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Guide To Visiting Connecticut For The Holidays

Follow this guide for fun ideas to celebrate the holiday season and also for how to have an enjoyable Thanksgiving weekend for visitors in Connecticut.

11/22/2014

The Charles W. Morgan 1841 whaling ship. Photo courtesy of Mystic Seaport.

Ship Departure Delayed

(MYSTIC,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The departure of 1841 whaling  ship Charles W. Morgan   from New Bedford has been delayed until Tuesday morning. It had been scheduled to set  sail Monday for the Massachusetts Maritime Academy at […]

07/06/2014

Charles W. Morgan 1841 whaling ship. Photo courtesy of Mystic Seaport.

Whaling Ship Waits Out Storm In New Bedford

A historic whaling ship on its first voyage since 1921 is waiting out a strong Independence Day storm in port in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

07/04/2014

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Top Fourth Of July Parties In Connecticut

America is turning 238 next week, and Connecticut is getting ready to celebrate. For a fun holiday with family and friends, you can’t go wrong with any of these suggestions.

06/26/2014

The CHARLES W. MORGAN sails on her first sea trial off New London, CT on June 7, 2014.  Photo by Dennis Murphy/Mystic Seaport

Historic Whaleship Sails for First Time in Nearly 100 Years

MYSTIC, Conn. (June 7, 2014)   The 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan sailed for the first time in almost a century  on Saturday, June 7, on the first day of sea trials for her 38th […]

06/07/2014

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Top Museums For Dates In Connecticut

Museums provide a great date setting because they are dynamic, interactive, exploratory, subjective and spark conversation. Here are the top museums for dates in Connecticut.

05/26/2014

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Top Memorial Day Getaways Near Connecticut

Memorial Day weekend is a time to honor our fallen soldiers. It has also become a staple of our culture to kick start the summer. In less than a two-hour commute, you can be in Boston or Newport to visit tourist attractions and Memorial Day events.

05/17/2014

Charles W. Morgan (Photo Credit: Dennis A Murphy / © Mystic Seaport)

‘Stowaway’ Chosen For Morgan’s Summer Voyage

Operators of a restored 19th century whaling ship have selected a Maine journalist to live on board the ship during its voyage scheduled for this summer.

05/08/2014

Charles W. Morgan (Photo Credit: Dennis A Murphy / © Mystic Seaport)

Whaling Ship Selects Maine ‘Stowaway’

Operators of a restored 19th century whaling ship have selected a Maine journalist to live on board the ship during its voyage scheduled for this summer.

05/08/2014

Photo Credit: Charles W. Morgan (Courtesy Mystic Seaport)

Mystic Seaport Seeks Stowaway For Whaling Ship

Mystic Seaport is looking for a stowaway for its restored 19th century whaling ship.

01/20/2014

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