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FOX61 takes viewers on a Winter Bucket List tour across Connecticut

The Winter Bucket List is back with some great new locations all across the state for all ages to enjoy.

CONNECTICUT, USA — Just because it's beginning to warm up outside, doesn't mean the winter fun is done in Connecticut. 

The Winter Bucket List is back with some great new locations all across the state for all ages to enjoy.

FOX’s Keith McGilvery and Rachel Piscitelli hit the road to share some of their favorite places to visit.

Fall fun with CT Bucket List

The Cutting Edge Training Center

Golf, hockey and pickleball are just some of the activities available at The Cutting Edge Training Center in Wallingford. Does not matter what time of the year it is, visitors of all ages will have an activity to do.

To learn more, visit The Cutting Edge’s website.


Move over Gordan Ramsey, Keith and Rachel brought their own cookoff to the FOX61 Morning News with a special visit to the Foodology Cooking School in Plantsville.

Foodology offers cooking classes for all ages, private events, birthday parties and more. It is the perfect destination for family fun. 

“It is a cooking school for kids, for teens, for adults or adult classes – and we try to do a whole spectrum of things," said wonder Christine Hart. "And we run classes all the time, all year round, and we would love to have people come on down and take a class with us."

To learn more, visit Foodology’s website.

Allegra Farm

Allegra Farm, in East Haddam, is the largest “livery stable” in Connecticut, catering to visitors who desire a unique experience of a bygone era. Keith and Rachel transported back to the 19th century for a unique experience that includes vintage horse-drawn carriages, wagons and more.

A fun fact about some of Allegra Farm’s horse and carriages, they have made several appearances in TV shows and movies like “Kate and Leopold,” “Time Machine” and “Sex and the City.”

It’s history on wheels and so much more. To learn more, visit their website.

Firestone Art Studio + Café

Keith and Rachel rolled up their sleeve to bring out their creative side when they visited the Firestone Art Studio + Café in Manchester. Pottery, canvas painting, wood sign making, finger painting – these are just a handful of activities visitors can do.

The one-stop shop is open seven days a week and offers a variety of classes. To learn more, visit their website.

Mount Southington

While Keith and Rachel remained to the bunny slopes at Mount Southington, outdoor snow aficionados don’t have to! There are 14 different trails and 51 skiable areas spread across 50 acres on a 425-foot vertical drop in Connecticut’s backyard.

Mount Southington, located in Plantsville, has been named among the top small ski areas in North America and it's not just the slopes that people can visit. There are activities for all ages and skill levels.

To learn more, visit Mount Southington’s website.

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Do you know of any place we should add to the Bucket List? Text us at 860-527-6161.

Check out the interactive map for all Bucket List locations recommended by FOX61 viewers!


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