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Hartford and the Connecticut River Valley Travel Guide


Colonial-style shopping centers, a smattering of antiques shops, and a proliferation of insurance-industry executives define this chic bedroom community near Hartford. Once the home of many Revolutionary War soldiers, the community offers great dining in addition to the shopping.

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