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SITES TO SEE AND OTHER STUFF

We know that sometimes a lot of baseball can be a little too much for players, parents, and siblings, so we offer a few ideas for other activities

Mark Twain and Harriett Beecher Stowe Houses—Located side by side in Hartford, these beautiful homes are worth a tour.

Colleges and Universities—The University of Connecticut, Trinity College, Wesleyan University and Eastern Connecticut State University are all located within one-half hour of Hebron.

Shopping—West Farms Mall in Farmington, Buckland Hills Mall in Manchester, the Shoppes at Evergreen Walk in South Windsor and Somerset Square in Glastonbury host a variety of stores.

Batting Cages—The Batter’s Box http://www.battersbox.us/ on Route 6 in Columbia, CT (15 minutes from the park) has two cages and a complete baseball pro shop.

Golf—Hebron hosts two outstanding public courses located within 10 minutes of Burnt Hill Park.  Blackledge Country Club http://www.battersbox.us/ is a 36 hole facility with an outstanding clubhouse, restaurant, and pro shop.  Tallwood Country Club http://tallwoodcountryclub.com/ is an eighteen hole course with a practice area rivaling that of the finest private courses and a great pro shop.

Wadsworth Athenaeum-- https://thewadsworth.org/  One of our nation’s oldest art museums, it features a variety of exhibits many will enjoy.

Blackledge Falls-- http://www.ctwaterfalls.com/falls/main.php?Blackledge1 A great place to hike and cool off on a hot summer day, it is located near the Glastonbury/Hebron town line on Route 94—less than 10 minutes from Burnt Hill Park

Connecticut Science Center-- https://www.ctsciencecenter.org   Located in Downtown Hartford, this state of the art science center can provide entertainment for the whole family.

Bastiani’s Blueberry Patch---Located just a few hundred yards north of Burnt Hill Park on East Street, this local favorite pick your own blueberry patch is a great place to occupy siblings before a game.