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Wethersfield Cove

The Cove is a wonderful place to take a walk in almost any season. In the neighborhood, there are many historic homes with signs telling when they were built.In the summer there a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hartford, CT
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Built in 1660 to serve trade with the Mother England from the Colony of Connecticut. Surrounded largest historical district in the State.

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Newton Falls, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy sitting and doing nothing this is your place. Cove has a few dozen sail boats and a few fishing boats. Very peaceful and quiet. Good place for a picnic lunch.

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CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Cove is a wonderful place to take a walk in almost any season. In the neighborhood, there are many historic homes with signs telling when they were built.In the summer there a a wonderful place to get ice cream within walking distance.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

There's a great bike path here that made for a very nice shady walk on a hot summer day. Well maintained.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were enjoying the seasonably warm weather, and wanted to get out and enjoy it. We went down to Wethersfield Cove. It was so nice to take a walk around and look at the Connecticut River. The fall foliage or what was left of it was just as pretty to look at.

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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175 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The Wethersfield Cove has been in use since the 1600s. It was the center of trade for earlier settlers. Locals would trade onions for items the Europeans had. The warehouse building was built in the 1600s and was used as a storage to hold supplies for trade. Today the cove offers picnic areas and a boat launch into the Connecticut... More 

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Excellent place for boaters and those looking to picnic or take photos. The old barn is open to tour an accepts donations. When it rains heavy and for some time, the flooding is severe here.

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Wethersfield, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A few people feeding ducks, greese, and sea gulls, maybe someone fishing. There are afew picnic tables on the grass near the old warehouse.

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Bay Village, Ohio
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180 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

This is the site of the first landing of Europeans in Connecticut and the beginning of Wethersfield. It is also a lovely outdoor space. I saw it on a great summer day, but I am told that it is also beautiful in the other seasons.

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Wethersfield Cove is the perfect place to picnic or put in your kayak or both! There is also a wealth of history surrounding this quiet little cove that dates back to the 1600 and the early settlers! There are tours (seasonal) of the old mechant barn that is still situated right at the edge of the cove, some folks... More 

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