Connecticut Bound: 52 Weekend Getaways

32. Christmas in Connecticut

  1. Step into Christmas past at the Mystic Seaport from December 5 through 22. Enjoy an evening of holiday charm and drama on the famous Lantern Light Tour.
  2. Drive north on scenic Rte. 169 on Rte. 6 and Wright’s Farm and the Silo Christmas Shop in Canterbury.
  3. Wind your way to Tolland and find a Colonial tavern transformed by holiday spirit, Victorian style at the Hicks-Stearns Museum.
  4. Round-out your getaway in Cheshire where you can take in the winter sights with a bird’s-eye view at the Beaver Brook Hot Air Balloon Company. An awesome gift for yourself!

DRIVING TIP: Approximate driving distance between furthest points (1 & 4) is 99 miles.


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