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Connecticuts Best Attractions 2012

Connecticuts Best Attractions 2012
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BEST LAVENDER PATCH PLUS
Fort Hill Farms, Thompson
Feel calm after circling the lavender mazes. Sample fresh ice cream topped with blooms harvested each June. Skip around the corn maze, take a peek in the calf barn, or pick black currants. 260 Quaddick Road. 860-923-3439; forthillfarms.com

BEST FARMERS’ MARKET
Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market, Coventry
The state’s largest opportunity for fresh food and fun: From June to October, booths line the grounds of the Nathan Hale Homestead, showcasing weekly themes such as wine, art, honey, and salsa 2299 South St. 860-742-1419; coventryfarmersmarket.com

BEST ANTIQUES
Nathan Liverant & Son Antiques, Colchester
Once a Baptist meetinghouse, now filled with stellar 18th- and 19th-century American furniture, silver, paintings, and glass. Rare finds such as a sewing box owned by Herman Melville’s mother reflect this family’s decades of experience. 168 South Main St. 860-537-2409; liverantantiques.com

Please Note: This article was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.

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