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A Summer Afternoon in Essex, CT

When the warm weather hits, I always make a point to drive to one of our favorite coastal towns – Essex, CT. This time of year, all the flowers along Main Street are blooming and the Connecticut River is filled with boats passing by. This afternoon we parked on Main Street and strolled down to the water passing the charming…

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Connecticut, Life, New England, Travel

Lobster Rolls in Noank

For Memorial Day Weekend, Rob & I took the girls to lunch in Noank, Connecticut. Noank is a village in the town of Groton and sits on the mouth of the Mystic River. This tiny village has a long history of boating and fishing and oozes coastal charm with its quaint lobster shacks and expansive water views. Our first stop…

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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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Connecticut, Destinations, New England

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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Connecticut, Destinations, New England, Travel

Best Things To Do In 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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