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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 State of Connecticutand 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.

Connecticut Destinations

  • Salisbury, CT | Cozy Country Charm in the Litchfield Hills

    Salisbury, CT | Cozy Country Charm in the Litchfield Hills

    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

Connecticut Articles

  • Southport, Connecticut | Historic Coastal Village

    Southport, Connecticut | Historic Coastal Village

    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

Jud's Journal

  • Connecticut

    Listen in as Judson Hale, Editor-in-Chief of Yankee Magazine, explains why Connecticut is just so darn great!
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