Visitor Information

Salisbury School is nestled in an area which offers opportunities to enjoy and experience historical and cultural sites, fine dining, boundless outdoor activities and shopping. 

Our Campus

Salisbury School is an all-boys private boarding school in New England’s Litchfield County. Our campus is located on 725 acres in northwest Connecticut, and features two main academic buildings, 10 residences and several state-of-the-art athletics and arts facilities. Our all-boys boarding school is located near New York, with less than a two-hour drive from the NYC metro area. Salisbury School is also within easy distance of Boston, Albany, Hartford, Greenwich and several other major population centers in the Northeast.

For a printable campus map, click here.

Dining and Lodging

Nearby towns such as Canaan, Falls Village and Lakeville, CT, as well as Millerton, NY and Sheffield and Great Barrington, MA, host a range of dining options from fast food to fine cuisine. We are also well-known among New England’s all-boys boarding schools for our dining hall, which boasts a farm-to-table philosophy that draws heavily on local ingredients.

Several hotels and bed and breakfasts in nearby towns offer a variety of a places to stay if you’re visiting our boys’ boarding high school from far out of town or for a tour, Parents’ Weekend or Reunion Weekend. Be advised, however, that lodging can fill up quickly during these special events, so be sure to book your room well in advance.

Area Attractions

As a top New England boys’ boarding school for more than a century, we are naturally located near several areas of historic importance and other attractions. Bring the family for a weekend and enjoy outdoor activities, art, culture and more.

Alumni and parents, please call the Alumni/Development Office at 860-435-5740 if we can be of any assistance to you in choosing a place to stay, places to eat or things to see.

Prospective families, please call the Admissions Office at 860-435-5732 for assistance.


Directions to Campus (via Google maps)

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By Plane

Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, and Albany International Airport in Albany, New York, are approximately an hour and a half from campus.

By Train

Train service on Metro North’s Harlem Valley Line out of Grand Central Station in New York City is available to the Wassaic Station, about a twenty minute drive from campus.

Local Transportation

Please note that as this is a rural area, you will need to arrange for taxi service prior to your arrival at either the train station or the airport. You may call one of the services listed below to arrange for pick-up.

  • Lakeville Taxi at 860-435-8000 
  • Emerald Express Taxi Service 518-592-1074 (NY)
  • Lindsey Limousine 860-289-5466 (CT)
  • The Berkshire Valet 860-671-1424 (local)  
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251 Canaan Road
Salisbury, CT 06068
Phone: 860-435-5700
Fax: 860-435-5750

We are a private, all-boy boarding high school in Connecticut committed to shaping high schooled-aged boys into men of character and promise who can rise to the challenges of the modern world.

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