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>Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.news
From: ap105@cleveland.Freenet.Edu (Joseph Sabatino)
Subject: CT by Car (travel)
Posted-By: xx004 (aa399 - Len Stys)
Date: Sun Jul 12 12:01:15 1992


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CONNECTICUT ATARIFEST '92 TRAVEL TIPS
Getting here by Car
 
COMING BY CAR?
 
The Sheraton Hotel at Bradley International Airport, near Hartford, is just
off Interstate 91 near the junction of I-84. Here's a rough estimate of how
long it will take to drive to the hotel from some North American cities:
 
CITY             MILEAGE       DRIVING TIME
Albany, NY         107            2 hrs.
Amherst, MA         50            55 min.
Augusta, ME        250            N.A.
Baltimore, MD      305            N.A.
Boston, MA         109            2 hrs.
Brattleboro, VT     85            1:30
Bridgeport, CT      65            1:15
Buffalo, NY        380            N.A.
Cleveland, OH      555            N.A.
Danbury, CT         75            1:25
Dover, DE          285            N.A.
Hartford (downtown) 12            20 min.
Montreal, PQ       320            N.A.
New Britain, CT     23            25 min.
New Haven, CT       48            55 min.
New London, CT      57            1 hr.
New York, NY       125            2:20
Northampton, MA     35            40 min.
Philadelphia, PA   215            N.A.
Pittsburgh, PA     215            N.A.
Pittsfield, MA      68            1:15
Providence, RI      80            1:25
Quebec, PQ         425            N.A.
Richmond, VA       445            N.A.
Springfield, MA     16            20 min.
Stamford, CT        85            1:30
Washington, DC     340            N.A.
Waterbury, CT       40            45 min.
Worcester, MA       64            1:15
 
 
Once you're in the general vicinity, the directions are simple:
 
     + FROM BOSTON - Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90W); Exit 4 to I-91 South;
Exit 40 to Route 20.
     + FROM HARTFORD (DOWNTOWN) - Route I-91 North; Exit 40 to Route 20.
     + FROM NEW YORK - I-95 North to I-91 North; Exit 40 to Route 20.
     + FROM SPRINGFIELD, MASS. - Route I-91 South; Exit 40 to Route 20.
 
There are 261 parking spaces for hotel guests and visitors under the hotel,
on a first-come, first-served basis; and short- and long-term airport
outdoor parking within a few hundred feet of the Sheraton. Airport parking
fees range from $1.50 (0 to 1/2 hour) to $14 (7 to 24 hours).
 
The Tourism Division of the Connecticut Department of Economic Development
handles tourist inquiries for entire state and maintains welcome centers
along main highways and at Bradley International Airport (site of
Connecticut AtariFest '92). Visit one of the centers for help with
directions or phone (800) CT-BOUND.
 
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(CAUTION: This travel information is provided as a public service to
participants in Connecticut AtariFest '92. The show sponsors cannot be
held
responsible for unscheduled detours, road construction, etc. Traffic and
road conditions are subject to change; we therefore advise travelers to
phone ahead for information and to stay alerted to tradffic reports. CAF
'92 would like to thank the Tobacco Valley Convention & Visitors District,
the Connecticut Department of Transportation and the Connecticut Department
of Economic Development, Tourism Division, and the Sheraton Hotel for this
information.)
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