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Things to do in Canaan

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

“Within walking distance! 1.5 mile easy walk over bridge. We go here all the time. Great bloody mary. Good place to strike up convo with locals. Food always solid. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
“Recently renovated with a new gourmet menu this place is the best around for a hearty breakfast or lunch, some weekends they are open for dinner.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Also special is Music Mountain in Cornwall to listen to lovely classical music with birds chirping in the background.”
  • 4 locals recommend
“Small Day Hikes on the Appalachian Trail - Our Bridge is out, but you can drive, park and walk. this is a WONDERFUL area!”
  • 1 local recommends
“Quirky little spot in Falls Village for breakfast. Communal Seating, great spot to pick up local paper or NY Times. They even Barter!”
  • 6 locals recommend
“Falls Village is home to a beautiful waterfall. Take a walk along Water Street and cross over the Amesville Bridge - stunning views. Also if you cross the bridge and stay right onto the Housatonic River Road, you will find an overlook for the falls that is amazing. Watch your step!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
  • 2 locals recommend
“Longer hike, close to Toby Pond, the private lake open in the Summer for Norfolk residents”
  • 1 local recommends
  • 1 Experience