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Recent Connecticut property reviews

  • Great Value

    "My husband and I recently stayed a week in the Marlon Brando suite. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. Since it is a "historic" inn, it's obviously old so we were not expecting anything "fancy". We were pleasantly surprised at the cozy, homey feel of the place. It was nice to come home to our little "apartment" after a day of site seeing. Todd, the property manager was awesome! He was very nice and made himself readily available in the event we might need anything. Right next door is a lovely restaurant where we ate breakfast most mornings. The food was good and reasonably priced. Also, around the corner within walking distance is a little restaurant "bar" that we loved. The type of place you find only in small towns and the food was fabulous. The fried shrimp was better than Red Lobster and the hamburgers are HUGE!. Would recommend this Inn to anyone looking for an inexpensive, clean and comfortable place to stay."
    Guest: Debbie Date of Stay: April 2012 Review Submitted: May 24, 2012
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  • Great USCGA Grad rental

    "Our family had a fabulous week in May at this lovely house for the US Coast Guard Academy graduation. It was very spacious, clean, well appointed and had a spectacular view! Plenty of parking. The lawn was a super place to relax in the evenings overlooking the bay. The vistas from the oceanside rooms were terrific. The owner was very accommodating and we were met upon arrival by his representative. Very nice decor with a complete and roomy kitchen. We catered locally with BOFE and The Cake Lady…they were a hit. We shared the expenses of the house among the family and the costs were less than a hotel. Then also you can consider that we all had a super place to gather and entertain. I highly recommend this rental. Book soon, this place will go fast."
    Guest: Chrystal Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 29, 2014
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  • Love, love, love this place!!

    "Hands down one of my most favorite places on Earth!! Huge house with lots of room and and the most awesome views. Big deck overlooking the water, boats going by. Views of fireworks in multiple towns. Nice breezes, wildlife. The sunset views from the deck are spectacular. Fabulous kitchen and the chef brought in from NYC to cook for us was amazing. I definitely will be back!"
    Guest: Drcyn Date of Stay: July 2012 Review Submitted: July 1, 2012
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  • Another excellent summer vacation!

    "This was our second summer renting this house and it was fantastic! It's the perfect location. A close walk to the beach...and DQ! View from deck is perfect. We cooked for our guests often, and the kitchen is well stocked! The house is very clean, well maintained and updated! Well worth it!!!!"
    Guest: R.G.O./H.A. Date of Stay: July 2012 Review Submitted: August 20, 2012
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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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