Simsbury features a charming downtown filled with historic houses, fine restaurants, farms and open space. There is the Farmington River for recreation and hiking trails, and free visitor bike rentals.
Simsbury is in Hartford County and is one of the best places to live in Connecticut. Living in Simsbury offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Simsbury there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks.
Simsbury is listed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of its "Dozen Distinctive Destinations." Also, federally designated as a "Preserve America" community, the town features a charming downtown filled with historic homes and fine restaurants, while the farms and open space harken back to their agricultural roots. With hiking trails, a navigable river for non-motorized vessels, a rails-to-trails bike path and free visitor bike rentals, there is a lot of outdoor recreational opportunities. And proud to be home of the biggest tree in Connecituct, the Pinchot Sycamore and a lovely predestian "flower bridge."