There’s A Tiny Town In Connecticut Completely Surrounded By Breathtaking Natural Beauty

When it comes to natural beauty, few places compare to Essex, Connecticut. In fact, this town was one of the main inspirations for Gilmore Girls’ fictional town of Stars Hollow. This charming town is full of historic buildings and rustic gems, but its natural landscape is just as impressive. Check it out for yourself:

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Essex, Connecticut is just one of the state’s must-visit spots. For more, check out our list of Connecticut’s Most Charming Towns.