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:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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