- TripBuzz found 285 things to do with kids in or near South Windsor, Connecticut, including 271 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hartford, West Hartford, Springfield and Bristol.
- From Fairways Mini Golf & Batting Cages to Nomads Adventurequest, the South Windsor area offers 108 different types of family activities, including: Mini Golf, Bowling, Family Fun Center and Ziplines.
- Located five miles northeast of capital city Hartford lies the city of South Windsor. Home to many beautiful preserves and parks, outdoor recreation is enjoyed by locals and visitors. Other points of interest include an ice hockey arena, a sports complex, multiple golf course and the city's annual Fall Festival and Corn Maze.
With a schedule of unique shows and performances, Cornerstone Playhouse is a popular tourist destination. Their calendar includes musical comedies along with skits from the neo-vaudevillian genre. Focused upon community, the theater also regularly sponsors fund-raisers for non-profit groups.
The Ski Butternut experience is a family-friendly ski and tubing area. Lessons are available for first-time skiers and snowboarders. Experienced athletes spending a day on the mountain are able to choose from a variety of terrain parks.
Mystic Village Cinema 3 is an independently owned movie theater multiplex that shows a combination of first run Hollywood movies and art house, independent, and classic films. The venue also hosts live entertainment.
Olde Mistick Village Art Cinemas is a combination of an independent cinema and a performing arts theater. Along with the showing of new independent films during the week, live theater and concerts are held during the performance season.
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The second-oldest wooden vessel in the United States, the Charles W. Morgan is a retired whaling ship that now resides at the Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut. It is the oldest surviving whaling ship in the world.
Situated on 860 acres, George B. Parker Woodland is a wildlife refuge offering forested areas, fields, brooks and rock cairns. It provides a loop trail suitable for hiking along with a nature center and wildlife viewing opportunities.
The Freedom Schooner Amistad in Mystic, Connecticut is a wooden ship built in honor of the slave ship Amistad, which experienced a mutiny while transporting slaves between the United States and the Carribbean. The Freedom Schooner Amistad is dedicated to fostering goodwill and respect between all races.
A haven for devotees of handcrafted wooden boats, the Mystic Seaport is a charming port in Connecticut. It features rental slips, a museum, shops and a working repair yard. It is also the venue for Mystic's annual wooden boat show.