The Quiet Corner Travel Guide
Plan Your The Quiet Corner Vacation
Few visitors to Connecticut experience the old-fashioned ways of the state's "Quiet Corner," a vast patch of sparsely populated towns that seem a world away from the rest of the state. The Quiet Corner has a reclusive allure: people used to leave New York City for the Litchfield Hills; now many leave for northeastern Connecticut, where the stretch of Route 169 from Brooklyn past Woodstock has been named a National Scenic Byway.
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Things To Do in The Quiet Corner
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Hill-Crest "Museum", Farmington, CT.
This so-called "museum" is a must skip.
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