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The crossroads village of New Preston, perched above a 40-foot waterfall on the Aspetuck River, has a little town center that's packed with antiques shops specializing in everything from 18th-century furnishings to contemporary art.
Lake Waramaug, north of New Preston on Route 45, is an area that reminds many of Austria and Switzerland. The lake is named for Chief Waramaug, one of the most revered
figures in Connecticut's Native American history. A drive around the 8-mile perimeter of the lake takes you past beautiful inns—many of which serve delicious food—and homes.
There were some 275 clockmakers in and around Bristol during the late 1800s—it is said that by the end of the 19th century just about every...
Connecticut's Cornwalls can get confusing. There's Cornwall, Cornwall Bridge, West Cornwall, Cornwall Hollow, East Cornwall, and North Cornwall...