CONNECTICUT RELEASES 2004
VACATION GUIDE FOR TRAVELERS PLANNING EASY AND STRESS-FREE VACATION GETAWAYS
HARTFORD, CT, April 1, 2004 - As more Americans
are searching for quick getaways, Connecticut - a state full of surprises - is
the perfect choice for travelers seeking American history, great art, outdoor
recreation, big-city and small town diversions, pastoral scenes and memorable
dining. With so much for travelers to experience, the Connecticut Tourism
Division of the Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History and Film has
published its Connecticut 2004 Vacation Guide, which is now available
free by calling 1-800-CT-BOUND (1-800-282-6863) or logging onto www.ctbound.org.
The 2004 Vacation Guide is visually exciting and
easy to read with more than 136 photographs, and is segmented with specific
interests for travelers, including: Romantic Getaways, Family Fun, Cultural
Heritage, and Active Adventure.
This year's Vacation Guide also reflects the
five newly created tourism districts and their distinctive offerings: Central
(Hartford and Heritage River Valley), Eastern (Mystic Places and Quiet Corner),
Northwestern (Litchfield Hills and Waterbury), South Central (Greater New Haven)
and Southwestern (Coastal Fairfield).
In addition to the spectacular photos and
special interest sections, the guide also includes a sampling of 52 Getaways,
new walking tour maps, discount coupons, and a Major Events and Outdoor
For additional getaway ideas, travelers are
encouraged to visit www.ctbound.org and click onto one of the 52
Getaways or Specials
- a one-stop resource guide that highlights great savings on fantastic package
deals in Connecticut and includes options to create a personalized itinerary.
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Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism
Tourism Division Director
Tel: (860) 270-8075