A picturesque town with incredible history

Welcome to Avon

Avon is a picturesque town in Connecticut located just outside of Hartford and less than a three-hour drive from New York City. This classic Connecticut town exudes old-world New England charm. Rural, rolling hills, farms filled with flowers and fruits, and pastures grace the gorgeous scenery of this town. Plus, Avon is only a short drive from the bustle of downtown Hartford, replete with numerous businesses and shopping and dining options. It’s the perfect location for those who wish to feel the serenity and comfort of the country while being close to all the amenities and excitement of the big city.


Avon is one of the most highly sought-after towns in the area, and the infrastructure, homes, and amenities reflect its incredible appeal. Avon has top-notch services to its name, including healthcare options, as well as many leisure amenities and adventure spots. The Route 44 corridor offers spas, restaurants, shopping, and entertainment to explore. There are also many opportunities to get outside and enjoy nature, with miles of hiking and biking trails.

What to Love

  • Voted third-safest town in America by Money Magazine
  • Beautiful homes, many options for new construction, and tons of amenities 
  • Stunning natural scenery and outdoor recreation areas
  • Amazing education options

Local Lifestyle

Avon is a beautiful, safe place to live, and its excellent public schools are popular with families who value quality education. People of all ages enjoy the picture-perfect scenery in this town and the miles of hiking and biking trails that wind through the magnificent rolling hills of New England. Avon is the perfect respite from the high energy of the big city. It’s peaceful and serene, yet located just a short drive from Hartford’s world-class amenities. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Avon is filled with lovely, locally-owned shops and restaurants in its charming downtown area. Max a Mia Ristorante brings a taste of Italy to the neighborhood with its family-style cooking straight from a wood-fired oven. Another great option for pizza in Avon is E&D Pizza Company. E&D serves pizza with fresh, locally-sourced toppings and crispy crusts, making them a community favorite. They’ve won countless awards for their delicious pies and top-notch service year after year.


After a savory meal, you might be in the mood for something sweet. Pure Love Bakery features a delectable gluten-free menu, offering oatmeal cream pies, cookies, and cakes, as well as savory goods like pizza dough and bread. Cake Gypsy offers delicious cupcakes and many gluten-free options as well. Their cupcakes run the flavor gamut, from the cafe mocha and lemon blueberry to the chocolate snowball with white coconut. 


There’s nothing like a fresh cup of coffee first thing in the morning. Dom’s Coffee has some of the finest brews in Avon, featuring freshly roasted coffee, espresso drinks, tea, and light snacks.


Newly opened, Whole Foods Market is a go-to spot for a grocery trip, with weekly savings and plenty of healthy selections for your shopping list.

Things to Do

There are many ways to enjoy the fantastic community and nature in Avon. Saturday afternoons can be enjoyed at the Blue Fox Run Golf Course, a challenging course with beautifully manicured greens. The course features three distinct nines, with options for golfers of all skill levels. The establishment also provides courses and clinics for all ages to hone their skills. 


Another fun-filled way to enjoy the great outdoors is to explore the Talcott Mountain State Park in Avon and Simsbury. Climb the 165-foot tower to witness the sweeping views of the countryside, or explore the miles of hiking and walking paths that wind through the park.


History is preserved at the Pine Grove Schoolhouse. This historical monument was built in 1865 and served as a schoolhouse for nearly 100 years. Today, guests can learn about the history of the schoolhouse and glimpse into the culture of early New England.


Farmington Valley Arts Center shines as a cultural icon in Avon. Featuring a gallery, artists’ studios available for tour, and classes for all ages, Farmington Valley Arts Center is the perfect place to experience arts and culture in Avon.


Avon is served by highly-rated Avon Public Schools.



Avon is also home to prestigious private schools.



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