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Recent Connecticut property reviews

  • family vacation

    "Just as advertised...clean...away from it all, beautiful lake...great swimming and fishing"
    Guest: Dave and Betsy Date of Stay: August 2013 Review Submitted: March 14, 2014
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  • Beautiful New Memories at Cedar Lake!

    "I met my future husband at Cedar Lake on Labor Day 1967 and we decided to visit that location again this year. It was worth the trip from Virginia. My husband was concerned that it may be a camp or rustic cottage before we got there, however, it is a truly comfortable house and it was PERFECT. The lake house has all the modern features and conveniences. Full size kitchen appliances including dishwasher and even a full size washer / dryer right off the kitchen. We had the luxury of a flat screen TV with Dish hookup and internet. I was able to enjoy the early morning sunrise from the enclosed sun porch while winning a bid on eBay. Things have really changed since 1967! Great parking, too. Private parking and enough for 4 cars in front of the garage, so guests were not having to park far away when they visited us on the holiday. And, oh yes, the owners are absolutely terrific and great to communicate with if you have any questions. We now have another beautiful New Memory of Cedar Lake. Thanks Helene!"
    Guest: Jan Date of Stay: August 2013 Review Submitted: September 15, 2013
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  • Wonderful experience

    "We stayed at this cottage for our son's graduation. The cottage is very nice and has all of the comforts of home. The area is beautiful, and the beach is fabulous. Our hosts were very welcoming and accommodating. We very highly recommend staying at this property!"
    Guest: Francoise Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 31, 2014
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  • Nobody Ever Wants to Leave!!!!!

    "I have rented this property twice in the past three years. I would have rented it a third time but it was already booked. This little house is utter perfection. It is clean as a whistle. It is LOADED with amenities! LOCATION LOCATION pure heaven. I honestly cannot say enough good things about it. My guests that stay here are so excited when they hear they are returning. The owner is fantastic...always available for questions but won't be needing to ask her for a thing. All of the "T's'" have been crossed and "I's" dotted. I cannot imagine a more perfect property for any season. Enjoy can thank me later!!!"
    Guest: Gerri Date of Stay: July 2013 Review Submitted: August 1, 2013
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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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