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Welcome to the Putnam Traveler, a quarterly newspaper created to support tourism and communities in Northeastern Connecticut and beyond. The Putnam Traveler is your source for activites, events, and information about antiques, the arts, dining, shopping, attractions, & so much more in Connecticut's Quiet Corner.

Each issue offers itinerary ideas, spotlight new businesses and compelling feature stories about the Quiet Corner's intriguing places and personalities. A map of Downtown Putnam is available in the print version and here online.

The Putnam Traveler is a non-profit newspaper mailed for free to residents of Putnam, Pomfret, Woodstock. It is also distributed to local businesses, advertisers and Visitor Centers in Northeastern Connecticut and South Central Massachusetts, where you can pick up a complimentary copy. You can also read it here online.

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Current Issue


Summer is the perfect time of year to explore the Quiet Corner. Drive along scenic byways and take in the beauty of lush forests and open fields, historic architecture and town greens, working farms and vineyards, and so much more. Take a hike or bicycle ride to discover more hidden beauty and the joys of nature. Visit the towns of Woodstock, Putnam and Pomfret where you will discover the many restaurants and shops that make this a 'destination location'.

Summer entertainment will keep you coming back for more. First Fridays, Riverfires, car shows, road races, live music at Rotary Park, The Stomping Ground and The Vanilla Bean Cafe, live performances at The Bradley Theater, The Complex Performing Arts Center, agricultural fairs and more! We hope you enjoy this issue of The Putnam Traveler!

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