Fun with the Family Connecticut, 8th: Hundreds of Ideas for Day Trips with the Kids

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Written by a parent for parents, this opinionated, personal, and easy-to-use guide has hundreds of ideas to keep the kids entertained for an hour, a day, or a weekend! Fun with the Family Connecticut leads the way to amusement parks, historical attractions, children’s museums, wildlife habitats, ...
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Written by a parent for parents, this opinionated, personal, and easy-to-use guide has hundreds of ideas to keep the kids entertained for an hour, a day, or a weekend! Fun with the Family Connecticut leads the way to amusement parks, historical attractions, children’s museums, wildlife habitats, festivals, parks, and much more.
 
The whole family will enjoy . . .
 
Kayaking or canoeing down the Farmington River

Discovering underwater life at the aquariums in Mystic and Norwalk 

Riding aboard the historic Essex Steam Train

Exploring Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill
 

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 “Erase those lingering doubts   about where to go, what to see,   and where to eat and sleep. . . .   [This book] has all of the refer-  ences you need and then some.”
 —Hartford Courant
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762764631
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/3/2011
  • Series: Fun with the Family Series
  • Edition description: Eighth Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 646,051
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Doe Boyle is a lifelong Connecticut shoreline resident and an accomplished writer and editor. She is author of a dozen children's books.

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Table of Contents

Preface viii

Introduction xi

Fairfield County: Gold Coast and Green Woods 1

Litchfield County: Artful Pleasures and Historic Treasures 58

Hartford County: Capital Ideas in the Heart of Connecticut 100

New Haven County: Urban Culture and Country Adventure 142

Middlesex County: Riverside Villages and Shoreline Towns 182

Tolland County: Simple Dreams and Country Comforts 212

Windham County: River Valleys and Rural Byways 228

New London County: Coastal Voyages and Country Sojourns 250

Index 293

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