- TripBuzz found 299 things to do with kids in or near Southbury, Connecticut, including 290 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like New Haven, Fairfield, Stratford and Bridgeport.
- From Kettletown State Park to Willow Creek Farm, the Southbury area offers 114 different types of family activities, including: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Camping Site, Dog Park and Natural Landmarks.
- Southbury, Connecticut is a scenic, suburban city home to blend of residential and rural landscape. Due to the areas close proximity to commercial centers and major retail areas, visitors enjoy staying in Southbury for it's historic charm. Settled in the late 1600's, it has a story to tell and offers a glimpse into it's past through local libraries, parks and it's historical district.
Handicap accessibilities and a pet friendly park, there is something for everyone at the Kettletown State Park. Bathrooms, picnic areas, camping and hiking sites, and swimming and fishing sites with updates on water quality are popular attractions to the park.
Established in 2000, the Willow Creek Farm is a premier equestrian facility that is known for having an indoor 28-stall luxury barn. The facility also includes 2 large outdoor rings, a 15-acre cross-country course, and a track.
Offering a little something for everyone, Ballantine Park features softball fields, tennis courts, basketball court, sand volleyball and a playground. This 25-acre park also features an adult pool and kiddie pool for swimming in the summer.
A natural, wildlife area for birdwatching, the Shepaug Eagle Observation Area is an informative shelter to view eagles, birds, the dam, and walk the trails. Visitors must make reservations in advance, as the attraction is only open during specific seasons.
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175 Quaker Farms Rd, Rt 188, Southbury, CT 06488 MoreLess Info
A designated trout park, Southford Falls State Park offers year-round activities including hiking, cross-country skiing and field sports. Located along Eightmile Brook, the 169-acre park features several trails and a scenic waterfall.
A tennis training facility, TennisMadeSimple offers both group and private tennis lessons for adults and juniors. It also provides camps and clinics along with equipment sales and racquet repair services including stringing and regripping.
Founded in 2009 by a dressage competitor, Sarah Williams Dressage offers both horse training services and riding lessons in various styles. The business also offers horse sales and assistance in buying horses, and coaching at competitive events.