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We’re excited to welcome a new CT Ambassador, Deb Cohen of The Front Door Project, a blog dedicated to memorable and unique architecture, including the beautiful, welcoming appeal of front doors throughout Connecticut and beyond. Deb recently took a trip to a few of Connecticut’s most intriguing landmarks, and she shares her experience here.
What is a landmark, exactly? Is it a building? A statue? A rock? All of the above can be true! Among other definitions, Merriam-Webster describes it as “a conspicuous object on land that marks a locality,” or “a structure of unusual historical and usually aesthetic interest.” Like any state, Connecticut has its own unique set of landmarks, and I set out recently to learn more about those both familiar and new to me. Although by no means comprehensive, the following are unquestionably high on the list of places residents and visitors alike should be sure to see as they explore all that Connecticut has to offer.
Featuring: City of Hartford | East Rock Park | Gillette Castle State Park | Seaside Park | Town of Barkhamsted | Town of Union | Town of Windham
There's still time to escape the city this summer. And if you need any more motivation than the stifling heat, here are a dozen amazing experiences just waiting for you in Connecticut. This short bucket list is packed with everything from zip-lining over the water and hiking with llamas to island kayaking and old-fashioned drive-ins. Have a favorite we haven’t mentioned? Let us know @CTvisit.
Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream | Club Getaway | EMPOWER Leadership Sports & Adventure Center | Farmington River Tubing | Kent Falls State Park | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lyman Orchards | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Nomads Outdoor Adventure | Odetah Camping Resort | RiverQuest | Rose's Berry Farm | Rowanwood Farm | Satan's Kingdom State Recreation Area | Simsbury Free Bike | Town of Barkhamsted | Town of Simsbury | Town of Southington | Winvian Farm
Planning a wedding in Connecticut? There are so many scenic and unique spots to capture these magic moments, from engagement to nuptials. We asked Connecticut photography team Chris and Becca Nelson to give us their expert opinions and to share a few photos featuring some of their favorite places to photograph happy couples.
Featuring: City of Hartford | Edgerton Park | Enders State Forest | Harkness Memorial State Park | Town of Barkhamsted | Town of Old Lyme | Yale University Visitor Center
When it gets really hot – so hot that you can’t even think clearly anymore – you’ll be happy to turn to this handy little guide to some of Connecticut’s cooler spots.
Featuring: Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Campbell Falls State Park Reserve | Infinity Music Hall & Bistro (Norfolk) | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Town of Barkhamsted | Town of Norfolk
One of the things we love most about summertime in Connecticut is that long, purple, very pleasant period at the end of the day. The busy affairs of the daytime have come to an end, the midday heat is easing at last and it’s time for refreshment, maybe even a picnic, and a relaxing couple of hours as night so very gradually descends. Here are some good ways to spend your summer evening hours in Connecticut.
Featuring: Blackie's Hot Dogs | Elbow Room | Hill-Stead Museum | Jimmy Buffetts Margaritaville | Lady Katharine Cruises - Hartford | Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Musicals at Richter | RiverQuest | Sharon Playhouse | Town of Barkhamsted | Town of Simsbury | Town of Southington
Overview: We’ve got a great list of places to see fireworks displays around Connecticut — for the 4th of July and all summer long!
Featuring: Blackie's Hot Dogs | Cava Restaurant | Elbow Room | Lady Katharine Cruises - Haddam | Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Musicals at Richter | RiverQuest | Sharon Playhouse | Town of Barkhamsted | Town of Simsbury | Town of Southington | Two Roads Area 2
Weekly radio and online spot highlighting things to do in Connecticut.
Published Date: 2018-08-21
Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | EMPOWER Leadership Sports & Adventure Center | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | Town of Barkhamsted | Town of Plainville | Town of Southington