You don’t have to fly to the tropics to enjoy the remote charm of an isolated island. These picturesque escapes are all within striking distance of Connecticut, so head to the closest ferry and get ready to kick back, crack open the rosé and disconnect from mainland stresses.

Robert Segee remembered the day in 1944 the children burned in Hartford. The day black smoke rose over Connecticut and the smell of burning canvas mixed with human flesh. It was a day that had haunted the capital city and the circus for decades and had become inextricably linked with his own…

    Founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School physicians, Best Doctors connects individuals facing difficult medical treatment decisions with the best doctors, selected by impartial peer review in over 450 medical specialty/subspecialty combinations, to review their diagnosis and treatment plans. 

    Restoring a historic home to its former glory certainly speaks to the heart. Who, we wonder, once lived within those walls? What stories they would have to tell, if only we could ask them. It’s fun to let your imagination run wild, but there’s also a lot to ponder before embarking on a resto…

    Domes, yurts, tiny houses, safari tents and treehouses. These glamping locations offer the best of both worlds: a hotel-like experience in the splendor of nature.

    It might not be glamping, but eight of Connecticut’s state parks and forests have rustic cabins for rent that will put you right in the middle of some of the state’s most beautiful natural settings. 

      Unless you’re a really dedicated cook, you probably won’t bring your 20-piece knife set, double oven, waffle iron and all your other home kitchen toys on your camping trip. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make campfire dishes that taste like home-cooked meals.

      Instead of a traditional shower, a group day at the spa can offer an opportunity for friends and family members to get together, disconnect from devices and celebrate the bride.

      We’re firm believers that it’s never too early — or too late — for breakfast. Fortunately, like powdered sugar on French toast, great breakfast joints are sprinkled all over our state. 

      You need to fuel up for the day ahead, but the classic bacon, egg and cheese can get a bit routine. That’s where these delicious difference-makers come in to open your eyes and save the day.