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The days of seafaring yore at Mystic Seaport. Mystic

The nearly 3,500 aquatic creatures making waves at the Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration. Mystic

The world's first nuclear-powered sub at the USS Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum. Groton

The world's largest gaming facility, Foxwoods Resort Casino. Mashantucket
The wonder of expansion at Mohegan Sun. Uncasville

The Nathan Hale Homestead, the humble farmhouse family home of Connecticut's state hero. Coventry

The Florence Griswold Museum, inspiration for the Connecticut Impressionist movement. Old Lyme

The state-of-the-art Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. Mashantucket

The Prudence Crandall House Museum, a stop on Connecticut's Freedom Trail where "Little misses of color" were educated. Canterbury

Roseland Cottage, where 19th-century Fourth of Julys were celebrated with guests like U.S. presidents Grant and McKinley. Woodstock

Putnam Antiques Marketplace, where more than 300 dealers showcase their collectibles. Putnam

Take the time for a relaxing drive on Route 169 - one of America's National Scenic Byways

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Connecticut East - Home of Mystic Places & The Quiet Corner
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P.O. Box 89
New London, CT 06320
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Casual but Classic

  1. Discover the less-traveled antique district in Bantam, along Rte. 202. There you will find collections including furniture, silver, paintings jewelry, pottery, clothing and much much more. When you've worked up an appetite, stop at any one or the town's bistros for some culinary delights.
  2. A vineyard visit in Litchfield Hills is a must. Stop by Hopkins Vineyard, New Preston. Take some time to enjoy the scenic drive around Lake Waramaug then do a little shopping at the Ellen Bottell Stoeckel estate, Rtes. 44 & 272, Norfolk.
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