4 reasons we love Connecticut

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We’re honoring the Constitution State with these five reasons we love Connecticut.

America’s fifth state just turned 225, and we’re honoring the Constitution State with these five reasons we love Connecticut.

1. It’s bursting with New England charm.

Connecticut’s New England charm (Image: That Hartford Guy used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Connecticut’s New England charm (Image: That Hartford Guy used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Connecticut’s New England charm (Image: Ken Zirkel)
Connecticut’s New England charm (Image: Ken Zirkel)
Connecticut’s New England charm (Image: Francisco Anzola)
Connecticut’s New England charm (Image: Francisco Anzola)

2. Nature is still the defining character of the landscape.

Connecticut’s landscape (Image: ReefTECK used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Connecticut’s landscape (Image: ReefTECK used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Connecticut’s landscape (Image: dannyfowler used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Connecticut’s landscape (Image: dannyfowler used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Connecticut’s landscape (Image: Mike Poresky)
Connecticut’s landscape (Image: Mike Poresky)

3. And the colors are breathtaking come fall.

Connecticut’s fall foliage (Image: eschipul used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Connecticut’s fall foliage (Image: eschipul used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Connecticut’s fall foliage (Image: Dougtone used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Connecticut’s fall foliage (Image: Dougtone used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Connecticut’s fall foliage (Image: citizenswaine)
Connecticut’s fall foliage (Image: citizenswaine)

4. Connecticut’s local farms are bursting with a bounty of fresh produce.

Connecticut’s bountiful produce (Image: stepnout)
Connecticut’s bountiful produce (Image: stepnout)
Connecticut’s bountiful produce (Image: ben pollard used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Connecticut’s bountiful produce (Image: ben pollard used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Connecticut’s bountiful produce (Image: Dougtone used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)
Connecticut’s bountiful produce (Image: Dougtone used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)

(Main image: ReefTECK used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license)

4 reasons we love Connecticut was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Marissa Willman
Author: Marissa Willman (786 posts)

Marissa Willman earned a bachelor's degree in journalism before downsizing her life into two suitcases for a teaching gig in South Korea. Seoul was her home base for two years of wanderlusting throughout six countries in Asia. In 2011, Marissa swapped teaching for travel writing and now calls Southern California home.