Things to Do in Connecticut

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Things to Do in Connecticut


Rolling Litchfield hills, historically rich waters of River Valley, mélange of experiences at Mystic Country and Greater New Haven and abundance of nature and rich culture in Fairfield County – this is Connecticut State, along with a few details added here and there. This northeastern state in the region of New England, United States, is a perfect weekend getaway for couples, families and adventurous solo travelers.

Connecticut offers nearly every kind of experience to its visitors, depending on their moods and interests. There’s enough activity for those who crave the outdoors and enough pastime for those who prefer the leisurely indoors. It’s colorful and lively, charming and quaint; Connecticut is one of the best places to go for a fun trip.

Few attractions of Connecticut are given below as a rough guide for interested visitors.

Into the wild

Strap on a backpack and collect your camping gear – Connecticut State gives you a vast choice of parks to enjoy a true outdoor experience. Wilderness Lake Campground of Willington has many campsites with opportunities for hiking, biking and playing basketball.

Strawberry Park Resort Campground gives visitors large areas of campsites along with lakes, streams and beaches. It also has fun-filled events throughout the summer.

Things to Do in Connecticut

Elizabeth Rose Park Garden

For 2.5 acres of plants, varieties of roses, herb and rock gardens, visit Hartford’s Elizabeth Rose Park Garden. It is part of River Valley’s Rose and Garden Weekend, held in June.

Yale Peabody museum

George Peabody, a philanthropist, began the Yale Peabody Museum in New Haven. It is a heaven for lovers of paleontology, with rare collections of fossils and skeletons.

Mark Twain house

The author who created Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn lived in a unique house in Farmington Avenue, Hartford. The Mark Twain house and museum are open for visitors on certain days when they can explore this historic place through a guided tour. The house is an unusual blend of varied styles, textures and colors.

Mystical Mystic

A seaport village, Mystic has diverse entertainment opportunities for travelers. One must visit the Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport – a living history museum, and Olde Mistick Village for shopping.

Stamford is an antique lover’s delight; one can fill hours of browsing in the antique stores here. When in New Haven, you can’t miss Yale, one of the great universities in the world.

Don’t wait too long to connect to Connecticut!

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