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Soulbury

Soulbury is an eclectic gift shop located in Woodbury featuring one-of-a-kind items from local artisans, small businesses, fair-trade, vintage, plants, and more. A warm and bohemian styled house in Woodbury offering homemade clothing, plant holders, plants, crystals, jewelry, and much more.

Soulbury
813 Main St S, Woodbury
203-405-1995

White Memorial Conservation Center

A 501(c)(4) organization, dedicated to protecting its forests and countryside, and offers countless trails and paths for visitors to explore. White Memorial offers over 40 miles of trails that cover various habitats and are open to non- motorized recreation, as well as a glimpse into the natural diversity found throughout the wildlife sanctuary.

White Memorial
80 Whitehall Rd, Litchfield
860-567-0857

Kent Barns

Enjoy the shops, galleries, restaurants, and other businesses in the more than dozen buildings. It is the ideal place in any season to spend time browsing shops, galleries, and restaurants.

Kent Barns
6 N Main St.
860-866-8066

52 Main

It’s about time we got some tapas around here! This is a favorite stop after (or before) catching a first run at The Moviehouse a few doors down. And they made finding the place easy. Holed up there on a recent rainy night with sangria, plate of patatas bravas and live guitar music, we were temporarily transported to Spain – but glad to be so close to home.

www.52main.com

Pine Plains Fine Wines & Spirits

We’ve admired the minimalist beauty of their print ads for years, but the impressively stocked shelves of this specialty shop are the real attention grabbers. Stop in before your next picnic, dinner party or drive home for a thoughtfully selected bottle. Or case.

www.pineplainswine.com

Wassaic Project

An art star comes to the Berkshire Mountain foothills in the nearby hamlet of Wassaic. Wassaic Project is a multi-disciplinary residency program and contemporary exhibition space within an exceptional old mill, their annual summer festival is not to be missed. An inspired example of community integration.

www.wassaicproject.org

Troutbeck

Make like the 1920’s NYC literary set and make a date with this stately stone country inn. Set on over forty verdant acres, the Troutbeck resort features an English garden, babbling brook and an internationally recognized restaurant.

www.troutbeck.com

Back in the Kitchen

Two words – Intelligentsia coffee. Back in the Kitchen is housed on the second floor of a darling, century old red brick building. Fresh baked goods, creative sandwiches such as BL roasted T, and a duo of soups are house made daily. Main Street’s back!

www.backinthekitchen.com

Hammertown Barn

No one should go home from an excursion empty handed – who says all trinkets and keepsakes must come from abroad? Part of a locally owned (seek out the amazing Joan and her informative, fun blog) trio of stylish home décor stores, country living never looked so chic. Hammertown Barn regularly run remarkable red tag sales and we can’t get enough of their well curated, often quirky finds.

www.hammertown.com

Serevan

Tucked away in the hills just beyond the Wassaic station is this cozy, surprising hideaway. Helmed by Chef/Owner Serge Madikians, the exquisite Mediterranean cuisine at Serevan is imbued with the flavors of the Middle East, a celebration of the traditions of his Armenian background. Superb service from the time the breadbasket arrives to the final sip of a well-crafted drink. Request a seat by the fireplace when making your well-advised reservation.

6 Autumn Lane, Amenia
845-373-9800
serevan.com

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