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Recent Connecticut reviews

  • Overall everyone loved it

    "Recently the family has been traveling everywhere and we decided that we will go to a quiet place where we can get away from many people and just relax. I cant handle camping so this was the closest thing to it. I love the outdoors since we live in the city we don't really spend much ttime like this and it was a nice change. Talking about the house I mean it was just perfedt., everything I could ask for."
    Guest: Vanessa P. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 18, 2014
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  • A Wonderful Long Weekend with Friends

    "This was our second stay in this lovely home. It has worked perfectly for us to gather family and friends who, in our case, live in both New York and Boston (Mystic is about 2 hours drive from each). The home is open and airy and spacious, inviting guests to enjoy the many wonderful spots within the house. For us, the breakfast room was a favorite with direct water views and a big round table for playing games. We also love the little enclaves in the master bedrooms to read and watch the sunrise. The home is conveniently located to everything in town yet set far enough away that it feel like a real retreat. The homeowner is kind and responsive and very accommodating. We look forward to coming back soon!"
    Guest: Russell B. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: February 18, 2015
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  • Great Old Saybrook Getaway!

    "Steps to the beach, and close to the town's train station and restaurants. Cozy spot with great views... will definitely return."
    Guest: TomNY Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: December 24, 2014
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  • Exquisite

    "Our family has visited the Hidden Valley Bed & Breakfast several times now, and each time, we are amazed at how it was just as good as we remembered it. The house is so comfortable. Fluffy down pillows, comfy blankets, luxurious marble bathrooms, and elegant living quarters with a cozy fire going on winter nights. The house itself is absolutely stunning -- it is colonial meets modern so that it is comfortable, and very, very clean, while still offering you the feeling of visiting a historic part of the country. The grounds are beautiful isolated up a very long drive and on a hill, with the rolling hills bordering on local farms. Best of all, your hostess, Regine, is absolutely charming and lovely. We will definitely be returning again."
    Guest: Elissa S. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 20, 2015
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Connecticut Travel Tips

Visitors to Connecticut Vacation Rentals

Connecticut is traditionally one of the more affluent states in America. Much of the nation’s pioneer history took place here and there are many historical sites. Connecticut has a wide range of attractions so visitors will almost certainly find something of interest to see and do. It is a state that is scenically very beautiful. Many artists and photographers travel in the summer and fall seasons to capture the vibrant colors. Those who enjoy exploring the back roads and visiting historic towns and villages will find many places to visit in Connecticut. Old wooden covered bridges make superb photo subjects. The many museums provide some insight into the traditions of the state. Connecticut is a popular ski destination and there are many top-quality ski resorts in the mountains. It is close enough to the cities to provide a weekend ski break for busy corporate executives. During the ski season, many families enjoy an extended ski vacation in Connecticut. Because of its scenic landscapes, Connecticut is a popular wedding and honeymoon destination.

Seasons to Visit Connecticut Lake Houses

Winter, spring, summer or fall -- the beauty of Connecticut’s landscapes never fades. Instead, they simply get transformed into a myriad of different and vibrant colors. During the winter months, the ski slopes are the main attraction and over weekends the resorts and towns become a hive of activity. During the summer months, there is a whole range of activities to enjoy. Between the hiking and mountain biking trails, country markets, antique shops, museums and back roads, there is something for every type of visitor to enjoy. The fall foliage each year brings a vibrant display of color to the landscapes. As the leaves turn all rusty hues, they create picture perfect moments. In the spring, once the snows have melted, the forests and valleys come alive with wildflowers and vibrant green hues. Connecticut is an all-season destination.

Getting to Connecticut Cottages

Connecticut is a relatively small state located on the east coast. It forms part of New England and is easily accessible from most major eastern cities including New York City, Boston and Washington DC. While the state does not have an international airport, its proximity to the major cities makes that negligible. JFK, and Newark and Boston Logan Airports all have regular daily commercial flights with most major cities in North America and Europe. From there, you can either hire a car to travel up to Connecticut or you can make use of the extensive rail system. Hartford Regional Airport is the largest major airport within Connecticut. It hosts regular commercial flights on domestic carriers as well as private charter planes. Most people enjoy driving up to Connecticut because that way they can enjoy the beautiful countryside and scenery. Traveling by train is a convenient alternative as you do not have to hassle with traffic getting out of the cities.

Things to See and Do in Connecticut

You can enjoy a wide range of landscapes and activities in Connecticut. The coastal areas are most popular as summer beach vacation destinations. Amusement parks, casinos and beachfront entertainment all form part of a great vacation vibe. Visit historic lighthouses and maritime museums or simply enjoy a stroll along the boardwalk. Connecticut hosts a wide variety of performing arts and theaters through the state-hosted ballet, dance, drama and musical productions. During the summer months, outdoor performances are common and attract a wide variety of performing artists. The interior region is popular with those who enjoy the outdoors and a wide range of adventure activities including skiing and mountain biking.

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