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Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum

Take Your Time, Connecticut — Play Tourist in Your Own Backyard!

Research shows that 7.2 million vacation days go unused in Connecticut every year. Now, with a new nationwide study touting the health benefits of taking more of your hard-earned Paid Time Off (PTO) days, we’ve got a few suggestions on how you can “take your time” — while playing tourist right here at home. 

Featuring: American Museum of Tort Law | Antiques on the Farmington | Argia Mystic Cruises | Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library | Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden | Book Barn | Boothe Memorial Park & Museum | Breck Marshall at Mystic Seaport | Bruce Museum | Butler-McCook House & Garden | Cathedral Pines Farm | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruise | Custom House Maritime Museum | Deacon John Grave House (c.1685) | Dinosaur State Park | Florence Griswold Museum | G Spa at Foxwoods | General David Humphreys House (c.1698) | Gillette Castle State Park | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Greenwich Historical Society | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hempsted Houses | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Hill-Stead Museum | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Hollister House Garden | Kent Falls State Park | Leffingwell House Museum | Lighthouse Point Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Lyme Art Association | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystic Whaler Cruises | Nathan Hale Homestead (1776) | New Britain Museum of American Art | New England Science & Sailing | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Ogden House & Gardens | Osborne Homestead Museum | Paddle Mystic-Mystic River Adventure Company | Phelps-Hatheway House (1761) | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Project Oceanology | Quinebaug River Trail | Roseland Cottage Museum | S&P Oyster Co. | Saybrook Point Inn Marina & Spa | Schooner Brilliant at Mystic Seaport | Sea Mist Thimble Island Cruise, LLC | Ski Sundown | Sleeping Giant State Park | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Glass House | The Glass House | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Vanilla Bean Café | Town of Essex | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | Westbrook Outlets | White Flower Farm | White Memorial Foundation | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Winvian Farm | Yale Center for British Art

Connecticut Summer Bucket List

Instagrammable Connecticut: Connecticut Bucket List

We’ve teamed up with FOX61News this summer to find out what’s on everyone’s Connecticut bucket list. We then asked viewers to share their bucket list experiences by including #CTBucketList in their photos. We’re delighted to see all the destinations that Connecticut residents have been crossing off this summer. Here are a few #CTBucketList photos to provide inspiration for your own Connecticut bucket list.

Featuring: Book Barn | Brewport | Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream | City of West Haven | Devil's Hopyard State Park | Gillette Castle State Park | Grace Farms | Lavender Pond Farm | Lighthouse Point Park | Red 36 | Town of West Hartford

Barker

Have you Discovered Connecticut’s Hidden Gems?

Most people know Connecticut’s most visited landmarks and attractions, like Mystic Aquarium and the Mark Twain House. So, we asked Facebook users to suggest a few of the state's “hidden gems,” and we were thrilled with the response! Maybe you’ve heard of some of these but never visited. Or maybe you haven’t. Either way, it’s a great list of places where you might just find a few surprises worth discovering for yourself.

Featuring: American Museum of Tort Law | Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | Book Barn | Boothe Memorial Park & Museum | Lighthouse Point Park | Town of Canton

Hammonasset Beach

6 Connecticut Beach Getaways

Albert Turner walked the entire Connecticut shoreline in 1914. His mission, as the first State Parks employee, was to identify Connecticut’s best spots for coastal recreation. You probably don’t have time to hunt that hard for beach-day bliss. So, this guide to saltwater adventures on Long Island Sound will help you choose the sandy expanse that’s right for you.

Featuring: Black Duck Cafe | Book Barn | Captain Scott's Lobster Dock | Chamard Vineyards | Connecticut Children's Museum | Downeast Lighthouse Cruises | Fort Trumbull State Park | Gilbertie's Herb Gardens | Gumdrops & Lollipops Candy Shoppe | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Harvey's Beach | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Jacob's Beach | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center | Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale Restaurant (Madison) | Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts | Meigs Point Nature Center | Ocean Beach Park | Rocky Glen State Park | Rolnick Observatory | Sanno Spa at Saybrook Point Inn | Sherwood Island State Park | Shoreline Segway | The Sculpture Mile | Westport Bike Rentals

Saybrook Point Inn Water Dock

Great Drives Along the Connecticut Coast

Everyone knows that busy I-95 and U.S. Route 1 follow the Connecticut shoreline from Greenwich east out to Stonington, but there are a lot of lesser known routes that’ll give you the flavor of the coast and sometimes take you right down to the water. Here are several recommendations to get you started.

Featuring: B&B at Bartlett Farm | Book Barn | Central Regional Tourism District - River Valley/Greater Hartford | Eugene O'Neill Theater Center | Harkness Memorial State Park | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Lenny's Indian Head | Lighthouse Point Park | Ocean Beach Park | Restaurant at Rowayton Seafood | Rocky Neck State Park | Saybrook Point Inn Marina & Spa | Sea Mist Thimble Island Cruise, LLC | Tarry Lodge - Westport | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Westport Inn | Town of Old Saybrook

Griswold Inn, Essex

Romantic Winter Retreats in Connecticut

When the weather cools down, romance heats up in Connecticut’s hotels, inns and B&Bs. Whether getting cozy by the fire or enjoying a wintry hike in the woods, we’ve got so many ways to help you make the most of the season together.  Here are just a few of the destinations where you’ll find lodgings, activities and attractions to help you set the mood. Planning a romantic escape to Connecticut? You'll always find great ideas and getaways here.

Featuring: 116 Crown | Art Essex Gallery | Black Rock Antiques Center | Black Seal Seafood Grille | Book Barn | Bruce Museum | Connecticut River Museum | Fife 'n Drum Restaurant & Inn | Florence Griswold Museum | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Griswold Inn | Griswold Inn | Gumdrops & Lollipops Candy Shoppe | Homestead Inn | Hopkins Vineyard | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Kent Falls State Park | La Belle Aurore | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Meli-Melo | Old Lyme Inn | R.J. Julia Booksellers | Rocky Neck Inn | Rolling River Antiques | Scranton Seahorse Inn | Soleil & Suns Bakery | Taylor Brooke Winery | The Company Store Antiques | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | Yale Center for British Art | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History


Email Marketing

Man fly fishing.

Is 2019 the year you finally …​

Overview: Learn to fly fish? Try skydiving? Discover your inner chef? Here are a few ideas to add to your list that are sure to give you a great sense of accomplishment for 2019!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-01-10

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Featuring: 116 Crown | A Yankee Balloon | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Adventure Rooms - Premier Room Escape | Aer Blarney Balloons, LLC | Art Essex Gallery | Berkshire Balloons | Black Rock Antiques Center | Black Seal Seafood Grille | Book Barn | Bridgeport Sound Tigers | Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Bruce Museum | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Wine Trail | Discovery Depot at Nature's Art Village | EMPOWER Leadership Sports & Adventure Center | Escape 101 | Escape New Haven | Fields of Fire Adventure Park | Fife 'n Drum Restaurant & Inn | Florence Griswold Museum | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Griswold Inn | Guided Flyfishing Trips-Housatonic River Outfitters | Gumdrops & Lollipops Candy Shoppe | Homestead Inn | Hopkins Vineyard | Hunt Hill Farm Trust | Infinity Music Hall & Bistro (Norfolk) | Infinity Music Hall (Hartford) | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Jones Family Farms | Kent Falls State Park | La Belle Aurore | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Meli-Melo | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohegan Sun | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mountain Meadow Outfitters and Charters | Mrs. Bridges' Pantry | Mystic Aquarium | Mystified Escape Rooms | New Britain Museum of American Art | New England Air Museum | Nomads Outdoor Adventure | Old Lyme Inn | Panic Room | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | R.J. Julia Booksellers | RPM Raceway Stamford | RiverQuest | Rock Hall Luxe Lodging | Rocky Neck State Park | Rolling River Antiques | Saybrook Point Inn Marina & Spa | Scranton Seahorse Inn | Shoreline Segway | Shoreline Segway | Ski Sundown | Skydive Danielson | Taylor Brooke Winery | Team vs Time - Premier Room Escape | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Company Store Antiques | The Connecticut Beer Trail | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wheeling City Tours, LLC | Yale Center for British Art | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History | Yale University Art Gallery


Recent Press

The Top Connecticut Winter Getaways

AAA Northeast

Online article highlighting Connecticut Winter Getaways.

Published Date: 2018-12-04

Featuring: 30 Mile Brewing Company | Book Barn | Fort Saybrook Monument Park | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn | General William Hart Ho