Astonishingly beautiful, absolutely definitive Connecticut small town. Like most great Connecticut towns, has a "Green", and unlike most, the Green is still the center of town. Manages to be both
richer than anyone
you know, but still unpretentious -- and unlike some
towns, doesn't rely on overaggressive policing to maintain it. To wit: I and several of my friends once
romped around on the Green for two hours, circa 2-4am, and not only
didn't get tossed out (or worse, tossed into a police cruiser), but we didn't see another soul. Also
-- although this goes back ten, fifteen years -- the "Town Restaurant" (I think
that used to be its actual
name!) serves a fantastic hamburger
in a classic pub/tavern setting. No, there's not much "to do" in Litchfield, but if you want to experience Connecticut....its one of our proudest examples. This is what you think
of when you think
''To save the daughter of Prince Floopaloo, you must go and seek out the dreaded Litch!''
''Where can I find this
''Why, in Litchfield, of course!''