Required fields are marked *. It sat surrounded by green space and played an important role in many an episode. Stars Hollow is the beloved fictional town that everyone's favorite Gilmore Girls characters call home. But just like Lorelai in Stars Hollow I stood in the middle of the main town street for 5 minutes with no cars passing. A few store fronts remain empty to this day. Lisa Clark hopes her new business, Stars Hollow Yarns, will be a gathering place for knitting enthusiasts. But damn, it hurts. And grab some tissues. I know that online shopping is the easiest thing to do these days, and it’s cheaper and easier, but local businesses can only thrive if we support them. Tucked away in the picturesque northwest corner of Connecticut, Stars Hollow Yarns offers sustainable and thoughtfully sourced yarns, knitting & crochet notions, and gifts for the modern handcrafter in a welcoming, inclusive environment influenced by the fictional town of Stars Hollow. Sadly, the Gilmore Girls town doesn't actually exist, but you can get some small town Lorelei and Rori vibes from any of these 6 real towns. Best of luck finding your Stars Hollow. I will keep going there over and over because I never want them to ever go away. Bank Street is essentially the main street of New Milford and it intersects with Railroad Street, the other main street. Follow Route 202 South to pretty New Milford, Connecticut. They talk to the kids like they’re real people, who have interesting things to say. It was devastating. It looks so much like Stars Hollow that I want to move there. It would be really cool if there was a new kind of “visit” back on Stars Hollow on TV, just to see where Luke and Lorelai’s relationship led to 10 years later, if Rory and Dean ever got back together, or even to find out if Kirk and Lulu got married. The town of Stars Hollow is so inviting and quaint, and we went in search of the closest town that resembled it. The Gilmore Girls "Stars Hollow" is filmed on Warner Bros lot called "Midwest Street." This romantic resort and spa offers luxurious rooms and romantic gardens. I feel your pain… It’s so hard to let go of local treasures like that. I can make that promise for sure. I just love that you had an armadillo groom’s cake! The folks who work at The Sweet Spot are always friendly and ready to help. Your email address will not be published. NEW MILFORD — In just this past week, Maureen Kenny, has seen people from Italy, Spain and the Czech Republic stop by the town green to see the real representation of Stars Hollow, the fictional Connecticut town in the television show “Gilmore Girls.” The Sweet Spot is where we got our Armadillo groom’s cake for our wedding. Gilmore Girls Getaway: Visit the “Real” Stars Hollow, Connecticut. Zillow Show More Show Less 41 of 41 Stars Hollow is the fictional town that the Gilmore Girls is set in. I can’t tell you how many times we frequented this place. That being said, the New Milford gazebo (right) looks mighty familiar. I did stop in New Milford, Connecticut. I feel like I should have known the end was near. When I first saw Gilmore Girls, I actually thought it was filmed there, but then as I watched on, I realized it was just CA. And unlike the slightly more modern Stars Hollow in the Netflix revival, New Milford still has the charm of the old Stars Hollow and has not yet implemented parking meters! They even crown a cherry queen- just like how Rory was ice cream queen at Taylor’s soda shop! Stars Hollow, the small-town setting of Gilmore Girls, seems so charmingly idiosyncratic that one might assume that it is entirely a work of fantasy, but in reality, creator Amy Sherman-Palladino took inspiration from some real life locations. Eric and I were talking about shopping at a local bookshop but I want to shop at Barnes and Noble too because I feel like they are next on the chopping block, and I don’t want to lose them! The two “Gilmore Girls” towns that we explored were New Milford and Washington Depot. New Milford feels the most like Stars Hollow to us with its revolutionary history and Victorian buildings lining the streets. 7. The burritos had eggs, that were microwaved until they were molten, melted American cheese, and the tiniest pieces of pepper and onion. When I first saw Gilmore Girls, I actually thought it was filmed there, but then as I watched on, I realized it was just CA. Thanks Kari! As a tribute to my two favorite local establishments, I’m going to make a point to shop more local, and I’m urging you to do the same. New Milford boys soccer had title hopes, now just happy to be. Joanne recently posted…Encouraging Hearts and Home– Back to Our Routine. Bank Street is essentially the main street of New Milford and it intersects with Railroad Street, the other main street. The perfect mix of crunchy and chewy, and the exact hint of salt to round it all out. At least you have those happy memories and photos to hold dear… Nothing can replace these spaces, but we have to hope that something else wonderful will come along. This rural town in Litchfield County, Connecticut served as inspiration for the town of Stars Hollow. It sat surrounded by green space and played an important role in many an episode. When you Literally Google ‘What Do People Eat?’. After spending about 20 minutes on a winding road, we … When we first moved to the quaint little Connecticut town, we stayed in a one bedroom apartment on Bank Street. I scoured blogs, Dec 28, 2015 - I've been obsessed with the quirky town of Stars Hollow for years now, and did some research online to see which towns resembled it the most. And let me just say right now that New Milford is the clear and ultimate winner of which is most like “Stars Hollow.” So much so that I would not even waste my time stopping in Washington Depot, at least if you are in a hurry. As someone who has never visited the US, how realistic is Stars Hollow as a portrayal of a small New England town? New Milford, as a town, is a lot bigger than I’m making it out to be. Four buses will then stop individually in New Milford, Washington Depot, New Preston and Hopkins Vineyard on Saturday, spending about 80 minutes in each spot between 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Gilmore Girls stars Lauren Graham as Lorelai Gilmore and Alexis Bledel as Rory Gilmore. The center of it though, the Stars Hollow of it, is only three blocks. Best of luck finding your Stars Hollow. Try downtown New Milford, (the Green area) or maybee the center of Bethel. “With gray icing; I don’t even know how you make gray icing!”… LOL. Stars Hollow is a fictional town in Connecticut featured on the television show Gilmore Girls.It is a close-knit community with many characteristics, located roughly thirty minutes from Hartford. I have a favorite local store (and town) 15 minutes from here where my mom and dad live. The Roxbury resident opened the New Preston store Dec. 1 … I blame Amazon but I love Amazon. Your email address will not be published. It was my personal Stars Hollow. In the five years we lived in New Milford we saw at least six or seven businesses open and close downtown. See more ideas about new milford connecticut, new milford, milford connecticut. Eric and I lived in New Milford for five years. New Milford, CT VERY much resembles Stars Hollow itself with the village green and the gazebo and such. After a farm-to-table lunch at the organic eatery, the Green Granary, head for Route 67 East back toward Washington. Over The Shoulder Boulder Holders – Why Must Life Be So Hard! They have my favorite restaurant and my favorite store right across the street from one another. In fact, New Milford is considered the town that is most like Stars Hollow in the classic show, Gilmore Girls. New Milford, as a town, is a lot bigger than I’m making it out to be. Four buses will then stop individually in New Milford, Washington Depot, New Preston and Hopkins Vineyard on Saturday, spending about 80 minutes in each spot between 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Gilmore Girls stars Lauren Graham as Lorelai Gilmore and Alexis Bledel as Rory Gilmore. Quote: Originally Posted by tom62. On New Milford’s town green you’ll see a gazebo that many say inspired the one in Stars Hollow, where so many magical Gilmore Girls moments have taken place. Actually, unless you are loaded it’s impossible. Marty’s is a little more akin to Central Perk from Friends than Luke’s, but you could tell instantly there was a Stars Hollow-like community at every table. On October 17th 2017, while were living in New Jersey, the Bank Street Coffee House announced that they would be closing their doors for good. Were “people hacking away at that poor animal?” I just love the feel of small town blocks like these and it’s so sad to see them close their doors. 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