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Elyse’s Country Journal brings you a glimpse of the Tri-State Region’s unique charm! Browse our collection of blog posts, photos, and eclectic articles to feel the vibe of the Berkshires, Litchfield Hills, and Columbia & Dutchess Counties’ Hudson Valley. Please email us if you have something you would like us to post or blog about.

Falls Village Cafe

The inviting smell of Irving Farm coffee grabs your senses before you even enter the doors to the chic yet comfortable ambiance of Falls Village Cafe.

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Farmington River Tubing

Grab your Group and Ride the River. Farmington River Tubing is an alluring sight of tubes piled high alongside Route 44 in New Hartford, CT. There are

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The Rockets’ Red Glare

Celebrate Independence Day under the glow of the Berkshire sky this weekend at Lime Rock Park for a picnic setting spectacular. The celebratory firing of muskets began

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Play, Eat, Drink: Drive-In

Four Brothers Amenia Drive-In is a self-described “boutique theatre,” showcasing mainly family-friendly movies, along with some comedies and dramas. Except for one showing on their popular “Throwback Thursdays,” when a

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Summer Music Series

The Hills are Alive with Summer Concerts!  This season we are excited to welcome back live music at some of our favorite venues as well

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Pride Along the Hudson

This weekend Pride Along the Hudson will begin its month-long series of events to celebrate the LGBTQ+ communities.  Towns will be decorated with extravagance and festivities. New

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Memorial Day 2021

The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy. Each year

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Nutrition on Railroad

Cassidy Considine, a North Canaan native, has felt the love from her hometown this past week with the grand opening of her new shop, Nutrition

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Farmer’s Markets

On Saturday, Cornwall will kick off our season of weekly Farm Markets! May 1st from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, the Cornwall Village Green will be

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O’Hara’s Landing Marina

Resting on the shore of Twin Lakes in Salisbury, O’Hara’s Landing Marina is a picturesque respite. Mary’s Cafe welcomes visitors each morning for the most delicious

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Vernal Magic

  Slip into your wellies and wade through the ephemeral ponds throughout the Tri-State region. Vernal pools are home to innumerable species who rely upon

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Fresh glimpses of beauty have begun to decorate the Hudson Valley region as flower buds creep up from thawing soil, local farms welcome new life,

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It's a wonderful life in the Litchfield Hills & Beyond

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