Tag archives for Connecticut

They say you can’t go home again, but after a recent trip to Connecticut, I’ve concluded that it’s not that simple.

I seem to gravitate toward nostalgia-driven travel in the summertime. Whether or not you have ties to Connecticut, the drive along its shoreline is one of the most scenic byways in America. Follow my custom itinerary for the ideal weekend road trip. And remember to put the window down.

By: Cindy Scott Have you had your fill of the tasty food trails featured in our September issue? Lap up a Connecticut ice cream adventure for dessert! Indulging in ice cream these days can be a tad impersonal. You pull a half-gallon from a grocery freezer and you’re well on your way to enjoying a…

Cow Parade

Who knew the words "cow" and "fine art" would ever be used in the same sentence? But apparently, this combination has become the world’s largest public art event. It all began in 1998, when a Zurich sculptor made 812 fiberglass, life-size cows for local artists to decorate. The cows were placed all around the city,…

The Rose of New England

I spent last week in Norwich, Connecticut visiting my sister, niece, and nephew. I soon learned that Norwich often lives in the shadow of its more glamorous neighbor, Mystic, about 30 minutes to the south. And though my two-year-old niece adores the belugas at the Mystic Aquarium, my sister and I were hoping for activities…