Hartford is a literary and cultural city again on the rise! We'll explore the Mark Twain homestead and see the writing desk where he crafted some of his best-loved novels. Then, we take a historic steam train ride to Deep River Landing, where we catch a Mississippi-style riverboat for a cruise along the Connecticut River. At the New England Air Museum, Katie climbs aboard a WWII-era plane and gets and up-close view of a B-29 Bomber, before wrapping up our visit to the Constitution State with a walking... [see more] tour of the oldest town in Connecticut.
Make your next getaway a destination on the fringe! Join host Katie DeTar to discover unique destinations, outdoor adventure, historic sights, and local flavors found in and around American cities. Each episode begins city center, showcasing downtown. Then, Katie moves out to explore nearby villages, scenic highlights, unique shopping, local foods, and relaxing getaways found just on the fringe of the featured city. Katie seeks out a new region for every episode, presenting endless opportunities to discover great ideas for day trips and weekend getaways. This unique series appeals to our inner explorer!.