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Recent Connecticut reviews

  • Peaceful, quiet beach vacation

    "We just got home from a fantastic long weekend stay at this lovely apartment. It is tucked back away from the street (a very quiet street at that), near the woods, so it was very quiet and serene. This is an area where a lot of families are staying in beach cottages - not a lot of loud partying or nightlife, which we were thrilled about. We enjoyed a few walks down the beach, as well as down the road and through the neighborhood, and the few people we saw were very friendly. Though the house is not directly on the beach, we were able to just grab our stuff and walk barefoot across the road and were on the beach in about 1 minute. Overall the beach was very quiet and we had a great time just sitting out on the sand with our dog while our toddler played in the sand. We were able to put our toddler down for a midday nap, and to bed at 8pm, with the windows open without worry about noise. The house is stocked with everything you need (dishes, pots, pans, fridge, stove, etc.) so we just made one trip to the Big Y grocery store and cooked all of our meals there. The upstairs bedroom was very spacious, with lots of room and drawers for us to unpack our stuff. The entire place was pristine with lots of sunlight if you opened up the blinds. While I didn't have an opportunity to meet the owners during our stay (they live on-site, but were away for the weekend), they were wonderful in their communications with us and helping to make our stay a really nice one. We're already talking about coming back to stay again in the spring!"
    Guest: Shana L. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 18, 2014
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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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  • Very, very happy with this decision

    "This house was compact, clean, convenient - a delight in every way. We even managed okay with just one bath and seven people. Very near a great beach (short walking distance). And very convenient to the things we like to do as a family: Mystic Seaport; miniature golf at Saybrook Point; Gillette's Castle; Chester ferry; Essex steam train; Johnny Ad's restaurant in Old Saybrook - and especially the Deep River Fife & Drum Corps Muster on the 19th (always the 3rd Saturday in July). Grew up nearby but have lived in Texas for 20 years - and definitely will use this house as a great place for a "base of operations" when visiting the East or coming back again for the Muster."
    Guest: Happy Neo-Texan Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 2014
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  • Plenty of space and wonderful owner

    "We had a family reunion this summer and very much enjoyed our time at the beach house. The house is spacious and we love the long dining table where all of us could sit together for a meal. The owner goes above and beyond to ensure you have everything you need (even when you forget something in the dryer :-).) She was very responsive to email and phone calls as we planned our trip. The town of Madison was great too. We had many walks into town to get food, browse in the cheese shop or most importantly get ice cream at Ashleys."
    Guest: Julie Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 7, 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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