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A warm summer breeze in a vibrant atmosphere makes dining outdoors in Connecticut a memorable treat! Meet up with friends for lunch on a sunny day or unwind on a summer evening for a relaxing outdoor dinner. And, there are so many outdoor dining choices around the state! From casual eateries to upscale restaurants to roadside food stands, the choices abound!
Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Bricco Trattoria | Cafemantic | Good News Restaurant & Bar | Harry's Place | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | S&P Oyster Co. | Stone's Throw | The Blue Oar | The Place
Some people say a travel experience should make an impact on the traveler, not the place. In other words, if you are looking for travel that lets you make the most of your visit, without taking a toll on the environment, consider Connecticut. You can even arrive by public transportation and leave your car at home. Then, once you’re here, you can stay in an environmentally conscious hotel, go on eco-friendly adventures and more.
Featuring: Abbey's Lantern Hill Inn | Bailey's Backyard | Bicycle Tour Company | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Cafemantic | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Bed & Breakfast/Bicycle Trail | Connecticut River Valley Inn | Connecticut Shoreline Bike/Boat Tour | Courtyard by Marriott - Cromwell | Courtyard by Marriott - Norwich | Courtyard by Marriott - Shelton | Earth Hotel at Mohegan Sun | Ethan Allen Hotel | Firebox Restaurant | G-zen | Grace Farms | Grand Pequot Tower | Great Cedar Hotel | Guest House Retreat & Conference Center | Guilford Walking Tours | Hampton Inn & Suites Mystic | Holiday Inn Express - Southington | Homewood Suites by Hilton - Southington | Hyatt House Hartford North/Windsor | Interlaken Inn, Resort & Conference Center | Main Stream Canoes & Kayaks | Marriott Hartford Downtown | Microtel Inn & Suites - Uncasville | Milford Walking Tour | Miya's Sushi | Mohegan Sun's Sky Tower and Earth Tower | Mystic Bike Rentals | Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa | Nathan Hale Inn & Conference Center | New Haven Green Walking Tours | New Haven Village Suites | Paddleworks CT | Pedal Power - Berlin | Pedal Power - Essex | Pedal Power - Middletown | Pedal Power - Vernon | Pedego SoNo Electric Bikes | Residence Inn by Marriott - Danbury | Residence Inn by Marriott - Hartford | Residence Inn by Marriott - Milford | Residence Inn by Marriott - Mystic | Residence Inn by Marriott - Southington | Saybrook Point Inn Marina & Spa | Scoot & Paddle | Sea Kayak Connecticut | Sheraton Hotel at Bradley International Airport | Simsbury Free Bike | SpringHill Suites by Marriott - Milford | Super 8 - Cromwell | The Fox Tower Hotel | The Last Green Valley | The Study at Yale | Torrington Historic Audio Walking Tour | Two Trees Inn | Walking Tour of Plymouth Center | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk
Connecticut has a long-standing reputation for fine dining, as well as a strong farming heritage. Many of the restaurants here have depended upon locally grown foods and products for generations — long before there was a “farm-to-table movement.” Today, we’re proud of the many chefs and culinary professionals who build their innovative menus around sustainable, local ingredients, and we’re honored to have so many of the farmers, fishermen and other producers continue to bring the freshest, finest product to our tables.
Featuring: Arethusa al tavolo | Bailey's Backyard | Cafemantic | Dinners at the Farm | Firebox Restaurant | Heirloom at the Study | Millwright's Restaurant | Miya's Sushi | Oyster Club | Present Company | River Tavern | Sugar & Olives | Tavern on Main | The North House | Town of Greenwich | Town of Newington | Town of Trumbull | Town of Wilton | Winvian Farm | ZINC Restaurant
But first, brunch! It’s no secret that #brunch is one of the trendiest topics on Instagram and to provide some inspiration for your feed, we’ve rounded up some of the most mouthwatering spots in the state. From old-school diners to modern bistros and cafés — feast your eyes on these tasty, picture-perfect brunch spots in Connecticut. With our Instagrammable Connecticut series, we’re inviting Instagrammers to share their pictures! Check back often for new topics. Or if you have some photos to share, tag your photos with #CTvisit!
Featuring: Arethusa al tavolo | Cafemantic | City of Hartford | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Firebox Restaurant | The Corner Restaurant | Town of Mystic | Town of Wallingford
Looking for the best restaurants in Connecticut? There are so many great spots to choose from, so we turned to the Connecticut Restaurant Association for the 2019 winners and nominees of its annual CRAzies Awards. The awards consider hundreds of contenders, select a short list of nominee finalists, and finally, award winners for the best restaurants in each region. These spots were each chosen by more than 10,000 public ballots, as well as a panel of 25 judges made up of media restaurant reviewers, food writers, influencers, critics and past winners. Hope you’ve brought your appetite!
Featuring: Cafemantic | City of Danbury | City of New Haven | City of New London | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Millwright's Restaurant | Oyster Club | Present Company | ROIA Restaurant | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Strega Restaurant | Tavern at Graybarns | Town of Bethel | Town of Chester | Town of Kent | Town of Stonington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Winvian Farm
Overview: Summer is the perfect time of year to enjoy great dining with a side of fresh air. From oceanfront to riverside, cozy hideaways to crowd pleasers, we’ve got the inside track on the most interesting places for outside dining in Connecticut.
Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Bricco Trattoria | Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Cafemantic | Copper Creek Mini Golf at Nature's Art Village | EMPOWER Leadership Sports & Adventure Center | Fields of Fire Adventure Park | Fox Hopyard Golf Club | Gillette Ridge Golf Club | Good News Restaurant & Bar | Great River Golf Club | Harry's Place | Keney Park Golf Course | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lake of Isles Golf Course | Longshore Park | Matterhorn Mini Golf | Mohegan Sun Golf Club | Nomads Adventure Quest | Nomads Outdoor Adventure | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | R&B Sports World | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | S&P Oyster Co. | Saybrook Point Miniature Golf | SportsCenter of Connecticut | The Blue Oar | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Only Game in Town | The Place | Vito's By the Water | Wintonbury Hills Golf Course
Overview: Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12, and we have all kinds of planning suggestions to help you show your mom, grandmother, or any loving woman in your life just how much she means to you, from Sunday brunch to flower festivals to a river cruise!
Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Arethusa al tavolo | Cafemantic | City of Hartford | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | EMPOWER Leadership Sports & Adventure Center | Elbow Room | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Firebox Restaurant | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn | Lime Rock Park | Mystic Seaport Museum | OnTheMarc | RiverQuest | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | The Corner Restaurant | Town of Mystic | Town of Wallingford | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | West Street Grill
Overview: You’ve never dined outdoors in January? Discover restaurants that create unforgettably warm memories under the stars.
Featuring: 116 Crown | Artisan | Bricco Trattoria | Cafemantic | Cava Restaurant | City of Danbury | City of New Haven | City of New London | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Elm City Social | Half Full Brewery | High George Rooftop Restaurant | Historic Downtown Mystic | J House Greenwich | Millwright's Restaurant | Oyster Club | Present Company | ROIA Restaurant | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Strega Restaurant | Tavern at Graybarns | Town of Bethel | Town of Chester | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Kent | Town of Stonington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Urban Lodge Brewing | Winvian Farm