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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Ice Cream Shop
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“Mon - Sun (11:30am -9pm) Check their website for changes in hours depending on season. Cash ONLY. "Family-run shop on a dairy farm, serving housemade ice creams & waffle cones, plus sundaes & shakes." www.richfarmicecream.com ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“Southford Falls State Park is a public recreation area covering 126 acres in the towns of Oxford and Southbury, Connecticut. The state park offers fishing, hiking, waterfalls, and a covered bridge over Eight Mile Brook”
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“121 Restaurant and Bar is tucked away in the Oxford Airport. The drinks, bistro style food and brick oven pizzas are very good, they have a seasonal outdoor patio and they often have live music on the weekends. What's unique about this place is it's right on the runway, so you can watch the small planes and private jets land and take off. Some pilots even come to this destination spot by plane! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
  • 1 local recommends
City Hall
“Kirk's Pond - Next door to Oxford's Town Hall is Kirk's Pond which is a fishing pond for children under 15 only and is available for Ice Skating in the winter. Check the sign at the pond to see if there is "Skating Allowed" or "NO Skating Allowed" depending on how thick the ice is. Park at Town Hall. There is a gazebo next to the pond. Grab a hot chocolate to-go from Starbucks-at Market 32 or Southford Deli.”
  • 1 local recommends
Rental Car Location
American Restaurant
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“ Sunday - Tuesday (11:30am - 9pm) Wednesday - Saturday (11:30am - 10pm) Check out their Facebook page "Brookside Inn Restaurant" for specials. "The Brookside Inn Restaurant is owned and operated by the Morgatto family, offering an extensive menu that includes a variety of seafood dishes and Italian cuisine. The restaurant has a full-service bar, deck and private banquet room that can accommodate parties of 25 to 80 people. Brooksideinn1954.com”
  • 1 local recommends
Park
  • 1 local recommends
Playground
“The playground consists of two playscapes – one for children between the ages of 2 and 5 years and a second for children ages 5-12 years. There are swings and slides, poles to climb, ladders to scale, beams to balance on, sand to dig and build upon and a cabin to hide in.”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Mon - Sun (11am - 8pm) CASH only. CLOSED from Sept to May The Grill is a very casual eatery - order at the window style. "Family-run restaurant serving fried fish, burgers & hot dogs with a landscaped 18 hole mini-golf course." www.oldsawmillminigolf.com”
  • 1 local recommends