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Things to do in Willington

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.
Point of Interest
“The Palace Theatre hosts a variety of music, comedy and twice a year theatrical productions. The venue is the perfect size where the stage can be easily scene from just about every area. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Possibly the most famous Pizza between here and Hartford, laden with awards, and well worth a visit. From the Widow-maker to the gluten-free, plus every variety in between, there is something mouth-watering for everyone. The place is warm, with great vintage decoration, plenty of enjoyable photos (incl. the UConn female basketball teams), and comfy booths to slide into.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“They have great coffee, breakfast and lunch menu's in the center of our quaint village. It's a wonderful atmosphere where many locals come to chat mixed with business meetings and families enjoying a treat from the bakery! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pharmacy
Premise
“A great park for a walk or jog, bring my frisbie and a picnic basket for a family fun time! A 2 minute walk from my studio.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“A very unique boutique located across the street from The Stafford Palace Theater. You will love Francine's fine selections!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Park
“Farmers' Market June-October on Saturday mornings from 9 AM until 1 PM. Live music from 11 AM until close during Farmers Market.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“8.6 miles (14 min) Opens 6am -2pm, 7-1 pm on Sunday. Comfort food, quick bite, healthy options. Family friendly atmosphere. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
“The land is predominantly covered by a mature White Pine forest mixed with some oaks. There is also an area of thick White Pine regeneration. Near the southern end of the forested portion is an interesting natural amphitheatre​. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Route
“The second driveway on the left once you turn on the road is an antique shop that specializes in pre 19thC antiques. Not advertised and very special/local. Relocated antique home with barn full of furniture and smalls. The barn doors will be open on the left if they are open for business.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Clothes Shop
  • 1 local recommends
School
“Great food, good prices. They deliver, too! Drinks available. One night a week Indian food is available.”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“A private pond with kayaks, canoes and the works. We own a residents pass and allow our guests to use. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Possibly the most famous Pizza between here and Hartford, laden with awards, and well worth a visit. From the Widow-maker to the gluten-free, plus every variety in between, there is something mouth-watering for everyone. The place is warm, with great vintage decoration, plenty of enjoyable photos (incl. the UConn female basketball teams), and comfy booths to slide into.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“8.6 miles (14 min) Opens 6am -2pm, 7-1 pm on Sunday. Comfort food, quick bite, healthy options. Family friendly atmosphere. ”
  • 1 local recommends
School
“Great food, good prices. They deliver, too! Drinks available. One night a week Indian food is available.”
  • 1 local recommends

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