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Connecticut boasts more than 40 wineries and vineyards, each offering unique experiences and incredible views. From seasonal varieties to exciting events, experience Connecticut’s wine country and capture a few fun pictures for your feed.
Featuring: Brignole Vineyards | Chamard Vineyards | Connecticut Wine Trail | Gouveia Vineyards | Hopkins Vineyard | Jones Family Farms | Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery | Sharpe Hill Vineyard
You’ve heard of wine pairings. Well, in Connecticut, we’ve got a few leaf “pairings” for you— tips on experiencing the dramatic and diverse foliage of a Connecticut fall, while enjoying a few great autumn activities. For the best viewing times, use our Foliage Finder to see when color is expected throughout the state.
Featuring: Chamard Vineyards | Connecticut Wine Trail | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Gillette Castle State Park | Haley Farm State Park | Indian Well State Park | Kent Falls State Park | Lake Waramaug State Park | Mansion at Bald Hill | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Glass House | Town of East Haddam | Town of Essex | Town of New Canaan | Uncas Leap | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | White Memorial Foundation | Yale Bowl | Yale University Art Gallery
From wine and beer to chocolate and "chowda," discover how a small state packs such a flavorful lunch along Connecticut's many culinary trails.
Featuring: Burgers & Brews Trail | Chowda Trail | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Wine Trail | The Connecticut Beer Trail | The Connecticut Signature Cocktail Trail
What’s better than knowing where your food comes from? Knowing how it’s made! Connecticut is proud of all the locally-sourced food that can be found in its communities. And now, residents and visitors don’t just get to taste the local eats, but they can see for themselves how it’s grown/made.
Featuring: Arethusa al tavolo | Back 40 Kitchen | Connecticut Wine Trail | Creamery Brook Bison | Dinners at the Farm | Firebox Restaurant | Flamig Farm | Oyster Club | Schoolhouse at Cannondale | The Bistro at Chamard Vineyards | Thorncrest Farm, LLC & Milk House Chocolates | Town of East Lyme | Town of Weston | Town of Westport | UConn Dairy Bar | University of Connecticut Animal Barns Self-Guided Tours
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 | Brignole Vineyards | Chamard Vineyards | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Audubon Society Deer Pond Farm | Connecticut College Arboretum | Connecticut Wine Trail | Earthplace, The Nature Discovery & Environmental Learning Center | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Flamig Farm | Gillette Castle State Park | 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 | Rum Runner | Scoot & Paddle | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Taylor Brooke Winery | Town of Fairfield | University of Connecticut Animal Barns Self-Guided Tours | Westmoor Park
Sure, you can take a scenic drive and see great fall foliage in Connecticut. But why not try a new way to experience leaf peeping this fall? Hop on your motorcycle, grab your bike, get out on a boat, zipline through the trees or savor the view from the winery, from a vintage steam train, from a hot air balloon, even from bed at a cozy B&B. Here are some of the best ways to watch nature put on the best show in New England!
Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Blackberry River Inn | Chatfield Hollow Inn | Clarke Outdoors | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Bed & Breakfast/Bicycle Trail | Connecticut Shoreline Bike/Boat Tour | Connecticut Wine Trail | EMPOWER Leadership Sports & Adventure Center | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Gillette Castle State Park | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Jonathan Edwards Winery | Lady Katharine Cruises - Hartford | Mount Tom State Park | Mountain Biking at Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Old Furnace State Park | Preston Ridge Vineyard | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | RiverQuest | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Stanton House Inn | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Bistro at Chamard Vineyards | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Shore Line Trolley Museum
Thanksgiving is about coming together with family or friends. And in Connecticut, we’ve got all kinds of ways to make the holiday even more special, from farm-raised foods to community events, to honoring Native American traditions. Here are a few ideas for celebrating Thanksgiving in Connecticut.
Featuring: Artisan Restaurant, Tavern & Garden | Avon Old Farms Hotel | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | City of Stamford | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | Connecticut Wine Trail | Copper Beech Inn | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Fife 'n Drum Restaurant & Inn | Fire at the Ridge | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn | Gozzi's Turkey Farm | Griswold Inn | Holmberg Orchards & Winery | Hopkins Inn Restaurant | J House Greenwich | Maple Bank Farm | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mill on the River | Millwright's Restaurant | Mystic Seaport Museum | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Silverman's Farm | The Simsbury Inn | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Todd English's Tuscany | Town of Greenwich | Town of Manchester | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | elm Restaurant
You don't have to travel far...to get far away. Not when you get out of the city, hop in the car and head to Connecticut. Here are just a few of the stops you'll want to consider for both a little zen and a little zip.
Featuring: Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Connecticut Wine Trail | Hopkins Inn | Mystic Seaport Museum | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | The Glass House | Weir Farm National Historic Site
Historically, bachelor and bachelorette parties were expected to be wild nights of letting loose before the wedding—like the ones depicted in movies like ”The Hangover” and “Bridesmaids.” Today, the experience is still a memorable one, but more and more nearly-weds are finding options for celebrating beyond the nightclub and stag party route. Here are just a few creative suggestions for planning pre-wedding festivities in Connecticut with the guys, the girls — or both.
Featuring: Blue Ox Axe Throwing - Wallingford | Connecticut Spirits Trail | Connecticut Wine Trail | Fired Up | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Mohegan Sun | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Monza World Class Karting at Foxwoods | Muse Paintbar (Glastonbury) | Muse Paintbar (Norwalk) | Muse Paintbar (West Hartford) | On Track Karting | Painting with a Twist | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing | RPM Raceway Stamford | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | The Connecticut Beer Trail | The Connecticut Signature Cocktail Trail | Two Roads Brewing Company
Connecticut is a place of many trails. Depending upon your tastes, or just what you feel like doing this weekend, there’s probably a trail for you to get out on and enjoy.
Featuring: Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut Barns Trail | Connecticut Freedom Trail | Connecticut Wine Trail | The Connecticut Beer Trail
Why spend a winter weekend kicking around the house when you can be exploring so much of what Connecticut has to offer instead? Whether you like being indoors or out, whether it’s food or fun you’re after, Connecticut has lots of answers for you on its wintertime menu. Pick a few and try them out. It will be time well spent.
Featuring: Chowda Trail | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Wine Trail | Florence Griswold Museum | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Infinity Music Hall & Bistro (Norfolk) | Infinity Music Hall (Hartford) | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohegan Sun | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Aquarium | New Britain Museum of American Art | New England Air Museum | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Saybrook Point Inn Marina & Spa | Ski Sundown | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Connecticut Beer Trail | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Yale University Art Gallery
Who doesn’t love a long weekend? It gives us an extra day to rest, play or get away – and in 2020, it seems we have Leap Day to thank for more time to celebrate. This extra day in the year has rearranged our calendar to create three more long weekends and puts holidays like Valentine’s Day and Halloween on Fridays or Saturdays. Cinco de Mayo even falls perfectly on a (taco) Tuesday! For maximum celebration, we’ve put together a list of exciting ways to enjoy your extra holiday weekends in 2020.