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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


Happy New Year from the Putnam Traveler! Need a reason to getaway or take a stay-cation? We have dedicated this issue of the Traveler to food and beverages served right here in the Quiet Corner.

This issue features locally brewed beer, gourmet coffee, gourmet olive oil & vinegar, kitchenware plus cooking classes, natural foods, vitamins and homeopathic remedies, the area's first wine cellar for private parties and intimate dining, and the Fire and Ice Festival's chocolate contest!

Of course, this is just a sampling of the offerings available here. The Stomping Ground serves lunch and dinner daily Wednesday through Sunday and unique beer on tap each night, The Vanilla Bean is always serving up something delicious, The Inn at Woodstock Hill and The Mansion at Bald Hill serves brunch, lunch and dinner, Taylor Brooke Winery produces award-winning wine served at area restaurants and on premises, Victoria Station Café offers a large menu of hot beverages and sweet treats, Martha's Herbary carries wonderful herbs, cook books and classes, Pomfret Spirit Shop offers a wide variety of wine and specialty liquors. Too many to list – we hope you enjoy this issue of the Putnam Traveler!

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