Connecticut's Best Attractions 2011
BEST OLD-MEETS-NEW TOUR
Shoreline Segway, Guilford
Standing on a two-wheeled Space Age Segway, cruise past New England’s oldest stone house, historic churches, hip cafes, and shops all set around one of the region’s largest village greens. Start with a lesson; then follow your guide down leafy lanes to the water’s edge. Hour tour: $65. 260 River St. 203-453-5799; segwaytoursandrentals.com
BEST MUSEUM GIFT SHOP
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford
Tucked below colorful conceptual wall paintings, this store in the nation’s oldest public art museum sparkles with trendsetting jewelry, pottery, and woodwork, all created in Connecticut. Appealing children’s amusements, books, and posters mirror the collections. 600 Main St. 860-278-2670; www.wadsworthatheneum.org
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