Shelton Lively

My name is Shelton Lively. I'm a resident of East Lyme Connecticut and I enjoy traveling all over my beautiful state, finding fun things to do so I can report back and make recommendations to my readers. Enjoy this website and enjoy Connecticut!

Top 10 Places For Breakfast in Groton, CT in 2022

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Groton, CT, best known as the Submarine Capital of the World, is an excellent place to begin the day with a good breakfast.  Groton has a variety of family restaurants, diners, bakeries, hotel restaurants, and markets converted into restaurants where you can enjoy a good breakfast. Here are the 10 absolute best restaurants for breakfast …

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Devil’s Hopyard State Park in East Haddam, Connecticut: The Complete Guide

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Devil’s Hopyard State Park is one of Connecticut’s best-kept secrets. This beautiful park is located at 366 Hopyard Road in East Haddam, Connecticut, and boasts over 860 acres of amazing scenery, as well as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Connecticut. There are many features of this park that add to its beauty and …

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What are Connecticut Residents Called?

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The great Constitution State, or the Nutmeg State, and even the Provisions State–has many nicknames to choose from. The state itself can’t even get its name down, so what are Connecticut residents called? Since it was founded, Connecticut has undergone many advancements and improvements, and since 1951 has been dubbed the Land of Steady Habits …

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