Connecticut | The Constitution State
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Connecticut is the gateway to a land of white-steepled churches, brilliant town greens, and sparkling-blue Atlantic waters, not to mention lively cities, great food, and some seriously competitive outlet shopping. From the expanse of beaches that unfurl along Long Island Sound to the bustle of Yale University and New Haven to the whaling history of Mystic Seaport, the state is an blend of sophistication, as well as the charm inherent in historic towns and villages nestled into rolling hills that were first settled in the 1600s.
The bucolic and sleepy town once described in a New York Times article as the “black pearl of Fairfield County” is situated just past the Merritt Parkway, next to Fairfield, Weston, Monroe, Trumbull, Newtown and Redding. Dreamy images of its farms and landscapes, antique homes, stone walls, winding roads, and...Read more
Southport, Connecticut, is a beautiful coastal hamlet in Fairfield County, located just over an hour outside of New York City. The small village, settled in 1639, is part of the town of Fairfield and evocative of its rich New England history. Southport was designated a local historic district in 1967. During...Read more