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WELCOME TO SIMSBURY
Heritage, Charm, Adventure!
Nestled in a beautiful river valley tucked between two dramatic ridges, the suburb of Simsbury has become a tourist destination. Major attractions include the Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge, the Pinchot Sycamore (biggest tree in Connecticut), the Performing Arts Center (summer home to the Hartford Symphony),and some of the most beautiful fall foliage in a state known for its magnificent color.
Ranked by Money magazine in 2015 as one of the 10 best places to live in America, Simsbury is listed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of its' "Dozen Distinctive Destinations," and is federally designated as a "Preserve America" Community. It was the American League of Cyclists first "bike friendly town" in CT and rated #1 by Bike Walk Connecticut.
Settled in the 1670s, Simsbury features a charming New England downtown with historic houses, working farms, miles of hiking trails, a navigable river for kayaking, a rails-to-trails bike path, free bike rentals, two public golf courses, indoor and outdoor skating rinks, and incredible bird watching opportunities.
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