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Not-So-Scary Halloween Fun in Connecticut

With historic graveyards and real-life haunted mansions, Connecticut has Halloween spirit to spare. But if you have a child spooked by things that go bump in the night, October could be a reason to hide under the bed! Have no fear, from slimy surprises to pumpkin patches, read on to discover the best events across the state that offer more treats than tricks.

Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Downtown Essex | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Flamig Farm | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Historic Wethersfield | Lyman Orchards | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center | Town of East Hampton | Town of Woodbury

Apples in a basket

All Things Apple

The CT Ambassadors are on the hunt for the best apple-picking spots in the state. Here's a list from the fanatic foodies at CTEatsOut.com.

Connecticut has a number of orchards and farms stores all over the state, which, come fall, make apples the name of their game. Whether you’re looking for apple cider donuts or apple fritters to munch on, an apple pie to pass off as your own, or an orchard to enjoy a day of pick-your-own with family and friends, Connecticut has it all. Here are five places across the state that cover all the bases:

Featuring: B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Lyman Orchards | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Town of Glastonbury

Foliage Landscape

7 Awesome Autumn Activities in Connecticut

How do you “fall”? In Connecticut, we’ve got so many ways to make the most of the fall season—all so close to each other. By day, you can enjoy scenic foliage views, pick-your-own apple orchards and pumpkin farms. By night, take a haunted tour or a zip-line through a dark forest. Here are just a few great ideas for visiting Connecticut this fall!

Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Devil's Hopyard State Park | Hollister House Garden | Kent Falls State Park | Lyman Orchards | Roseland Cottage Museum | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sleeping Giant State Park | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Sculpture Mile

Adventure Parks

38 Things to do in Connecticut this October

Looking for something to do in CT in October? Whether you want something active, relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, we have you covered. Learn more!

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Antique & Artisan Gallery | Antiques Marketplace | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Belltown Hill Orchards | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Burr Pond State Park | Chowda Trail | City of Hartford | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Creamery Brook Bison | Dinosaur State Park | Edwin C. Ahlberg Antiques | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Escape New Haven | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hopkins Vineyard | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Lyman Orchards | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Mind Factory Escape Games | Mission Escape Games | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | New England Cider Company | Old Saybrook Antiques Center | PEZ Visitor Center | Pleasant Valley Drive-In | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Roseland Cottage Museum | Rowanwood Farm | Salt Cave of Darien | Sleeping Giant State Park | Southington Drive-In | Spring Hill Vineyards | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Strawberry Park Resort | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Tapping Reeve House & Law School | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Connecticut Pizza Trail | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | Town of Cornwall | Town of Litchfield | Town of Wethersfield | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | Wolf's Den Family Campground | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

36 Things to do in Connecticut this October

36 Things to do in Connecticut this October

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in October? Even with all the COVID-19 safety restrictions, there is still so much to see and do! Whether you want something active or relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, historic or trendy, Connecticut's got you covered. Here are some highlights for October.

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Antique & Artisan Gallery | Antiques Marketplace | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Burr Pond State Park | City of Danbury | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Dinosaur State Park | Edwin C. Ahlberg Antiques | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Escape New Haven | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hopkins Inn | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Lyman Orchards | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Mission Escape Games | Mystified Escape Rooms | New England Cider Company | Old Saybrook Antiques Center | PEZ Visitor Center | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Roseland Cottage Museum | Rowanwood Farm | Salt Cave of Darien | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Sleeping Giant State Park | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Strawberry Park Resort | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | Town of Cornwall | Town of Lebanon | Town of Litchfield | Town of Scotland | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | Wolf's Den Family Campground | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

Spooky & Safe: Halloween in 2020

Spooky & Safe: Halloween in 2020

When October rolls around, Connecticut’s your go-to place for all things fun and frightful. While Halloween may look different this year, we can still enjoy the tricks and treats we love, safely! All month long, Connecticut towns are offering safety-friendly experiences for the bravest souls, the little ones, and everyone in between. And in a year unlike any other, you’ll find attractions have gone the extra mile to not only follow safety guidelines, but create entirely new and creative experiences. From drive-through events to spooky outdoor thrills, we’ve gathered a list of ways to celebrate Halloween in 2020.

Featuring: Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | City of New Haven | Eisenhower Park | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Fairview Tree Farm | Flamig Farm | Lyman Orchards | Mattatuck Museum | Mystic Seaport Museum | Nathan Hale Homestead | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Norwalk Historical Society | Ray of Light Farm | Rogers Orchards Sunnymount Farm | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Sonny's Place | Town of East Hampton | Town of Essex | Town of New Milford | Town of Putnam | Town of Seymour | Town of Wallingford | Town of Wethersfield | Wilton Historical Society

Halloween Fun for 2021

Halloween Fun for 2021

Halloween is around the corner and this year, Connecticut is filled with tricks, treats, and spooky celebrations. From zombie fashion shows, pumpkin festivals and scarecrow contests to ghost tours, haunted hayrides and beyond, there are plenty of fantastic frights to go around. To make sure you make the most of the season, we’ve broken down all the happenings – from kid-friendly events to truly scary experiences. Happy hauntings!

Featuring: Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of Norwich | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Fairview Tree Farm | Hempsted Houses | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lyman Orchards | Mystic Seaport Museum | Nathan Hale Homestead | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center | SoNo Collection | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | Town of Essex | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Lebanon | Town of Plymouth | Town of Putnam | Town of Wallingford | Town of Wethersfield | Wilton Historical Society | Windham Textile and History Museum | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms


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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 Colorful Fall

Plan a Colorful Fall

Overview: Add more colors to your fall this year. Kick off the season right with a full spectrum of vibrant experiences. From pumpkin picking to craft brews, zipline views and more, these autumn activities are a great way to start planning for fall in Full Color Connecticut.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2021-09-22

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Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | BAD SONS Beer Company | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Belltown Hill Orchards | Berkshire Balloons | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Black Hog Brewing Company | Breck Marshall at Mystic Seaport | Brewery Legitimus | Campbell Falls State Park Reserve | Captain Scott's Lobster Dock | Chester Charter, Inc. | City of Hartford | City of Waterbury | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Shoreline Bike/Boat Tour | Connecticut Wine Trail | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | Dinosaur State Park | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Ferris Acres Creamery | Fields of Fire Adventure Park | Flamig Farm | Gold Rush Farm LLC | Gozzi's Turkey Farm | Great Falls Brewing Company & Depot Brewpub | Haley Farm State Park | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Hartford Yard Goats | Hidden Valley Preserve | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hogan's Cider Mill | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lee's Riding Stable | Lobster Landing | Lyman Orchards | Madison Beach Hotel | Millwright's Restaurant | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Cider Company | Rich Farm Ice Cream | RiverQuest | Rocky Neck State Park | Rogers Orchards Sunnymount Farm | Rose's Berry Farm | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sherwood Island State Park | Silverman's Farm | Skydive Danielson | Sport Hill Farm | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Pickin Patch at Woodford Farm | The Place | These Guys Brewing Company | Thimble Island Brewing Company | Thomas Hooker Brewing Company | Town of Easton | Town of Essex | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Guilford | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Redding | Town of Simsbury | Town of Westport | Town of Wethersfield | Two Roads Brewing Company | UConn Dairy Bar | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

Make the Most of Fall

Make the Most of Fall

Overview: Fall is officially here ... so don’t miss a minute of it! From scarecrow displays and pumpkin picking to cider donuts, small town charm,  adventurous ways to view foliage, and beyond, Connecticut is filled with ways to enjoy a very vibrant fall.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2021-10-11

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Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Antique & Artisan Gallery | Antiques Marketplace | Aquila's Nest Vineyards | Arrigoni Winery | Artisan | B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Backyard Adventure UTV Tours | Barcade | Barn Loft & Treehouse | Bear's Smokehouse (New Haven) | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Belltown Hill Orchards | Berkshire Balloons | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Bohemian Pizza | Brewport | Brignole Vineyards | Burr Pond State Park | Bushnell Park | Cedar Hill Cemetery | Circle Hotel Fairfield | City of Bridgeport | City of Hartford | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of Stamford | Clocktown Brewing Company | Community Table | Connecticut Air & Space Museum | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Connecticut Beer Trail | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut Wine Trail | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Dinosaur State Park | Edwin C. Ahlberg Antiques | Elizabeth's Farmhouse | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Engine Room | Escape New Haven | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Fairview Tree Farm | Firefly Hollow Brewing Company | Fox Farm Brewery | GastroPark | Gelston House | Giuffrida Park | Gouveia Vineyards | Grace Farms | Gwyn Careg Inn | Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater | Heartstone Farm & Winery | Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre | Hempsted Houses | Hidden Valley Preserve | High George Rooftop Restaurant | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hog River Brewing Company | Hogpen Hills Farms | Holmberg Orchards & Winery | Homestead Inn - Thomas Henkelmann Restaurant | Hopkins Vineyard | Hotel Zero Degrees Norwalk | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Inn at Fox Hill Farm | J. Timothy's Taverne | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Kent Falls State Park | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lake of Isles Golf Course | Lime Rock Park | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Little House Brewing Company | Lyman Orchards | Macedonia Brook State Park | Manor House Inn | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Mind Factory Escape Games | Mission Escape Games | Mohegan Sun | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | Nathan Hale Homestead | New England Cider Company | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Old Saybrook Antiques Center | Olmo | Outer Light Brewing Company | PEZ Visitor Center | Parkville Market | Putnam River Trail | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Rose Orchards Farm | Roseland Cottage Museum | Rowanwood Farm | Salt Cave of Darien | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Silverman's Farm | Simsbury 1820 House | Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center | Sleeping Giant State Park | SoNo Collection | Southington Drive-In | Spa at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Spoke + Spy Ciderworks | Spring Hill Vineyards | Stafford Cidery | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | Strawberry Park Resort | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | Tapping Reeve House & Law School | Taste of New Haven Tours | Tavern at Graybarns | Tavern on State | Taylor Brooke Brewery | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Charles | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Farmhouse at Maple View Farm | The Glass House | The Goodwin Hotel | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Study at Yale | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | The West Lane Inn | The Whaler's Inn | Town of Cornwall | Town of Cornwall | Town of Durham | Town of Enfield | Town of Essex | Town of Farmington | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Hebron | Town of Lebanon | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of New Hartford | Town of Plymouth | Town of Putnam | Town of Wallingford | Town of Wethersfield | Tribus Beer Company | Tribus Beer Company | Two Roads Brewing Company | Urban Lodge Brewing | Visit Collinsville | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | West Cornwall Covered Bridge | Willimantic Brewing Company | Wilton Historical Society | Windham Textile and History Museum | Winvian Farm | Wolf's Den Family Campground | Woodbury Antiques Trail | Yale University Art Gallery | Yale University Visitor Center | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

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


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50 Fun Things to Do This Fall in Connecticut

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlighting things to do during the fall in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-09-02

Featuring: Angevine Farm | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream | City of Hartford | Connecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center | Connecticut Children's Museum | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Danbury Railway Museum | Dinosaur State Park | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Flamig Farm | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Institute for American Indian Studies | Karabin Farms | Launch Trampoline Park | Lyman Orchards | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Muse Paintbar (West Hartford) | Mystic Aquarium | New England Air Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Ridgefield Playhouse | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Scott's Yankee Farmer | The Barnum Museum | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Fairfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Plainville | Town of Southington | Village Center for the Arts | Warner Theatre

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Apple Picking

WRCH-FM

Weekly Radio and online spot highlighting things to do and see in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2020-09-15

Featuring: Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Holmberg Orchards & Winery | Lyman Orchards