• The Ghosts of History

    Start this getaway in Hartford at the Old State House, 800 Main Street. It’s the oldest state house in America, built in 1796, where you can see a reenactment of the first Amistad trial of the African captives who took over the ship they were on and sought justice in the courts. Then head east on

  • Blades, Boards & Hooves

    Here’s a getaway with something for everyone. Start at the Waterbury Deck Hockey Center in Waterbury. For lunch, try the Texas-style Crossroads Cantina in Waterbury or enjoy a taste of Italy at one of the many fine Italian restaurants in the area. Blue Spruce Farm in Monroe is a great place for a horseback trail ride. Enjoy an evening of

  • Follow the Tracks!

    Racing fans, start your getaway! Hear the roar of mighty V-8s and feel the excitement of NASCAR Racing at Stafford Speedway, Rte. 140 in Stafford Springs. Go a little east and see auto racing on a 5/8 mile-high banked oval track at Thompson International Speedway, I-395 Exit 99. See stars as they get behind the wheel and take to

  • Hananpacha


    In the native Quechua language of the Andes, Hananpacha means “the world above.” This breathtaking visual portrait of the region around Puno, Perú captures a landscape more than two miles above sea level on the shores of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable body of water in the world. Known as the “capital of Peruvian folklore,”

  • Greensburg


    Greensburg, Kansas captured the hearts of people around the world after a deadly tornado, one of the strongest in American history, devastated the city on May 4, 2007. Inspired by the desire of townspeople to rebuild “green,” Discovery Channel’s Planet Green is chronicling the rebirth of Greensburg as an environmentally conscious town. The series encompasses

  • Take a Bike

    Take a Bike

    Picturesque villages, farms, rivers, and streams, parks and forests, cover almost 90 percent of Connecticut. See it all from your bike. Some of the best places to start are the Litchfield Hills, Essex, Mystic or plan a wonderful trip with Brooks Country Cycling. Tour with experienced guides in Litchfield & Fairfield Counties. Contact Bicycle Tour Co. in Kent (888)