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Top Memorial Day Getaways Near Connecticut

Memorial Day weekend has sentimental meaning for United States citizens, honoring those lives lost while serving to protect our country. The weekend has become the unofficial start to the summer season. If you are looking to travel and plan a getaway this Memorial Day weekend Connecticut and neighboring states have plenty to offer. From festivals, races, beaches, and an all inclusive weekend resort, below are top getaways for Memorial Day in the area.

05/16/2015

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5 Best Ways To Observe Memorial Day

Honor Memorial Day and celebrate the national holiday with these five ideas.

05/13/2015

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5 Best Grills To Get You Through Your Memorial Day BBQ

It’s barbecue season! Time to find the perfect backyard grill for you and your whole family. Here are five great options to get you started.

05/12/2015

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Teaching Our Children The Importance Of Celebrating Memorial Day

Memorial Day is not just the official start to summer. It’s also an important holiday to pay your respects for those men and women who died in battle.

05/12/2015

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No Deaths On State Roads During Holiday Travel Period

(Middletown, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State police have released final number from their busy Memorial Day holiday traffic enforcement. For the four day period that ended at midnight, troopers logged 301 motor vehicle accidents, 54 with […]

05/27/2014

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Memorial Day Vacay: Best 3-Day Weekend Getaway Spots

For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.

05/12/2014

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Perfect Pair: Best Craft Beers To Serve At Your Summer BBQ

Try some variety with your next barbecue, and seek out some specialty craft beers instead of the regular brews. These craft beers pair exceptionally well with your carefully grilled meats.

05/12/2014

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Best Patriotic Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day

Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.

05/12/2014

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Holiday Traffic Statistics

State police say they investigated 281 motor vehicle accidents on Connecticut highways during the Memorial Day driving period, 59 of those involving injuries.

05/28/2013

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Sub Base to Fire Off Gun Salute for Memorial Day

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ The U.S. Navy base in Groton is planning to fire off a 21-gun salute on Memorial Day to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the armed […]

05/27/2013

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