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Connecticut’s capital city is located in the center of the state, where I-84 and I-91 meet. But it’s certainly not a city you’ll want to drive by. It’s home to America’s oldest continuously operating art museum and America’s #1 favorite minor league ballpark (two years in a row!) We asked some locals in the mayor’s office for their favorite Hartford haunts and were not disappointed.
Featuring: Agave Grill | Arch Street Tavern | Bin 228 | Blind Pig Pizza Company | Bradley International Airport | Carbone's Ristorante | Casona | City Steam Brewery Cafe | City of Hartford | Connecticut Convention Center | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Old State House | Dunn's River Jamaican Restaurant | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Firebox Restaurant | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hartford Flavor Company | Hartford Stage | Hartford Yard Goats | Hog River Brewing Company | Ichiban Restaurant | Infinity Music Hall (Hartford) | Marriott Hartford Downtown | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing | Polish National Home | Sea Tea Comedy Theater | The Goodwin Hotel | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Polytechnic On20 Club | The Russell | TheaterWorks | Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
What’s better than knowing where your food comes from? Knowing how it’s made! Connecticut is proud of all the locally-sourced food that can be found in its communities. And now, residents and visitors don’t just get to taste the local eats, but they can see for themselves how it’s grown/made.
Featuring: Arethusa al tavolo | Back 40 Kitchen | Connecticut Wine Trail | Creamery Brook Bison | Dinners at the Farm | Firebox Restaurant | Flamig Farm | Oyster Club | Schoolhouse at Cannondale | The Bistro at Chamard Vineyards | Thorncrest Farm, LLC & Milk House Chocolates | Town of East Lyme | Town of Weston | Town of Westport | UConn Dairy Bar | University of Connecticut Animal Barns Self-Guided Tours
Coming up with a date idea is no easy feat – whether you’re planning a first date, third date, a big anniversary or something special for that special someone. To ease the stress, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite Connecticut date spots, broken down by what kind of date you’re planning.
Featuring: Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Chamard Vineyards | City Steam Brewery Cafe | Firebox Restaurant | Firehouse 12 | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Gouveia Vineyards | Griswold Inn | Little Barn | Maugle Sierra Vineyards & Winery | Miranda Vineyard | Miya's Sushi | Mohegan Sun | Old Riverton Inn | Stanton House Inn | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | Willimantic Brewing Company
Some people say a travel experience should make an impact on the traveler, not the place. In other words, if you are looking for travel that lets you make the most of your visit, without taking a toll on the environment, consider Connecticut. You can even arrive by public transportation and leave your car at home. Then, once you’re here, you can stay in an environmentally conscious hotel, go on eco-friendly adventures and more.
Featuring: Abbey's Lantern Hill Inn | Bailey's Backyard | Bicycle Tour Company | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Cafémantic | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Bed & Breakfast/Bicycle Trail | Connecticut River Valley Inn | Connecticut Shoreline Bike/Boat Tour | Courtyard by Marriott - Cromwell | Courtyard by Marriott - Norwich | Courtyard by Marriott - Shelton | Earth Hotel at Mohegan Sun | Ethan Allen Hotel | Firebox Restaurant | G-zen | Grace Farms | Grand Pequot Tower | Great Cedar Hotel | Guest House Retreat & Conference Center | Guilford Walking Tours | Hampton Inn & Suites Mystic | Holiday Inn Express - Southington | Homewood Suites by Hilton - Southington | Hyatt House Hartford North/Windsor | Interlaken Inn, Resort & Conference Center | Main Stream Canoes & Kayaks | Marriott Hartford Downtown | Microtel Inn & Suites - Uncasville | Milford Walking Tour | Miya's Sushi | Mohegan Sun Hotel | Mystic Bike Rentals | Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa | Nathan Hale Inn & Conference Center | New Haven Green Walking Tours | New Haven Village Suites | Paddleworks CT | Pedal Power - Berlin | Pedal Power - Essex | Pedal Power - Middletown | Pedal Power - Vernon | Pedego SoNo Electric Bikes | Residence Inn by Marriott - Danbury | Residence Inn by Marriott - Hartford | Residence Inn by Marriott - Milford | Residence Inn by Marriott - Mystic | Residence Inn by Marriott - Southington | Saybrook Point Inn Marina & Spa | Scoot & Paddle | Sea Kayak Connecticut | Sheraton Hotel at Bradley International Airport | Simsbury Free Bike | SpringHill Suites by Marriott - Milford | Super 8 - Cromwell | The Fox Tower Hotel | The Last Green Valley | The Study at Yale | Torrington Historic Audio Walking Tour | Two Trees Inn | Walking Tour of Plymouth Center | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk
When did brunch become such a thing? In recent years it seems that many Connecticut restaurants that never gave it a thought before have begun putting Bloody Marys, omelets and much, much more onto their menus. So let’s raise a toast to the weekend and enjoy!
Featuring: Alta Strata | Firebox Restaurant | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn | Heirloom at the Study | Mill on the River | Pond House Cafe | Schoolhouse at Cannondale | Sugar & Olives | Terrain Garden Cafe | White Horse Country Pub
Connecticut has a long-standing reputation for fine dining, as well as a strong farming heritage. Many of the restaurants here have depended upon locally grown foods and products for generations — long before there was a “farm-to-table movement.” Today, we’re proud of the many chefs and culinary professionals who build their innovative menus around sustainable, local ingredients, and we’re honored to have so many of the farmers, fishermen and other producers continue to bring the freshest, finest product to our tables.
Featuring: Arethusa al tavolo | Bailey's Backyard | Cafémantic | Cavey's Restaurant | Dinners at the Farm | Firebox Restaurant | Heirloom at the Study | Millwright's Restaurant | Miya's Sushi | Oyster Club | River Tavern | Sugar & Olives | Tavern on Main | The North House | Town of Greenwich | Town of Newington | Town of Trumbull | Town of Wilton | Winvian Farm | ZINC Restaurant
But first, brunch! It’s no secret that #brunch is one of the trendiest topics on Instagram and to provide some inspiration for your feed, we’ve rounded up some of the most mouthwatering spots in the state. From old-school diners to modern bistros and cafés — feast your eyes on these tasty, picture-perfect brunch spots in Connecticut. With our Instagrammable Connecticut series, we’re inviting Instagrammers to share their pictures! Check back often for new topics. Or if you have some photos to share, tag your photos with #CTvisit!
Featuring: Arethusa al tavolo | Cafémantic | City of Hartford | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Firebox Restaurant | The Corner Restaurant | Town of Mystic | Town of Wallingford
What’s better than knowing where your food comes from? Knowing how it’s made! Connecticut is proud of all the locally-sourced food that can be found in its communities. And now, residents and visitors don’t just get to taste the local eats, but they can see for themselves how it’s grown/made. Enjoy a few of Connecticut’s cool “agritourism” experiences for yourself.
Featuring: Arethusa al tavolo | Back 40 Kitchen | Creamery Brook Bison | Dinners at the Farm | Firebox Restaurant | Flamig Farm | Schoolhouse at Cannondale | The Bistro at Chamard Vineyards | Thorncrest Farm, LLC & Milk House Chocolates | Town of East Lyme | Town of Mystic | Town of Weston | Town of Westport | UConn Dairy Bar | University of Connecticut Animal Barns Self-Guided Tours
These days, traveling for work doesn't need to be "all-business." From top-rated destinations to award-winning theaters to museums and music venues, there's lots more to do in the Nutmeg State once the working day is done.
Featuring: 116 Crown | Asylum Distillery | Bin 228 | Blind Pig Pizza Company | Bobby Flay's Bar Americain | Brewport | Captain's Cove Seaport | City of Stamford | Connecticut Convention Center | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Firebox Restaurant | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Front Street District | Hard Rock Cafe at Foxwoods | Heritage Hotel | Infinity Bistro (Norfolk) | Jasper White's Summer Shack | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lime Rock Park | Local Kitchen & Beer Bar | Long Wharf Theatre | Louis' Lunch | Michael Jordan's Steak House | Mohegan Sun | Ordinary | Peppercorn's Grill | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Real Art Ways | Shubert Theatre | SoNo Nightlife | Ted's Montana Grill (Hartford) | The Polytechnic On20 Club | The Scorpion Bar | Toad's Place | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | XL Center | Yale University Visitor Center | ZINC Restaurant
Overview: Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12, and we have all kinds of planning suggestions to help you show your mom, grandmother, or any loving woman in your life just how much she means to you, from Sunday brunch to flower festivals to a river cruise!
Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Arethusa al tavolo | Cafémantic | City of Hartford | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | EMPOWER Leadership Sports & Adventure Center | Elbow Room | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Firebox Restaurant | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn | Lime Rock Park | Mystic Seaport Museum | Pearl at Longshore | RiverQuest | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | The Corner Restaurant | Town of Mystic | Town of Wallingford | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | West Street Grill