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We love to snoop around houses, ogle gardens, and drift away this time of year. Here's our list of tours.

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From quarrying its famous pink granite, to bootlegging and hiding Captain Kidd’s treasure, the archipelago known as the Thimble Islands has served a range of uses laced with mysterious lore. ....
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It's Wee Faerie Village season at the Florence Griswold Museum and this year's Oz theme may be the best one yet.....

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We love to snoop around houses, ogle gardens, and drift away this time of year. Here's our list of tours. ....
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No matter your taste in music, food or fun, there's a festival for it on the Shoreline (and beyond) this summer.....
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I know nothing about gardening, but this year I'm going to give it a go with these tips from Christine Darnell.....
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This year, I hope you’ll join my team and ride with me.....
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With fourteen trails and four chairlifts, night skiing and plenty of snow-making, there's something for everyone in the family. ....
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You might not know this, but there is a nationally renowned off-road driving school right here in southern CT. ....
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Looking to take your yoga practice outside this summer? Here's out list.....
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It's Wee Faerie Village season at the Florence Griswold Museum and this year's Oz theme may be the best one yet.....
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If we haven't had a frost by the time you read this, you've still got a day or two to pick your own zinnias and dahlias at Scott'sFarm in Essex. ....
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I know what my husband REALLY wants for Father's Day: a boat. While that’s not happening anytime soon, one of these aquatic adventures could be in the cards. ....
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Carolyne Roehm will discuss her book, Flowers, and demonstrate arrangements at the Hill Stead during their annual May Market Days.....
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A complete list of Winter Fun to do with the Kids.....
Riverquest
Bald eagles, the Goodspeed Opera House, and the beautiful shores of the Connecticut River have something very special in common – they can all be enjoyed on a breezy cruise aboard “RiverQuest.” ....
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From quarrying its famous pink granite, to bootlegging and hiding Captain Kidd’s treasure, the archipelago known as the Thimble Islands has served a range of uses laced with mysterious lore. ....
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Nobody is more excited than me about the new outdoor rink at Parade Plaza in New London.....
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Oceans, inlets, oxbows; they're everywhere now: a wide, long board and a paddler gently plying the waters. It looks meditative (possibly) and easy (sorta), but piles of fun (yes!)....
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Buy your mate a berth on the Brilliant, a 1932 schooner, and set sail from Mystic Seaport for an overnight, plying the waters of Block Island Sound.....
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If you're like me, you wait until vacation is upon you to figure out something to do with your tribe. Here are some diverting ideas if you're sticking around the Shoreline.....
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Some of us need driving lessons more than others (moi), but adrenaline junkies can learn all manner of off-road maneuvers in, get this, Hadlyme. ....
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Not sure that a corn maze is my thing, but I gave it a go and somehow wandered out the entrance after 15 minutes. Phew.....
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The schooner, Mary E., sets sail three times a day from the Steamboat Dock at the CT River Museum. ....
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Spend a day with dad learning the secrets of salt water fly fishing. ....
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Here's how I'd spend my summer if I was 12 years old (or thereabouts):....

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