Connecticut

Connecticut Travel Guide

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.

An unlikely social hub in Litchfield County.

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.

For all things Swedish and German, this cheery boutique stocks wooden music boxes and flower-patterned linens.

The aquarium and research center has a number of exhibits, including the “Beluga Encounter,” where guests can get in the water with the porcelain-skinned whales.

Stop in for soft-serve at this pink-and-teal ice cream stand across from 79-acre Cummings Park.