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Part of Connecticut’s attraction has always been its small-town centers, filled with personality, history and charm. And what draws visitors again and again are the shops, boutiques and artisans that reward browsers and buyers alike. Whether you’re planning a girls’ trip or looking for a great way to spend a day with family, here are a few of the towns around the state that offer great shopping (and dining) districts.
Featuring: 3 Liberty Green B&B | Barcelona West Hartford | Clinton Antique Center | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Delamar West Hartford | Elbow Room | Grace Farms | Inn at Stonington | J House Greenwich | James Pharmacy B&B and Gelateria | Litchfield Distillery | Litchfield Inn | Little Pub Greenwich | Lobster Landing | Penny Lane Pub Restaurant | Roger Sherman Inn | Saybrook Home | Stonington Borough | The Dutch Epicure Shop | The Glass House | Town of Clinton | Town of Greenwich | Town of Litchfield | Town of New Canaan | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Stonington | Town of West Hartford | Water Street Cafe | West Hartford Center | West Street Grill
Situated along the edge of Long Island Sound, and, further east, the Atlantic Ocean itself, Connecticut’s lighthouses are among the most photographed in New England. From Revolutionary War-era beacons to lights that guided over a century of maritime history, here’s a list of some of Connecticut’s best known lighthouses, along with a few ways to capture the experience yourself!
Featuring: City of Norwalk | Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruise | Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruise | Custom House Maritime Museum | Downeast Lighthouse Cruises | Lighthouse Point Park | Mystic River Historical Society | New Haven Green | New London Historic Waterfront District | Old Lighthouse Museum | R/V "Spirit of the Sound" | Saybrook Point Inn Marina & Spa | Sheffield Island Lighthouse Ferry Cruise | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Fairfield | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Stonington | Town of Stratford | Winvian Farm
Everyone knows that busy I-95 and U.S. Route 1 follow the Connecticut shoreline from Greenwich east out to Stonington, but there are a lot of lesser known routes that’ll give you the flavor of the coast and sometimes take you right down to the water. Here are several recommendations to get you started.
Featuring: B&B at Bartlett Farm | Book Barn | Central Regional Tourism District - River Valley/Greater Hartford | Eugene O'Neill Theater Center | Harkness Memorial State Park | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Lenny's Indian Head | Lighthouse Point Park | Ocean Beach Park | Restaurant at Rowayton Seafood | Rocky Neck State Park | Saybrook Point Inn Marina & Spa | Sea Mist Thimble Island Cruise, LLC | Tarry Lodge - Westport | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Westport Inn | Town of Old Saybrook
One thing that's great about Connecticut's compact, manageable size is that you're never far from a great roadside meal, especially in summer. In fact, there are so many good ones that we couldn't stop at five or 10 or even 15 - our list of 20 doesn't even cover the entire scene, of course, but it's a good place to start. Here they are, in brief and in alphabetical order. Can you get to them all?
Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Blackie's Hot Dogs | Captain Scott's Lobster Dock | City of Bristol | Clam Castle | Glenwood Drive-In | Guida's Drive-in Restaurant | Harry's Place | Sea Swirl of Mystic | Stowe's Seafood | Town of Bethel | Town of Fairfield | Town of Guilford | Town of New Milford | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Southbury | Town of Southington | Town of Stratford
Online article from Boston Magazine highlighting the town of Old Saybrook.
Published Date: 2018-01-23
Featuring: Town of Old Saybrook
Online article highlighting events in the Shoreline area, along with Connecticut Open House Day.
Published Date: 2018-05-31
Featuring: Connecticut River Museum | Guilford Art Center | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center | Thomas Griswold House | Town of Chester | Town of Old Saybrook
Online article highlighting the best of Connecticut's coastal towns.
Published Date: 2018-06-16
Featuring: Argia Mystic Cruises | Clam Castle | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Harvey's Beach | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center | Madison Beach Hotel | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mystic Seaport Museum | Old Saybrook Town Beach | Oyster Club | R.J. Julia Booksellers | Red 36 | Saybrook Point Inn Marina & Spa | Stony Creek Beach | The Deacon Timothy Pratt B&B | Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast | Town of Madison | Town of Old Saybrook
Online article highlighting things to do in the Connecticut River Valley.
Published Date: 2018-07-20
Featuring: Chester/Hadlyme Ferry | Connecticut River Museum | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Florence Griswold Museum | Gillette Castle State Park | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Griswold Inn | Ivoryton Playhouse | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center | Town of Old Saybrook
Print and online article highlighting things to do and visit along the Connecticut River.
Published Date: 2018-09-11
Featuring: Connecticut River Museum | Gillette Castle State Park | Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre | RiverQuest | Saybrook Point Inn Marina & Spa | Town of East Haddam | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Rocky Hill | Town of Wethersfield
Online article highlighting the many visitor opportunities in Old Saybrook.
Published Date: 2018-10-04
Featuring: Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Caffé Marche | Saybrook Point Inn Marina & Spa | Town of Old Saybrook
Online article highlighting Fresh Salt in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.
Published Date: 2018-11-11
Featuring: Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn | Saybrook Point Inn Marina & Spa | Town of Old Saybrook
Online article highlighting Connecticut Winter Getaways.
Published Date: 2018-12-04
Featuring: 30 Mile Brewing Company | Book Barn | Fort Saybrook Monument Park | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn | General William Hart House (c.1767) | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Samuel Smith Farmstead | Thomas Lee House & Little Boston School | Town of East Lyme | Town of Mystic | Town of Old Saybrook