Travel Blogs from Wethersfield
We've stopped for the night but I'm still rocking with the motion of the train.... Left Virginia and headed north....passed Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC...and made it all the way to Connecticut. What a day: Florida to CT ( Palm trees to snow) in 25 hours - ...
... a place as far removed culturally from the Jersey Shore as you can get. My plan was to find a campsite for most of the week, take day trips to the different towns in the region, and return to New Jersey via some sights I’d like to see in the Hudson Valley.
I decided to start with a day in Springfield and the Connecticut River Valley just east of the Berkshires. Springfield has always seemed to me to be an ugly old city on the way to ...
... in the United States devoted entirely to American art. The collection is quite comprehensive and includes works ranging from colonial-era portraits through the Hudson River School, impressionism, the Ash-Can School, modernists and regionalists. There’s an especially good set of murals by Thomas Hart ...
... Civil war Hartford was apparently a very literate place and a center of the abolitionist movement. I’ve always liked Mark Twain since he was full of great quotes about travel as well as entertaining stories and someone who called out ignorance without being preachy. I went to Mark Twain Middle School in Yonkers, which were some of the most unpleasant years of my life, but I don’t hold that against the ...
... the way that are supposed to be especially beautiful New England
villages. I am expecting a few full days.
I’m trying to travel along Connecticut Coast on commercial
roads through the towns rather than on I-95 to see a little more of the old
towns along the way – Westport, Branford, Guilford, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook,
Mystic, Stonington, etc. My first stop out of Westchester was at Weir Farm
National Historic Site in Wilton, ...
Other places to stay in Wethersfield
1341 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield | 1 star motelfrom $58