Connecticut Living – Beauty, Charm and History
Connecticut is so beautiful! Three of my best reasons to move there is that the state has 4 seasons, has so much charm and it’s outstanding natural beauty. Connecticut is bordered on the south by Long Island Sound, on the east by New York, on the north by Massachusetts, and on the east by Rhode Island. I’d love to start looking for houses for sale with Real Estate Experts. I would enjoy going outside and seeing the mountains, forests and the fantastic green countryside right at the doorstep.
Connecticut Living Four Seasons!
I wish Louisiana (where I live) had 4 season, we’re lucky if we get a Fall and Winter! You will find that Connecticut is one of the most beautiful locations in the world. The summers are warm and humid with plenty of sunshine. Spring is a rapidly warm up with plenty of rain to feed the green countryside. Spectacular fall colors of gold and brown and winters where snow can lay on the ground for up to ten weeks at a time. The weather in Connecticut is always a talking point among its residents.
You will experience versatile nature in just about every season. Connecticut boasts the different seasons and holidays with its decoration. You will find the streets decorated with flowers, American Flags, and pumpkins. In addition to the list of ‘things to do’ you can enjoy, just walking down the street with a cup of coffee in your hand is enough to absorb the beauty, history, and culture it has to offer. There are currently 18960 homes for sale. Some of these homes are “Hot Homes,” meaning they are likely to sell quickly.
Connecticut Interesting Facts
Are you a Pizza lover? New York, Chicago, even Italy, have nothing on New Haven “apizza.” Baked in a coal oven, apizza usually has very, very thin crust and comes served on wax paper. Some of the fan favorites include Sally’s and Pepe’s.
Sherlock Holmes Has A Castle In Connecticut – William Gillette, famous for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes on stage, had Gillette Castle built in 1914. The castle is known for its unusual door knobs and locks, as well as it’s hidden mirrors that allowed Gillette to secretly observe most of the rooms from his bedroom. After spending 11 million to restore the area, the castle now sits on a popular site for hikers and campers.
Do you like Amusement Parks? Bridgeport is home to the longest continuously operating amusement park in the United States. It’s feature ride is the Boulder Dash wooden roller coaster, ranked as the best wooden roller coaster in the world.
Did you know that Connecticut is the HOME of the BURGER? In 1900, a man walked into Louis’ Lunch, a restaurant in New Haven, seeking something he could eat on the run. Louis Lassen took some of his meat trimmings, put it between some bread and sent the patron back out to the streets. Just like that, the hamburger was born. Even though the hamburger has evolved a lot since then, it’s roots in New Haven has led to Connecticut often being referred to as the “hamburger state.”
What is your favorite part of living in Connecticut?
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