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Cape Cod's Natural Beauty Provides Perfect Summertime Escape

CAPE COD, MASS — The Cape Cod experience, for some, is lathering on the sunscreen, grabbing the boogie board and riding the waves of the cold Atlantic Ocean. For others, it's eating freshly shucked oysters and cracking a boiled lobster and extracting meat like a skilled surgeon.

  • Discovering Connecticut: Winsted, Norfolk Lure With Charm, History

    Discovering Connecticut: Winsted, Norfolk Lure With Charm, History

    Winsted and Norfolk (the locals pronounce it Nor-Fork), adjoining towns in the northern Litchfield Hills, aren't often spoken of in the same breath, but together provide for an outstanding Connecticut day trip adventure.

  • Manhattan's New Le District A Truly French Experience

    Manhattan's New Le District A Truly French Experience

    MANHATTAN — Like a beached luxury liner straight from Calais, a new French food hall, Le District, opened on the southern tip of Manhattan in early spring. It's come to offer buttery croissants, expensive charcuterie and sweet morsels in fancy tins to the office workers and tourists of downtown...

  • Van Gogh, Whistler's 'Mother' Exhibits Worth Road Trip To Williamstown

    Van Gogh, Whistler's 'Mother' Exhibits Worth Road Trip To Williamstown

    New England's No. 1 can't-miss museum road trip this summer is at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass. Until Sept. 13, two blockbuster attractions will be on view at the same time in the art space in the northwestern corner of the Berkshires: 40 paintings by Vincent Van Gogh, and the...

Luxurious tree house vacations

The sky’s the limit with these luxury tree house rentals in Zambia, Costa Rica, Sweden and Washington state. Stay in a UFO, wake up next to chirping birds in your very own bird’s nest, or relax with beautiful views of nature beyond compare. These unique tree house hideaways are luxury redefined...More

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  • Go Ape Latest Addition To Connecticut Zip Line Parks

    Go Ape Latest Addition To Connecticut Zip Line Parks

    Looking for a different type of summer fun? More and more families are learning the ropes at aerial adventure parks — destinations featuring zip lines, high wires, ropes courses and other adrenaline-rush-producing experiences.

  • Into The Woods: Six Great Connecticut Hikes

    Into The Woods: Six Great Connecticut Hikes

    At 5,543 square miles, Connecticut is the third smallest and fourth mostly densely populated state. But pick any town or city from Andover to Woodstock and chances are there is a land trust preserve, state park, town-owned open space or Connecticut Forest & Park Association "blue-blazed trail"...

  • Appalachian Trail Hikes In And Near Connecticut

    Appalachian Trail Hikes In And Near Connecticut

    The 2,189-mile-long Appalachian Trail follows virtually unbroken mountainous terrain from Georgia to Maine, passing through many states including New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts on the way. There is fine day-hiking with excellent views within easy driving distance of much of Connecticut.

  • Hitting The Hiking Trail With A Cellphone And Pizza

    Hitting The Hiking Trail With A Cellphone And Pizza

    It happens increasingly on the Appalachian Trail, the 2,189-mile footpath that extends from Georgia to Maine.

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