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Paper Chase

Paper Chase

The Jumping Frog, named for Mark Twain’s breakout short story and just a hop away from the Mark Twain House in Hartford, is a bookstore worth making the 45-minute leap...

Paper Chase

The Jumping Frog, named for Mark Twain’s breakout short story and just a hop away from the Mark Twain House in Hartford, is a bookstore worth making the 45-minute leap...

Maiden Voyage

Maiden Voyage

Experiencing Sea Chantey Night at the Griswold Inn had been on my list for so long that I’d allowed it take on mythic proportions. Like seeing a game at Fenway...

Maiden Voyage

Experiencing Sea Chantey Night at the Griswold Inn had been on my list for so long that I’d allowed it take on mythic proportions. Like seeing a game at Fenway...

Chester Bump

Chester Bump

I try not to fall too hard for tourist towns. Even the good ones can leave me feeling a little used or hoodwinked, with that slightly sour β€œand all I...

Chester Bump

I try not to fall too hard for tourist towns. Even the good ones can leave me feeling a little used or hoodwinked, with that slightly sour β€œand all I...

Northern West

Northern West

At the intersection of two interstates, with its skyscrapers and gold-domed capitol, Hartford gets most of the day-to-day attention. But veer off I-91 onto Route 9, then head north on...

Northern West

At the intersection of two interstates, with its skyscrapers and gold-domed capitol, Hartford gets most of the day-to-day attention. But veer off I-91 onto Route 9, then head north on...

Mystical Quest

Mystical Quest

You’ve probably heard of Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, Mystic Pizza. You probably haven’t heard of Young Buns. The doughnut shop was our first stop on a mission to see a...

Mystical Quest

You’ve probably heard of Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, Mystic Pizza. You probably haven’t heard of Young Buns. The doughnut shop was our first stop on a mission to see a...

All Lined Up

All Lined Up

A ride on the railroad is typically about where you go from there. You hear your stop announced, gather your gear, get out before the doors close. The satisfaction of...

All Lined Up

A ride on the railroad is typically about where you go from there. You hear your stop announced, gather your gear, get out before the doors close. The satisfaction of...