Southington is nestled between two mountains, offering a picturesque natural setting with welcoming neighborhoods and plenty of outdoor activities for every family member.

Southington is nicknamed The Apple Valley because of the several orchards that still mark its landscape. The town center is well developed and there are many shops, restaurants and industrial parks to enhance the local economy.

Southington is in a prime location near the junctions of Interstates 84, 91 and 691, placing business centers, extensive shopping and cultural events within simple reach.

Recreational and community events are significant aspects of life in Southington. Ragged Mountain is a superb spot for rock climbers. Other outdoor activities are also obtainable at Memorial Park, Panthorn Park, Recreation Park and West Peak State Park. Public beaches and swimming pools offer warm weather fun, while the slopes of Mount Southington are filled with skiers during the cold winter months.