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The Chanler at Cliff Walk

The Chanler at Cliff Walk »

By: Owen McDonald

In some places, classic style goes on age after brilliant age, blithe in the face of trendiness. But what does “classic” mean today? Even the finest... more

The Many Faces of New Canaan

The Many Faces of New Canaan »

By: Manuel Allende

A historic town, a cultural gem Far enough from the urban action to be countrified, but near enough to be a kind of crossroads, New Canaan, Connecticut, is... more

The Coastal Traveller at Spicer Mansion

The Coastal Traveller at Spicer Mansion »

By: Owen McDonald

Spicer Mansion, Mystic Connecticut The Napoleonic Wars, the whaling boom, discovery of gold in California—brute force shaped maritime life in the early... more

The Coastal Traveller at The Break Hotel

The Coastal Traveller at The Break Hotel »

By: Owen McDonald

The Coastal Traveller at The Break Hotel Narragansett, Rhode Island Stretching from southern Connecticut to northern Maine, the New England coast is more... more

The Coastal Traveller at The Harbor View Hotel

The Coastal Traveller at The Harbor View Hotel »

By: Owen McDonald

Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard The Obamas are taking their final summer vacation as First Family where they've preferred to summer from the start: Martha's... more

The Coastal Traveller at The Mayflower Grace

The Coastal Traveller at The Mayflower Grace »

By: Owen McDonald

The Coastal Traveller at The Mayflower Grace Washington, Connecticut The more that one experiences extraordinary leisure properties, the more... more

Coastal Traveller at Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills

Coastal Traveller at Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills »

By: Owen McDonald

The Coastal Traveller Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills Plymouth, Massachusetts Mirbeau Inn & Spa at The Pinehills had been on our radar for... more

The Coastal Traveller at Stowe Mountain Lodge

The Coastal Traveller at Stowe Mountain Lodge »

By: Owen McDonald

The Coastal Traveller at Stowe Mountain Lodge Stowe, Vermont Ever set out with glorious ski vacation dreams, only to have the temperature hold at a... more

The Coastal Traveller at Winvian Farm

The Coastal Traveller at Winvian Farm »

By: Owen McDonald

Winvian Farm Litchfield Hills, Connecticut One way to measure the excellence (or mediocrity) of a resort is how pleased you are to be there during lousy... more

Simply Stonington

Simply Stonington »

By: Owen McDonald

The historic shoreline treasure of Stonington still shines I recently had the pleasure of joining an old-fashioned parlor chat in a lovely Connecticut home.... more