About The Area
Connecticut may be overlooked in favor of its larger, flashier neighbors - Boston and NYC - but this state has its own unique charm and history that's worth exploring.
The state capital Hartford exudes its own beauty with engaging local history such as the Old State House, one of the oldest capitol buildings in the U.S., and the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, home to the American author who wrote the influential novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin."
New Haven, the state's second largest city, is home to Yale University, and has a lively cultural scene, and diverse restaurants as a result. A visit to the university is essential to admire the Gothic architecture, and marvel at an institution that has educated countless highly influential individuals, including five American presidents....MORE