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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


FALL in the Quiet Corner is a spectacular time of year, in this issue of the Putnam Traveler we have highlighted some wonderful things to see and do throughout the season!



From outdoor recreation, with scenic views and thoughtfully protected land, family-run orchards and farms, and state-of-the-art indoor recreation at the new Hale YMCA - to live performances, creative events, and a great selection of shopping and dining for all tastes and budgets. The Putnam Business Association will host the last First Fridays of the year on October 6th and the Great Pumpkin Festival on October 21st.

The Last Green Valley’s Walktober is offering over 220 unique walks, rides, and paddles throughout 35 towns.We encourage our readers to support local business and enjoy the natural beauty of northeastern Connecticut and beyond.  We hope you discover something new in this issue of the Putnam Traveler and please tell our advertisers you found them here.


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