We have a complicated relationship with Connecticut. With its proximity to New York and its abundance of Yankees fans, well, enough said. At the very least, it provides a physical buffer between New England and that, um, city that doesn’t sleep. So we’ll honor its importance to the region.
But come on, it’s really much more than that, and once you get away from the southwest corner, it’s quintessential New England, and nobody can take that away. From the Litchfield hills that easily rival the Berkshires, to the long southern coastline that boasts venerable old towns like Essex and Mystic, interspersed with bustling coastal cities, and the Connecticut River Valley, with Hartford so much pretty countryside, Connecticut really holds its own