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Hidden Valley B&B, Washington CT

Regine Laverge-Schaste, owner, Hidden Valley B&B, Washington CT

Up a long, steep, woodland driveway, Hidden Valley B&B is certainly hidden from the world. You may have your doubts about what you’ll find as you pass a couple of modest neighboring homes on the way, but fear not. This is one of those places for which the well-worn phrase “Hidden Gem” absolutely applies. Though it [...]

Connecticut’s Litchfield Hills: Flowers, Falls, and Funky Rocks

Dump Pile rocks, Mining Museum, Kent CT

WHY GO: Do you like to putter around in the garden – perhaps discover some rare and exotic type of flora to flaunt back home? Are you a rock hound in search of the most exotic stones thrown up by Mother Nature? Do you go out of your way to photograph antique covered bridges? Are [...]

Massachusetts Adventure Travel

White water rafting, horseback riding, zip lining - you'll find it all in Western and Central MA. Check out this video and add it to your Berkshires or Worcester itinerary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Xtcpaacl5o

Connecticut Restaurants Honored by Wine Spectator in 2015

The following restaurants in Connecticut have received Wine Spectator’s 2015 Restaurant Awards:

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Travel experts Malerie Yolen-Cohen and Sandra Foyt live for serendipitous adventures in the Northeast, and beyond. On Getaway Mavens, they share entertaining and eclectic ideas for “turnkey” getaways in the Northeast; recommendations (from locals and other satisfied guests) about the most curious spots to explore, the most unique experiences, one-of-a-kind shopping, foodie-approved dining, and singular luxury lodging.

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