Southington is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut.
It is situated about 20 miles southwest of Hartford, about 80 miles northeast of New York City
, 105 miles southwest of Boston
and 77 miles west of Providence. Southington includes the areas of Plantsville, Marion and Milldale, each of which has its own distinct architecture
and equally distinct vacation rentals, accommodations, lodging and condo rentals. The town rests in a valley of two mountains on its east and west sides.
Southington has the nickname of The Apple Valley
, due to the many orchards that still dot its landscape. The Quinnipiac River flows through the town. It is home to Mount Southington Ski Area which has continued to draw visitors from nearby towns. Along with its natural beauty and historic sites, Southington offers wonderful accommodation, vacation rental and condo rental options.
Southington boasts a fair share of large parks and open land, each serving several outdoor activities
, and as a whole, a vast array of them. Some of these are Crescent Lake, Panthorn Park, Recreation Park, Southington Dog Park, Southington Little League Fields and Veterans Memorial Park.
There are numerous houses and districts in Southington that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places
, including (but not limited to) Luman Andrews House, Atwater Manufacturing Company, Selah Barnes House, Barnes-Frost House, Blakeslee Forging Company, Icabod Bradley House, and Clark Brothers Factory No. 1. Visitors will find a few accommodation and vacation rental options dotted around the many historic sites in town.
Mount Southington offers a family-friendly setting
with 51 acres of terrain for the skier and boarder to enjoy. No matter what your ability is or skiing style, Mount Southington has something for everyone including The Drop Zone terrain park. The slopes are freshly groomed daily insuring your skiing enjoyment in the winter sun or under our lights at night. This reasonably priced resort offer excellent packages. During your stay in any of the local accommodations or vacation rentals you can relax in one of our two slope side lounges that offer great food and beverages.