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Connecticut, the Nutmeg State, is the picturesque southern gateway to New England with rolling landscapes, dainty villages centered upon town greens, lots of hiking and bicycling trails.
Located in the New England region of the northeastern United States, it borders Rhode Island to the east, Massachusetts to the north, New York to the west and south. Connecticut is a popular resort area with its 250-mile Long Island Sound shoreline and many inland lakes.
Connecticut enjoys a temperate climate due to its long coastline on Long Island Sound. This has given the state a strong maritime tradition.
Connecticut leads New England in the production of eggs, pears, peaches, and mushrooms, and its oyster crop is the nation's second largest. Poultry and dairy products also account for a large portion of farm income.
For visitors and residents alike, Connecticut offers high culture to feed the mind and quiet villages to soothe the soul.