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Not Worth the Trouble

I wanted a peaceful, pleasant drive, and to stop in a small town for lunch. We started on the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
nancysparkle
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Worcester, Massachusetts
Sunday Drive

When I was growing up, my grandparents would often take us for a "Sunday Drive". One such drive... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Elida G
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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Connecticut highway with a scenic 32-mile section from North Woodstock to Canterbury.
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor44%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I wanted a peaceful, pleasant drive, and to stop in a small town for lunch. We started on the Massachusetts border and drove south. The first half was pretty. Great views? I don't think so. Pretty small towns? Where? We stayed on the route the...More

1  Thank nancysparkle
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

When I was growing up, my grandparents would often take us for a "Sunday Drive". One such drive was up scenic Route 169 through Lisbon, Canterbury, Brooklyn, Pomfret and Woodstock. This activity is not for everyone, since it's not an exciting trip but more of...More

1  Thank Elida G
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Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

The drive through Route 169 crossing Pomfret, CT was refreshing. Though it was a bit past peak, still there were vibrant colors along the road. Farm lands were beautiful and we stopped at Lapsley farms for Apple Picking!

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Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

I drove through the it several times over the past year, relaxing and enjoyable. Best thing is that it is not over crowded. Best time I seen it was during fall, tree colors were beautiful. I would not travel to see it, but if it...More

Thank Mohannad L
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Reviewed 19 March 2013 via mobile

A nice area drive to get away from traffic, trucks and congestion. This road is simple and drives thru, still working and independent farms in Northeast CT. Many Sunday's have been enjoyed meandering on and around 169 and 198. As part of the Last Green...More

5  Thank gardener1Sturbridge
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Reviewed 24 October 2012

I reseached Route 169 prior to our trip out east and felt we had to check it out. What a disappointment to say the least. It was a typical 2 lane road like any other. It was a beautiful, sunny fall day which would have...More

1  Thank Ron W
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Reviewed 24 October 2010

We live in Ct. and these towns are small, not much to do or see, we liked Pomfret, but Woodstock is not worth the stop at 4:00 you can't even get a cup of coffee we went to an English Tea shop and they were...More

2  Thank simba12348
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