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Visit Bartlett, New Hampshire + Mini Airbnb Tour

Visit Bartlett, New Hampshire + Mini Airbnb Tour

It’s time to check out Bartlett, New Hampshire. This was the actual location where I stayed when I went to New Hampshire. It’s where my Airbnb was located. Bartlett, New Hampshire Sights Bartlett, New Hampshire is small. That’s the best way I can describe it. But it’s cute and there are a lot of little charming places to visit on the way to North Conway, which is the bigger town. One stop that was really close to my Airbnb was…

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Olde Mistick Village Excursion in Mystic, Connecticut

Olde Mistick Village Excursion in Mystic, Connecticut

Olde Mistick Village was the place to be on a mild September day. It was on the heels of our New Hampshire trip that we decided to take a detour over to Mystic, Connecticut. We were so glad we did. I would describe it as a miniature version of a New England town filled with cute little quaint shops. Each of them was more interesting than the next. Just the architecture of the houses that housed the shops alone, was…

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Loon Mountain Resort Gondola Ride

Loon Mountain Resort Gondola Ride

Looking to take an interesting trip and get a bird’s eye view? Look no further than the Loon Mountain Resort in New Hampshire. Loon Mountain Resort is known for its skiing. We were visiting in the fall so we didn’t visit for the skiing. We went to go on the Gondola. The gondola takes you up the mountain and gives you a beautiful bird’s-eye view of the surrounding area. When you arrive you purchase your ticket and head to the…

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Conway Scenic Railroad in North Conway, New Hampshire

Conway Scenic Railroad in North Conway, New Hampshire

Step onto the Conway Scenic Railroad for a historic train ride in North Conway. Enter your own private cabin and get ready to see all the sights. Keep reading for the full experience. All trains depart from the 1874 Victorian train station. The station is located on route 16 right in the middle of all the hustle and bustle of downtown historic North Conway, New Hampshire. You can’t miss the bright red and yellow building with the clocktower in the…

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Journey to Historic North Conway, New Hampshire

Journey to Historic North Conway, New Hampshire

Zeb’s is not the only thing to check out in North Conway. Plenty of other destinations await you! Settler’s Green Outlets One of the first places I stopped by was the Settler’s Green outlet mall in North Conway. Below I’m standing in front of the “Welcome to North Conway” sign. That wall belongs to one of the outlet buildings. It’s your standard, typical outlet mall. However they did have a nice cupcake shop which included bacon cupcakes. It’s called White…

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Zeb’s General Store in New Hampshire

Zeb’s General Store in New Hampshire

Today we’re touring Zeb’s General Store. It’s located on Route 16 in North Conway, New Hampshire. (I said we’d leave Connecticut didn’t I?) From the moment you walk through the door you’re greeted with so many unique items. Whether it’s barbecue sauce, hot sauce or any other sauce. Zeb’s General Store has you covered. There were so many food items on the first floor. There was also a candy counter. Supposedly it’s the longest candy counter in the world. Check…

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Topsmead State Forest Cottage in Litchfield, CT

Topsmead State Forest Cottage in Litchfield, CT

The Topsmead State Forest cottage in Litchfield, Connecticut is the perfect fall destination. It’s the former summer home of Miss Edith Morton Chase. Topsmead History Miss Edith Morton Chase was the daughter of the first president of Chase Brass and Copper in Waterbury, Connecticut. At that time Waterbury was the brass capital of the world. Architect Richard Henry Dana, Jr. designed and build Miss Morton Chase’s English Tudor house. The house is taken straight from the English countryside. It was…

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Fairfield Museum and History Center in Fairfield, CT

Fairfield Museum and History Center in Fairfield, CT

The Fairfield Museum and History Center takes you on an exciting journey way back in time. Travel back to experience what life was like in Connecticut nearly 400 years ago. What type of people lived in the area we now call Fairfield County? How did the choices they made get us to where we are today? Let’s dive right In. Celebrating Community: Exploring 375 Years of Our Past Exhibit There was no Southwestern Connecticut 400 years ago. The area was…

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Antique Shopping at the Stratford Antique Center

Antique Shopping at the Stratford Antique Center

Is looking for antiques your thing? It’s not usually mine. But I got the opportunity to go to the Stratford Antique Center and I decided to check it out. It’s located in Stratford, Connecticut. I was expecting lots of things found in people’s attics. Instead, I found lots of classic pieces I can really see being used in Interior Design. Keep reading to see what I found. There are little cubicles for each vendor to sell their own items. Items…

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Brewery Tour at Two Roads in Stratford, CT

Brewery Tour at Two Roads in Stratford, CT

We’re continuing to check out local spots and this brewery is up next. I visited Two Roads Brewing Company in Stratford, Connecticut and took a self-guided tour. Two buildings make up the brewery. There’s the first building that is the original building. Area Two-Experimental Brewing is housed in the second one. That is their experimental lab. It’s where they make small batches and do product development, creating one-of-a-kind brews. Both buildings have tasting rooms. Area Two We started off in…

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