Collinsville has been called one of America’s coolest small towns. Now a laid-back, artsy, outdoorsy section of the town of Canton, it was built up in the early 19th century around the world’s first ax factory and offers something to
Once upon a time, practically everything anyone could want was made in Connecticut. In the northwest hills - now better known for genteel inns, sweet small towns, and green fields - is the state’s only official monument to that
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.
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
The other day, I visited the home of Harriet Beecher Stowe in Hartford, Connecticut. Harriet Beecher Stowe is best known for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin, the most popular book of the eighteenth century after the Bible. She was the
Ideally, Connecticut’s diverse capital city deserves at least a few days of exploration. But for travelers with less time, a visit to the visually striking Bushnell Park (the oldest publicly funded park in the United States) can give
The Glastonbury-Rocky Hill Ferry, the oldest continually operating ferry in the United States, began its life in 1655 as a raft pushed across the Connecticut River by a ferryman with a pole. Later, before the advent of steam power,