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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Nature
“Located one town away, in the town of New Hartford, Ski Sundown is a great family ski mountain. Ski sundown is great for skiers and riders alike. They offer packages for first timers, walk in group lessons, and advanced racing packages. Night skiing also available. Twice daily grooming makes this mountain a true treasure!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Hop right in to the Farmington River after your canoe or paddle boat rental. In the heart of historical downtown, boarding the walking and bike trail, you can’t miss it.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Lasalle market is a Collinsville institution! Not to be missed for breakfast, and lunch. Try the Grilled Marinated Flank Steak Sandwich, or the favorite Bistro Sandwich.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Take a spin through this large and beautiful outdoor mall. Plenty of fine wares including clothing, books, kitchen High quality gadgets and sporting goods. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Fire Station
“Collinsville is a charming New England town where artists gather. Shopping, eateries, and outdoor activities will surely delight. Their local Halloween Parade and Holiday Parade helped put this charming town on "the map".”
  • 7 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Across the street from the Antique mall, Bridgestreet Live is known for it’s quality entertainment. Performers are easily attracted from NYC to this charming hot spot. Be sure to bookmark their calendar to catch the musicians and comedians frequenting here.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Located in the town’s old train depot you’ll find a cozy upscale yet friendly eatery with live entertainment.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“You may need a post office visit after this trip because you’d be pressed not to take something home. With 2 stories and over 50 vendors in historic Collinsville walking through the brick, old mill building is a treat in itself.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“The BEST fried clams anywhere--no need to go to the beach! Minutes away! SUPER outdoor patio! Tell John that Dana and Robert sent you.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“Get a sense for the history of the ax factory, and this area with period exhibits of a typical wedding, barber shop, and general store. The third floor is home to the Farmington Railroad Society and has a wonderful period display of the area at its​ height. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Open year round with a calendar of events for all ages. Inside there are up-close encounters with birds and reptiles, and outside, there's a wildflower trail, a butterfly garden, and a rehab hospital for injured wildlife. Open daily from dawn to dusk.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“An upscale but affordable place to eat locally sourced, creatively designed food made by the chef and served by his family. Truly delicious.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Their menu offers a wide selection of tasty Thai and Laotian foods. The dishes are made from the freshest ingredients. They have a varied menu and many vegetarian choices. Enjoy favorite dishes such as Pad Thai and Drunken Noodles among many others tailored to your needs. We're sure your taste buds will be pleased. Vegetarian and Gluten-free friendly! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
“The most beautiful walk along the trails. Romantic walks. Great for cycling or running. You can rent kayaks and Canoes too. Plenty of nice places to eat and drink too.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Lasalle market is a Collinsville institution! Not to be missed for breakfast, and lunch. Try the Grilled Marinated Flank Steak Sandwich, or the favorite Bistro Sandwich.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located in the town’s old train depot you’ll find a cozy upscale yet friendly eatery with live entertainment.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“The BEST fried clams anywhere--no need to go to the beach! Minutes away! SUPER outdoor patio! Tell John that Dana and Robert sent you.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Their menu offers a wide selection of tasty Thai and Laotian foods. The dishes are made from the freshest ingredients. They have a varied menu and many vegetarian choices. Enjoy favorite dishes such as Pad Thai and Drunken Noodles among many others tailored to your needs. We're sure your taste buds will be pleased. Vegetarian and Gluten-free friendly! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
Pizza Place
“Limited menu of salad, pizza, and deserts, but it happens to be the absolute freshest and best salad, the BEST pizza, and SUPER brownies. ALL made with local, ORGANIC ingredients! Great outdoor patio for summertime. Low key, casual, family friendly. Tell manager Mike that Dana and Robert sent you!”
  • 1 local recommends

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