Connecticut Travel Guide

An unlikely social hub in Litchfield County.

Nearly all the furniture is sourced from Sweden.

You’ll find Provençal table linens here.

Purveyor of custom stationery.

Don't miss the 250-foot waterfall.

Guests of the 58-acre Mayflower Inn can enjoy mud wraps, healthy snacks, and salon services at the inn's 20,000-square-foot Spa House.

Alexandra Champalimaud opened the wellness center in a resotred lumberyard in Connecticuts Litchfield County. The idea for the property coalesced druing a restorative trip to Bhutan (charym - pronouned "sha-reem" - means beauty in Bhutanese).

Louis Kahn’s understated 1953 masterwork reopened several years ago following a meticulous restoration. The permanent collection houses more than 185,000 American, African, Asian, and European works.

Conduct an architectural scavenger hunt at the endangered Mark Twain House in Hartford, a tour de force that throws together African, Indian, and American styles, with wacky, mismatched decorations and fireplaces specially engineered to roar directly underneath windows.

Before Litchfield County became prime weekend-house territory for New Yorkers, it was farmland. Now a growing number of city folks are rolling up their sleeves and reclaiming Connecticut's agricultural roots.