Maple Sugaring in the Litchfield Hills Last Updated: March 2021
Maple syrup was cultivated by Native Americans in Connecticut as far back as the 1600s, becoming the New World’s first natural sweetener. Loyal maple syrup and maple sugar lovers eagerly await this annual rite of spring, when the still-freezing nights and warmer, sunny days towards the end of March create the ideal conditions for robust maple syrup yields. So if you want to enjoy the fruits of this year’s labors of sugary love (and are looking for some sweet family fun), plan a visit to maple sugar makers in the Litchfield Hills and learn firsthand how everybody’s favorite pancake topping is made!
Be sure to check with each location before venturing out, as hours may change due to COVID-19.