Every year there is some online debate as to whether there are any good beaches in CT. We just don't have a great beach rep in the Nutmeg State.

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I personally love Ocean Beach Park in New London but outside of that, I'm not a fan of CT beaches. They are either rocky, boring or extremely exclusionary. So, when I searched CT beaches on TikTok, I was not expecting much. My gut was right, the results were underwhelming.

But if you just look at these search results, you'll find multiple videos where users say the best/one of the best beaches in CT is Silver Sands in Milford. There is this one where @kaykayblondiee said Silver Sands is the best place to see a sunset in CT.

@kaykayblondiee one of my favorite beaches in ct✨ #foryou #sunsetlover #connecticut #WaitForTheGreats #foryou #sunset #beach ♬ FEEL THE GROOVE - Queens Road, Fabian Graetz

@bonjouregalore recommends Silver Sands for anyone who wants a spacious beach with a boardwalk.

@bonjourgalore Looking for a boardwalk and spacious beach? Head to Silver Sands #ctfinds #ctbeach #thingstodoct #ctstaycation #staycation ♬ Steven Universe - L.Dre

Then, @asseenbysb touted Silver Sands as a "gorgeous" place with 297 acres of beach free to CT residents.

@asseenbysb There's plenty gorgeous spots in CT. Here's one #connecticutcheck #connecticut #thingstodoct #foryou #fyp #ctbeach #hiddengems ♬ Euphoria season 2 is making my brain explode - Mars

There were other beaches that got some love like Hammonasett in Madison, CT. @cjventures called it the best beach in CT. 

@cjventures Beautiful Connecticut beach to check out Like & Follow for more photography #fyp #Photography #CT #foryoupage #Beach #adayinmylife ♬ FEEL THE GROOVE - Queens Road, Fabian Graetz

But beyond that, CT took a beating for not being great at beaches. @thectfamily was "sentenced" to a summer at CT beaches and did not take it well.

@thectfamily I’ll be in Rhode Island all summer haha @greggamt #foryou #foryoupage #fyp #ct #connecticut #ctcheck #ctfamily ♬ all the things she said slowed - xxtristanxo

This young lady @haha_sarawhite says the CT beach experience is a toe stubbing nightmare.

@haha_sarahwhite stubbed toe check #ct #connecticutcheck #connecticut #roxanne #rox ♬ original sound - Crazy_Nutter

I've been spending a lot of time this year trying to crack the code, where to go in CT to give my family the summer they deserve and time and again, the answer is clear, leave CT. This is not an unfair, unprovoked attack on the Constitution State. I love living here for many reasons, but summer in CT leaves a lot to be desired if you don't have a boat on Candlewood Lake (I don't).

You Know You're from Putnam Lake, NY If...

Putnam Lake is a Hamlet of the Town of Patterson, NY. "The Lake" was, and continues to be a great place to raise a family but it most certainly is not boring. People from surrounding communities have a lot to say about "Lakers", they just don't do it to your face.

Putnam Lake has a personality all it's own. "The Lake" is loaded with great people with wonderful personalities that all seem to have a few things in common. This is why it will be easy for those of you who lived there, to identify with the "You Know You're From Putnam Lake If.....Examples. 

Fascinating Images of the Bunkers + Rubble From an Abandoned Missile Site in CT

WARNING: Under no circumstances should you enter this property. By doing so you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing on private property.

Recently, I found a Youtube video that gives a visual tour of a decommissioned missile sit in CT, located in both Portland & Glastonbury, CT in the Meshomasic State Forest. The video was posted by “Adventures in Melancholy” and the host does a great job of explaining exactly what we are looking at. The following photos are from the video and they are of the Hartford site, meaning it was intended to defend Hartford, CT.


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