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Made in Connecticut: Gift Giving Ideas

Made in Connecticut: Gift Giving Ideas

Featuring: Aer Blarney Balloons, LLC | Airsign Ballooning Company | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of Middletown | City of Norwalk | City of Torrington | Delamar Spa West Hartford | Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa | Fascia's Chocolates | G Spa at Foxwoods | Guided Flyfishing Trips-Housatonic River Outfitters | Housatonic Anglers | Lime Rock Park | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Munson's Chocolates | Mystic Knotwork | Mystic Whaler Cruises | Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery | Preston Ridge Vineyard | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Spa at Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Spa at Delamar Southport | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Thompson Chocolate | Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park | Town of Avon | Town of Bridgewater | Town of Canton | Town of Chester | Town of Cornwall | Town of Coventry | Town of East Hampton | Town of East Windsor | Town of Goshen | Town of South Windsor | Town of Stonington | Town of Willington | Town of Woodbury | Town of Woodbury | Town of Woodstock | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | Willoughby's Coffee & Tea (Branford) | Willoughby's Coffee & Tea (Madison) | Willoughby's Coffee & Tea (New Haven)

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Mouthwatering Stops for Foodies in Fairfield County

The CT Ambassadors from UnlockingConnecticut.com are at it again! Check their list of amazing places to eat in Fairfield County. 

Hey, foodies! Fairfield County has plenty of amazingly fabulous eating establishments and we're sharing some that have impressed us during our travels. From BBQ to Vietnamese, to burgers, to wine bars, and then some, here are some spots you need to put on your "gotta try it" list! Your taste buds and belly will thank you. 

Featuring: Artisan Restaurant, Tavern & Garden | City of Danbury | Sycamore Drive-In Restaurant | The Cue | The Spread | Town of Bethel

French Fry Tour

A French Fry Tour for Foodies

The CT Ambassadors from UnlockingConnecticut.com are at it again! Here's their take on Connecticut's most amazing french fry spots.

"Yummy (and unique) fries in Connecticut" could well be the best idea we’ve ever had for an article. As we now consider ourselves "french fry sommeliers," let us present to you, 7 french fry dishes in Connecticut worth the journey!

Featuring: City of Danbury | City of Milford | Fife 'n Drum Restaurant & Inn | House of Naan Indian Kitchen & Bar | John's Cafe | Little Pub Greenwich | Town of New Milford

Irish Pub

Get Your Irish On at One of Connecticut’s Many Irish Pubs

Whether you’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, getting ready to join or watch a parade, or just looking for a place to feel the warmth of the Irish all year round, Connecticut is filled with authentic Irish pubs and restaurants, pulling pints of Guinness and serving up plenty of corned beef and cabbage—not to mention some amazing gourmet and gastropub offerings. To get you started, we’ve suggested a few in each region of the state. Have a favorite Irish pub in Connecticut we haven’t listed? Share it with us @CTvisit!

Featuring: Christy's Irish Pub | City of Danbury | City of Stamford | City of Torrington | Donahue's Madison Beach Grille | Donovan's | Duffy's Tavern | Harp and Hound Pub | Inishmor Pub | McLadden's Irish Public House | O'Neill's Pub & Restaurant | Playwright Irish Pub & Restaurant | Shebeen Brewing Company | The Half Door | The Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House | The Public House | Town of Fairfield | Town of Plainville | Town of Southington | Vaughan's Public House | White Horse Country Pub

Celebrating Cultures

Celebrating Cultures and Cuisines in Connecticut

Connecticut is rich with different world cultures. Although the state has one of the largest Italian-American populations per capita in the United States, you’ll also find Puerto Rican, Portuguese, Jamaican, Indian, Polish and Chinese communities here. And if you’re looking for ways to experience international culture and cuisine, here are some suggestions on local communities, celebrations and restaurants that serve up the best in taste and tradition.

Featuring: Arethusa al tavolo | Bamboo Asian Cuisine | Barracuda Bistro & Bar | Black Bamboo | Bufalina | Carbone's Ristorante | Casona | Cava Restaurant | City of Bridgeport | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of Milford | City of New Britain | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | City of Waterbury | Coromandel Cuisine of India | East Side Restaurant | Formosa | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | House of Naan Indian Kitchen & Bar | Illiano's Grill - Niantic | Jade Garden | Mambo Bar & Restaurant | Mecha Noodle Bar | Mirch Masala, Cuisine of India | Miya's Sushi | Modern Apizza | Polish National Home | Sally's Apizza | Soul de Cuba Café | Staropolska Restaurant | Suso Latino Basket | Tangiers | The Dutch Epicure Shop | Town of New Canaan | Town of Newington | Town of North Haven | Town of Southington | Town of Stratford | Town of Vernon | Valencia Luncheria

Seafood

Places to Grill and Chill - and Pick Up Fresh Meat and Seafood in Connecticut

Summer is the time for outdoor fun, and that means getting together with friends and family at Connecticut's state parks and beaches. Many Connecticut state parks offer grills, available on a first come, first served basis. Here’s a current list of where to find them. A few of the state parks with beaches offer grills too, like: Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme and Burr Pond State Park in Torrington. Passport to the Parks program is for residents with Connecticut license plates on their vehicles can enter all state parks and state forests free of charge. But wherever you decided to have your cookout or picnic, we’ve got a few suggestions on where to pick up fresh meat and seafood on the way!

Featuring: City of Danbury | City of Norwalk | Town of Branford | Town of Branford | Town of East Hampton | Town of East Lyme | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Mystic | Town of Westport | Town of Wethersfield

Sleeping Giant State Park

Great Places to Hike with Your Dog

Nothing beats the freedom of getting out there on the trail — and that’s true for you and your best friend. Luckily, in Connecticut, we’ve got easy access to some of the most beautiful and diverse hiking in New England. Here are just a few of the places you can take your dog for a long walk, run or swim they’ll love (some even off-leash!) As well as a few places to “pawse” and enjoy a little downtime. This is by no means a full list, just a few suggestions to get you started.

Featuring: Bigelow Hollow State Park | Bluff Point Coastal Reserve | Burger Bar & Bistro | City of Danbury | Cranbury Park & Gallaher Estate | Elbow Room | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Esker Point Beach | Gillette Castle State Park | Harry's Place | Homewood Suites by Hilton - Stratford | La Quinta Inn & Suites - Danbury | Lake Mohegan | Lovers Leap State Park | Macedonia Brook State Park | Niantic Bay Beach | Sea View Snack Bar | Shenipsit State Forest | Sleeping Giant State Park | Sunnybrook State Park | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | Topstone Park | Town of Avon | Town of Branford | Town of Greenwich | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of South Windsor | Town of Southington | Town of Washington | Town of West Hartford

Astrotourism

Stargazing - Astrotourism in Connecticut

Astrotourism is gaining in popularity. You can find vast night skies above parks, forests and lakes throughout Connecticut, and there are many campgrounds that improve your chances of seeing a celestrial show overnight. In places where city lights make viewing the stars challenging, regional observatories and rural locations are offering visitors opportunities to see the night sky in Connecticut as never before. Each observatory has public viewing nights and events, so be sure to check their websites for schedules before you visit. Here are few ideas to get you started on your search for the stars.

Featuring: American Legion State Forest | City of Danbury | City of Middletown | City of New Haven | City of New London | Copernican Observatory & Planetarium | Grace Farms | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Mashamoquet Brook State Park | Rolnick Observatory | Stamford Observatory | Town of Avon | Town of Greenwich | Town of New Milford | White Memorial Foundation

Connecticut Sun

Connecticut’s Got Game: Pro Teams Turn on the Excitement

No matter what your game may be, come watch the Connecticut pro teams amp up the action. You don’t have to go far to see top-flight talent with thrilling skills, close to home. Odds are great that you’ll come back for more!

Featuring: Bridgeport Sound Tigers | City of Danbury | Connecticut Sun | Hartford Athletic | Hartford Wolfpack | Hartford Yard Goats | New Britain Bees | New England Black Wolves | Sea Unicorns

Peak Foliage

Connecticut's Foliage Finder: Week-by-Week Guide

Planning a New England leaf-peeping trip? Drive no farther than Connecticut! Since we offer New England's longest foliage season, you’ll find amazing color here throughout October and into November. To help you plan your trip, we’ve provided this handy guide showing peak foliage areas by week, courtesy of our friends at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, as well as suggestions for seven driving loop tours.

Featuring: City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Norwich | City of Stamford | City of Waterbury | Macedonia Brook State Park | People's State Forest | Shenipsit State Forest | Talcott Mountain State Park | Town of Branford | Town of Greenwich | Town of Guilford | Town of Kent | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mansfield | Town of Norfolk | Town of Simsbury | Town of Woodstock

Dancing in Connecticut

Places to Dance in Connecticut

Itching to put on your dancing shoes? From ballroom to barn dancing, social clubs to club scenes—Connecticut offers something for every type of dancer to get their groove on. We’ve rounded up some of the most popular places for you to swing, salsa, even country line dance your way across Connecticut.

Featuring: Avalon Nightclub | Casona | City of Danbury | City of Groton | City of Hartford | City of Middletown | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Stamford | Club Van Dome | Mambo Bar & Restaurant | Partners Café | Shrine at Foxwoods | Town of Coventry | Town of Enfield | Town of Hamden | Town of Rocky Hill | Town of Southington | Town of Waterford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Windsor Locks | Vista Lounge

Fun Drinks

Fun Drinks for When You're Not Drinking

Meet the CT Ambassadors! CTvisit.com is proud to partner with some of the region's most popular bloggers for ideas, insights and inspiration from the people who are lucky enough to call Connecticut home, like the bloggers behind Unlocking Connecticut, who wrote this article.

Sober curious? Resolving to live a healthier lifestyle? We’ve got seven uniquely delicious, non-alcoholic beverage experiences from around the state you should try this month.

Featuring: City of Bridgeport | City of Danbury | Town of Bethel | Town of Manchester | Town of Southbury | Town of Stratford | Town of Wallingford

Through the Decades

Connecticut Through the Decades

With the beginning of a new decade, it’s a good time to celebrate the essence of decades-past. Connecticut offers so many ways to evoke the glamour of the 1920s, the spirit of the 1950s, the groove of the 1970s and beyond. Here are a few places that will take you back.

Featuring: Bridgeport Sound Tigers | Bugsy's Dueling Piano Speakeasy | City of Bridgeport | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of Middletown | City of New Haven | Connecticut Air & Space Museum | Frankie's Diner | Hartford Wolfpack | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | New England Air Museum | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Shady Glen Dairy Stores | Stafford Motor Speedway | Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park | Town of Wallingford | Town of Westport | Town of Windsor Locks | University of Connecticut | Villa Italia Ristorante & Bar | Vintage Hi Fi Museum | Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut

34 Things to Do in February

34 Things to Do in Connecticut This February

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

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: Central Rock Gym | Chatfield Hollow State Park | City Climb Gym | City of Danbury | Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut Convention Center | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Science Center | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | Edward L. Bennett Ice Skating Rink | Flight Fit N Fun | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | International Skating Center of Connecticut | Kidcity Children's Museum | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Lutz Children's Museum | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohegan Sun | Mohegan Sun Convention Center & Meeting Spaces | Monza World Class Karting at Foxwoods | Northford Ice Pavilion | On Track Karting | PEZ Visitor Center | People's State Forest | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Salt Cave of Darien | Ski Sundown | Sky Zone - Bethel | Sky Zone - Norwalk | Soulshine Salt Cavern | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Discovery Museum & Planetarium | Town of Salisbury | Westport Museum for History & Culture | Winvian Farm

Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants In Connecticut

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: 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 | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | 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

Virtual Activities for Families

Virtual Activities for Families

As the weeks of keeping our families safe at home continue, parents are looking for virtual activities to engage, teach, and add some structure to their kids’ day. 

Many popular Connecticut attractions are now offering a wide array of virtual experiences from live animal webcams, to arts and crafts classes, science demonstrations, yoga classes for kids and nightly bedtime story readings. Enjoy these as a family, or grab a little time away without feeling guilty about your kids’ screen time.

Due to the rapidly evolving situation, we encourage you to check back frequently for updates to this list and to verify offering details with individual properties.

Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | City of Bridgeport | City of Danbury | City of Meriden | City of New Haven | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Gunn Memorial Library & Historical Museum | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Mattatuck Museum | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mystic Aquarium | Mystified Escape Rooms | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Shubert Theatre | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Children's Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Ashford | Town of Berlin | Town of Bethel | Town of Cheshire | Town of Cheshire | Town of Essex | Town of Guilford | Town of Hamden | Town of Madison | Town of Mystic | Town of Portland | Town of Salisbury | Town of Stonington | Town of Wallingford | Town of Wallingford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Westport Country Playhouse

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 | 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 Shore Line Trolley 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

Special & Safe: Thanksgiving 2020

Special & Safe: Thanksgiving 2020

'Tis the season to cherish what we're grateful for — even if it looks a little different this year. To keep your family and community safe, we recommend reviewing the state's holiday guidance and considering these low-risk celebration ideas . The holiday may be smaller and quieter in 2020, but we certainly can still make it memorable. We've gathered a few Thanksgiving ideas for you and your closest kin, so you can still make the day special!

From unique take-home feasts and dine-out dinners to farm fresh shopping, Christmas tree chopping and more, the Thanksgiving fun doesn’t just make your day great — it helps support beloved Connecticut businesses who have been hit hard by the pandemic. And when you do, you can even use our hashtag #SupportCTBusinesses to help keep our restaurants, attractions and hotels top of mind.

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Allen Hill Farm | Angevine Farm | Avon Old Farms Hotel | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Bear's Smokehouse (New Haven) | Bear's Smokehouse (South Windsor) | Bear's Smokehouse (Windsor) | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Castle Hill Farm | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | City of Waterbury | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Dzen Tree Farm | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Fairview Tree Farm | Fire at the Ridge | Flora | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Griswold Inn | Hamilton Park | Hickory Ridge Tree Farm | Holmberg Orchards & Winery | Hopkins Inn | J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks | Judy's Bar + Kitchen | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Maple Bank Farm | Maple Hollow Christmas Tree Farm | March Farm | Market Grille | Match | Max Amore | Max Downtown | Max a Mia Ristorante | Mill on the River | Miller Tree Farm | Millwright's Restaurant | Olde Mistick Village | On the Rocks Restaurant | Pequot Library | Silverman's Farm | Staehly Tree Farm & Winery | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | The Shops at Yale | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Waters Edge at Giovanni's | The Wharf Restaurant | Town of Branford | Town of Deep River | Town of Enfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Manchester | Town of Morris | Town of Newington | Town of Newtown | Town of Stratford | Town of Washington | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Woodbury | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | Westbrook Outlets | Whittle's Willow Spring Farm | Winterberry Farm | l'escale

Virtual Activities for At-Home Experiences

Virtual Activities for At-Home Experiences

Connecticut attractions, museums and entertainment venues have temporarily closed in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. But that doesn’t mean you can’t visit—virtually.

Here are a few popular attractions across Connecticut that have created special online experiences or projects to entertain, teach and engage you while you stay safe at home.

Due to the rapidly evolving situation, we encourage you to check back frequently for updates and to verify offering details with individual properties.

Featuring: Artspace | Avon Theatre Film Center | Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library | Bradley Playhouse | Bruce Museum | Cafe Aura | City of Bristol | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Eli Whitney Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Fairfield Theatre Company | Fairfield University Art Museum | Fitstyle Walking Tours | Florence Griswold Museum | Glastonbury Planetarium | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hartford Public Library | Hartford Stage | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | Ireland's Great Hunger Museum | Kehler Liddell Gallery | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Lyme Art Association | Maritime Grille | Mattatuck Museum | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | New England Air Museum | New England Carousel Museum | Niantic Children's Museum | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Norfolk Chamber Music Festival | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | PEZ Visitor Center | Palace Theater | Pequot Library | Playhouse on Park | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Roseland Cottage Museum | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Slater Memorial Museum | Stafford Motor Speedway | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Children's Museum | The Glass House | The Mark Twain House & Museum | TheaterWorks | Town of Ashford | Town of Guilford | Town of Hamden | Town of Orange | Town of Salisbury | Town of Stonington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Woodbridge | United States Coast Guard Academy | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wadsworth Mansion | Westport Country Playhouse | Westport Museum for History & Culture | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | William Benton Museum of Art | Wilton Historical Society | Windham Textile and History Museum | Woodcock Nature Center | Yale Center for British Art | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History | Yale University Art Gallery | Yale University Visitor Center

Mother's Day: More Important Than Ever

Mother's Day: More Important Than Ever

After the year we’ve had, everyone deserves to celebrate what we’re thankful for – especially Mom! Mother's Day festivities may still be a bit different this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t give Mom a truly fantastic day. Here are some great ideas for 2021.

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Arethusa Farm | Argia Mystic Cruises | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Brass City Raceway & Axe Throwing | Brewery Legitimus | Brick + Wood | Bridgewater Chocolate Factory Retail Store - Brookfield | Brignole Vineyards | Cabela's | Chamard Vineyards | City of Bridgeport | City of Danbury | City of Middletown | City of Milford | City of Norwalk | City of Shelton | Connecticut River Valley Inn | Divine Treasures | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Fascia's Chocolates | Fife 'n Drum Restaurant & Inn | Fifth State Distillery | Firefly Hollow Brewing Company | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Gouveia Vineyards | Grass & Bone | Hartford Yard Goats | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hilton Mystic | Hopkins Vineyard | Jones Family Farms | Kensington's at The Spa at Norwich Inn | Lyman Orchards Golf Club | Madison Beach Hotel | Matches Tavern | Maugle Sierra Vineyards & Winery | Miranda Vineyard | Mohegan Park & Memorial Rose Garden | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Munson's Chocolates | Mystic Knotwork | Nomads Outdoor Adventure | Odin's Keep Axe House | On Track Karting | Pardee Rose Gardens | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - New Haven | Problem Solved Brewery | RiverQuest | Rocks 21 | Roseland Cottage Museum | S&P Oyster Co. | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Skydive Danielson | Smash Avenue | Stony Creek Brewery | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | The Sculpture Mile | Town of Avon | Town of Branford | Town of East Hampton | Town of Fairfield | Town of South Windsor | Town of Southington | Town of Woodbury | Two Roads Brewing Company | Urban Lodge Brewing | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | White Flower Farm | Wicked Tulips Flower Farm | Wickham Park | Willimantic Brewing Company | Willoughby's Coffee & Tea (New Haven) | Winvian Farm


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St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Overview: This March, find celebrations for St. Patrick’s Day all around Connecticut, from parades to performances, festivals to 5ks.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-03-06

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Featuring: American Clock & Watch Museum | American Museum of Tort Law | Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | Boothe Memorial Park & Museum | Bruce Museum | Christy's Irish Pub | City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of Meriden | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Norwich | City of Stamford | City of Torrington | Connecticut Air & Space Museum | Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut Children's Museum | Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum | Connecticut Freedom Trail | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut State Museum of Natural History & Connecticut Archaeology Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut Women's Heritage Trail | Connecticut's Old State House | Custom House Maritime Museum | Danbury Railway Museum | Donahue's Madison Beach Grille | Donovan's | Duffy's Tavern | Eli Whitney Museum | Eric Sloane Museum and Kent Furnace | EverWonder Children's Museum | Florence Griswold Museum | Genius Museum at Nature's Art Village | Harp and Hound Pub | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Hill-Stead Museum | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Housatonic Museum of Art | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | Infinity Music Hall (Hartford) | Institute for American Indian Studies | Institute for American Indian Studies | Ireland's Great Hunger Museum | Ireland's Great Hunger Museum | Kidcity Children's Museum | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Knights of Columbus Museum | Lutz Children's Museum | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mattatuck Museum | McKinnon's Irish Pub | McLadden's Irish Public House | Museum of Connecticut History | Mystic Seaport Museum | National Helicopter Museum, Inc. | New Britain Museum of American Art | New England Air Museum | New England Carousel Museum | New England Civil War Museum | New Haven Museum | Niantic Children's Museum | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Northwest Park & Nature Center | O'Neill's Pub & Restaurant | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | PEZ Visitor Center | Playwright Irish Pub & Restaurant | Prudence Crandall Museum | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Slater Memorial Museum | SoNo Switch Tower Museum | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stanley-Whitman House | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | Stony Creek Brewery | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Barnum Museum | The Children's Museum | The Discovery Museum & Planetarium | The Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Public House | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of Colchester | Town of East Lyme | Town of Essex | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Hebron | Town of Mystic | Town of Plainville | Town of Plymouth | Town of Putnam | Town of Southington | Vaughan's Public House | Vintage Hi Fi Museum | Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Welles-Shipman-Ward House (c.1755) | White Horse Country Pub | William Benton Museum of Art | Windham Textile and History Museum | Yale Center for British Art | Yale Collection of Musical Instruments | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History | Yale University Art Gallery

Winter Dining Al Fresco

Try Winter Dining Al Fresco

Overview: You’ve never dined outdoors in January? Discover restaurants that create unforgettably warm memories under the stars.

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Sent: 2020-01-20

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Featuring: 116 Crown | Artisan | Bricco Trattoria | 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 | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | 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

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Find Fun This March

Overview: Looking for something fun to do in March? Whether you want something active, relaxing, cultural, nature-oriented or romantic, we have you covered. Check out these great ideas to make the most of your month!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-03-05

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Featuring: A.C. Petersen Farms | Aer Blarney Balloons, LLC | Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center | Audubon Sharon | Bats of Bedlam Maple Farm | Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library | Berkshire Balloons | Bridgeport Sound Tigers | Cheshire Coffee | Christy's Irish Pub | City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of Meriden | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | City of Norwich | City of Stamford | City of Torrington | Connecticut Convention Center | Connecticut Dinosaur Trail | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Irish-American Heritage Trail | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut State Museum of Natural History & Connecticut Archaeology Center | Connecticut Whale | Craftsman Cliff Roasters | Dish Bar & Grill | Donahue's Madison Beach Grille | Donovan's | Duffy's Tavern | Fired Up | Flanders Nature Center/Land Trust | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Garde Arts Center | Geronimo Bar & Grill | Greenwood Glass Blowing Studio Gallery & School | Gunn Memorial Library & Historical Museum | Harp and Hound Pub | Hartford Wolfpack | Higher Grounds Coffee House & Art Gallery | Hungry Tiger Music Club & Cafe | Hydeville Sugar Shack | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Inishmor Pub | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Institute for American Indian Studies | Interlaken Inn, Resort & Conference Center | Ireland's Great Hunger Museum | J House Greenwich | JavaHut Cafe & Bistro | John Davenport's Restaurant | Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts | Lamothe's Sugar House | Litchfield Distillery | McLadden's Irish Public House | Mia's Prime Time Cafe | Middletown Roller Skating Rink | MindBreak Escape Rooms | Molten Java | Museum of Connecticut History | Mystic Aquarium | Mystified Escape Rooms | New Canaan Nature Center | Northwest Park & Nature Center | O'Neill's Pub & Restaurant | Painting with a Twist | Park & Oak Restaurant | Playwright Irish Pub & Restaurant | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Safe Harbor Escape Rooms | Shebeen Brewing Company | Shubert Theatre | SoNo Nightlife | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stanley-Whitman House | Stony Creek Brewery | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | Tavern on Main | Tea Roses Tea Room | Team vs Time - Premier Room Escape | The Corner Restaurant | The Dudley Farm Museum | The Half Door | The Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House | The Public House | The Sloppy Waffle | The Sloppy Waffle (Bloomfield) | The Vanilla Bean Café | Town of Avon | Town of Avon | Town of East Lyme | Town of Essex | Town of Fairfield | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Greenwich | Town of Hebron | Town of Kent | Town of Montville | Town of Mystic | Town of Naugatuck | Town of New Milford | Town of Plymouth | Town of Putnam | Town of Redding | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Seymour | Town of Simsbury | Town of Southington | Town of Stonington | Town of Westport | Town of Woodbury | Toyota Oakdale Theatre | Vaughan's Public House | White Horse Country Pub | Wigwam Escape

Lighthouse Point Park

Summertime Road Trips

Overview: Get a tour of the scenic Connecticut coastline right from your vehicle! Pack up the car, get your road trip playlist, and take one (or two) of these waterfront drives. You'll find safe dining and other fun spots along the way!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-06-25

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Featuring: 85 Main | Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Antiques Marketplace | Antiques on the Farmington | B&B at Bartlett Farm | Book Barn | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Bricco Trattoria | Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream | By The Sea Day Spa | Captain Scott's Lobster Dock | City of Danbury | City of Milford | City of Stamford | Clam Castle | Club Getaway | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Crown & Hammer Restaurant & Pub | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Deary Brothers/Mikes Stand | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Eugene O'Neill Theater Center | Flamig Farm | Flanders Fish Market & Restaurant | Harkness Memorial State Park | Harry's Place | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Homestead Inn | Housatonic River Brewing | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Indian Well State Park | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Johnny Ad's | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lenny's Indian Head | Lighthouse Point Park | Lobster Landing | Lobster Shack | LobsterCraft | Lovers Leap State Park | Lyman Orchards | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Mansion at Bald Hill | Max's Oyster Bar | Millwright's Restaurant | Nomads Outdoor Adventure | Ocean Beach Park | Odetah Camping Resort | Old Furnace State Park | Old Riverton Inn | Plan B Burger Bar (Simsbury) | Restaurant at Rowayton Seafood | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | RiverQuest | Rocky Neck State Park | Rory's Restaurant | S&P Oyster Co. | Salt Cave of Darien | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Sea Mist Thimble Island Cruise, LLC | Shenipsit State Forest | Simsbury Free Bike | Sleeping Giant State Park | Stanton House Inn | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | Stony Creek Brewery | Talcott Mountain State Park | Tarry Lodge - Westport | Tarrywile Park & Mansion | The Blue Oar | The Chowder Pot of Hartford | The Lazy Lobster Restaurant | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Place | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | The Westport Inn | Thimble Island Brewing Company | Town of Barkhamsted | Town of Branford | Town of Canton | Town of Darien | Town of East Hartford | Town of Falls Village (Canaan) | Town of Guilford | Town of Kent | Town of Manchester | Town of Monroe | Town of Naugatuck | Town of New Hartford | Town of New Milford | Town of Old Lyme | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Putnam | Town of Salisbury | Town of Simsbury | Town of Washington | Uncas Leap | Wadsworth Falls State Park | West Rock Ridge State Park | Westbrook Lobster Restaurant & Bar - Clinton | Westbrook Lobster Restaurant & Bar - Wallingford | Winvian Farm | Wood-n-Tap (Farmington)

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

Overview: St. Patrick’s Day celebrations may look different this year, but we can still feel the luck of the Irish with festive take-home feasts. From corned beef and cabbage to green beer and more, here’s where to find St. Patrick’s Day favorites for takeout all throughout the state.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2021-03-11

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Featuring: C.C. O'Brien's Sports Cafe | City of Danbury | City of Stamford | Colony Grill - Fairfield | Donovan's | Duffy's Tavern | FennAgains | Harp and Hound Pub | Inishmor Pub | J.P. Dempsey's State St. Food & Drink | O'Neill's Pub & Restaurant | Playwright Irish Pub & Restaurant | Shebeen Brewing Company | The Half Door | The Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House | Tommy Sullivan's Café | Town of Southington | Vaughan's Public House | White Horse Country Pub


Recent Press

CT Open House Day offers free, reduced admission at scores of attractions for state residents

New Haven Register, Connecticut Post, Fairfield Citizen, Middletown Press, Norwalk Citizen, and Register Citizen

Online article highlighting many attractions that are participating in Connecticut Open House Day.

Published Date: 2018-05-29

Featuring: Bruce Museum | Butler-McCook House & Garden | City of Danbury | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield | Connecticut's Old State House | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Gallery at Still River Editions | Greenwich Historical Society | Mystic Aquarium | Osborne Homestead Museum | PEZ Visitor Center | Pardee-Morris House | SportsCenter of Connecticut | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | The Barnum Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Yale Center for British Art

How Danbury Will Celebrate Connecticut Open House Day

Patch

Online article highlighting the city of Danbury's participants in Connecticut Open House Day.

Published Date: 2018-06-05

Featuring: City of Danbury | Gallery at Still River Editions

Fall colors nearing peak in much of Connecticut

Connecticut Post Online, CT Insider, The Hour Online, New Hven Register Online, New-Times Online, Register Citizen Online, Stamford Advocate Online

Online article highlighting the peak foliage in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-10-14

Featuring: City of Bridgeport | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of Middletown | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Norwalk | City of Waterbury | Hopkins Vineyard | Kent Falls State Park | Lucius Pond Ordway/Devil's Den Preserve | Macedonia Brook State Park | Mianus River State Park | Mohawk State Forest | Mount Tom State Park | Sleeping Giant State Park | Talcott Mountain State Park | Tarrywile Park & Mansion | Town of Greenwich | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mansfield | Town of Trumbull | Town of Windsor Locks | Town of Woodstock | University of Connecticut

Stymied about what to give? Check out these locally made goods (bonus points for up-cycling and attitude)

Boston Globe Online

Online article on locally made holiday gifts.

Published Date: 2019-11-28

Featuring: City of Danbury | Taste of New Haven Tours

Things To Do in Connecticut this Weekend: St. Patrick's Day Crafts, Maple Sugaring, Cardboard Sled Race

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlighting things to do on St. Patrick's Day Weekend.

Published Date: 2020-03-13

Featuring: City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Lamothe's Sugar House | Mystic Aquarium | New Canaan Nature Center | Town of Bethel | Town of Darien | Town of Greenwich | Town of Middlefield | Town of Newtown | Town of Putnam | Town of Southbury | Town of Washington | Town of Watertown | Town of Westport | Town of Woodbury

Freebie Friday: Being a part of the 16th Annual Open House Day without leaving your home

WTNH-TV Onine

Online article highlighting Virtual Connecticut Open House Day.

Published Date: 2020-06-12

Featuring: American Clock & Watch Museum | City of Danbury | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo