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5 Historic Covered Bridges to Check Out this Fall

At one point, there were more than 15,000 covered bridges in the US. According to the Dept. of Transportation, the first covered bridge, The Waterford, was built in Connecticut in 1804. Today, this number has dwindled down to approximately 750 (acc to the Smithsonian) with the majority located in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Hampshire, Vermont, Oregon, […]

20+ Incredible Waterfalls to Add to your Bucket List

Waterfalls truly are a sight to behold, and fortunately, they can be found in all 50 states. While some areas like the Pacific Northwest and the Southeast are home to an incredible array of magnificent waterfalls, these gems of nature can be found just about anywhere. Whether tall or small, seeing a beautiful waterfall can […]

8 Amazing Pubs to Visit this St. Patrick’s Day

Some of us may only be a wee bit Irish, however, the ambiance and energy of an authentic Irish pub, especially on St. Patrick’s Day, has most of us reaching for a Guinness, green beer, or Fish & Chips this time of year. Parades and Irish cultural festivals continue to dominate the lineup of local […]

Attraction of the Week: Enders Falls in Northern Connecticut

Connecticut is home to a number of gorgeous waterfalls, and although most are pretty small, the majority are located in picturesque, quaint forest settings. Enders Falls is just 30 feet tall, although the gorgeous natural setting and minimal effort required to see the falls, make it one of the best waterfalls to seek out in […]

10 Fantastic Fall Foliage Destinations

It’s leaf peeping time! No matter where you live, you can typically find more than enough places to enjoy this favorite fall activity. Leaf peeping is a fun & enjoyable activity, not to mention one that gives you the opportunity to explore new areas and possibly even get a great workout in if you can find a great […]

20 Reasons New England is Still Awesome in Winter

While many see the snow and cold as a complete hassle, others see it as a beautiful time of the year to cozy up to a fireplace, relax, watch the gorgeous falling snow, and take advantage of fewer crowds and plentiful winter recreation. New England is one of the most gorgeous places in the country-year […]

15 Spectacular Places in the Northeast

The Northeast is one of the most amazing areas in the country. In addition to being home to some of the country’s largest cities, the region offers a plethora of outdoor activities due to the heavy forest coverage. Maine and New Hampshire take the first and second positions, while the rest of the Northeast falls […]

100 Things to do in New England

New England is a picturesque area of the country filled with endless opportunities for recreation, entertainment, and education. Whether you are into history, sports, photography, great dining, or the outdoors, you are bound to find more than a few things to do. Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont all have one thing […]

6 Fun Things to do in Southeastern Connecticut

Southeastern Connecticut is a wonderful year-round vacation destination. In addition to 2 world class casinos, you will also find numerous options for recreation, including beautiful beaches and state parks. During the summer months, you will want to check out the sandy beaches of East Lyme.  The fall season is the ideal time to get out […]

5 Jaw Dropping Waterfalls

Waterfalls are one of the most scenic natural wonders found on Earth. They can be found in various locations throughout the US. While some are easy to get to, others require a lengthy hike. All waterfalls maintain their own beauty, no matter the size, shape, or intensity of the water flow. There are few aspects […]