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Gillette Castle and Chester, CT

7 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

Gillette Castle in East Haddam, Connecticut, is amazing. From a distance, it looks like a medieval sand castle,... Read More »

Salisbury, CT | Cozy Country Charm in the Litchfield Hills

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

If you’re in search of country charm this winter, head to the village of Salisbury, Connecticut, in the... Read More »

Easton, Connecticut | “Black Pearl of Fairfield County”

21 votes, 4.23 avg. rating (84% score)

The bucolic and sleepy town once described in a New York Times article as the “black pearl of... Read More »

Old Saybrook, Connecticut | A Historic Village on the Connecticut Shoreline

8 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (97% score)

With the Connecticut River twisting alongside it, feathering its briny fingers through the eastern border before pushing into... Read More »

New Haven, Connecticut | Where Food and Culture are Ivy League

New Haven, Connecticut | Where Food and Culture are Ivy League

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Pizza! Paintings! Plays! The city of New Haven, Connecticut offers top-notch dining and cultural attractions with stroll-worthy historic... Read More »

Summer in Hartford, Connecticut | Gardens, Parks, and History

Summer in Hartford, Connecticut | Gardens, Parks, and History

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Centrally located in Connecticut, the capital city of Hartford might not draw in as many visitors as some... Read More »

Historic Essex Village | The Perfect Small Town

4 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (87% score)

Surrounded on three sides by water, historic Essex Village – the perfect small town – juts into the... Read More »

Nuances of New Haven, Connecticut | A Complex City

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

New Haven, Connecticut, is complex the way wines from the south of France can be. Just when you... Read More »

Royal Lipizzan Stallions Come to Connecticut’s Quiet Corner

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Yankee’s Top Summer Events from the May/June 2012 issue featured a late August performance by Herrmanns’ Royal Lipizzan... Read More »

Exploring Historic Wethersfield, Connecticut

3 votes, 4.33 avg. rating (84% score)

Where’s the oldest and largest historic district in the state of Connecticut? In Wethersfield, of course. Founded in... Read More »

Coventry Farmers’ Market in Coventry, CT

3 votes, 3.67 avg. rating (74% score)

No matter where I travel around New England from May through October, I am always thinking about which... Read More »



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