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Savor Fine Food, and the Glorious Colors of Fall, in Connecticut

The fall colors of the Connecticut countryside are best paired with an unforgettable meal.

Taking in the sight of the leaves changing in the countryside by car is a time-honored Connecticut tradition, one enhanced even further by a top-notch meal with a view. There are no shortage of Connecticut restaurants that take advantage of the stunning seasonal foliage, and there's something for every taste.

Consider the Jazz Age splendor of the Essex Clipper Dinner Train, a vintage dining car—pulled by a genuine steam locomotive—that runs parallel to the Connecticut River and serves dishes that are as classic as the train itself.

Set on 1,000 acres of Brooklyn (Connecticut) countryside, the Golden Lamb Buttery serves up country atmosphere in the form of a pre-dinner hayride and delicious cuisine, like a legendary Chateaubriand, complemented by the freshest local produce.

Down on the coast, Mystic's Harbour House Inn boasts an impressive raw bar, with seafood dishes perfect for bidding farewell to summer, in style.

That's just a fraction of the many fantastic dining experiences that await in Connecticut this fall. Check out for more.