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Planning an Atlantic City Trip to Remember

Visiting Atlantic City CasinosHere in Connecticut, we have several nearby options for a day at a casino. Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun are great places to visit. But there’s only one Atlantic City, with its world-famous boardwalk and beach, casinos, upscale dining, entertainment and luxury shopping. For decades, its combination of surf, sand and Las Vegas-style entertainment have made Atlantic City one of the top tourist attractions on the East Coast.

If you’re planning a trip to Atlantic City, here are a few things to consider. Read More

JFK vs. LaGuardia: Which Airport Should I Fly Into?

LaGuardia vs JFK: Which airport should you fly into?When you’re flying out of an airport, there are plenty of things to consider: frequent flyer lounges, restaurants, and so on. But when you’re flying into an airport, there’s usually a single overriding concern: how fast you can leave. This is why our passengers often ask us: “Which of New York City’s airports should I fly into?”

Laguardia vs JFK: Delayed Flights Comparison

If you’re a serious traveler, you may want to bookmark the US Department of Transportation website. From this page, you can select the most-used airports in the country and review all kinds of statistics, including an on-time performance summary. We checked out the most recent results for JFK, LaGuardia and, for good measure, Newark Liberty International Airport. Here’s how they compare, from best to worst:

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How to Plan a Great Bachelorette Party

bachelorette party CTAs a Connecticut limousine service that’s been in business for almost 40 years, Teddy’s has seen more than a few bachelorette parties. We know what makes a great bachelorette party as well as what to avoid.

Rule number one is, of course, to have a good time. The bachelorette party should be a time to let loose before wedding-day stress sets in. But a great bachelorette party requires planning, and there are many factors to consider.

Here’s our view from the front seat.

Consider the Bride

While there’s often something to be said for surprising the guest of honor, try to consider her personality. Is she up for anything or is she more on the quiet side? Try to let her preferences guide you. You might ask her how much she’d like to be involved in the planning process. Another option is to ask her for a list of venues or activities that you can choose from. Read More

Summer Wine Festivals in Connecticut

wine and food festivalWe Have a Wine Trail?

Did you know that Connecticut has an official wine trail?

To be honest, it doesn’t look much like a trail, since the wineries are scattered all around the state. But the Connecticut Wine Trail includes 25 wineries, from Jones Winery in Shelton all the way to Taylor Brooke Winery in Woodstock. If you’re interested in visiting more than one winery in a single trip, there are clusters of wineries near Torrington in northwestern Connecticut and in southeast Connecticut, near New London. With all these a wineries to choose from, it’s easy to spend a day or more celebrating wine — and frequently fine dining, art and music — across the Constitution State. Read More

Summer Foodie Festivals in Connecticut

oyster and foodie festivalsIt wasn’t that long ago that New Haven was named the top foodie city in the United States. But all across Connecticut, there are plenty of opportunities to discover new flavors, textures and cooking techniques, along with healthy food choices. Connecticut also has a wide variety of summer food festivals that celebrate everything from oysters to rhubarb. When you can combine Connecticut’s foodie culture with a summer festival, it’s a match made in heaven.

Connecticut Food Festivals by Private Car

Whether you’re going to down-home strawberry festival or pig roast at one of Connecticut’s many wineries, a historic waterfront food festival or an exclusive culinary event, a Connecticut food festival trip can be made even more enjoyable if you hire a private car. Not only will you start your trip in style, you’ll end the day by savoring the experience rather than navigating traffic or looking for your exit. Read More