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Recent Connecticut reviews

  • "Captain's Cottage" in prime location in beautiful Crescent Beach.

    "My family and I had a truly wonderful vacation in Crescent Beach staying at the home of Captain Rick aptly called "Captain's Cottage". This fantastic residence has every amenity one could desire and is seconds from one of the nicest. well kept beaches in CT with the great town of Niantic within walking distance. If you are looking for a relaxing and fun holiday on the water, Captain's Cottage cannot be beat."
    Guest: Jonathan H. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 20, 2014
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  • Happy days

    "I rented this house to be close to the venue for my daughters wedding and could not be happier. My friends from out of state and I had a wonderful time here! It is set up beautifully for entertainment purposes, while also affording plenty of space if you need a little down time. The spacious yard is a great spot for bocce, with a nice deck area for the peanut gallery. The house sound system had a few amateur DJ's playing tunes until the wee hours of the morning. Lovely home. You will not be disappointed."
    Guest: Lizzie Wid Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 29, 2014
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  • Awesome beach house!!!!

    "Our family just spent a week at the Sea Glass beach house. It exceeded our expectations! The owner has thought of everything from cookbooks to beach towels, picnic table tablecloths to grilling tools and lobster pots. The decorations made this place so inviting warm that you instantly felt at home. Laurie was flexible with our arrival time since we were traveling a distance. We even had a bottle of wine waiting for us! Oh.....and we loved, loved, loved the beach, sand bars and sunsets! Truly this is a special place! Hats off to the owners!!!"
    Guest: Great Lakes Gal Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 28, 2014
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  • Wonderful Weekend Stay

    "My husband and I stayed here with our 2 young boys while in Kent for a family wedding. We were very happy with the apartment - it was clean, well-stocked, roomy, comfortable and conveniently located. Everything from the towels to the appliances was of the highest quality - we will definitely book this apartment again when back in Kent!"
    Guest: VP Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 24, 2014
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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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