CT River Valley [ is in the New England states of Connecticut Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont, in the US. It features the Knowledge Corridor region surrounding the Connecticut River's two largest cities, Springfield (Massachusetts) and Hartford.
- The Knowledge Corridor region surrounding Hartford and Springfield, which sit only 24 miles apart. 
- Pioneer Valley region in Western Massachusetts surrounding Springfield 
Other cities and towns
- East Haddam
- East Hartford
- East Windsor
- New Britain
- Old Saybrook
- Old Lyme
- Rocky Hill - Dinosaur State Park
- South Windsor
- West Hartford
- Windsor Locks
There are many great places to eat in Old Saybrook. Some of the best ranked restaurants here offer different types of food which are as follows. Luigi's Restaurant is very popular which is an Italian place to eat. The menu varies with Italian food and the service is great! Looking for Mexican? Try the Cuckoo's Nest Mexican Food- All You Can Eat, Breakfast/Brunch, Children's Menu, Live Entertainment,or just meet for a drink/appetizers.
The only place to reallly avoid is the Northeast section of Hartford's uptown. Generally, Hartford, East Hartford, Manchester, and New Britain have bad looking neighborhoods, but they are usually fine in the daytime.