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what is good to visit in Connecticut?

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what is good to visit in Connecticut?

What is good to visit in Connecticut?

I have a full weekend with 2-3 days in June, however don't want hours drive from Hartford.

Any tips would be greatly appreciated

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1. Re: what is good to visit in Connecticut?

Where are you coming from?

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2. Re: what is good to visit in Connecticut?

In Hartford, the Wadsworth Atheneum deserves a visit. There are other places to visit like the Mark Twain House, Harriet Beecher Stowe House, etc. I am sure someone with Hartford area expertise can recommend more things to see there. If you can indicate your interests and your flexibility to travel outside of Hartford proper it would help us to help you.

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3. Re: what is good to visit in Connecticut?

In June you should visit the rose garden in Elizabeth Park http://www.elizabethpark.org/

Drive to Essex and walk Main St. Check out the tap room or the wine bar at the Griswold Inn http://www.griswoldinn.com/. Visit Clinton Crossing if you're a shopper www.premiumoutlets.com/outlets/outlet.asp… ride around the classic Guilford Green and walk around. Take route 146 to Stony Creek and ride http://thimbleislandcruise.com/. Its about an hour to the shore and an hour back.

In Hartford see the State Capital http://www.cga.ct.gov/capitoltours/ and across the street http://www.museumofcthistory.org/. There is a new Science Center http://ctsciencecenter.org/.

Drive an hour to the biggest casino in North America http://www.foxwoods.com/default.aspx or better the nearby Native American Museum http://www.pequotmuseum.org/

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4. Re: what is good to visit in Connecticut?

Mark Twain'shouse is definitely a place to see : i didn't know there is one in conneticut ( looks like many appreciation on that from tripadvisor)

Your recommadation is high appreciated , That gives me rich plan for this trip.

Anyone can give me the some driving tips for conneticuts ?Easy , difficult , special ? i don't hope it will be as tough as the big city like shanghai i live.

Thanks a lot , experts ,

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5. Re: what is good to visit in Connecticut?

I think you will find driving in CT easy. A little crowded at rush hours but not too bad in the summer.

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thanks a lot for all information

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