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Covered Bridges of Connecticut

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Since I became a Chevy Girl on the Go I’ve put on over 800 miles on the Chevy Malibu, criss-crossing the state of Connecticut. As a photojournalist on my Blog, Moomettes Magnificents I’m always one to promote tourism and things to do in New England. I’d like to show off Connecticut’s Covered Bridges today.

My latest Girlfriend Getaway found me in the northeast and northwest corners of the state. Connecticut actually has three covered bridges, the Cornwall Covered Bridge, Bulls Covered Bridge and Comstock Covered Bridge.

Daytrip Travel New England

The Litchfield Hills are the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and include portions of the Appalachian trail. It’s an easy one hour drive from Hartford, or 2 hour drive from New York City or Albany, New York.

I visited the two of the remaining in the state that are open to vehicle traffic.

Connecticut’s Covered Bridges

Cornwall Covered Bridge Connecticut

Cornwall Covered Bridge

On a beautiful Labor Day weekend, we drove the Malibu across the scenic Cornwall Covered Bridge which spans the Housatonic River. The Housatonic River’s source is in western Massachusetts near Pittsfield and winds it’s way down the state ending up at the mouth of Long Island Sound between Stratford and Milford.

Antique Machinery Museum

Antique Machinery Museum Connecticut

Using OnStar navigation and traveling seven miles farther south to Kent, as we meandered down Route 7 we passed quaint New England churches and stopped along the way to visit the Connecticut Antique Machinery Museum.

Bulls Covered Bridge

Once arriving in Kent, we crossed the Housatonic River via the Bulls Bridge , which is the shorter span of these two covered bridges.

Bulls Covered Bridge Connecticut

On our journey back towards Hartford after stopping for lunch in New Milford, I turned the climate control air conditioning off and opened up the sunroof to enjoy the heat of the late afternoon sun.

If You Go: Go New England

Follow me on my next Getaway as I take you to the northeast corner of Connecticut to visit The Quiet Corner, where all the antique collectors go to get their fix!

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About Cindi Moomettes

New England blogger from Connecticut and author of the multi-generational Moomettes Magnificents where she writes about Family, Grandparents and Grandchildren, home decor, Crochet, Knitting, DIY, crafts, family travel familiarization trips (FAMs), photography, social media and reviews. You can also find her at Moomettes Magnificents on eBay for the latest Fashion trends, Home Decor and Vintage Collectibles. Also at Moomettes Crochet for Handmade Crochet Wash Cloths & Accessories. For food and recipes visit at her blog Frugal New England Kitchen ***Products and/or companies featured on Moomettes Magnificents may have provided product samples and/or compensation for consideration. All opinions are my own. Posts may contain affiliate links. See also Disclosure***

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