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  • Our Picks: 5 Great Outdoor Events in Greater New Haven

    Our Picks: 5 Great Outdoor Events in Greater New Haven
    Arts on 9: June 7, 6-8 p.m. Businesses in Ninth Square, New Haven, on9newhaven.com. Blessing of the Fleet: June 9, 1 p.m. New Haven Harbor at Long Wharf, Long Wharf Dr., New Haven, ssaanewhaven.com. Campfire and Night Hike: June 8, 6 p.m. Common...
  • Finding A Stunning View Of The Connecticut River From The Top Of Hubbard Brook Preserve

    Finding A Stunning View Of The Connecticut River From The Top Of Hubbard Brook Preserve
    The original plan was to walk along the banks of the Connecticut River on the abandoned Valley Railroad in Middletown and search for bald eagles. I had visions of an eagle perched high on a dead tree or picking at a fish along the icy river, but all I...
  • West Virginia's Greenbrier River Trail great for bikers, hikers

    West Virginia's Greenbrier River Trail great for bikers, hikers
    CASS, W. Va. — The Greenbrier River Trail is a gem. It stretches 78 miles through a picturesque and surprisingly wild valley, next to a pretty stream, through forests and past open fields in the Allegheny Mountains of east-central West Virginia....
  • Summer's running out

    Summer's running out
    Time stands still for no one. Before long, we'll be shopping for fall fashions and school supplies. But there's time for a late-summer escape. We've come up with four destinations that, while you might never have heard of them, are engaging and...
  • Ride the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia

    Ride the Cass Scenic Railroad in West Virginia
    CASS, W.Va. — The Cass Scenic Railroad is a hard-working, up-the-mountain tourist rail line. It's a slow 7 miles per hour on the steam-powered trains up Cheat Mountain to Whittaker Station and upward to Bald Knob on Back Allegheny Mountain. That's...
  • Lehigh vows it's not satisfied with just one NCAA tournament upset

    Lehigh vows it's not satisfied with just one NCAA tournament upset
    C.J. McCollum was 5-foot-6 and overweight. Not exactly what Mike Krzyzewski, Roy Williams and Tom Izzo are looking for in a prospect. But that's the beauty of sports in general and college basketball in particular. An athlete who doesn't fit the...
  • Great Discoveries For Hikers At George Dudley Seymour State Park

    Great Discoveries For Hikers At George Dudley Seymour State Park
    I spent much of my youth exploring the wilds of East Hampton's Hurd State Park. I tossed stones down the seemingly bottomless chasm of Split Rock, listening for their landings. We picnicked in a glade above Carlson Pond, scaled White Mountain and walked...
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  • Tunnel A Highlight Along Trail

    During my travels across the state, I've come across just one nature trail that passes through an abandoned train tunnel blasted under a hill. And that's the Shepaug Tunnel within Washington's 750-acre Steep Rock Reservation. The tracks that once ran...
  • Love The Romantic Notion Of Steam Train And River Boat Travel? Look No Further Than Essex

    Experience the glory days of rail travel with Essex Steam Train & River Boats, featuring authentic steam trains and the Becky Thatcher River Boat. The best part of steam train travel is the 1920's dining cars: The Meriden (1924), and The Wallingford(...
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