While visiting the mansion, if one wishes to explore the area, here are a few options.
Manchester Historical Society
The Manchester Historical Society has several properties in the area that are of historical interest.The historic loom exhibit is just down the street.VISIT HERE
The historic Cheney Hall is just across the Great Lawn. Cheney Hall hosts extensive theater productions a short walk from the mansion.VISIT HERE
Case mountain offers lovely hiking trails with scenic views just a 5 minute drive away.VISIT HERE
The Green Way Trail
At the foot of the Great Lawn is also the Green way trail that is ideal for biking or jogging.VISIT HERE
The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford is a ten minute drive from the mansion. The Wadsworth Atheneum houses some of the best small collections of European art in the country.VISIT HERE
The Hartford Club in downtown Hartford has been hosting guests and members for over 140 years. The club is across the street from the Wadsworth Atheneum in downtown Hartford.
The Viscogliosi family can host you at the club as there guests while you are staying at the Philip Cheney Mansion.VISIT HERE
Cavey’s restaurant in Manchester is a 4 minute drive from the mansion.
This exquisite restaurant has lovely Italian cuisine and live music upstairs and more formal French fare downstairs.VISIT HERE