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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

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 first traffic light, take a right into Batchelder Road. Cross the causeway to enter 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 first traffic light, take a right into Batchelder Road. Cross the causeway to enter 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 first traffic light, take a right into Batchelder Road. Cross the causeway to enter 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 first traffic light, take a right into Batchelder Road. Cross the causeway to enter 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 first traffic light, take a right into Batchelder Road. Cross the causeway to enter 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: $125); Special Rate
  • Hartford/Windsor Marriott Airport: 860-688-7500; 28 Day Hill Rd. Windsor, CT; 
  • Hilton Garden Inn: 860-688-6400; 555 Corporate Dr. Windsor, CT; Special Rate
  • Hartford/Windsor HYATT House Suites: 860-298-8000; 200 Corporate Dr. Windsor, CT; Special Rate 
  • Residence Inn Hartford/Windsor: 860-688-7474; 100 Dunfrey Ln. Windsor, CT
  • Delamar West Hartford: 860-937-2500; 1 Memorial Rd. West Hartford, CT (special LC rate: $229); Special Rate


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
http://www.unionstreettavern.com

Taste Of India
216 Broad Street | 860.688.8333
Windsor, CT 06095

Bart's Drive-In Restaurant
55 Palisado Avenue | 860.688.9035
Windsor, CT 06095
http://www.bartsdrivein.com

Tunxis Grill & Pizzeria
3 Tunxis Street 860.688.6429
Windsor, CT 0609
http://www.tunxisgrill.com/

Buffalo Wild Wings
703 Poquonock Avenue | 860.688.WING
Windsor, CT 06095
http://www.buffalowildwings.com

Dom's Broad Street Eatery
330 Broad Street | 860.298.9758
Windsor, CT 06095
http://www.domsbroadsteatery.vpweb.com/

Family Pizzeria
181 Broad Street | 860.688.5069
Windsor, CT 06095

River City Grill
Hartford/Windsor Marriot Airport
28 Day Hill Road | 860.688.7500
Windsor, CT 06095
http://www.marriott.com/bdlap

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

Around Town

Services:

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

Shopping:

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

Transportation:

  • Amtrak Station
  • CT Rail
  • Hartford Region City Bus Stops

Other:

  • Farmer's Market
  • Northwest Park
  • Riverwalk

Area Places of Worship

AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL
Bethel AME Church
1154 Blue Hills Avenue
Bloomfield, CT 06002
860.243.5778

BAPTIST
Grace Baptist Church
830 Marshall Phelps Road
860.688.3847

Pilgrim Way Baptist Church
19 Columbia Road
860.242.6507

Faith Community Church
100 Pigeon Hill Road
860.688.6366

BUDDHIST
Chenrezig Tibetan Buddhist Center
7 Park Pl
Middletown, CT 06457
860.346.6136

EPISCOPAL
Grace Episcopal Church
311 Broad Street
860.688.1232

HINDU
ISKCON of Connecticut
1683 Main Street
East Hartford, CT 06108
860.289.7252

Vallabhdham Temple
26 Church Street
Newington, CT 06111
860.417.0007

ISLAM
Islamic Center of Connecticut
68 White Rock Drive
860.249.0112

Islamic Association of Greater Hartford – Berlin Mosque
1781 Berlin Turnpike
Berlin, CT 06037
860.829.6411

JEHOVAH’S WITNESS
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses
630 Burnham St W
Manchester, CT 06042
860.528.2717

JEWISH CONSERVATIVE
The Emanuel Synagogue
160 Mohegan Drive
West Hartford, CT 06117
860.236.1275

Beth El Temple
2626 Albany Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117
860.233.9696

JEWISH REFORM
Congregation Beth Israel
701 Farmington Ave
West Hartford, CT 06119
860.233.8215

Congregation Kol Haverim
1079 Hebron Ave
Glastonbury, CT 06033
860.633.3966

LUTHERAN
Christ The King Lutheran Church
465 Park Avenue
860.688.1854

PENTECOSTAL
Hope Tabernacle Apostolic Church
362 Palisado Avenue
860.688.0753

Praise Power & Prayer Temple
209 Kennedy Road
860.285.8898

Holy Temple Church of God in Christ
691 Windsor Avenue
860.688.4659

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

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

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

or to arrange car service, call Lindsey Limousine 800-546-3739 - Toll Free / 860-289-5466 - Direct / 860-687-9999-Fax

www.lindseylimo.com