Fall Foliage In CT 2021

Connecticut’s fall foliage rarely disappoints whether you view it from one of many scenic overlooks or admire a single tree on a town green. Be prepared for a grand bouquet of colors. Better yet, Connecticut’s foliage season typically runs longer compared to northern New England states, offering travelers even more opportunities to see and experience the autumn beauty.

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Apple Picking Season 2021

Apple picking season is underway! With so many apple farms in Fairfield and Litchfield counties, here’s where you can get picking! Be sure to visit the Orchard’s websites before you go to view their picking schedules and availability.

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St. Johns Ledges

When my son and his friend decided to take on a hiking challenge on the CT portion of the Appalachian Trial, my husband and I took the opportunity to hike a section of the trail that I had not done before. We had a three hour window of time in the Kent area before checking in with the boys, so we chose to hike St. John’s Ledges. This section is considered the most difficult section in CT because of the enormous rock walls and steep inclines, and the name alone did nothing to ease my apprehension.

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Connecticut’s Country Fairs and Festivals 2021

Country Fairs and Festivals throughout the state of Connecticut will be open this year! These fairs are filled with entertainment, live music, carnival rides, animal exhibits and of course, delicious food. There is always something for everyone!

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Discover Pine Knob Loop Trail in Sharon, CT

Last summer when I was looking for new places to hike, I discovered Pine Knob Loop trail in Sharon, CT and have been back three times since. Each time I went I brought a friend who I thought would find it as nice as I do. The reason I keep going back is because this loop trail has a little bit of everything that I like a hike to have…mountain views, water features, glacial erratic, a variety of terrain, interesting flowers, and lots of tall trees

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How to Find Hiking Trails and Some of the Best Trails

Getting out of your normal routine and being in nature is special. It can bring the family together, cleanse the soul, and have you feeling that you have accomplished something that gives you a sense of well-being. It is nowadays quite easy to find information on the internet about great local hikes, but at times, the information you get is not what you want and need, even with all the digging around.

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“DAZZLE: A garden of Glass”

My friend and I took a trip to the Beardsley Zoo for their greenhouse exhibit, “DAZZLE: A garden of Glass,” which is showcasing 500 pieces of Peter Greenwood’s glass art daily through April 6th.

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