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Top Movies Filmed In Connecticut

Top selling movies have chosen locations in Connecticut to film some or all of their scenes. It can be exciting to find Connecticut towns and landmarks in the film, but it can be even more exciting to visit those sites.

04/25/2015

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Top Lakeside Getaways Near Connecticut

There is something calm and serene about a lake, and Connecticut is blessed with many beautiful lakes – both natural and man-made.

04/18/2015

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Top Hotels With A View Near Connecticut

Connecticut is just a short car, bus or train ride away from New York, Boston, and the Atlantic coastline, all of which are ideal destinations for spending a weekend or brief vacation. If you plan on spending a night or two, an incredible view can make your hotel go from good to great. These hotels in Connecticut’s neighboring states will allow you to gaze at nature, the sea, or the big city, all from the comfort of your room.

04/04/2015

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Five Must-See Museums In Connecticut

Connecticut is home to unique museums you won’t find everywhere you travel.

03/28/2015

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Five Must-Visit Baseball Stadiums In The USA

The history, architecture and the fans are what make going to a baseball game an exciting adventure. All of these factor into what helps some of these stadiums make the must-see lists for all baseball fans.

03/24/2015

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Five Reasons To Visit Connecticut For Spring Break

Connecticut is centrally located between New York City and Boston and provides fun activities to incorporate into your spring break plans.

03/07/2015

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Top Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Connecticut For Families

While so many other people are chasing the sun, there are plenty of places closer to home where Connecticut families can enjoy their spring break. Here are just five of the top destinations to get away with the family while staying within a seven-hour drive of home.

02/21/2015

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Top Spring Break 2015 Destinations Near Connecticut For College Students

College students don’t need to fly or travel far to have a good time on their spring break. Make lasting memories and take in local sights in cities, beach towns and ski resorts within driving distance from your Connecticut home or college.

02/14/2015

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Top Luxury Hotels In Connecticut

Connecticut is home to a lot of wealthy people, and its finest hotels compete to provide them and their visitors with luxurious accommodations, sumptuous menus and memorable services. Here are just five of the top luxury hotels in Connecticut.

01/31/2015

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Top Spring 2015 Races In Connecticut

As winter reaches and passes its midpoint, Connecticut runners (and walkers) want and need to get out and move – and most do it for worthy causes. Here are just five of the top “spring” races coming up in Connecticut.

01/24/2015

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