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Glastonbury, Connecticut: Relaxing Fall Day Trip

Glastonbury, Connecticut: Relaxing Fall Day Trip

Glastonbury, Connecticut is smack-dab in the middle of the state. This was my first time visiting. A famed Korean café brought us up here. Raon Jena Coffee and Dessert is the name of the café. They had really good desserts. I love a good French macaron and the ones they sell are gigantic. Their macarons are fresh. The ones I had definitely were not frozen. I ordered taro, crème brûlée and a third flavor that I don’t remember. Raon Jena…

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Hiking at Indian Well State Park

Hiking at Indian Well State Park

Hiking is a great social distanced fall activity! I went to the Indian Well State Park to go hiking with some friends. This state park is located in Shelton, Connecticut. I talked a little bit about it in my Fairfield County staycation post. The location is great. There is a beach. There are hiking trails. But this trip wasn’t about the beach. It was about getting back into hiking. The Beach That’s it for the beach pics. After I left…

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Staycation Postcards: St. Mary’s by the Sea- Black Rock

Staycation Postcards: St. Mary’s by the Sea- Black Rock

St. Mary’s by the Sea is located in the Black Rock neighborhood of Bridgeport, Connecticut.  Would I really consider it an actual park? No. Was it the perfect place for an afternoon walk in late August? Definitely! The Black Rock neighborhood of Bridgeport, Connecticut is on the border of the city of Bridgeport and the town of Fairfield. It offers great views of Long Island Sound. Scout the wildlife such as birds and fish. Many people visit the park to…

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Fairfield County, Connecticut Fall Staycation Itinerary

Fairfield County, Connecticut Fall Staycation Itinerary

Fairfield County, Connecticut is located in the southwest part of the state. It borders the Long Island Sound. This means there are great beaches but Long Island shields the area from the rough Atlantic Ocean waters. It’s a great place to visit in the fall for so many reasons. Keep reading to see what to do and where to go in Fairfield County. Where to Stay in Fairfield County I live in Fairfield County, so I’m going of off recommendations…

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Staycation Postcards: Seaside Park in Connecticut

Staycation Postcards: Seaside Park in Connecticut

I visited Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut. We had one warm day before all the cold fall days came. I’m so glad I went. The weather was beautiful and I wasn’t the only one who thought so. Start to drive through Seaside Park and you’ll see the bandshell (below). The design resembles a fish in its shape and scale-like texture. It’s a very unique element. The park is on your right and the beach area continues on your left. The…

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Staycation Postcards: Captain’s Cove Seaport in Connecticut

Staycation Postcards: Captain’s Cove Seaport in Connecticut

A staycation or road trip is the best ways to travel right now.  Last week I made my way over to a great local spot in Connecticut called Captain’s Cove Seaport. My dad used to take me there a lot when I was younger. I even went to school not far from there. It’s always the perfect “end of summer” place to go. Captain’s Cove Seaport is located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Explore the little shops located in what look like…

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Quintessential New England Winter Activities

Quintessential New England Winter Activities

Lots of places in the U.S. don’t have four seasons. So they are unable to experience fall and winter. That’s not the case with New England. Ice Skating There’s just something special about the first day the local rink opens. And then it’s that first skate on the fresh, untouched ice. I’m not one for skating on frozen ponds. I stick to indoor rinks. Ice skating is a great winter sport to do with friends or as a family. The…

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