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Connecticut, Destinations, New England

5 Reasons to Visit Stonington, CT

1) The Location To start, Stonington is in an ideal spot for a visit – located in between New York and Boston and a stones throw away from downtown Mystic (which I wrote all about here). It is situated on a little peninsula with views of Fisher’s Island Sound and Little Narraganset Bay. 2) The New England Homes One thing…

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A Family Day in Mystic, CT

If I had to name a summer destination spot in Connecticut perfect for families, Mystic would be it. Every time I drive into Mystic, I feel like I am officially on summer vacation in a place far away from home. Mystic is technically a “village” located on the Mystic River in the towns of Groton and Stonington. This little village…

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Quick Guide to Litchfield County

Do you ever feel like a tourist in your own state? That’s exactly how I felt exploring Litchfield County. For some reason I hardly ever travel west to this area of the state. Litchfield County is located in northwestern Connecticut and has charming main streets with shops and restaurants, lots of open land, scenic covered bridges, and a whole lot…

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A New England Lobster Shack

It’s finally starting to feel like summer, which means its Lobster Roll season! Rob & I took Lily to explore Clinton, CT while Elle was in school and stumbled across a quintessential New England Lobster Shack perfectly named Lobster Landing. This Connecticut gem sits on the water with views of Long Island Sound and serves fresh seafood, including my all-time…

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Old Wethersfield, CT

Old Wethersfield holds a special place in my heart. My grandparents owned a home on Main Street in the historic part of town for 60 plus years. There were many days spent playing on the town’s Green and walking around eyeing the historic homes. And now all these years later, my parents bought their forever home right in the heart…

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