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18. Creatures, Pizza & Streetcars


  1. See exotic creatures in a rain forest environment at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Rte. 8 Exit 4. Take a spin on the carousel. The Barnum Museum, 820 Main St., has a miniature circus, clown props and Tom Thumb memorabilia.
  2. Take I-95, Exit 47 to New Haven's Wooster Street where folks line up for some of the best pizza on the planet. Delectable desserts from nearby pastry shops top off a memorable meal. Check into a great room with a pool and a great weekend rate. Next day, be sure to see the dinosaur fossils at the Peabody Museum of Natural History.
  3. Then take the kids for an old-fashioned streetcar ride at the Trolley Museum in East Haven, off U.S.1.

DRIVING TIP: Total mileage from 1 & 3 are 38 miles.


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