Connecticut | The Constitution State
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Connecticut – history, beauty, and idyllic small towns …
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.
If you're in search of country charm this winter, head to the village of Salisbury, Connecticut, in the Litchfield Hills, where country inns, tasty treats, shopping, and even a annual ski jump event promise warmth and delight. When the weather outside is frightful (or at any rate dropping digits like a...Read more
With the Connecticut River twisting alongside it, feathering its briny fingers through the eastern border before pushing into the Long Island Sound, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, is the ideal summer destination for visitors making their annual pilgrimage to the shoreline. Yet, unlike many of its coastal cousins to the north, this...Read more
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