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Loomis' beautiful 300-acre campus is located at the confluence of the Farmington and Connecticut rivers in Windsor, Connecticut. Affectionately referred to as the Island, Loomis is within walking distance of the town’s center and its restaurants, banks, supermarket, pharmacy, public library, Amtrak train station, and other areas of interest. Connecticut’s capital city of Hartford and Bradley International Airport are less than 10 minutes driving distance, south and north of Windsor, respectively. Great shopping, movie theaters, and a variety of dining can be found within 15 miles of campus including Blue Back Square and the Center in West Hartford, the Buckland Hills Mall and movie theater in Manchester, and Westfarms Mall in Farmington. Student Activities schedules frequent outings to these destinations and others including Six Flags - New England.

Location & Directions

Loomis is located at 4 Batchelder Road in Windsor, Connecticut. Please note that Batchelder Road is under construction through October 31, 2017. Please use Island Road or Mechanic Street to access campus during this time. For assistance with directions, please call 860.687.6000.

From Bradley International Airport:
From Bradley International Airport, follow exit signs to I-91 south. Take exit 36 off I-91 south. Take a left onto Park Avenue (Route 178 east). Proceed to the end of 178 and take a left onto Route 159 north (Windsor Avenue). Follow Route 159 down the hill. At the base of the hill take a right onto Island Road. Follow Island Road onto campus.

From New York City and Points South (approximately 2.5 hours from New York City to Loomis Chaffee):
Take exit 36 off I-91 north. Take a right onto Park Avenue (Route 178 east). Proceed to the end of 178 and take a left onto Route 159 north (Windsor Avenue). Follow Route 159 down the hill. At the base of the hill take a right onto Island Road. Follow Island Road onto campus.

From Providence (approximately 1.5 hours to Loomis):
Take Route 6 to Route 295 north to Route 6 west to Route 395 south to Route 2 west. Then take I-91 north to exit 36. Take a right onto Park Avenue (Route 178 east). Proceed to the end of 178 and take a left onto Route 159 north (Windsor Avenue). Follow Route 159 down the hill. At the base of the hill take a right onto Island Road. Follow Island Road onto campus.

Directions from Points North
From Springfield and points north:
Take exit 36 off I-91 south. Take a left onto Park Avenue (Route 178 east). Proceed to the end of 178 and take a left onto Route 159 north (Windsor Avenue). Follow Route 159 down the hill. At the base of the hill take a right onto Island Road. Follow Island Road onto campus.

From Boston and Points East:
From I-84 west: Take exit 61, I-291 west. Follow I-291 to I-91 north. Take exit 36 off I-91. Take a right onto Park Avenue (Route 178 east). Proceed to the end of 178 and take a left onto Route 159 north (Windsor Avenue). Follow Route 159 down the hill. At the base of the hill take a right onto Island Road. Follow Island Road onto campus.

Lodging

Hotels in Windsor (please call for special rates):

  • Courtyard by Marriott: 860-683-0022; 1 Day Hill Rd. Windsor, CT (special LC rate: $109); www.CourtyardHartfordWindsor.com
  • Hartford/Windsor Marriott Airport: 860-688-7500; 28 Day Hill Rd. Windsor, CT
  • Hilton Garden Inn: 860-688-6400; 555 Corporate Dr. Windsor, CT;www.windsor.gardeninn.com
  • Hartford/Windsor HYATT House Suites: 860-298-8000; 200 Corporate Dr. Windsor, CT; www.hyatthousehartfordnorth.com
  • Residence Inn Hartford/Windsor: 860-688-7474; 100 Dunfrey Ln. Windsor, CT


Hotels Elsewhere:

Avon Old Farms Hotel
1 Nod Road (Junction Rtes. 10 & 44) | 860.677.1651
Avon CT 06001
http://www.avonoldfarmsinn.com/directions.html

Simsbury 1820 House
731 Hopmeadow Street | 860.658.7658
Simsbury CT 06070
http://www.simsbury1820house.com/contact.html

Simsbury Inn
397 Hopmeadow Street | 860.651.5700
Simsbury CT 06070
http://www.simsburyinn.com/

Hartford Marriott Downtown
200 Columbus Boulevard | 860.549.2400
Hartford CT
http://www.marriott.com/

Crowne Plaza Hartford - Downtown
50 Morgan Street | (860) 549-2400
Hartford CT 06120
http://www.cphartford.com

Hartford Marriott Farmington
15 Farm Springs Road | 860.678.1000
Farmington, CT 06032
http://www.marriott.com

Sheraton Hartford Hotel
100 East River Drive | 860.528.9703
East Hartford CT 06108
http://www.starwoodhotels.com

Dining

Union Street Tavern
20 Union Street | (860) 683-2899
Windsor, CT 06095
Mon-Thurs: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Fri-Sat: 11:00 am - 11:00pm
Sun: 10:30am to 9:00pm pm
http://www.unionstreettavern.com
mpdeneen@omalleydeneen.com

Taste Of India
216 Broad Street | 860-688-8333
Windsor, CT 06095
Mon - Sat 11:30am - 3:00pm
Mon - Sat 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Sun 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Bart's Drive-In Restaurant
55 Palisado Avenue | 860-688-9035
Windsor, CT 06095
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
http://www.bartsdrivein.com
dtrinks@comcast.net

Tunxis Grill & Pizzeria
3 Tunxis Street 860.688.6429
Windsor, CT 0609
http://www.tunxisgrill.com/
Open 7 days a week for Lunch and Dinner
11:00-10:00 Weekdays
11:00-11:00 Weekends

Buffalo Wild Wings
703 Poquonock Avenue | 860-688-WING
Windsor, CT 06095
http://www.buffalowildwings.com
3322gm@buffalowildwings.com

Dom's Broad Street Eatery
330 Broad Street | 860-298-9758
Windsor, CT 06095
Sun-Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
http://www.domsbroadsteatery.vpweb.com/
dibella@cox.net

Family Pizzeria
181 Broad Street | 860-688-5069
Windsor, CT 06095
Tues-Thur 11:00 am-10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am-11:00 pm
Sunday Noon-9:00 pm

Bamboo Garden
555 Day Hill Road | 860-731-0770
Windsor, CT 06095
Mon - Thurs 11:30 am to 9:30 pm
Frid - Sat 11:30 am to 10:30 pm
Sunday Noon to 9:30 pm
http://www.bamboogardenct.com

River City Grill
Hartford/Windsor Marriot Airport
28 Day Hill Road | 860-688-7500
Windsor, CT 06095
http://www.marriott.com/bdlap
mark.timbro@marriott.com

Ginza
14 Wintonbury Mall Road | 860.242.8289
Bloomfield, CT 06002
http://www.ginzacuisine.com

Tapas
854 Cottage Grove Road| 860.882.0756
Bloomfield, CT 06002

Tosca Restaurant
68 Bride Street | 860-668-0273
Suffield, CT 06078
http://www.toscact.com

Vito's By The Water
1936 Blue Hills Avenue Ext. | 860-285-8660
Windsor, CT 06095
http://www.vitosct.com
rob@vitosct.com

Windsor 75 Restaurant
35 Poquonock Avenue | 860-925-6256
Windsor, CT 06095
7 Days a week: 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
ctpizzaguy51@aol.com

Around Town

Services:

  • Geissler’s Supermarket
  • CVS
  • Bank of America
  • Webster Bank
  • Windsor Federal Savings Bank
  • Windsor Public Library

Shopping:

  • Bill Selig Jewelers
  • Jordan Florist
  • Patti's Treasures
  • Target (short drive away)

Transportation:

  • Amtrak Station
  • Hartford Region City Bus Stops

Other:

  • Farmer's Market
  • Northwest Park
  • Riverwalk

Area Places of Worship

AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL
Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church
321 Hayden Station Road
860.688.5225

BAPTIST
Grace Baptist Church
830 Marshall Phelps Road
860.688.3847

Greater St. Paul’s Baptist Church
of Deliverance
12 Windsor Avenue
860.527.3810

Pilgrim Way Baptist Church
19 Columbia Road
860.242.6507

CHURCH OF CHRIST
Connecticut Valley Church of Christ
61 Crook Hill Road
860.683.0591

COMMUNITY
Amani Fellowship Community Church
691 Windsor Avenue
860.683.8943

Faith Community Church
100 Pigeon Hill Road
860.688.6366

EPISCOPAL
Grace Episcopal Church
311 Broad Street
860.688.1232

ISLAM
Islamic Center
68 White Rock Drive
860.249.0112

JEWISH
Congregation Beth Ahm
362 Palisado Avenue
860.688.9989

LUTHERAN
Christ The King Lutheran Church
465 Park Avenue
860.688.1854

PENTECOSTAL
Praise Power & Prayer Temple
209 Kennedy Road
860.285.8898

Christ Family Church
551 Park Avenue
860.683.4115

ROMAN CATHOLIC
St. Gabriel’s Church and Rectory
379 Broad Street
860.688.4905

St. Gertrude’s Church and Rectory
550 Matianuck Avenue
860.522.6163

St. Joseph’s Church and Rectory
1747 Poquonock Avenue
860.688.9566

UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
The First Church in Windsor
107 Palisado Avenue
860.688.7229

Poquonock Community Church
1817 Poquonock Avenue
860.688.2014

Wilson Congregational Church
691 Windsor Avenue
860.688.3657

UNITED METHODIST
Trinity United Methodist Church
180 Park Avenue
860.688.9245

NONDENOMINATIONAL
First Cathedral
1151 Blue Hills Avenue | 860.243.6520
Bloomfield CT 06002

Holy Zion Church of the Jubilee
235 Palisado Avenue
860.683.1595

Jesus Disciple Mission Assembly
358 Windsor Avenue
860.244.9152

River of Life Christian Church
500 Bloomfield Avenue
860.285.0718



Greater Hartford Church of Christ
www.hartfordchurch.org
1052 Blue Hills Ave
Bloomfield, CT
4.2 miles from Loomis Campus
Phone: Tim Blake 860.913.4228

The Loomis Chaffee School is easily accessible by car, train or air.

The school is located close to I-91, just south of Bradley International Airport (BDL-Hartford/Springfield), and the Windsor, CT Amtrak Station is within walking distance of the school.

Amtrak:
www.amtrak.com
800.872.7245

To arrange taxi service, call Valley Cab Service at 860.673.4250

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