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Episode #1: Summer Shoreline Destinations

In the "Non-Stop Connecticut" series premiere, Anne visits summer shoreline destinations – including a new family attraction dedicated to an iconic candy – and ends the day by putting her “rump on a stump” at a unique, outdoor restaurant.

Watch Episode #2: River Valley Destinations

Featured Locations

Bishop's Orchard


This orchard, market, bakery and winery features an array of just-picked produce, freshly-made treats and award-winning fruit-based wines. Meet llamas, alpacas and goats, and pick your own fruit and pumpkins (seasonal). View map and address

PEZ Visitor Center

Learn more about this iconic candy, and see for yourself how it’s made at this new Connecticut attraction. See the evolution of PEZ through historic ads and memorabilia, and check out collectible dispensers. View map and address

The Place Restaurant

At this unique eatery, your food is roasted on an 18-foot-long fire pit, and you dine only outdoors. Choose from fresh fish, shellfish, meats, grilled vegetables and a few choice desserts. View map and address

Thimble Island Cruises

Take a narrated cruise around the Thimble Islands, a cluster of about 25 inhabited islands and hundreds of smaller islands off the coast of Branford. Legend has it that the pirate Captain Kidd buried treasure here in the 1600s. View map and address


Non-Stop Connecticut

Explore Connecticut's most popular destinations and local secrets in our new Non-Stop Connecticut video series.

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