There are many sports fans who make pilgrimages to ball parks and stadiums – as much to see the venerable old structure as who may happen to be playing there. This is especially true of older parks and stadiums. There is just something about a venue that has withstood the test of time.
New . . . → Read More: New England’s Historic Ball Parks and Stadiums
Begun in 1929, the Connecticut Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System is a statewide trail system that today extends to over 825 miles of trails in 88 Connecticut communities. The trail system was established by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association and is maintained by volunteers who annually contribute about 15,000 hours of their time to . . . → Read More: Meet the Connecticut Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System
There’s just something about a good diner that makes you feel linked in common experience to generations that came before. They have a feel of permanence to them, like they’ve always been there and they always will be. Perhaps it is that permanence that makes them feel so homey.
With diners, you generally know . . . → Read More: New England Diners That Allow You to Fill Up While Looking Back
New England travel has already seen some impact from the Federal sequester. You may have read with some minor or passing interest that both the Air Force Thunderbirds and and the Navy’s Blue Angels would not be flying at air shows this summer. Well the immediate fall out of that and other sequester cuts . . . → Read More: Sequestration to Have an Impact on the New England Travel Industry
April school vacation is once again upon us raising the question of how to entertain the kids for a week. You can check out some of our suggestions from last year – 10 Great Things to do During April School Vacation, or you can consider some of the following ideas:
Go to an Aquarium . . . → Read More: Things to Do During April School Vacation
The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council is once again hosting their New England Discover Tour event. The event is a three state (CT, MA, & RI) celebration of history, geography, culture, and more. This is an expansion over last year when the tours were Rhode Island specific.
New England Discover Tours consists of 12 state . . . → Read More: Southern New England Discover Tour Event
What better way to celebrate the season of rebirth than to stroll through a botanical garden or arboretum on a nice spring day? To that end, we thought we would share with you another one of the itineraries from Mystic Country – this one featuring Arboretums and gardens…
Connecticut College Arboretum, New London, CT . . . → Read More: Take in Spring in a Garden or Arboretum
We had a lot of fun last year with our series on ghost tours, and our recent post Mystic Hauntings proved to be equally popular. But readers were quick to point out that we have not yet highlighted any ghost tours in Connecticut. To rectify this over site on our part we offer up . . . → Read More: Ghost Tours in Connecticut
I know that Mother Nature has not been too cooperative with at least a couple of snow storms right at the official beginning of spring making it feel decidedly un-spring like. But if flower show season was not enough to convince you that spring is, in fact, here, then stop to think about this. . . . → Read More: With the Return of Baseball, Spring is Definitely Here!
It is once again that time of year when everyone becomes Irish, at least for a day. So get ready for corned beef, cabbage and green beer. Saint Patrick’s day is less than two weeks away. Below you will find a list of parades and events to help you celebrate the day.
Connecticut Saint . . . → Read More: Saint Patrick’s Day Parades and Events in New England