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Top Haunted Graveyard Tours In Connecticut

What better way to celebrate Halloween than with a walk through a haunted cemetery?. A Connecticut city near you is offering seasonal opportunities to grab a flashlight and test your nerves.

10/20/2012

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Top Places To See Autumn Leaves In Connecticut

Connecticut is beautiful in all four seasons but the state fully comes into her own during the brief but brilliant season of fall, easily enjoyed on a day’s roadtrip.

10/13/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Trip to West Point

Enjoy a weekend away at West Point, indulging in great history, food and sights.

09/22/2012

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To Mystic Seaport, Mystic

Make a day trip to Mystic Seaport to become engulfed in all of the unique gems this town has to offer.

09/15/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Trip to Groton-New London

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Although they sit less than an hour from Hartford, New London and Groton, especially the village of Mystic, seem like an entirely different world. From historic battlefields to waterparks, this area offers everything a traveler hopes for in a weekend adventure.

08/25/2012

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Getaway Guru: One-Tank Trip to Sherwood Island State Park, Westport

Connecticut, the third smallest state, lends itself to easy sight seeing. With minimal time on the road, and no venue farther than a couple of hours, a return journey day trips are always a tank of gas away. One of the most beautiful, Sherwood Island State Park, promises memories that’ll last a lifetime. Just 65 miles away, it’s the perfect escape when nature beckons. Fall in love with these beaches as those waves carve sand art on the beach in undulating lines of red (garnet), black (magnetite) and white (quartz).

08/18/2012

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to Thimble Islands, Stony Creek

Connecticut’s shoreline always has been the most treasured of all of the state’s naturally beautiful areas, and the crown jewel of this precious resource is the Stony Creek, Thimble Island area of Branford. This stunningly gorgeous coastal region is excellent for hiking, biking or boating. More relaxing bird-watching and picnicking options make this the perfect one-tank trip for any adventurer. The fact that it’s perfectly situated midway between the New York and Rhode Island borders makes this location even better, as most people in the state can reach there in less than an hour.

08/11/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip to Gettysburg, PA

Four score and nine years ago, the War Between the States brought the fight to a rural town just north of the Mason Dixon line. The battle that ensued here changed the course of the war and set the tone for the future of the town. Gettysburg is currently a living memorial to one of the most important times this country has endured. It’s also an extremely popular tourist destination boasting history, culture and amenities aplenty.

07/21/2012

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Getaway Guide: One Tank Trip to Essex Steam Train

The Essex Steam Train promises beautiful views of local landscapes and landmarks on a journey like none other. Specialized events for adults and children throughout the summer promise something for everyone. Water lovers may combine their travels with a land and sea adventure, so choose accordingly and make this one into the perfect one-tank trip.

07/14/2012

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OpSail 2012 CT Preview

New London hosted OpSail 2000 in July of 2000 when nearly one million visitors traveled to the shoreline of Connecticut to sneak a peek at the sailing vessels and partake in festival events. More than 40 tall ships from 14 different countries anchored in the harbor. This year New London will once again have the honor of being the last stop of the National OpSail 2012.

06/30/2012

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