Minutes away up 195!
Storrs Adventure Park
Outdoor climbing adventure is waiting at Storrs Adventure Park, just 7 miles up Route 195 from the Fitch House.
Connecticut Repertory Theater
Housed at UConn, the Connecticut Repertory Theater brings the best of stage to eastern Connecticut.
Situated on the UConn Campus, the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts features top artists and entertainers.
Dine at one of Connecticut's most talked about restaurants, featuring local farm-to-table fare. Located 5 miles from the Fitch House in downtown Willimantic.
Willimantic Brewing Company
Willibrew is a living
landmark restaurant & pub brewery located at 967 Main St. Willimantic, CT 06226 at the corner of Main Street & High Street in downtown Willimantic.
Sharpe Hill Vineyard
Located two towns over in Pomfret, CT, Sharpe Hill Vineyards creates a world-class wine and food experience for visitors.
Eastern CT Railroad Museum
Explore the rich history of rail transport at the Eastern Connecticut Railroad Museum, just down the road in Willimantic.
Mansfield Drive-In & Flea Market
A true classic: the Mansfield Drive-In Theater features first run films and hosts the Mansfield Flea Market every Sunday. Only a 3 mile cruise from the Fitch House.
Coventry Regional Farmers Market
Hosted at the Nathan Hale Homestead just 7 miles away, the Coventry Regional Farmers Market is the largest and most diverse in Connecticut.
The old mill town of Willimantic offers restaurants and nightlife, along with the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum.
Windham Theater Guild
Community theater in Willimantic, the Windham Theater Guild stages productions year round.