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Five Connecticut Art Trail Travel Packages

Five Connecticut Art Trail Travel Packages
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by in May 2008

The Connecticut Art Trail is a nationally recognized partnership among 14 world-class museums and historic sites, created to promote Connecticut’s rich cultural assets as part of a travel experience. From bucolic farms, art studios, and former artists’ boardinghouses to grand and modern art museums in vibrant downtowns, the Connecticut Art Trail showcases diverse, quality collections rich in history and heritage. Discover European masterpieces, American Impressionism, ancient art, and contemporary culture, all within Connecticut’s borders.

Combine art, heritage, history, and a travel getaway by reserving a lodging package that includes a visit to a museum on the Connecticut Art Trail. Here are five suggestions.

For information on each museum, including packages and trail getaways, accommodations, dining, and key attractions near each museum, visit:

1. “Fall in Love” Package with the Florence Griswold Museum

Plan a midweek getaway to The Bee and Thistle Inn in Old Lyme, located across the street from the Florence Griswold Museum, home to American Impressionism. To reserve, call the inn 800-622-4946.

2. Country Elegance Package with the Florence Griswold Museum

Experience classic New England at the historic Copper Beech Inn in Ivoryton/Essex, four-diamond dining at the inn, and American Impressionist art at the Florence Griswold Museum. To reserve, call the inn at 888-809-2056.

3. Rose of New England Package with the Slater Memorial Museum Norwich

Plan a visit to Norwich in northeastern Connecticut, where our Founding Fathers and Revolutionary leaders lived and gathered to set the history of American independence in motion. Stay at the historic Lathrop Manor B&B, with working fireplace in each guest room and modern amenities .To reserve, contact Lathrop Manor B&B at 860-204-9448.

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