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Essex, CT

Essex, CT is a resort town on the banks of the Connecticut River that is often described as one of best places to visit (or live) in the United States. The Essex area, including Old Saybrook, Chester, and Old Lyme, is known for its exclusive inns, top restaurants, and cultural activities. Main Streets of America, a special feature on the Travel Guide of America site, includes photos of interesting towns and cities in the United States, including Essex, Connecticut.