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.
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
This Connecticut foliage drive takes a meandering jaunt through northwestern Connecticut’s scenic beauty and nature’s bounty. Distance: about 55 miles one way More: Connecticut Foliage Drive Photographs Historic structures, colorful characters, and the abundance of an agrarian landscape await us as we navigate a winding, climbing route through this corner of Connecticut, boosting...Read more
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