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Kayaking on the Connecticut Shoreline

Get Out & Go - Outdoor Adventure in Connecticut

Get to the heart of the action in a few of Connecticut's nature wonderlands.

Featuring: Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Campbell Falls State Park Reserve | Connecticut Bed & Breakfast/Bicycle Trail | Connecticut Shoreline Bike/Boat Tour | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | Devil's Hopyard State Park | New England National Scenic Trail | Sleeping Giant State Park | Talcott Mountain State Park

Butterfly on flower

8 Spring Flings to Get You Out of the City

When the snow and ice finally thaw and things start to turn green again, that’s the perfect time to take a trip outside the city and experience springtime in Connecticut. Late March through mid-June, everything from flowers and fishing to farm animals and food trucks re-emerges from hibernation, ready to be experienced. Got a springtime fling we haven’t mentioned? Let us know @CTvisit.

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Belknap Preserve | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Brignole Vineyards | Chamard Vineyards | City of Bridgeport | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Audubon Society Deer Pond Farm | Connecticut College Arboretum | Connecticut Wine Trail | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Earthplace, The Nature Discovery & Environmental Learning Center | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Flamig Farm | Gillette Castle State Park | Haight-Brown Vineyard | Hill-Stead Museum | Housatonic Anglers | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Lavender Pond Farm | McLean Game Refuge | Middlebank II | Mine Hill Preserve/Roxbury Land Trust | Mountain Meadow Outfitters and Charters | Mystic Aquarium | Pachaug State Forest | Rum Runner | Scoot & Paddle | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Taylor Brooke Winery | Town of Fairfield | University of Connecticut Animal Barns Self-Guided Tours | Westmoor Park

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33 Things to Do in Connecticut This September

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in September? Whether you want something active or relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, historic or trendy, there is always so much to do, and it’s all so close together. Here are some highlights for September.

For even more ideas check out CTvisit.com where you can search by type of activity under the “DO” navigation tab, or browse articles full of ideas under the “IDEAS” tab.

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Argia Mystic Cruises | Berkshire Balloons | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | City of New Haven | Collis P. Huntington State Park | Connecticut River Valley Inn | Connecticut Voyager Balloons | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Cornwall Inn | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Ferris Acres Creamery | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Gay City State Park | Haley Farm State Park | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Homestead Inn | Interlaken Inn, Resort & Conference Center | Lee's Riding Stable | Lime Rock Park | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Mountain Biking at Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Nathan Hale State Forest | Onrust | Pedal Power - Vernon | Pedego SoNo Electric Bikes | Poet's Lounge Charters | R/V "Spirit of the Sound" | Rich Farm Ice Cream | Rockland Preserve | Safari Golf | Salmon River State Forest | Saybrook Point Miniature Golf | Simsbury Free Bike | Stonecroft Country Inn | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Tamarack Lodge & Indie Glamping Resort | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The West Lane Inn | Town of Clinton | Town of Derby | Town of East Hampton | Town of Fairfield | Town of Falls Village (Canaan) | Town of Greenwich | Town of Harwinton | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of New Canaan | Town of Old Lyme | Town of Putnam | Town of Simsbury | Town of Trumbull | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Toymakers Café | UConn Dairy Bar | Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | West Cornwall Covered Bridge

Adventure Park at Storrs

31 Things to do in Connecticut this November

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

Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Alice in the Village | Angevine Farm | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | City of Hartford | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairview Tree Farm | Flamig Farm | Florence Griswold Museum | Greater Middletown Military Museum | Hogan's Cider Mill | IT Adventure Ropes Course | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Maple Bank Farm | Maple Bank Farm | Mattabesett Blue Trail | Miller Tree Farm | New Canaan Nature Center | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Northwest Park & Nature Center | PEZ Visitor Center | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Silverman's Farm | Spoke + Spy Ciderworks | Still Waters Retreat | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Toyota Oakdale Theatre | West Haven Veteran's Museum and Learning Center | Wigwam Escape | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

West Cornwall Covered Bridge

Outdoor Activities for Solitary Enjoyment

As we all stay home to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we are all the more appreciative of the ways we can still take in the outdoors, provided we follow the necessary guidelines.

Connecticut has many beautiful outdoor spaces for solitary recreation. From golfing to fishing to self-guided art walks, the state is filled with creative ways to get fresh air while practicing social distance.

Featuring: Bigelow Hollow State Park | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Blackledge Country Club | Blue Fox Run Golf Course | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut National Golf Club | East Rock Park | Fairview Farm Golf Course | Horse Guard State Park | Indian River Marina | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Lyman Orchards Golf Club | Mansfield Hollow State Park | Paddle Mystic-Mystic River Adventure Company | Stratton Brook State Park | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Sunnybrook State Park | Town of New Canaan | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Simsbury | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk

Favorite Park Closed? Here Are Others to Try

Favorite Park Closed? Here Are Others to Try

If you are looking to spend a day outside, only to find your favorite state park is closed, here are some other outdoor locations and local businesses to help you get outside and discover new outdoor destinations in Connecticut.

Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Audubon Guilford Salt Meadow Sanctuary | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Black Rock State Park | Bluff Point Coastal Reserve | Burr Pond State Park | Chatfield Hollow State Park | City of Milford | City of Norwalk | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield | Connecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center | Devil's Hopyard State Park | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Gardner Lake State Park | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Harkness Memorial State Park | Hidden Valley Preserve | Hopeville Pond State Park | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lovers Leap State Park | Lucius Pond Ordway/Devil's Den Preserve | Mansfield Hollow State Park | McLean Game Refuge | Millers Pond State Park | Mount Tom State Park | Paddle Mystic-Mystic River Adventure Company | Paugussett State Forest | Penwood State Park | Quinnipiac River Linear Trail | Rocky Neck State Park | Satan's Kingdom State Recreation Area | Scantic River State Park | Scoot & Paddle | Sea Kayak Connecticut | Sherwood Island State Park | Silver Sands State Park | Sleeping Giant State Park | Southford Falls State Park | Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge | Talcott Mountain State Park | Topsmead State Forest | Town of Kent | Wadsworth Falls State Park | Webb Mountain Discovery Zone

The Perfect New England Fall...is in Connecticut

The Perfect New England Fall...is in Connecticut

New England is internationally recognized for having among the most spectacular fall foliage displays in the world — renowned for vibrant reds among the oranges and yellows.  And in Connecticut, you can experience the quintessential New England fall without traveling far. From hiking, biking and ziplining, to craft breweries, pumpkin picking, corn mazes and everything in between, it’s all right here in Connecticut!

We’ve compiled a few of the more popular autumn activities below, so you can find fall faster.

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Angevine Farm | Barcelona Restaurant & Wine Bar | Berkshire Balloons | Bidwell Tavern | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Blue Jay Orchards | Brignole Vineyards | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | City of New Haven | Connecticut Parachutists, Inc. | Connecticut Valley Brewing Company | Connecticut Voyager Balloons | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Engine Room | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Flamig Farm | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | G.W. Tavern | Gouveia Vineyards | Grano Arso | Griswold Inn | Hidden Valley Preserve | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hopkins Vineyard | Housatonic River Brewing | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Jones Family Farms | Lyman Orchards | Macedonia Brook State Park | Mattabesett Blue Trail | Mine Hill Preserve/Roxbury Land Trust | Miranda Vineyard | Mountain Biking at Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Nathan Hale Homestead | Present Company | Preston Ridge Vineyard | Rose's Berry Farm | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Silverman's Farm | Skydive Danielson | Stony Creek Brewery | Strega Restaurant | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Mystic | Town of Plainville | Town of Putnam | Town of Stratford | Town of Wallingford | Town of Wethersfield | Tox Brewing Company | Two Roads Brewing Company | Union League Café | Urban Lodge Brewing | Warbird Experience | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum

34 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Spring

34 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Spring

When the air gets warmer and the trees come back to life after a long winter, you'll know it’s springtime in Connecticut. As the flowers are blooming, refreshing spring activities are popping up — and you can be sure businesses are working hard to keep you safe. From active adventure and family fun to relaxation and romantic escapes, here’s your guide to the spring season in Central Connecticut.

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Artisanal Burger Company | Axe It | Berkshire Balloons | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Blackledge Country Club | Brignole Vineyards | Butler-McCook House & Garden | By The Sea Day Spa | Chaffinch Island Park | Chamard Vineyards | Chester Bulkley House B&B | City Climb Gym | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut River Valley Inn | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Crown & Hammer Restaurant & Pub | Delamar Spa West Hartford | Dinosaur State Park | Divine Treasures | Dondero Orchards | Edgerton Park | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Enders State Forest | Escape New Haven | Farmington Canal Linear Park | Farmington Valley Arts Center | Fired Up | Fish Family Farm Creamery & Dairy Farm | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Giuffrida Park | Gouveia Vineyards | Grassy Hill Country Club | Halfinger Farms | Hill-Stead Museum | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | IT Adventure Ropes Course | J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks | Johnson's Duckpin Lanes | Kehler Liddell Gallery | Lessard Lanes Family Entertainment Center | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Louis' Lunch | Lutz Children's Museum | Lyman Orchards | Madison Beach Hotel | Matterhorn Mini Golf | Max's Oyster Bar | McLean Game Refuge | Michael's Trattoria | Middletown Roller Skating Rink | Millers Pond State Park | Millwright's Restaurant | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Munson's Chocolates | New Britain Museum of American Art | New Haven Museum | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Nomads Adventure Quest | On Track Karting | Onyx Spirits Company LLC | PEZ Visitor Center | Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery | Pardee Rose Gardens | Parkville Market | Penwood State Park | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Pond House Cafe | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Ray of Light Farm | Riverfront Recapture | Riverwind Inn Bed & Breakfast | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Rockledge Golf Club | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Rose's Berry Farm | Safari Golf | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Sleeping Giant State Park | Smash Avenue | Soarin' Indoors | Spare Time Entertainment - Vernon | Stegosaurus | Stone Age Rock Gym | Sweet Cioccolata | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Children's Museum | The Corner Restaurant | The Only Game in Town | The Place | The Sculpture Mile | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | The Stand | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | Thompson Chocolate | Town of Avon | Town of Durham | Town of East Hartford | Town of Farmington | Town of Farmington | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Madison | Town of Naugatuck | Town of Southington | Town of Wallingford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Windsor | Tradition Golf Club at Wallingford | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wadsworth Falls State Park | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | West Rock Ridge State Park | Wickham Park

30 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Summer

30 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Summer

When the sun is shining and the ocean’s calling, you'll know it’s summer in Connecticut. As the days get longer, more fun activities emerge — and you can be sure businesses are working hard to keep you safe. Whether you’re soaking up sun or stars, there’s so much to see and do, from active adventure and family fun to relaxation and romantic escapes. Here’s your guide to the summer season in Central Connecticut

Featuring: Abby's Place | Alling Memorial Golf Course | Arrigoni Winery | Ashley's Ice Cream (Madison) | Bartaco - West Hartford | Bear's Smokehouse (New Haven) | Becky Thatcher Riverboat | Berkshire Balloons | Bill's Seafood Restaurant | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Blackie's Hot Dogs | Blackledge Country Club | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | Bushnell Park | By The Sea Day Spa | Central Rock Gym | Chamard Vineyards | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | Clinton Town Beach | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut River Cruise & Charter | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Valley Brewing Company | Cove Landing Marine | Delamar Spa West Hartford | Devil's Hopyard State Park | East Hartford Golf Club | Edwin C. Ahlberg Antiques | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Enders State Forest | Farmington Miniature Golf & Ice Cream Parlor | Flying Connie Fishing Charters | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Gay City State Park | Gillette Castle State Park | Gillette Ridge Golf Club | Giuffrida Park | Glenwood Drive-In | Gouveia Vineyards | GrandView Camp Resort and Cottages | Grass Roots Ice Cream | Greater Middletown Military Museum | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Hill-Stead Museum | Honeycone Cream Company | Islander Sport Fishing Charters | Johnny Ad's | Lighthouse Point Park | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Liv's Shack - Old Saybrook | Lobster Landing | Lobster Shack | Lost Acres Vineyard | Lyman Orchards Golf Club | Madison Beach Hotel | Main Street Creamery & Cafe | Milkcraft - West Hartford | New England Air Museum | New England Motorcycle Museum | Nightjack Sportsfishing | Nomads Adventure Quest | North Coast Charters | North Ridge Golf Club | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | Old Saybrook Town Beach | Onrust | PEZ Visitor Center | Pagliacci's Restaurant | Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery | Pardee Rose Gardens | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | River Highlands State Park | RiverQuest | Riverdale Farm Campsite | Rockledge Golf Club | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Rosedale Farms & Vineyards | Safari Golf | Sally's Apizza | Scoopy Doos | Sea Mist Thimble Island Cruise, LLC | Sea Sprite | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Shoreline Segway | Sleeping Giant State Park | Southington Community Cultural Arts | Spectrum Art Gallery | Stony Creek Brewery | Stowe's Seafood | Sunset Bar & Grill | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Blue Oar | The Place | The Sculpture Mile | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Tosca | Town of Avon | Town of Cheshire | Town of Chester | Town of Essex | Town of Farmington | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Lyme | Town of Madison | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Southington | Town of West Hartford | Tradition Golf Club at Wallingford | Vintage Hi Fi Museum | Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wadsworth Falls State Park | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | West Beach | West Haven Veteran's Museum and Learning Center | Wolf's Den Family Campground

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 | 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

33 Things to Do in Connecticut this June

33 Things to Do in Connecticut this June

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in June? Whether you want something active or relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, artistic or trendy, Connecticut's got you covered. Here are some highlights.

Featuring: Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | Clarke Outdoors | Connecticut Beer Trail | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Wine Trail | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Fields of Fire Adventure Park | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana at Mohegan Sun | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Jones Family Farms | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lyman Orchards | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Mohegan Park & Memorial Rose Garden | New England Watersports | On Track Karting | Paddle Mystic-Mystic River Adventure Company | Pardee Rose Gardens | Parkville Market | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | RPM Raceway Stamford | Rock Climb Fairfield | Rockin' Jump Trampoline Park - Trumbull | Rose's Berry Farm | Scoot & Paddle | Sky Zone - Norwalk | Skydive Danielson | Smash Avenue | Sugar Factory American Brasserie | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge | Thames River Heritage Park & Water Taxi | The Connecticut Pizza Trail | The Essex Public Market & Food Hall | The Glass House | Town of Barkhamsted | Town of Southington


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Thanksgiving Turkey

Serve Up New Thanksgiving Family Memories

Overview: Make this year’s gathering even more special, or maybe start a new tradition. Check out these ideas for doing Thanksgiving Connecticut-style.

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Sent: 2019-11-08

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Featuring: Artisan Restaurant, Tavern & Garden | Avon Old Farms Hotel | B&B at Bartlett Farm | Barcelona Wine Bar | Bear Creek Campground at Lake Compounce | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Blue Venture Fishing Charters | Bluefin Sportfishing Charters | Bulls Bridge | Circle Hotel Fairfield | City of Stamford | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | Clarke Outdoors | Comstock Covered Bridge | Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum & Sanctuary | Connecticut Wine Trail | Copper Beech Inn | Deacon John Graves House (c.1685) | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Escape 101 | Escape New Haven | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Fife 'n Drum Restaurant & Inn | Fire at the Ridge | Flamig Farm | Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Gozzi's Turkey Farm | Griswold Inn | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Hammonasset Beach State Park Campground | Hidden Valley Preserve | Holmberg Orchards & Winery | Hopkins Inn | Hopkins Vineyard | Hotel Hi-Ho | Housatonic Anglers | Inn at Middletown | J House Greenwich | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Kent Falls Brewing Company | Kent Falls State Park | Lake Mohegan | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale Restaurant (Madison) | Lock Museum of America | Lucius Pond Ordway/Devil's Den Preserve | Macedonia Brook State Park | Main Street Antiques | Maple Bank Farm | Mashamoquet Brook State Park | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mill on the River | Millwright's Restaurant | MindBreak Escape Rooms | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | Odetah Camping Resort | Penwood State Park | R.J. Julia Booksellers | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Rockland Preserve | Rosedale Farms & Vineyards | Roseland Cottage Museum | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Silverman's Farm | SoundWaters | Talcott Mountain State Park | Tavern at the Armory | Team vs Time - Premier Room Escape | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Simsbury Inn | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The White Hart | The Windemere B&B | Todd English's Tuscany | Town of Essex | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Kent | Town of Litchfield | Town of Madison | Town of Manchester | Town of Washington | Town of Wethersfield | Tulmeadow Farm Store and Ice Cream Shop | Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route in Connecticut | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | West Cornwall Covered Bridge | elm Restaurant

Make Summer Count

Make Summer Count

Overview: It’s so good to get away — and you can have all the fun of a summer vacation right in Connecticut! From daring adventure to savory seafood, drive-in movies to scenic hikes, there are so many ways to enjoy summer. Here’s your guide to finding your road trip escape or relaxing staycation! Just be sure to check the latest travel advisory before venturing out!

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Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Bill's Seafood Restaurant | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | Bulls Bridge | Burr Pond State Park | Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream | Campbell Falls State Park Reserve | Captain Scott's Lobster Dock | Chatfield Hollow State Park | City of Hartford | City of Middletown | Clam Castle | Club Getaway | Cockaponset State Forest | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Watersports | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Devil's Hopyard State Park | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Farmington Canal Linear Park | Flamig Farm | Ford's Lobsters | Gay City State Park | Giuffrida Park | Hidden Valley Preserve | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hopkins Vineyard | Indian Well State Park | Kettletown State Park | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lake of Isles Golf Course | Lee's Riding Stable | Lobster Landing | Lobster Shack | Lyman Orchards | Macedonia Brook State Park | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Mashamoquet Brook State Park | McLean Game Refuge | Mianus River State Park | Millwright's Restaurant | Mohegan Park & Memorial Rose Garden | Mohegan Sun Golf Club | Mount Tom State Park | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Nehantic State Forest | New Britain Museum of American Art | New Canaan Nature Center | Nipmuck State Forest | Odetah Camping Resort | Old Furnace State Park | Pachaug State Forest | RiverQuest | Riverfront Recapture | Ross Pond State Park | Salmon River State Forest | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Sea Mist Thimble Island Cruise, LLC | Shenipsit State Forest | Silverman's Farm | Simsbury Free Bike | Sleeping Giant State Park | Stratton Brook State Park | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | Talcott Mountain State Park | Taylor Brooke Brewery | The Glass House | The Last Green Valley | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Place | Town of Barkhamsted | Town of Beacon Falls | Town of Cheshire | Town of Falls Village (Canaan) | Town of Hamden | Town of Pomfret | Town of Portland | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Sherman | Town of Simsbury | Town of Vernon | Town of Windsor | Town of Woodstock | Wadsworth Falls State Park | West Rock Ridge State Park | West Thompson Lake Federal Park | White Memorial Foundation | Wickham Park | Winvian Farm

Perfect New England Autumn

Perfect New England Autumn

Overview: The air is getting crisp, leaves are beginning to change, and the perfect fall is calling — and can be found right in Connecticut! From foliage fun to pumpkin picking, autumn adventures to fall flavors, wineries and breweries to Halloween haunts, here's how to find the quintessential New England fall, all in one state.

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Sent: 2020-09-17

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Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Angevine Farm | Ballou's Restaurant Wine-Whiskey & Food | Barcelona Wine Bar | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Bee & Thistle Inn & Spa | Berkshire Balloons | Bernard's + Sarah's Wine Bar | Bidwell Tavern | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Blackberry River Inn | Blue Jay Orchards | Boardman House Inn | Brignole Vineyards | Brushmill by the Waterfall | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Chester/Hadlyme Ferry | City of New Haven | Clarke Outdoors | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Bed & Breakfast/Bicycle Trail | Connecticut Parachutists, Inc. | Connecticut Shoreline Bike/Boat Tour | Connecticut Valley Brewing Company | Connecticut Voyager Balloons | Connecticut Wine Trail | Copper Beech Inn | Delamar Southport | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Edgerton Park | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Engine Room | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Flamig Farm | Florence Griswold Museum | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | G.W. Tavern | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Gouveia Vineyards | Grano Arso | Griswold Inn | Guilford Art Center | Guilford Walking Tours | Gwyn Careg Inn | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Hidden Valley Preserve | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hill-Stead Museum | Homestead Inn | Hopkins Inn | Hopkins Vineyard | Housatonic River Brewing | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Infinity Music Hall & Bistro (Norfolk) | Inn at Fox Hill Farm | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Inn at Stonington | Jonathan Edwards Winery | Jones Family Farms | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Lady Katharine Cruises - Haddam | Lady Katharine Cruises - Hartford | Lady Katharine Cruises - Middletown | Litchfield Distillery | Litchfield Inn | Logee's Greenhouses | Lori Warner Studio / Gallery | Lyman Orchards | Macedonia Brook State Park | Manor House Inn | Martha's Herbary | Mattabesett Blue Trail | Mine Hill Preserve/Roxbury Land Trust | Miranda Vineyard | Mountain Biking at Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Mountain View Green Retreat | Nathan Hale Homestead | Noah's Restaurant | Old Furnace State Park | Old Lighthouse Museum | Pequot Library | Present Company | Preston Ridge Vineyard | River Tavern | RiverQuest | Roger Sherman Inn | Rose's Berry Farm | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Scranton Seahorse Inn | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Silverman's Farm | Simsbury 1820 House | Skydive Danielson | Stanton House Inn | Stonecroft Country Inn | Stonington Vineyards | Stony Creek Brewery | Strega Restaurant | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Pickin Patch at Woodford Farm | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | The Vanilla Bean Café | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | The West Lane Inn | The Windemere B&B | Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast | Town of Brookfield | Town of Chester | Town of Easton | Town of Guilford | Town of Litchfield | Town of Middlefield | Town of Plainville | Town of Pomfret | Town of Putnam | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Stonington | Town of Stratford | Town of Thompson | Town of Wallingford | Town of Washington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Woodbridge | Tox Brewing Company | Two Roads Brewing Company | Union League Café | Urban Lodge Brewing | Warbird Experience | West Rock Ridge State Park | West Street Grill | White Flower Farm | White Horse Country Pub | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | White Memorial Foundation | Windham Textile and History Museum

Get Your Fall Fix

Get Your Fall Fix

Overview: The end of fall is fast approaching — have you made the most of the season? Luckily, there’s still time to safely enjoy Connecticut’s fall favorites. From hard cider sipping to foliage hiking, small town shopping to rope swinging, here are 31 things to do this November.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-10-22

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Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Alice in the Village | Angevine Farm | B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Beer'd Brewing Company | Belltown Hill Orchards | Berkshire Balloons | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Black Hog Brewing Company | Campbell Falls State Park Reserve | Chester Charter, Inc. | City of Hartford | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Dinosaur Trail | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Dinosaur State Park | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairview Tree Farm | Flamig Farm | Florence Griswold Museum | Giuffrida Park | Greater Middletown Military Museum | Haley Farm State Park | Hidden Valley Preserve | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hogan's Cider Mill | Housatonic Meadows State Park | Housatonic River Brewing | IT Adventure Ropes Course | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Lovers Leap State Park | Lyman Orchards | Macedonia Brook State Park | Maple Bank Farm | March Farm | Mattabesett Blue Trail | Miller Tree Farm | Mohegan Sun | New Canaan Nature Center | New England Cider Company | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Northwest Park & Nature Center | PEZ Visitor Center | RiverQuest | Rogers Orchards Sunnymount Farm | Rose's Berry Farm | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Silverman's Farm | Skydive Danielson | Spoke + Spy Ciderworks | Still Waters Retreat | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Pickin Patch at Woodford Farm | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | The Spa at Norwich Inn | These Guys Brewing Company | Thimble Island Brewing Company | Thomas Hooker Brewing Company | Town of Woodbury | Treat Farm | Two Roads Brewing Company | Urban Lodge Brewing | West Haven Veteran's Museum and Learning Center | Wigwam Escape | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

Keeping Connecticut Businesses in the News

Keeping Connecticut Businesses in the News

Overview: The Connecticut Office of Tourism is always working with the media to promote Connecticut and drive greater awareness of the incredible tourism businesses across the state.

Audience: Industry

Sent: 2020-11-11

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Featuring: B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | City of New Haven | Connecticut Art Trail | Florence Griswold Museum | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Jones Family Farms | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Lyman Orchards | Manor House Inn | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Old Lyme Inn | Silverman's Farm | Town of East Hampton | Town of Wethersfield | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Yale Center for British Art | Yale University Art Gallery


Recent Press

Middlesex County organizations join Open House Day activities

New Haven Register

Online article highlighting attractions from Middlesex County participating in Connecticut Open House Day.

Published Date: 2018-06-05

Featuring: Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center | Captain Elisha White House (1750), Buell Tool Museum & George Flynn Library | Connecticut River Museum | East Haddam Historical Society & Museum | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Ireland's Great Hunger Museum | Ivoryton Playhouse | Jonathan Dickerman House Museum (c. 1792) | Museum of Fife & Drum | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Pratt House (c.1732) | RiverQuest | Ruth Callander Museum | Town of Chester | Town of Clinton | Town of Clinton

It's open house all across Connecticut

Journal Inquirer

Online article highlighting places to visit during Connecticut Open House Day throughout Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-06-07

Featuring: Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center | Connecticut River Museum | Museum of Fife & Drum | Town of Clinton

Tell Me Something Good: By the Water

WRCH Lite 100.5

Weekly radio and online spot highlighting things to do in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-07-10

Featuring: Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | City of New London | Farmington River Tubing | Riverfront Recapture | S&P Oyster Co. | Sea Mist Thimble Island Cruise, LLC | The Blue Oar | Volsunga IV Thimble Island Cruise

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Unique Ways to Leaf Peep

WRCH Lite 100.5

Weekly radio and online spot highlighting things to do in Connecticut. 

Published Date: 2019-10-15

Featuring: Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | RiverQuest | Ski Sundown | Town of Stratford

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Last-Minute Summer Fun

WRCH-FM

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

Published Date: 2020-09-01

Featuring: Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Captain Scott's Lobster Dock | Lobster Landing | Lobster Shack | Poet's Lounge Charters | Town of Westport


Video Marketing

So Good To See You Connecticut - Big Picture

Featuring: Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Bulls Bridge | City of Hartford | Farmington Canal Linear Park | Sleeping Giant State Park | Taylor Brooke Winery | Town of Portland | West Cornwall Covered Bridge

So Good To See You Connecticut: Reconnect with Autumn

Featuring: Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Chamard Vineyards | City of Hartford | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Taylor Brooke Brewery | Town of Farmington | Town of Portland | West Cornwall Covered Bridge

Say Yes to Connecticut - Families/Kids 15 sec. Summer

Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Enders State Forest | Jones Family Farms | Mystic Seaport Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk