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Fall Outings

America Celebrates Halloween

Best Bets for Halloween Fun around Connecticut

By Kim McNeill I don’t know what it is about Halloween in Connecticut. It is such a quintessentially New England event here in the Nutmeg State. Perhaps it’s trick-or-treating along a Main Street with some […]

10/28/2011

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Haunted Connecticut

By Kim McNeill I stopped counting the number of paranormal investigators in Connecticut after I couldn’t remember their names in my head anymore. So let’s just say we have a lot of investigators. With good […]

10/22/2011

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Family Guide to the Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce

What started as a backyard display turned into a Lake Compounce yearly attraction and Southern New England’s largest Halloween attraction and donates money to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

10/21/2011

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Best of Fall Foliage Hikes: Scenic Vistas for Fall Foliage

By Kim McNeill Fall in Connecticut is beautiful. The rolling hillsides with varied hardwood trees provide a canvas of warm colors. Leaf color in Connecticut is generally best the second week in October, right around […]

10/01/2011

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Best of Apple Picking in Southwest Connecticut

By Kim McNeill Nothing says Fall to me quite like wandering through an orchard in search of the perfect apple. Whether you are looking for a nice, crisp, sweet apple for eating or a more […]

09/16/2011