Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH, USA

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Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH, USA

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History and outdoor activities in Washington

For a serene and tranquil rural vacation, Washington, Connecticut, should be the number 1 spot on your list. With a collection of 4 historical village districts, you’ll never run out of quaint Washington restaurants and shops to explore. Nature enthusiasts can explore beautiful landmarks that will delight all of the senses. Whether you’re traveling with friends for a weekend of fun, the family for a kid-friendly adventure, or with your partner for a romantic getaway, Washington vacation rentals can provide the privacy and small-town vibe you’re looking for.

Cherish local history in Washington

With its old-world atmosphere, Washington offers historical opportunities for everyone to enjoy. The city has three municipal historic districts and one National Register historic district. Strolling up and down these streets will allow you to see a number of well-preserved homes from the Shingle, Italiante, Greek Revival, and Georgian architectural styles. Visitors can also enjoy a day filled with antique shopping, museum hopping, and eating. For even more Washington activities, take a trip to one of the area’s natural landmarks for swimming, fishing, and hiking.

Museums and nature in Washington

First on your list of Washington attractions should be the Institute for American Indian Studies. At this museum, you’ll be able to learn more about the 5 Connecticut-recognized tribes through various exhibits, workshops, and special events. The Gunn Memorial Library and Museum is another place to check out, as it tells many different tales from the city’s past. It even offers an annual cemetery tour, where visitors learn about the city’s former residents from tour guides dressed in vintage attire. For a truly relaxing stay, look for Washington vacation rentals near the Hollister House Garden, which is a beautifully-maintained classic garden in the English style.

4 seasons of fun in Washington

As the southernmost state in New England, Connecticut boasts a climate that changes with the seasons. For the most ideal Washington weather, try visiting in the middle of summer during the months of June, July, and August. Temperatures in these months will be in the 70s to 80s with a great chance of sunny skies. However, fall has its own advantages with beautiful foliage. Spring is charming with colorful blossoms and blooms, and winter is picturesque with glittering snow covering the trees and buildings. There’s really no bad time to search for Washington vacation rentals.

Enjoy being surrounded by nature in Washington

If you look at a Washington map, you’ll see that the city rests at the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, offering spectacular landscapes. In addition to this, the area is surrounded by Lake Waramaug to the north, Mt. Tom State Park to the east, and the Mine Hill Preserve to the south. The Shepaug River cuts right through the middle of town and has pleasant crystal waters. Meeker Swamp inside the Macricostas Preserve is also an interesting geographical feature, as it’s home to a number of unique birds and rare plants species as well as the area’s largest supply of potable water.