Indian Well State Park

Junction Rte. 110 & 111, Shelton, CT 06484.

Take Rte. 110 east for 5 mi. to park entrance. Once home to the Paugussetts the park has a large beach & picnic area on the Housatonic River. A path at the first parking area leads to Indian Well a dramatic waterfall. A blue blazed trail runs over Stevenson Dam. Picnic shelter, boating, boat launch, fishing, swimming, hiking, field sports, bathrooms. Indian Well was so named because of the Romeo and Juliet-like Native American legend surrounding the Park's scenic waterfalls and the splash pool at the bottom of the falls. Local Native Americans never actually used the area as a well. Although the falls are lovely, the Park's primary attraction is its location on the western bank of the Housatonic River. The shaded picnic grove at the water's edge is a nice spot to spend a lazy summer day. In 1928 Indian Wells was established as a state park.

Indian Well State Park

Junction Rte. 110 & 111, Shelton, CT 06484.

At jct. Rte. 110 & 111 in Monroe, take Rte. 110 east for 5 mi. to park entrance. Once home to the Paugussetts the park has a large beach & picnic area on the Housatonic River. A path at the first parking area leads to Indian Well a dramatic waterfall. A blue blazed trail runs over Stevenson Dam. Picnic shelter, boating, boat launch, fishing, swimming, hiking, field sports, bathrooms.  Indian Well was so named because of the Romeo and Juliet-like Native American legend surrounding the Park's scenic waterfalls and the splash pool at the bottom of the falls. Local Native Americans never actually used the area as a well. Although the falls are lovely, the Park's primary attraction is its location on the western bank of the Housatonic River. The shaded picnic grove at the water's edge is a nice spot to spend a lazy summer day. In 1928 Indian Wells was established as a state park.

Jones Winery & Jones Family Farms

606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd., Shelton, CT 06484.

(203) 929-8425. Located in the scenic White Hills of Shelton, Jones Winery offers award-winning CT grown wines, including estate grown Pinot Gris and Cabernet Franc. Voted Best CT Wine by CT Magazine 2010 and 2011. Enjoy a vineyard view, glass of wine, and light refreshments on the Tasting Room Patio. The Harvest Kitchen offers wine education and hands-on cooking classes. Jones Family Farms open seasonally for u-pick strawberries, blueberries, pumpkins and Christmas trees. Tasting Room Open April to mid-Nov., Fri., Sat., Sun., 11-5; mid-Nov. to Dec., see website for extended hours.

Jones Winery & Jones Family Farms

606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd., Shelton, CT

(203) 929-8425. Located in the scenic White Hills of Shelton, Jones Winery offers award-winning CT grown wines, including estate grown Pinot Gris and Cabernet Franc. Voted Best CT Wine by CT Magazine 2010 and 2011. Enjoy a vineyard view, glass of wine, and light refreshments on the Tasting Room Patio. The Harvest Kitchen offers wine education and hands-on cooking classes. Jones Family Farms open seasonally for u-pick strawberries, blueberries, pumpkins and Christmas trees. Tasting Room Open April to mid-Nov., Fri., Sat., Sun., 11-5; mid-Nov. to Dec., see website for extended hours.

Jones Winery and Jones Family Farms

606 Walnut Tree Hill Rd., Shelton, CT 06484.

(203) 929-8425. Located in the scenic White Hills of Shelton, Jones Winery offers award-winning CT grown wines, including estate grown Pinot Gris and Cabernet Franc. Voted Best CT Wine by CT Magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012; and Best CT Vineyard in 2013. Enjoy a vineyard view, glass of wine, and light refreshments on the Tasting Room patio. The Harvest Kitchen offers wine education and hands-on cooking classes. Jones Family Farms opens seasonally for u-pick strawberries, blueberries, pumpkins, and Christmas trees. Tasting Room open mid-March to May, Fri.-Sun. 11-5; June to mid-Nov., Thurs.-Sun. 11-5; mid-Nov.- Dec. see website for extended hours.

Shelton Historical Society

70 Ripton Rd., Shelton, CT 06484.

PO Box 2155. Rte.8, Exit 11.  (203) 925-1803. Composed of several historic structures, the 1820 Brownson House, the 1872 Trap Falls School, and the c. 1860 Wilson Barn with the "Three Centuries of Shelton, From Farming to Industry and Beyond" exhibit tracing town history from early European settlement through the 20th century. Adm.