Scenes of Summer in Washington


Summer is the season to soak up the sunshine, explore the beautiful outdoors, experience local talent and entertainment, and embrace the lively energy in Connecticut’s breathtaking Litchfield Hills. View these latest scenes of summer and join us in celebrating this fabulous season in Washington. And to be featured, share your Washington experiences with us by tagging @explorewashingtonct!



Lobster rolls by the lake from the new OutPOst Eats

The OutPOst Eats and Sundries
30 Lake Waramaug Road, New Preston, Connecticut
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Wine flights and live music at Hopkins Vineyard

Hopkins Vineyard
25 Hopkins Road, New Preston, CT 06777
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Summertime yoga in the great outdoors

View this summer’s yoga classes with Julie Haesche Yoga + Wellness

Music on the Green @revdrrobyn


Music on the Green live summer concert series on Fridays

Washington Green
78 Green Hill Road, Washington CT, 06793
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Pick up picnic provisions to enjoy at the lake from The Smithy

The Smithy
10 Main St. New Preston, CT
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Plein air painting @aliciamordenti


Plein air painting and peonies at Hollister House Garden

Hollister House Garden
300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington, CT 06793
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The perfect selfie spot at the Bee Brook Grotto installation by Randy Palumbo

Spring Hill Vineyards
292 Bee Brook Road, Washington Depot CT 06793
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Washington loves a good party! WAA’s Summer Solstice Celebration

Washington Art Association
4 Bryan Memorial Plaza, Washington Depot, CT 06794
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Leisurely outdoor dining at our fabulous restaurants

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Hootenannies at Judy Black Park Farmers Market on Saturdays

Washington Farmers Market
1 Green Hill Road, Washington Depot, CT 06794
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View of Lake Waramaug from Macricostas Preserve @lab_synth


Summer hikes with panoramic views

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Summertime fun for the little ones at Gunn Memorial Library

Gunn Memorial Library
5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT
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Canoeing on Lake Waramaug @alanmainer


Exploring the waters out on Lake Waramaug

Lake Waramaug State Park
30 Lake Waramaug Road, New Preston, CT 06777
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A memorable Pride in the Hills @ SHAG

Learn more about the Spring Hill Arts Gathering
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Art inspiration at the Mayflower Inn & Spa

Mayflower Inn & Spa
118 Woodbury Road, Washington, CT 06793
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Happy Summer! ☀️


For all the exciting events coming up this summer, visit our Events Calendar
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