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Located near Mystic, visitors to Aces High RV Park can enjoy all of the wonderful attractions of this region of New England, including the ocean, beaches, and much more. There are all sorts of recreational activities to be found nearby, including sailing, hiking, biking, lake fishing and much more. Travelers will also enjoy the convenience of the online reservation system. While staying at this campground visitors can also explore Waterford, New London, an much more. Check availability.
Chamberlain Lake Campground, Woodstock
With large wooded sites for both RVs and tents, visitors will enjoy the comforts of home and a relaxing vacation. Onsite visitors can use the basketball and volleyball courts, game room and even the general store. In addition visitors can also enjoy recreating on the nearby lake, including biking, fishing, swimming and much more.
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Mystic is a delightful town with many attractions to delight. The Aquarium and Institute for Exploration is a great spot to enjoy a close look at aquatic life, including rays, sea lions and even penguins. Another of Mystic's real treasures is the Mystic Seaport -- The Museum of America and the Sea. This is one of the nation's leading maritime museums. Visitors to the museum can explore historic ships, view stars in the planetarium, watch demonstrations of maritime trades and even see the working preservation shipyard.
Visitors to the Litchfield region of Connecticut will find plenty of history and activities. Visitors that love outdoor recreation should be sure not to miss the Connecticut section of the Appalachian trail. There are over 51 miles of the trail that pass through the state. Hikers can also climb up Bear Mountain, near Salisbury, which is the tallest peak in Connecticut, where there are amazing panoramic views of the area. Litchfield also has some wonderful vineyards and maple sugarhouses. In addition the region has some great historic destination like Bull's Bridge, which crosses the Housatonic River, dates all the way back to the Revolutionary War and has a delightful bit of lore associated with George Washington. The story goes that George Washington's own horse fell into the river near Bull's Bridge. There is even some documentation that confirms that there was an expensive rescue of a horse at Bull's Bridge Falls.
Essex Steam Train and Riverboat
For the visitors to Connecticut that want to enjoy the scenery, the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat is a great way to see the country in Connecticut. It is the only steam train and riverboat connection in the country. Passengers start their journey at the Essex Station, and board the vintage cars and authentic steam locomotive and enjoy a narrated trip to the Connecticut River. At Deep River Landing, passengers are taken to the Becky Thatcher Riverboat. Passengers on the riverboat enjoy a cruise along the Connecticut River, where they can see Gillette Castle and the Goodspeed Opera House. The riverboat then returns to Deep River Landing where passengers return to the train for their trip back to Essex Station.
Craftbury Outdoor Center
This location is known for its great snow, which arrives earlier and lasts longer than other places in the area. This good ski weather is due to its topography. The trails have a nice mix of challenge and pleasant terrain. Skiers will be able to travel on forested trails and trails through meadows. Another interesting option the Craftbury Outdoor Center offers is trailside lodging, so visitors can overnight along the trail.
This Connecticut town has a little bit of everything for antique enthusiasts, and it is one of the best antiquing destinations to be found in the state. There are high end dealers and little shops, and many are located in historic homes. Each of these has unique items worth exploring. This town has antiques from around the world, but those that enjoy finding antique furniture will especially love this destination, since the area has some great American furniture options.