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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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Getaway Guru: Weekend Getaway To Saratoga Springs

When race season begins, Saratoga Springs will become one of the hottest destinations in upstate New York. Going to the races is a terrific experience, but there is so much more to this town, all of which can be accessed easier and a good deal cheaper during the off season. Only 140 miles and less than two and a half hours from Hartford, it is an excellent choice for a getaway.

06/23/2012

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Checklist For A Fun Day At The Beach Or Pool

A day of fun in the sun requires some planning. Here’s a handy checklist for a day at the beach, the lake or the local pool.

06/18/2012

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Top Spots For A Picnic In Connecticut

Across Connecticut, families and romancers alike love this area for its scenic picnic locations. State parks provide shoreline and waterfront views, and local vineyards combine wine with delicious foods to create a romantic getaway from life’s daily stressors. Pack those picnic baskets to enjoy hilltop views and ocean breezes at Connecticut’s best spots for a picnic.

06/09/2012

Fathers Day Activities

Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!

06/07/2012

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Top Zumba Studios In Connecticut

Burn calories and sculpt that body dancing to upbeat Latin and hip-hop music with Zumba. From child-friendly classes to biggest loser competitions, these dance studios boast Zumba with extras every athlete will love. Jump in on Connecticut’s best Zumba classes for a toe-tapping class that’ll make you forget you’re working out.

06/02/2012

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Fun For The Road – Car Games For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip this summer? Entertain yourself and the kids with these fun car games along the way.

05/14/2012

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Road Trip Rules – Prep For A Safe And Fun Road Trip

Planning a road trip this summer? Here are some helpful tips to get your family there happy and in one piece.

05/14/2012

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Top Dates For The Adventurous Couple In Connecticut

Dinner and a movie just isn’t the making of an ideal date. Try something new, get out of that comfort zone and make a memory. With a little creativity, Connecticut can be the perfect place for an adventurous couple to get out and discover everything this spectacular state has to offer.

05/12/2012

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America’s Top 20 Beaches

Check out the best beaches in America.

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The Animals Of Antarctica

Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.

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The Ice Of Antarctica

Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.

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Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

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Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.

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