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One of the prime wine-makers in the city, Gouveia Vineyards is where some of the finest wines come to life. Perched atop a hill in Wallingford, with lush green fields and breath-taking views of the countryside at its backdrop, this is also one of the must-visit spots in the city. Everything that goes into the products of this winery is grown on its 140-acre (56.6 hectare) vineyards, assuring a consistent batch each time. Visitors here can also take a tour of the vineyard and winery, wherein each stage of production cane be experienced, from the picking of fruits to the barreling and ageing.
The Hyland House Museum is a historic red wooden frame structure in Guilford and was most likely built during the end of the 17th Century or the early years of the 18th Century. Though there are disagreements to its actual construction time frame, its main frame was erected in the 1600s by George Hyland. It was the residence of the Hyland-Parmelee family till it was bought by George Wildman in the 19th Century. In 1916, the Dorothy Whitfield Historic Society acquired the building and restored it as a living museum. Renovated by Norman Isham, it opened in 1918 to the public. Get a glimpse of the Colonial era through its period artifacts and furniture. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
Housed inside the U.S. Baird Building, the Two Roads Brewing Company is is known for its year-round beer line-up that includes Ol' Factory Pils, Unorthodox Russian Imperial Stout and the Honeyspot Road White IPA, among several others. The brewery conducts weekend tours for interested parties on a first-come, first-serve basis. For those who are more eager to sample the brewed goods can do so in their bustling tasting room, open Tuesdays through Sundays. There is also a beer garden where you can gulp down your favorite beer. If you're feeling peckish, bring your own food, or perhaps one of the local food trucks can help you out.
The Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard is the perfect destination to spend an entertaining evening with your family, especially if you are into sports and music. With 33 executive suites, 13 loge suites and a seating capacity of 10000, what more could you want? The ambiance is very cozy and there is something to please and entertain guests of any age. Visit the web site and book your tickets now!