Content Marketing

Content marketing is the practice of developing written pieces, video, photography, infographics and more for the web. Content may live on CTvisit.com, be sent in an email, or be shared across social media platorms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. Here are a few of the ways we are using content to promote our partners.

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Fire Back — Make the Most of Fireworks in 2021

Fireworks Are Back — Make the Most of Fireworks in 2021

Finally, after a year without this classic summer favorite, firework shows are happening again in Connecticut! And now that they’re back, why not make your firework outing an even bigger celebration? We’ve gathered a list of ways to enjoy your time before and after a few of Connecticut’s most popular fireworks shows. To find even more fireworks, check out the complete list here.

Featuring: 33 Golden | Acapulcos | America's Best Value Inn | Baco's Pizza | Bear Creek Campground at Lake Compounce | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Bicycle Tour Company | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Brass City Raceway & Axe Throwing | Captain Scott's Lobster Dock | Centro Restorante & Bar | Circle Hotel Fairfield | City of Bristol | City of Hartford | City of New London | City of Norwich | City of Waterbury | Club Getaway | Colony Grill - Fairfield | Courtyard Waterbury Downtown | Cross Sound Ferry | Custom House Maritime Museum | D. Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course | Domenick & Pia Downtown Pizzeria | DoubleTree by Hilton - Bristol | Easy Pickin's Orchard | Epicure Brewing | Fairfield Social | Fascia's Chocolates | Fife 'n Drum Restaurant & Inn | Figaro Restaurant | Firefly Hollow Brewing Company | Flipside Burgers & Bar | H.C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center | Hampton Inn Springfield/Enfield | Harp & Dragon Pub | Hartford Flavor Company | Hartford Yard Goats | Hog River Brewing Company | Holiday Inn Norwich | Hopkins Inn | Illiano's Grill - Norwich | Inn at Fairfield Beach | Inn at Ocean Avenue | J. Timothy's Taverne | Jennings Beach | Kent Falls Brewing Company | Kent Falls State Park | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lake Mohegan | Lakeside Watersports | Lee's Riding Stable | Litchfield Saltwater Grille | Louie's Pizza | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Main Street Diner | Mambo Bar & Restaurant | Michael's Dairy | Milkcraft - Fairfield | Mohegan Park & Memorial Rose Garden | Mystic Whaler Cruises | New England Carousel Museum | Ocean Beach Park | Odin's Keep Axe House | Olde Tymes Restaurant | Pagliacci's Restaurant | Parkville Market | Penfield Beach | Pie Hops | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Powder Hollow Brewery | Reelin | Residence Inn by Marriott - Hartford | Rickards Beach | Riverfront Recapture | Rock Climb Fairfield | Sarapes Mexican Restaurant | Scantic River State Park | Sea Unicorns | Seven Villages Restaurant | Slater Memorial Museum | Sweetie's Bakery & Café | The Art of Yum | The Chelsea | The Goodwin Hotel | The Place 2 Be | The Spa at Norwich Inn | These Guys Brewing Company | Toto Restaurant | Town of Enfield | Town of Fairfield | Town of Litchfield | Town of Warren | Tox Brewing Company | Trumbull Kitchen | Via Al Paraiso | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | West Hartford Center | West Street Grill | Western Hills Golf Course


Connecticut’s Country Fairs 2021

Connecticut’s Country Fairs 2021

It’s that time of the year again when Connecticut welcomes the summer and fall seasons with carnivals, festivals, and fairs in every corner of the state.  With tons of activities, entertainment, live music, and delicious food, the only difficult choice will be deciding which ones to attend. Take the family to the same fair you went to as a child or check out a new one. Everyone can enjoy observing the animal exhibits up close, seeing an antique tractor pull or livestock show, taking in live music, perusing locally made food and even indulging in a piece (or two) of fried dough. Connecticut has agricultural fairs that are major fairs, district fairs, 4-H fairs, and local fairs. Here are some of the major fairs happening around the state. You can see the full calendar for 2021 at http://www.ctagfairs.org.

Featuring: Town of Berlin | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Brooklyn | Town of Chester | Town of Durham | Town of Goshen | Town of Guilford | Town of Haddam | Town of Harwinton | Town of Hebron | Town of Lebanon | Town of North Haven | Town of North Stonington | Town of Orange | Town of Portland | Town of Somers | Town of South Windsor | Town of Wolcott | Town of Woodstock


Country Fair Midway

Country Fair Season is Here

Late summer/early fall is country fair time in Connecticut. Across the state, you’ll find authentic country fairs that have been an annual event here for generations. From midways to music, livestock competitions to deep-fried everything, there’s no better way to spend a day, night or weekend than at the fair! Here’s a short list of just a few of the fairs happening in August and September.

Featuring: City of Norwalk | Town of Berlin | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Brooklyn | Town of Durham | Town of Goshen | Town of Guilford | Town of Haddam | Town of Harwinton | Town of Hebron | Town of Somers | Town of Woodstock


Picture-Perfect Connecticut Gardens for Budding Photographers

Picture-Perfect Connecticut Gardens for Budding Photographers

Whether you're a photo pro, an Instagrammer with a great eye or just love snapping pics, you'll find Connecticut one big photo op. Here are just a few of the breathtaking garden spots, fields of flowers, nurseries, and historic homes that offer amazing backdrops for your photos. But don't just capture these picturesque spots for yourself. Share them and tag them #ctvisit! Visit Instagrammable Connecticut to see photos and get tips on taking and sharing photos, too!

Featuring: Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden | Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream | City of New Britain | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Florence Griswold Museum | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Harkness Memorial State Park | Hill-Stead Museum | Hollister House Garden | Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge | Osborne Homestead Museum | Roseland Cottage Museum | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | Weir Farm National Historic Site | White Flower Farm | Wickham Park


Alpaca at Southwind Farms

25 Summer Day Trip Ideas in Connecticut

Meet the CT Ambassadors! CTvisit.com is proud to partner with some of Connecticut’s most popular bloggers for ideas, insights and inspirations from the people who are lucky enough to call Connecticut home. This article is from MommyPoppins.com.

Every summer weekend is an opportunity to create a mini family vacation, as easily as jumping in the car. Our friends at Mommy Poppins, a fantastic resource for families in Connecticut and beyond, make it even more compelling with a list of 25 events and attractions for some seriously awesome summer adventures. They’re grouped by area, so you can easily create your own itinerary.

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | City of Milford | City of Norwalk | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Dinosaur State Park | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Jones Family Farms | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Pizza | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Carousel Museum | Ocean Beach Park | Project Oceanology | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Southwind Farms | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Only Game in Town | Town of Goshen