Candlewood Lake isn’t just any inland body of water. The largest man-made lake in Connecticut, it covers 5,420 acres. Its 65 miles of shoreline take you on a gorgeous journey through five municipalities including the tiny and adorable
In the suburban town of Southbury is an intriguing slice of little-known Connecticut history, hidden in plain sight.
In 1925 a group of Russian immigrants, mainly artists, writers, and dancers, transformed this patch of wilderness
The Promenade allows you to enter the Rockefeller Center from 6th Avenue. It is full of flowers and fountains, and especially tourists, because this is where you'll find the Metropolitan Museum shop. On a sunny day, it's the ideal
If you think the colors of New England are restricted to green trees, red barns, and the oranges and yellows of fall foliage, Captain’s Cove will open your eyes. Here, at this working marina slash entertainment area, the boardwalk is
Connecticut is home to many beautiful wineries, but for a wine-tasting spot with jaw-droppingly gorgeous scenery, you can’t beat Hopkins Vineyard on Lake Waramaug in New Preston.
Approaching the vineyard in the picture-perfect
Stamford is an ancient town, located halfway between London and York. There are old houses houses and churches which date back to the thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth century. It also has great attractions, and a large number of
We had an amazing time! After a delicious snack at Crab Shell we had a wonderful cruise and cocktail party on the water. The food and service were great and the crew made the trip really fun. The view of the coastline was amazing. If
A very pretty little town, that surprises. The main street leading to a square facing the Hudson River is full of interesting little shops. On Saturdays, there's an outdoor farmer's market which is interesting to walk around. It seems
Great for hiking, there is a road map on the train station at metro north Hudson line. Off the station is a small strip of antique shops and art galleries with nice restaurants of different cultures. A good family day trip. Great view
Who expected to find the PEZ factory in the quiet roads of Orange County? Seeing this brought be right back to childhood, when the colorful candy in little plastic dispensers was a real treat. The brand was actually founded in Austria
This market is one of many that has a Whole Foods chain that started with a small store in the year 1980 and today it has spread through North America and the UK. It has 270 stores and are leaders in natural and organic foods,with the
A visit to Pollepel Island, or Bannerman Island as it is also known, is the perfect day trip away from the bustle of New York City. It's a ferry ride away to get to the island which is 50 miles north of New York City and can only be
The Hudson River is famous because it divides the states of New York and New Jersey. Many people work in the city of New York but really live across the river in New Jersey. It also forms a natural border west of Manhattan. It's not
Just minutes from the upscale, picturesque town center of Litchfield, down winding rural roads that would feel lonely if the views weren't so pleasing, hides one of Connecticut’s most charming historic properties.
We were heading to Pennsylvania after a brief visit to Connecticut. Along the way, Rusko decided to stop at Storm King Art Center. In this outdoor art gallery, there are several sculptures dotted around the beautiful hills of Storm