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Chester, Connecticut
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Gillette Castle State Park image
(Range: 3 miles)
It looks like a medieval fortress, but a step inside the stone castle reveals the built-in couches, table trackway, and woodcarvings that all point to the creative genius that was William Gillette. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)
Goodspeed Musicals image
(Range: 3 miles)
In our history, we have produced over 250 musicals, including over 70 world premieres, and exported 21 productions to Broadway. Goodspeed stands as the first regional theatre in America to earn two special Tony Awards, one in 1980 for outstanding contributions to the American musical and a second in 1995 for distinguished achievement for a regional theatre. (Curated content from www.goodspeed.org)
Ivoryton Playhouse image
(Range: 4 miles)
The Ivoryton Playhouse is located in Ivoryton, a beautiful section of historic Essex, on the banks of the Connecticut River. The Playhouse has been an important part of Connecticut’s cultural landscape for over 100 years. It was one of America’s leading summer showplaces, presenting a parade of stars such as Katharine Hepburn, Marlon Brando, Tallulah Bankhead, Betty Grable, Mae West and many, many more. (Curated content from www.ivorytonplayhouse.org)
Staehly Farm Winery image
(Range: 4 miles)
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat image
(Range: 5 miles)
The Valley Railroad Company – operating the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat – has been serving the lower Connecticut River Valley since 1971. Our company’s mission is to keep alive the rich mechanical, industrial, and transportation heritage of our state through the continual operation of our vintage steam and diesel locomotives and passenger coaches, as well as the operation & maintenance of the facilities and infrastructure that support these. (Curated content from essexsteamtrain.com)
Haddam Meadows State Park image
(Range: 5 miles)
Haddam Meadows State Park overlooks the scenic Connecticut River and offers opportunities for boating, fishing, and picnicking. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)
Cockaponset State Forest image
(Range: 5 miles)
Enjoy a variety of activities in Connecticut's second largest state forest. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)
RiverQuest image
(Range: 6 miles)
Enjoy the beauty and wildlife of the lower CT River. (Curated content from ctriverquest.com)
Connecticut River Museum image
(Range: 6 miles)
The Connecticut River Museum currently plays an important role in collecting and protecting manuscripts, books, art and artifacts of regional significance. It also delivers high-quality exhibitions and educational programming to visitors and local residents alike, and each year introduces thousands of school children to the important stories of the River and its people. (Curated content from ctrivermuseum.org)
Chatfield Hollow State Park image
(Range: 6 miles)
Hike the trails in search of Indian caves, explore the jagged rocky ledges and recesses, relax by the cooling waters, or picnic in the soft pine woods at Chatfield Hollow State Park. (Curated content from portal.ct.gov)