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Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours

Halloween is Here — Connecticut Towns Offer Tricks and Treats

When October comes around, Connecticut towns gear up for Halloween celebrations. From ghostly legends to ghoulish attractions to family-friendly fun, there are plenty of ways to experience an authentic New England Halloween. Here are just a few of the towns that are particularly spooky this time of year, along with a few limited-time events to check out.

Featuring: Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of New London | Grove Street Cemetery | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Norwalk Historical Society | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shore Line Trolley Museum | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Wethersfield | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

Guilford Town Green

Step Back in Time in These Connecticut Towns and Cities

Connecticut is home to towns and cities rich with history. From the Native Americans to the earliest European settlers, the revolutionary war era to the industrial revolution, so much of our past is so well preserved, it’s worth planning a visit just to travel back in time. Once you’re there, you’ll walk in the footsteps of forefathers and enjoy a modern taste of these vibrant, welcoming destinations. You can find a wealth of historic information on any of these towns and many more from our friends at ConnecticutHistory.org.

Featuring: Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Argia Mystic Cruises | B&B at Bartlett Farm | Black Rock Fort and Fort Nathan Hale | Butler-McCook House & Garden | Chester Bulkley House B&B | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of Norwich | Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum & Sanctuary | Connecticut Freedom Trail | Connecticut's Old State House | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Guilford Walking Tours | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Historic Mystic Harbor Tours | Hyland House Museum (1713) | Indian Burial Grounds | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Leffingwell House Museum | Marriott Hartford Downtown | Mount Crescent House B&B | Mystic River Historical Society | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Haven Museum | Norwich Heritage & Regional Visitors’ Center | Ogden House & Gardens | S&P Oyster Co. | Spa at Delamar Southport | Steamboat Inn | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Dudley Farm Museum | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Study at Yale | The West Lane Inn | Thomas Griswold House | Town of Fairfield | Town of Guilford | Town of Mystic | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Wethersfield | Uncas Leap | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | Weir Farm National Historic Site | Wethersfield Historical Society | Yale University Visitor Center

Grove Street Cemetary

Ghost Hunting Places in Connecticut

Halloween is not the only time to have a chilling encounter in Connecticut, but there's something about autumn evenings that can really give you the chills. There are many places in Connecticut where ghosts are said to lurk; in fact, Connecticut is said to be one of the states with the most paranormal activity in the country. After all, this is where the nation’s first witch trials and hangings occurred – three decades before the more famous trials in Salem, Mass. Here are a few places around the region to explore your dark side. (Warning, some aren’t for the faint of heart!)

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Bruce Museum | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Captain Grant's, 1754 | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City of Bristol | City of New London | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Grove Street Cemetery | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Milford Historical Society | Nathan Hale Homestead | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shubert Theatre | Sleeping Giant State Park | Tarrywile Park & Mansion | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

34 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Fall

34 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Fall

When the air is crisp and vibrant foliage hues emerge, so do safe and fun fall activities. From active adventure and family fun to relaxation and romantic escapes, here’s your guide to the fall season in Central Connecticut.

Featuring: 5 Churches Brewing | Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | BAR | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Bear's Smokehouse (New Haven) | Bear's Smokehouse (South Windsor) | Bear's Smokehouse (Windsor) | Belltown Hill Orchards | Berkshire Balloons | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Boardman House Inn | Book Trader Café | Bradley Mountain Farm | Bradley Mountain Farm | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Brignole Vineyards | Buttermilk Lane Farm | By The Sea Day Spa | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City Climb Gym | City Gallery | City of Milford | City of New Britain | City of New Haven | Claire's Corner Copia | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Copper Beech Inn | Corner Pug | Delamar Spa West Hartford | Divine Treasures | Drazen Orchards | Easy Pickin's Orchard | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Escape New Haven | Farmington Canal Linear Park | Flamig Farm | Flora | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Gallery on the Green | Geronimo Bar & Grill | Gillette Castle State Park | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Gouveia Vineyards | GrandView Camp Resort and Cottages | Griswold Inn Tap Room | Grove Street Cemetery | Guilford Art Center | Hey Day Antiques | Hickory Hill Orchards | Historic Wethersfield | Hops on the Hill Brewery | House of Naan Indian Kitchen & Bar | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | IT Adventure Ropes Course | J. Timothy's Taverne | Johnny Appleseed's Farm | Johnson's Duckpin Lanes | Karabin Farms | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center and Museum | Kinsmen Brewing Company | Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale Restaurant (Westbrook) | Lyman Orchards | Maple View Farm | Maple View Farm | Mattabesett Blue Trail | McLean Game Refuge | Middletown Roller Skating Rink | Milford Historical Society | Millers Pond State Park | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | New England Cider Company | On Track Karting | Overshores Brewing Company | Penwood State Park | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | R.J. Julia Booksellers | Ray of Light Farm | Real Art Ways | Rhythm Brewing Company | Rockland Preserve | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Rose's Berry Farm | Sayulita | Scranton Seahorse Inn | Simsbury 1820 House | Smash Avenue | Soarin' Indoors | Stanley-Whitman House | Stowe's Seafood | Talcott Mountain State Park | Tap & vine | Ted's Montana Grill | The Children's Museum | The Chowder Pot of Hartford | The Pickin Patch at Woodford Farm | The Place 2 Be | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | Thimble Island Brewing Company | Three Girls Vegan Creamery | Town of Avon | Town of Chester | Town of Essex | Town of Farmington | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Hamden | Town of Hamden | Town of Manchester | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Portland | Town of West Hartford | Traveler Restaurant | Treat Farm | Union League Café | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | West Rock Ridge State Park | Wickham Park | Wolf's Den Family Campground | Yale Center for British Art | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

Celebrating Black Culture & Businesses in Connecticut

Celebrating Black Culture & Businesses in Connecticut

Connecticut is a state with rich history and remarkable innovation – and so much of it has been influenced by the Black individuals who live or have lived here. From historic monuments to Black-owned restaurants, boutiques, and other businesses, we’ve gathered ways to honor and support the Black history, culture, and businesses that make Connecticut special.

Since there are so many great businesses, we were only able to feature a sample, but encourage you to find even more at ShopBlackCT.com.

Featuring: Amistad Center for Art & Culture | Amistad Memorial | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Capital Ice Cream | City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of Hartford | City of Meriden | City of Middletown | City of Milford | City of New Britain | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of New London | City of Norwich | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Old State House | Fire & Spice Vegan Restaurant | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Music Theatre of Connecticut | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Prudence Crandall Museum | Rhythm Brewing Company | Ruby & Calvin Fletcher African American History Museum | Soldiers' Monument & Memorial Park | Soul de Cuba Café | The Bijou Theatre | The Russell | Tosca | Town of Bloomfield | Town of Cheshire | Town of Coventry | Town of Derby | Town of East Haven | Town of Enfield | Town of Fairfield | Town of Farmington | Town of Greenwich | Town of Hamden | Town of Simsbury | Town of Watertown | Town of West Hartford | Town of Windham | Town of Windsor | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art


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Cornfield Maze at Dusk

Frightfully Fun

Overview: Ghosts and zombies, witches and spirits—we’ve got lots of ways to get your scare on in Connecticut this October, plus a few not-so-scary ideas for the little ones.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2018-10-17

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Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Bruce Museum | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Captain Grant's, 1754 | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City of New London | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Milford Historical Society | Mystic Seaport Museum | Nathan Hale Homestead | Ray of Light Farm | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Shubert Theatre | Sleeping Giant State Park | Tarrywile Park & Mansion | The Litchfield Inn | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

Fishing by Cornwall Bridge

Fall Adventures: The Many Colors of Connecticut

Overview: Discover beautiful covered bridges, ride a chocolate-lover’s train, thrill to Halloween happenings or laugh at playful puppets … Our fall is filled with seasonal surprises.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-10-11

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Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Bruce Museum | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Captain Grant's, 1754 | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City of Bristol | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of New London | Comstock Covered Bridge | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Downtown Cabaret Theatre | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Goodspeed Musicals - The Terris Theatre | Grace Farms | Grove Street Cemetery | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hartford Stage | Ivoryton Playhouse | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Long Wharf Theatre | Manor House Inn | Milford Historical Society | Mystic Seaport Museum | Nathan Hale Homestead | New England Motorcycle Museum | New Haven Crypt at Center Church on the Green | Palace Theater | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Sachem Farmhouse B&B | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shubert Theatre | Sleeping Giant State Park | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Tarrywile Park & Mansion | The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts | The Litchfield Inn | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Vanilla Bean Café | Thorncrest Farm, LLC & Milk House Chocolates | Town of Lebanon | Town of Putnam | Town of South Windsor | Town of Stratford | Town of Wallingford | Warner Theatre | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | Westport Country Playhouse | Yale Repertory Theatre

Mark Twain House & Museum

HAUNTED HIJINKS

Overview: Ghosts, witches, graveyards … Take a look at Halloween happenings all around Connecticut—if you dare!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-10-18

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Featuring: Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | City of Bristol | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruise | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Flamig Farm | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Ray of Light Farm | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of East Hampton | Town of Kent | Town of Mystic | Town of Wallingford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wethersfield

A Safe & Spooky Halloween

A Safe & Spooky Halloween

Overview: Halloween may look different this year, but we can still get into the spooky spirit, safely! All month long, Connecticut towns are offering safety friendly experiences unlike any from years past. From drive-thru musicals and pumpkin mini golf, to tours that’ll give you goosebumps, here’s how to enjoy tricks and treats in 2020.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-10-08

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Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Angevine Farm | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Blue Jay Orchards | Bruce Museum | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Captain Grant's, 1754 | Castle Hill Farm | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City of Bristol | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Norwalk | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Fairview Tree Farm | Flamig Farm | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Grove Street Cemetery | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Lyman Orchards | Mattatuck Museum | Milford Historical Society | Mystic Seaport Museum | Nathan Hale Homestead | Norwalk Historical Society | Ray of Light Farm | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Shubert Theatre | Silverman's Farm | Sleeping Giant State Park | Sonny's Place | Tarrywile Park & Mansion | The Litchfield Inn | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Pickin Patch at Woodford Farm | Town of East Hampton | Town of Essex | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Litchfield | Town of New Milford | Town of Putnam | Town of Seymour | Town of Wallingford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Woodbury | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | Whittle's Willow Spring Farm | Windham Textile and History Museum

Plan a Happy Halloween

Plan a Happy Halloween

Overview: This isn’t a trick — Connecticut is filled with Halloween treats this year! From jack-o’-lantern walks and scarecrow contests to ghost tours, haunted hayrides and beyond, there are plenty of fantastic frights to enjoy. To make sure your hauntings are happy, we’ve put together a list of spooky (and not-so-spooky) activities for 2021.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2021-10-19

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Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Bruce Museum | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Captain Grant's, 1754 | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City of Hartford | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of Norwich | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Fairview Tree Farm | Flamig Farm | Grove Street Cemetery | Hempsted Houses | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Lyman Orchards | Milford Historical Society | Mystic Seaport Museum | Nathan Hale Homestead | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Norwalk Historical Society | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shubert Theatre | Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center | Sleeping Giant State Park | SoNo Collection | Tarrywile Park & Mansion | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Coventry | Town of East Hampton | Town of Putnam | Town of Wallingford | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Woodbury | Windham Textile and History Museum

Fantastic February Fun

Fantastic February Fun

Overview: February may be the shortest month of the year, but in Connecticut, it’s jam-packed with great things to do! From night skiing spots and photo-worthy winter gems to dessert destinations, trampoline parks, and out-of-the-box date ideas, you’ll find adventure around every corner.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2022-02-04

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Featuring: Adventure Rooms | Amistad Center for Art & Culture | Amistad Memorial | Anchor Spa | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Axe It | Ballo Italian at Mohegan Sun | Bantam Lake | Beer'd Brewing Company | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Blue Back Square | Bridgewater Chocolate - West Hartford | Bridgewater Chocolate Factory Retail Store - Brookfield | By The Sea Day Spa | Cabela's | Capital Ice Cream | Central Rock Gym | Chatfield Hollow State Park | City Climb Gym | City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of Hartford | City of Middletown | City of Milford | City of New Britain | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Norwich | City of Shelton | City of Waterbury | City of West Haven | Connecticut Antiques Trail | Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Old State House | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Divine Treasures | Escape New Haven | Escapology Escape Rooms | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Essex Paint & Sip | Fire & Spice Vegan Restaurant | Fired Up | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Front Street District | Gallery on the Green | Garde Arts Center | Gay City State Park | Good News Restaurant & Bar | Greenwich Historical Society | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hartford Yard Goats | Hill-Stead Museum | Hot Rod Cafe | James L. Goodwin State Forest | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lutz Children's Museum | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Manor House Inn | Middletown Roller Skating Rink | Mind Factory Escape Games | Mission Escape Games | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohegan Sun | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Monza World Class Karting at Foxwoods | Mount Southington Ski Area | Muse Paintbar (West Hartford) | Music Theatre of Connecticut | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | New Britain Museum of American Art | Noteworthy Chocolates | Odin's Keep Axe House | On Track Karting | PEZ Visitor Center | Painting with a Twist | People's State Forest | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - New Haven | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Prudence Crandall Museum | Pursue the Clues | R.J. Julia Booksellers | Rhythm Brewing Company | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Ruby & Calvin Fletcher African American History Museum | Salt Cave of Darien | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | Sea Tea Comedy Theater | Ski Sundown | Sky Zone - Norwalk | SoNo Nightlife | Soul de Cuba Café | Soulshine Salt Cavern | Spa at Delamar Southport | Spa at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Stonington Borough | Stumpy's Hatchet House | Sugar Factory American Brasserie | TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge | Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods | Team vs Time - Premier Room Escape | The Bijou Theatre | The Chocolate Shell | The Connecticut Pizza Trail | The Corner Restaurant | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Place 2 Be | The Russell | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Spa at Water's Edge | Todd English's Tuscany | Town of Avon | Town of Bloomfield | Town of Branford | Town of Canaan | Town of Cheshire | Town of Chester | Town of Coventry | Town of Derby | Town of East Haven | Town of Enfield | Town of Fairfield | Town of Farmington | Town of Greenwich | Town of Guilford | Town of Hamden | Town of Putnam | Town of Salisbury | Town of Simsbury | Town of Southbury | Town of Stratford | Town of Suffield | Town of Watertown | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Town of Windham | Town of Woodbury | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Weir Farm National Historic Site | White Memorial Foundation | Wigwam Escape | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Wood Memorial Library & Museum


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10 Things New Milford Residents Can Do in Connecticut This Fall (No Pressure)

HamletHub Local News

Online article that ran in the New Milford, Norwalk, Scarsdale, and Southbury versions of HameltHub, highlighting places to visit in Connecticut during the fall season.

Published Date: 2018-09-25

Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Captain Scott's Lobster Dock | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City of Hartford | Ford's Lobsters | Fred's Shanty | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre | Mohawk State Forest | Mount Tom State Park | Ocean Beach Park | Rocky Neck State Park | Scott's Yankee Farmer | Smith's Acres | Town of Harwinton | Town of New Milford | Town of Portland | Waterford Beach Park