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Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport - Avalon Nightclub Mohegan Sun, Uncasville

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This is one of 20 pairs that ran in various types of out-of-home advertising in summer 2018. It ran in Columbus Circle station in NYC, on digital kiosks all over Manhattan, along the rail lines for Metro North and LIRR, on bus shelters in Boston, and on a few roadside billboards near the edges of Connecticut.

Featuring: Avalon Nightclub | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

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Featuring: Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | City of Groton | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Lighthouse Point Park | Mystic Aquarium | New England Carousel Museum | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Cornwall | Town of Plainville


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Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum

Take Your Time, Connecticut — Play Tourist in Your Own Backyard!

Research shows that 7.2 million vacation days go unused in Connecticut every year. Now, with a new nationwide study touting the health benefits of taking more of your hard-earned Paid Time Off (PTO) days, we’ve got a few suggestions on how you can “take your time” — while playing tourist right here at home. 

Featuring: American Museum of Tort Law | Antiques on the Farmington | Argia Mystic Cruises | Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library | Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden | Book Barn | Boothe Memorial Park & Museum | Breck Marshall at Mystic Seaport | Bruce Museum | Butler-McCook House & Garden | Cathedral Pines Farm | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruise | Custom House Maritime Museum | Deacon John Graves House (c.1685) | Dinosaur State Park | Florence Griswold Museum | G Spa at Foxwoods | General David Humphreys House (c.1698) | Gillette Castle State Park | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Greenwich Historical Society | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hempsted Houses | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Hill-Stead Museum | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Hollister House Garden | Kent Falls State Park | Leffingwell House Museum | Lighthouse Point Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Lyme Art Association | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystic Whaler Cruises | Nathan Hale Homestead (1776) | New Britain Museum of American Art | New England Science & Sailing | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Ogden House & Gardens | Osborne Homestead Museum | Paddle Mystic-Mystic River Adventure Company | Phelps-Hatheway House (1761) | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Project Oceanology | Quinebaug River Trail | Roseland Cottage Museum | S&P Oyster Co. | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Schooner Brilliant at Mystic Seaport | Sea Mist Thimble Island Cruise, LLC | Ski Sundown | Sleeping Giant State Park | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Glass House | The Glass House | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Vanilla Bean Café | Town of Essex | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | Westbrook Outlets | White Flower Farm | White Memorial Foundation | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Winvian Farm | Yale Center for British Art

Pumpkintown USA, East Hampton

Not-So-Scary Halloween Fun in Connecticut

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

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Ray of Light Farm | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of East Hampton | Town of Kent | Town of West Hartford

Tiger at Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

7 Wild Encounters in Connecticut

We've got places in Connecticut where you can interact with animals of every order.

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Burgis Brook Alpacas | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Connecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Creamery Brook Bison | Flamig Farm | Fort Hill Farms | Karabin Farms | Mystic Aquarium | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | UConn Dairy Bar | University of Connecticut Animal Barns Self-Guided Tours

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

Lake Compounce, Bristol

Calling All Kids

There’s just no end to all the things kids can do in Connecticut, either just plain fun or attractions that engage their creativity and imagination. The best combine both.

Featuring: Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Dinosaur State Park | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Air Museum | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

RiverQuest, Haddam

May: Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and More

Beyond all the blooming flowers, May is a month full of celebrations. From Mother’s Day to Memorial Day and all of the graduation ceremonies in between, Connecticut is filled with fun ways to mark these special occasions and make memories that last a lifetime. See below for creative ideas that will keep you busy all month long.

Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Elbow Room | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Lime Rock Park | Mystic Seaport Museum | OnTheMarc | RiverQuest | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | West Street Grill

River Quest East Haddam

May: Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and More

Beyond all the blooming flowers, May is a month full of celebrations. From Mother’s Day to Memorial Day and all of the graduation ceremonies in between, Connecticut is filled with fun ways to mark these special occasions and make memories that last a lifetime. See below for creative ideas that will keep you busy all month long.  

Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Elbow Room | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Lime Rock Park | Mystic Seaport Museum | OnTheMarc | RiverQuest | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | West Street Grill

Follow the Clues

Follow the Clues - Scavenger Hunts in Connecticut

You can find special event scavenger hunts year round in Connecticut—some are tied to events and celebrations, others are just a unique way to discover a museum or attraction. They’re also perfect for school groups and a great team-building idea for businesses and organizations. Best of all, it’s a fun way to experience some of Connecticut’s best hidden treasures.

Featuring: Adventure Rooms | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Escape 101 | Escape New Haven | Forbidden Escape | Hill-Stead Museum | Mission Escape Games | Museum of Connecticut History | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | Panic Room | Pursue the Clues | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Team vs Time - Premier Room Escape | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Wigwam Escape | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

Connecticut Science Museum

Accessible Connecticut - Welcoming to All Abilities

Connecticut is filled with things to discover, from natural places to explore to cultural treasures to enjoy. And it’s important to our state that as many as possible of our hotels, attractions and experiences are open to as many visitors as possible. That’s why we’re working to reduce barriers and create new experiences designed to welcome visitors with disabilities, their families and friends.

Featuring: American Legion State Forest | Black Rock State Park | Bruce Museum | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | EverWonder Children's Museum | Greenwich Audubon Center | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Hartford Stage | Housatonic Meadows State Park | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | Kettletown State Park | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lake Waramaug State Park | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Air Museum | Rocky Neck State Park | Ski Sundown | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Discovery Museum & Planetarium | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Yale Repertory Theatre

Lyman Orchards, Middlefield

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

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38 Things to do in Connecticut this October

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

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Boardman House Inn | City of New Haven | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Dinosaur State Park | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Florence Griswold Museum | Forbidden Escape | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hopkins Inn | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Kent Falls State Park | Lyman Orchards | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mohegan Sun | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Salt Cave of Darien | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stamford Observatory | Strawberry Park Resort | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Barnum Museum | The Connecticut Pizza Trail | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Coventry | Town of Derby | Town of Lebanon | Town of Mystic | Town of New Milford | Town of Southington | Town of Westport | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Wilton | White Memorial Foundation | Wolf's Den Family Campground | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

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

Spa at Norwich Inn

Great Ways to Use Your Vacation Days

No time to take time off? If you’re one of the 41% of Americans who didn’t take a single vacation day in 2016, you’re not alone. Half of working Americans don't use all their paid-time off. No doubt, you’re busy. But if your job pays you for days off, why not use them — and use them well? Take a short jaunt to Connecticut for these physically and mentally refreshing ways to make the most of your days off. 

Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library | Bruce Museum | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Downtown Essex | Lyme Art Association | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Glass House | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Vanilla Bean Café | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Westbrook Outlets | White Flower Farm | Yale Center for British Art

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Cat Lovers' Connecticut

Traveling with dogs is a huge trend. But why should Fido get all the attention? What about those who want to travel with or otherwise celebrate cats during a getaway? Come to Connecticut! The state has perfect places for anyone traveling with Felix. Or, if Fluffy stays home, you can still get your feline fix at one of these great cat-celebrating attractions.

Featuring: Abbey's Lantern Hill Inn | Book Barn | City of Middletown | City of New Haven | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Green Acres B&B | Harbour Inne & Cottage | Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum | Mew Haven Cat Cafe | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Shubert Theatre | Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa | The Farmington Inn | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Study at Yale | Torrington History Museum | Town of Branford | Town of Cheshire | Town of East Haddam | Town of East Hartford | Town of Griswold | Town of Monroe | Town of Naugatuck | Town of New Milford | Town of Newington | Town of Waterford | Town of Westport | Town of Windsor | Town of Woodstock

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

What's Open Now: Family Fun

What's Open Now: Family Fun

Been cooped up with the kids and tired of all the screen time? It’s time to get back out and it feels so good. The summer sun is out and Connecticut’s got family fun galore! From sailing to zoo-going, there’s so much to discover right in your backyard – and the kids will love it too.

Featuring: Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Mystified Escape Rooms | PEZ Visitor Center | Poet's Lounge Charters | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Safari Golf | Slipaway River Tours

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

33 Things to Do in Connecticut This December

33 Things to Do in Connecticut This December

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in December? Even with all the COVID-19 safety restrictions, there is still so much to see and do — and you can be sure businesses are working hard to keep you safe. Whether you want something active or relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, historic or trendy, Connecticut's got you covered. Here are some highlights for December.

Featuring: Alice in the Village | Bantam Lake | Blue Ox Axe Throwing - Bridgeport | Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Farm | City of Bristol | City of New Haven | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Danbury Ice Arena | Delamar West Hartford | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Goodwin Park | Guilford Art Center | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lighthouse Point Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Lou's Christmas Tree Farm | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Olde Mistick Village | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Salt Cave of Darien | Shubert Theatre | Ski Sundown | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | The Shops at Farmington Valley | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Thrillz High Flying Adventure Park | Town of Chester | Town of Cornwall | Town of Essex | Town of Franklin | Town of Greenwich | Town of Guilford | Town of Hebron | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of New Milford | Town of Stonington | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Wickham Park | Wilton Historical Society | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Wood Memorial Library & Museum | Yurechko Tree Farm

Safe, Merry & Bright: The Holiday Season in 2020

Safe, Merry & Bright: The Holiday Season in 2020

Walkin’ in a winter wonderland may look different this year, but we can still make the holiday season memorable. While the state’s holiday guidance calls for smaller or even virtual gatherings, Connecticut has many new and creative ways to keep your holiday spirits up.

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Action Wildlife Foundation | Allen Hill Farm | Angevine Farm | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Bernard's + Sarah's Wine Bar | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Blue Back Square | Broken Arrow Nursery | Cafe on the Green | Castle Hill Farm | Cava Restaurant | Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Farm | City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of New London | City of Norwalk | City of Torrington | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Copper Beech Inn | Da Capo | Divine Treasures | Dzen Tree Farm | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Evergreen Acres Tree Farm | Fairview Tree Farm | Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Goodwin Park | Greiser's Coffee & Market | Griswold Inn | Hickory Ridge Tree Farm | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Jones Family Farms | La Trattoria | Madison Beach Hotel | Maple Hollow Christmas Tree Farm | Maple Row Farm | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Mill on the River | Miller Tree Farm | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mozzicato DePasquale Bakery & Pastry Shop | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Sift Bake Shop | Ski Sundown | Staehly Tree Farm & Winery | Tavern at Graybarns | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Shops at Yale | The Whaler's Inn | Town of Avon | Town of Greenwich | Town of Hebron | Town of Sherman | Town of Southington | Town of Washington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wilton | Town of Windsor | Toyota Oakdale Theatre | West Street Grill | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Wickham Park | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Winterberry Farm | elm Restaurant

Cut or Pick Your Own Christmas Tree & More in Fairfield County!

Cut or Pick Your Own Christmas Tree & More in Fairfield County!

Exactly when does that joyful holiday spirit really kick in? That’s easy ­– when you bring home the Christmas tree! So why not make a memorable day of it by visiting a local tree farm and cutting your own? Find out which species provide the perfect color, branch strength, needle retention and aroma for your home. Each farm adds their own special touches – like cider and hot chocolate, hayrides and visits from Santa. So, bundle up, grab the kids and Rex (on a leash) and rev up the holidays at a Connecticut Christmas Tree Farm. 

Featuring: Bartaco - Westport | Brick + Wood | Connecticut Audubon Society - H. Smith Richardson Tree Farm | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Courtyard by Marriott - Shelton | Fairview Tree Farm | Jones Family Farms | Maple Row Farm | Sabia Tree Farm | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stamford Suites Hotel | Town of Greenwich

Holiday Tidings - Christmas Fairfield County Style

Holiday Tidings - Christmas Fairfield County Style

Even during these challenging times, Fairfield County is brimming with safe holiday festivities and cheer for the whole family to enjoy!

Featuring: Carriage Barn Arts Center | City of Stamford | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Crowne Plaza Hotel Stamford | Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Hilton Garden Inn Norwalk | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | Town of Greenwich

Family Fun for All Four Seasons

Family Fun for All Four Seasons

No matter the season, Connecticut is your one-stop spot for family fun. Here you can enjoy the distinct seasons and take in spring flower festivals, make a summer splash at the beach or a water park, admire the fall foliage or find downhill thrills at a winter ski resort. Whether you've got young kids or a teen that's hard to please, Connecticut offers adventures, year-round.

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Andrews Homestead (1760) | Angevine Farm | Ashford Dairy Bar | BAR | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Blue Jay Orchards | Bohemian Pizza | Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream | Campbell Falls State Park Reserve | Capital Ice Cream | Cheney Homestead (c.1785) | City of Milford | City of New Britain | City of New Haven | City of Stamford | Colony Grill | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Crystal Lake | Devil's Hopyard State Park | Domenic's & Vinnie's - Southington | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Escape New Haven | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | EverWonder Children's Museum | Flamig Farm | Fort Stamford | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Giuffrida Park | Goodwin Park | Hidden Valley Preserve | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Hollister House Garden | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Johnny Appleseed's Farm | Lutz Children's Museum | Lyman Orchards | Mansfield Hollow State Park | MindBreak Escape Rooms | Modern Apizza | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mount Tom State Park | Mystic Aquarium | Mystified Escape Rooms | Nathan Hale Homestead (1776) | New England Air Museum | Niantic Children's Museum | Pachaug State Forest | Panic Room | Pizza Pete's | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Ray of Light Farm | Rogers Orchards Sunnymount Farm | Roseland Cottage Museum | Sally's Apizza | Sea Swirl of Mystic | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sky Zone - Norwalk | Sugar Factory American Brasserie | Tankerhoosen Valley - Vernon's Green Valley | The Children's Museum | The Dudley Farm Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Thorncrest Farm, LLC & Milk House Chocolates | Town of West Hartford | Tulmeadow Farm Store and Ice Cream Shop | University of Connecticut Animal Barns Self-Guided Tours | We-Li-Kit Farm | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Whittle's Willow Spring Farm | Wickham Park

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


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Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens

Make mom’s day

Overview: Mother’s Day is S​unday, M​ay 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 S​unday brunch to flower festivals to a river cruise!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-04-25

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Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Arethusa al tavolo | City of Hartford | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Elbow Room | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Firebox Restaurant | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Lime Rock Park | Mystic Seaport Museum | OnTheMarc | RiverQuest | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | The Corner Restaurant | Town of Mystic | Town of Wallingford | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | West Street Grill

CT Quiz

How Much Do You Know About Connecticut?

Overview: See how much you know about how much there is to do in Connecticut! Take our short quiz to find out. Then, share your email address to be entered for a chance to win one of 6 CTvisit Prize Packs! Filled with prizes from all around the state — like hotel stays, dining gift cards, attraction tickets and more — they’re everything you need for the ultimate Connecticut experience!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-07-01

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Featuring: City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of New Haven | Connecticut Wine Trail | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Gillette Castle State Park | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lighthouse Point Park | Mystic Aquarium | PEZ Visitor Center | The Barnum Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Salisbury | Weir Farm National Historic Site

Mark Twain House & Museum

HAUNTED HIJINKS

Overview: Ghosts, witches, graveyards … Take a look at Halloween happenings all around Connecticut—if you dare!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-10-18

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Featuring: Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | City of Bristol | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruise | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Flamig Farm | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Ray of Light Farm | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of East Hampton | Town of Kent | Town of Mystic | Town of Wallingford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wethersfield

Red Panda - Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

Enjoy At-Home Virtual Experiences

Overview: Connecticut’s world-class museums, historic sites, aquariums, entertainment venues and other tourism destinations across the state are temporarily closed in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean you can’t visit—virtually. We've gathered a list of popular attractions across Connecticut that have created special online experiences or projects to entertain, teach and engage you and your family while you stay safe at home. Watch live animals, take virtual tours, participate in learning activities, try virtual yoga classes and more!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-04-09

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Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Bradley Playhouse | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Waterbury | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Creative Arts Workshop | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Fairfield Theatre Company | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hartford Stage | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | Institute for American Indian Studies | Lyme Art Association | Mattatuck Museum | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Air Museum | Norfolk Chamber Music Festival | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | PEZ Visitor Center | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Shubert Theatre | Slater Memorial Museum | Stafford Motor Speedway | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Glass House | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Storyteller's Cottage | Town of Derby | Town of Greenwich | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Stonington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wadsworth Mansion | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Wilton Historical Society | Yale Center for British Art | Yale University Visitor Center

Come Play, SAFELY - Mystic Aquarium

Come Play, SAFELY

Overview: It’s so good to get back out! And Connecticut is ready for you. Attractions, restaurants and hotels have gone to great lengths to put safety first. Check out these videos that highlight some of the things we’ve been doing to keep you safe while you’re having fun.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-07-03

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Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Anchor Spa | Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Cava Restaurant | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Delamar Southport | EVEN Hotel Norwalk | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | La Fonda Bar Restaurante | Manor House Inn | Millwright's Restaurant | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Air Museum | Nomads Outdoor Adventure | Oak & Almond | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Silverman's Farm | Spicer Mansion | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | The Goodwin Hotel | The Study at Yale | The Whaler's Inn | West Street Grill

What's Now Open - Mystic Aquarium

What's Now Open

Overview: It's so good to get back out and reconnect to culture, especially when it comes to Connecticut's aquariums, museums, and more.  And these attractions are working hard with new protocols to enhance your fun and safety, too. From aircrafts to art, marine life to history, there's so much to explore.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-07-16

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Featuring: 116 Crown | Arrigoni Winery | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Breakwater | Charter Oak Brewing Company | Circle Hotel Fairfield | City of Waterbury | Connecticut River Valley Inn | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Cugino's Italian Restaurant | Fire at the Ridge | Flanders Fish Market & Restaurant | Gouveia Vineyards | Grano Arso | J Restaurant & Bar | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Madison Beach Hotel | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Marty's Cafe | Microtel Inn & Suites - Uncasville | Millwright's Restaurant | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | New England Air Museum | PEZ Visitor Center | Poet's Lounge Charters | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Preston Ridge Vineyard | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Safari Golf | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Slipaway River Tours | Stanton House Inn | Starbuck Inn | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Fitch House B&B | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Mattabesett Canoe Club | Two Roads Brewing Company | Urban Lodge Brewing | Villa Italia Ristorante & Bar | Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut

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!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-08-11

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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 Exploration & Discovery 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 | 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 | Nomads Outdoor Adventure | 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

Connecticut Building - Big E

Enjoy the Big E — without the fairgrounds!

Overview: This year’s Big E may be cancelled, but your Connecticut Building favorites are still on! We’ve created a brand-new Connecticut Building experience so you don’t have to be on the fairgrounds to savor the Big E’s best treats. 

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-09-11

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Featuring: American Clock & Watch Museum | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Bear's Smokehouse (New Haven) | Bear's Smokehouse (South Windsor) | Bear's Smokehouse (Windsor) | City of Bristol | City of New Haven | City of Torrington | Connecticut State Police Museum & Educational Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Florence Griswold Museum | Hartford Yard Goats | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | PEZ Visitor Center | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | Taylor Brooke Brewery | Taylor Brooke Winery | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Avon | Town of Berlin | Town of Brookfield | Town of Ellington | Town of Enfield | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Hartland | Town of Lebanon | Town of North Haven | Town of South Windsor | Town of Tolland | Town of Woodbury

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

Safe and Bright Holiday Season

Safe and Bright Holiday Season

Overview: The holidays may look different this year, but we can still enjoy Connecticut’s winter wonderland—safely, of course. While the state’s holiday guidance calls for smaller or even virtual gatherings, Connecticut has many ways to enjoy the season. From drive-through lights and socially distant Santa visits to tasty feasts and wintry thrills, here’s your guide to safely celebrating the holidays in 2020.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-12-11

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Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Action Wildlife Foundation | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Allen Hill Farm | Angevine Farm | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Bernard's + Sarah's Wine Bar | Black Hog Brewing Company | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Blue Back Square | Bridgewater Chocolate Factory & Factory Store - Brookfield | Broken Arrow Nursery | Cafe on the Green | Castle Hill Farm | Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Farm | City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of New London | City of Norwalk | City of Torrington | City of Waterbury | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Copper Beech Inn | Divine Treasures | Dzen Tree Farm | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Evergreen Acres Tree Farm | Fairview Tree Farm | Fascia's Chocolates | Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Goodwin Park | Griswold Inn | Hickory Ridge Tree Farm | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Jones Family Farms | Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts | Lighthouse Point Park | Madison Beach Hotel | Maple Hollow Christmas Tree Farm | Maple Row Farm | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Mill on the River | Miller Tree Farm | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mozzicato DePasquale Bakery & Pastry Shop | Munson's Chocolates | Mystic Knotwork | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Air Museum | Niantic Children's Museum | Old Saybrook Antiques Center | Olde Mistick Village | On Track Karting | Oyster Club | PEZ Visitor Center | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | RiverQuest | Saybrook Home | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Shubert Theatre | Sift Bake Shop | Ski Sundown | Skydive Danielson | SportsCenter of Connecticut | Staehly Tree Farm & Winery | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Taste of New Haven Tours | Tavern at Graybarns | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts | The Dutch Epicure Shop | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | The Shops at Farmington Valley | The Shops at Somerset Square | The Shops at Yale | The Spa at Litchfield Hills | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Whaler's Inn | Thompson Chocolate | Town of East Hampton | Town of Greenwich | Town of Hebron | Town of Litchfield | Town of Manchester | Town of Mystic | Town of New Canaan | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Sherman | Town of Southington | Town of Washington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wilton | Town of Woodbury | Toyota Oakdale Theatre | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | West Street Grill | Westbrook Outlets | White Memorial Foundation | Willoughby's Coffee and Tea | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Winterberry Farm | elm Restaurant


Recent Press

Connecticut Offers New and Unexpected Experiences This Summer

Blogarama

Online article highlighting multiple attractions and accommodations throughout Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-06-10

Featuring: Club Getaway | Connecticut Beer Tours | Connecticut Wine Trail | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Elm City Party Bike | Foxwoods Resort Casino | GrayBarns Inn | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Lavender Pond Farm | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Mattatuck Museum | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Seaport Museum | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | Spicer Mansion | The Connecticut Beer Trail | The Goodwin Hotel | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Spa at Norwich Inn

Things to do in Connecticut this Summer

Times Union: Travel Gal

Online article highlighting places to visit in Connecticut during the summer season.

Published Date: 2018-06-28

Featuring: Club Getaway | Connecticut Beer Tours | Connecticut Wine Trail | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Elm City Party Bike | Foxwoods Resort Casino | GrayBarns Inn | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Lavender Pond Farm | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Mattatuck Museum | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Seaport Museum | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Spicer Mansion | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Connecticut Beer Trail | The Goodwin Hotel | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Spa at Norwich Inn

50 things to do this weekend in Connecticut, July 6-8

Middletown Press

Online article that highlights many things to do throughout Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-07-05

Featuring: Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Bruce Museum | City of Norwalk | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Fairfield University Art Museum | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Gallery at Kent Art Association | Gallery at Still River Editions | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Greenwich Audubon Center | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Infinity Music Hall & Bistro (Norfolk) | Ivoryton Playhouse | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center | Knights of Columbus Museum | Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts | Loft Artists Association | Mohegan Sun | Musicals at Richter | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | The Irons | Xfinity Theatre

Our Favorite Day Trips in CT for Families

AAA Northeast

Online article highlighting family trips in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-10-27

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Audubon Sharon | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Dinosaur State Park | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Friends & Company | Hammonasset Beach State Park Campground | Meigs Point Nature Center | New Canaan Nature Center | Pond House Cafe | Rocky Neck State Park | The Discovery Museum & Planetarium | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Salisbury | Yale Marsh Botanical Garden

The 12 Places You Absolutely Must Visit In Connecticut This Spring

Only in Your State

Online article highlighting places you must visit this spring.

Published Date: 2019-04-03

Featuring: Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | City of Bridgeport | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Gillette Castle State Park | Gouveia Vineyards | Harry's Place | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Mystic Seaport Museum | Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge | Sherwood Island State Park | Wooster Square

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Mother's Day Fun

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-05-07

Featuring: City of New Haven | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Fields of Fire Adventure Park | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of Greenwich

Weekend Fun: Porch Jams, Butterflies, and Wing Dings; June 8-9

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlighting things to do during the weekend of June 8-9, 2019

Published Date: 2019-06-05

Featuring: Bruce Museum | City of Bridgeport | City of New London | City of Norwalk | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Mystic Seaport Museum | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Town of Cheshire | Town of Easton | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Newtown | Town of Southington

50 things to do this weekend, June 7, 8 and 9

Connecticut Post Online, Fairfield Citizen Online, Greater New Milford Spectrum, Greenwich Time Online, Middletown Press Online, New Canaan News Online, New-Times Online, Register Citizen Online, Westport News Online

Online article highlighting things to do during the Weekend of June 7-9.

Published Date: 2019-06-06

Featuring: Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

50 things to do this weekend, June 7, 8 and 9

The Advocate, Darien News - Online, New Haven Register Online

Online article highlighting things to do and places to see during the June 7-9.

Published Date: 2019-06-07

Featuring: Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

50 things to do this weekend, June 7, 8 and 9

New Canaan News Online

Online articles highlighting places to visit around Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-06-09

Featuring: Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

#CTbucketlist: Fun spots that are accessible to all

WTIC-FM Online

Online article highlighting multiple attractions and parks throughout the state of Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-06-16

Featuring: American Legion State Forest | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Black Rock State Park | Bruce Museum | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Devil's Hopyard State Park | Earthplace, The Nature Discovery & Environmental Learning Center | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Greenwich Audubon Center | Haddam Meadows State Park | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Hartford Yard Goats | Housatonic Meadows State Park | Kettletown State Park | Lake Waramaug State Park | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Bees | Rocky Neck State Park | Sherwood Island State Park | Silver Sands State Park | Squantz Pond State Park | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Fourth of July

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-07-02

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Mystic Seaport Museum | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

50 Fun Things to Do This Fall in Connecticut

Mommy Poppins

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

Published Date: 2019-09-02

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

Best Halloween Events and Activities for Connecticut Kids

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlighting Halloween activities for kids in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-09-23

Featuring: Boothe Memorial Park & Museum | City of Milford | City of New London | City of Waterbury | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Discovery Depot at Nature's Art Village | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Fairview Tree Farm | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lyman Orchards | Mystic Aquarium | New Canaan Nature Center | Norwalk Historical Society | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of Darien | Town of East Hampton | Town of Fairfield | Town of Griswold | Town of Guilford | Town of New Milford | Town of Putnam | Town of Ridgefield | Town of South Windsor | Town of Trumbull | Town of West Hartford

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Cider

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-11-05

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | New England Cider Company | Ski Sundown | Spoke + Spy Ciderworks | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

52 Awesome Santa Activities for Kids in Connecticut

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlight Santa events happening throughout Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-11-12

Featuring: Bushnell Park | City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of Meriden | City of Middletown | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Stamford | City of Waterbury | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Fairview Tree Farm | Flamig Farm | Greenwich Historical Society | Holcomb Farm | Lake Compounce Theme Park | New Canaan Nature Center | Pond House Cafe | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Saint Clements Castle | Stew Leonard's Newington | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Shops at Yale | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Branford | Town of Deep River | Town of East Lyme | Town of Greenwich | Town of Haddam | Town of Mystic | Town of New Canaan | Town of Newtown | Town of Putnam | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Simsbury | Town of South Windsor | Town of Thomaston | Town of Weston | Visit Collinsville | Water's Edge Resort & Spa

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: National Take A Hike Day

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-11-12

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Giuffrida Park | Mattabesett Blue Trail | Ski Sundown | The Last Green Valley | Town of Kent | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Fall/Winter Farmers Markets

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-11-19

Featuring: City of New Haven | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Ski Sundown | Town of Coventry | Town of Mansfield | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Thanksgiving/Local Shopping

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-11-26

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Ski Sundown | The Shops at Yale | Town of East Lyme | Town of Kent | Town of Stratford | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Holiday Lights

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-12-03

Featuring: ANTIQ'S LLC | City of Hartford | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Goodwin Park | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Mystic Aquarium | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Historic Homes for the Holidays

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-12-10

Featuring: ANTIQ'S LLC | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Deacon John Graves House (c.1685) | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Osborne Homestead Museum | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

55 Things to Do with Kids This Winter in Connecticut

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlighting activities to do with Kids this winter in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-12-16

Featuring: Bushnell Park | Central Rock Gym | Chelsea Piers Connecticut | City of Hartford | Connecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Dinosaur State Park | Downtown Cabaret Theatre | Eli Whitney Museum | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | Institute for American Indian Studies | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Aquarium | New Canaan Nature Center | New England Carousel Museum | Nomads Adventure Quest | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | RiverQuest | Ski Sundown | Stone Age Rock Gym | The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Kent | Town of Mystic | Town of Newington | Town of Plainville | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Yale University Art Gallery

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

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-12-17

Featuring: ANTIQ'S LLC | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of Somers | Wickham Park

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Indoor Fun

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2020-01-07

Featuring: Blue Ox Axe Throwing - Bridgeport | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | Town of Stratford | Urban Air Adventure Park

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Connecticut Winter Wine Trail

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2020-01-14

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Gouveia Vineyards | Haight-Brown Vineyard | Maugle Sierra Vineyards & Winery | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Town of Stratford

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Outdoor Fun/Events

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2020-01-21

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Connecticut's Old State House | Elm City Social | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Town of Stratford | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: National Plan for Vacation Day

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2020-01-28

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Goodwin Park | Graduate New Haven | Manor House Inn | Spicer Mansion | The Blake Hotel | Town of Stratford

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Maple Sugar Season

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2020-03-03

Featuring: Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center | Bridgeport Holiday Inn & Conference Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | The Brewery at Maple View Farm | Town of Ridgefield

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Women's History Month

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2020-03-10

Featuring: Bridgeport Holiday Inn & Conference Center | Connecticut Women's Heritage Trail | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Florence Griswold Museum | Greenwich Historical Society | Hill-Stead Museum | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center | Town of Ridgefield | Windham Textile and History Museum

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Spring Outdoor Adventures

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2020-03-17

Featuring: Bridgeport Holiday Inn & Conference Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Enders State Forest | Mattabesett Blue Trail | Town of Falls Village (Canaan) | Town of Ridgefield

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Virtual Experiences I

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2020-03-24

Featuring: Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

At Home In CT: Visit CT Virtually (4/5/20)

WTIC-AM

Radio program highlighting virtual tours that are available on CTvisit.com

Published Date: 2020-04-05

Featuring: Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Copper Beech Inn | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Florence Griswold Museum | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Mattatuck Museum | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mystic Aquarium | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | Slater Memorial Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Greenwich | Wadsworth Mansion | Yale Center for British Art

Connecticut culture refuses to be shuttered

Waterbury Republican-American Online

Online article highlighting the cultural offerings in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2020-04-06

Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | EverWonder Children's Museum | Mattatuck Museum | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Slater Memorial Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Greenwich | Yale Center for British Art

From art to penguins: Take virtual trips around the state

Bulletin Online

Online article highlighting virtual trips around Connecticut.

Published Date: 2020-04-07

Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mystic Aquarium | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | Slater Memorial Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Greenwich | Wadsworth Mansion

Art to penguins: Take a virtual trip; Residents can visit the Slater Memorial Museum or Beardsley Zoo through technology

The Bulletin

Print article on visiting Connecticut attraction virtually.

Published Date: 2020-04-07

Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mystic Aquarium | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | Slater Memorial Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Greenwich | Town of West Hartford | Wadsworth Mansion

Residents can visit the Slater Memorial Museum or Beardsley Zoo through technology

The Bulletin

Print article on virtually visiting Connecticut attractions.

Published Date: 2020-04-08

Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mystic Aquarium | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | Slater Memorial Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Greenwich | Town of West Hartford | Wadsworth Mansion

Explore Connecticut From Home

Newtown Bee Online

Online article hon how to explore Connecticut virtually.

Published Date: 2020-04-09

Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Mattatuck Museum | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | Slater Memorial Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Greenwich | Town of West Hartford | Wadsworth Mansion | Yale Center for British Art

Guide: Virtually enjoy CT's museums and cultural attractions

Connecticut Post Online, Laredo Morning Times Online, New Haven Register Online, The Register Citizen Online, Middletown Press Online

Online article highlighting virtual visits to museums and cultural attractions.

Published Date: 2020-04-10

Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Fairfield Theatre Company | Mattatuck Museum | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | PEZ Visitor Center | The Glass House | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Greenwich | Town of West Hartford | Wadsworth Mansion | Yale Center for British Art

Online presentations in arts, entertainment in CT this coming week

New Haven Register Online

Online article highlighting online presentations happening the week of April 10th.

Published Date: 2020-04-10

Featuring: Artspace | City of New Haven | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Florence Griswold Museum | General David Humphreys House (c.1698) | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Ireland's Great Hunger Museum | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mattatuck Museum | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Quick Center for the Arts | Spectrum Art Gallery | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Derby | Town of Madison | Town of Woodbridge | Wadsworth Mansion | Yale University Art Gallery

At Home In CT: CT Tourism Impact From COVID-19 ( 4/12/20)

WTIC-AM

Radio spot highlighting Connecticut attractions.

Published Date: 2020-04-12

Featuring: Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut tourism is going online, ‘Virtual Art Trail’ available as way to adapt to pandemic

WTNH-TV Online (News 8), WTNH-TV

Television spot and online article highlighting Connecticut's "Virtual Art Trail".

Published Date: 2020-04-21

Featuring: Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Mystic Aquarium

Across Connecticut Destinations Offering Virtual Tours

Town Times, TownTimes Online

Print and online article highlighting virtual tours in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2020-04-23

Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Mattatuck Museum | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | Slater Memorial Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Greenwich | Town of West Hartford | Wadsworth Mansion | Yale Center for British Art

Watch Red Pandas And Spider Monkeys In Real-Time With This Livestream From Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

Only in Your State

Online article highlighting real time cam's from Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo.

Published Date: 2020-04-25

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Mystic Aquarium

CT LIVE!: Conn. Virtual Tours

WVIT-TV Online

Online article highlighting virtual tours in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2020-04-29

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Mystic Aquarium | PEZ Visitor Center | The Mark Twain House & Museum

Watch Red Pandas And Spider Monkeys In Real-Time With This Livestream From Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

Only in Your State

Online article highlighting virtual attractions in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2020-04-25

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Mystic Aquarium

Virtual tours in Connecticut and a new bikeway in Maine; Travel news you can use

The Boston Globe

Print article attractions in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2020-05-10

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Mystic Aquarium | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Yale Center for British Art

Outdoor museums in Connecticut like Mystic Seaport can reopen May 20, but Beardsley Zoo eyes a later date

Hartford Courant, Hartford Courant Online

Print and online article highlighting Connecticut attractions that are opening on May 20th.

Published Date: 2020-05-13

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Mystic Seaport Museum

Virtual tours in Connecticut and a new bikeway in Maine

Boston Globe Online

Online article highlighting virtual tours/attractions in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2020-05-13

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Mystic Aquarium | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Yale Center for British Art

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Phase 1 Reopening Part II

WRCH-FM

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

Published Date: 2020-05-26

Featuring: Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Max's Oyster Bar | Mystic Aquarium

Stay & Play

Connecticut Post, Darien Times, Fairfield Citizen, Greenwich Times, The Hour, Middletown Press, New Canaan Advertiser, New Haven Register, News Times, Register Citizen, Ridgefield Press, Shoreline Times, Stamford Advocate, West Hartford News, 3 others

Digital publication (flip book), highlighting places to stay and play in Connecticut during the summer season.

Published Date: 2020-06-01

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Antiques on the Farmington | Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | City of Milford | City of Norwalk | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Dinosaur State Park | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Fairfield County Antique & Design Center | Mine Hill Preserve/Roxbury Land Trust | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Air Museum | Sleeping Giant State Park | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stratford Antique Center | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Shops at Marlborough Barn

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

Star turns for Bridgeport, New Haven, Norwalk in tourism campaign

Connecticut Post, New Haven Register, New-Times Online, Stamford Advocate Online, Darien Times, The Hour Online, Middletown Press Online, New Canaan Advertiser Online

Online article highlighting places that are being highlighted in the Connecticut Tourism summer campaign.

Published Date: 2020-07-02

Featuring: Anchor Spa | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Delamar Southport | EVEN Hotel Norwalk | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Mohegan Sun | Oak & Almond | Silverman's Farm | The Study at Yale | West Street Grill

Connecticut Offers Virtual Big E Experience

WVIT-TV Online

Online article highlighting the Connecticut Office of Tourism giving a virtual experience of the vendors who would have been at the Connecticut Building at the Big E in 2020.

Published Date: 2020-09-17

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Florence Griswold Museum | Little Taste of Texas | Mohegan Sun | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Enfield | Town of Newtown

The Big E goes virtual this year

WFSB-TV Online

Online article highlighting the Connecticut Office of Tourism giving a virtual experience of the vendors who would have been at the Connecticut Building at the Big E in 2020.

Published Date: 2020-09-17

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Florence Griswold Museum | Little Taste of Texas | Mohegan Sun | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Enfield | Town of Newtown

You can now visit the Big E Connecticut building virtually

WTNH-TV, WTHN-TV Online

Online article highlighting the Connecticut Office of Tourism giving a virtual experience of the vendors who would have been at the Connecticut Building at the Big E in 2020.

Published Date: 2020-09-17

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Florence Griswold Museum | Little Taste of Texas | Mohegan Sun | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Enfield | Town of Newtown

Connecticut Building at the Big E goes virtual

Hartford Courant Community

Online article highlighting the Connecticut Office of Tourism giving a virtual experience of the vendors who would have been at the Connecticut Building at the Big E in 2020.

Published Date: 2020-09-18

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Florence Griswold Museum | Little Taste of Texas | Mohegan Sun | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Enfield | Town of Newtown

The Big E’s Connecticut Building Offers Virtual Shopping

i95rock.com

Online article highlighting the Connecticut Office of Tourism giving a virtual experience of the vendors who would have been at the Connecticut Building at the Big E in 2020.

Published Date: 2020-09-21

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Florence Griswold Museum | Little Taste of Texas | Mohegan Sun | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Enfield | Town of Newtown

The Big E’s Connecticut Building Offers Virtual Shopping

Kicks105.5.com

Online article highlighting the Connecticut Office of Tourism giving a virtual experience of the vendors who would have been at the Connecticut Building at the Big E in 2020.

Published Date: 2020-09-21

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Mohegan Sun | Town of Newtown

Connecticut Building at Big E Goes Virtual

Prime Publishers Inc. Online

Online article highlighting virtual visits to the vendors of the Connecticut Building at the Big E.

Published Date: 2020-10-01

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Florence Griswold Museum | Little Taste of Texas | Mohegan Sun | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Enfield | Town of Newtown

Safely celebrating the holiday season in Connecticut

Hartford Courant Community

Online article highlighting safe ways to celebrate the holiday season.

Published Date: 2020-12-04

Featuring: Cava Restaurant | City of New London | City of Torrington | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Delamar West Hartford | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Florence Griswold Museum | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Goodwin Park | Hartford Stage | Hill-Stead Museum | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Lighthouse Point Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Millwright's Restaurant | Music Theatre of Connecticut | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Palace Theater | SoNo Collection | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | The Whaler's Inn | Town of Greenwich | Town of West Hartford | Toyota Oakdale Theatre | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | West Street Grill

The Winter Connecticut Bucket List is back!

WTIC-TV, WTIC-TV Online

Online article highlighting spot to put on your Connecticut Winter Bucket List!

Published Date: 2020-12-14

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Toyota Oakdale Theatre | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: National Plan for Vacation Day

WRCH-FM

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

Published Date: 2021-01-26

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Florence Griswold Museum | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Mystic Aquarium | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Blake Hotel | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art


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Featuring: Argia Mystic Cruises | Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Chamard Vineyards | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Farmington Canal Linear Park | Farmington River Tubing | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Hartford Stage | Hopkins Inn | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Kent Falls State Park | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lake of Isles Golf Course | Lime Rock Park | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Rocky Neck State Park | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Silverman's Farm | Ski Sundown | Sleeping Giant State Park | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Glass House | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Chester | West Cornwall Covered Bridge | Westport Country Playhouse | Yale University Art Gallery | Yale University Visitor Center

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Featuring: Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Argia Mystic Cruises | Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Farmington River Tubing | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Mystic Aquarium | New England Air Museum | Odetah Camping Resort

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Featuring: Bantam Lake | Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Lyman Orchards | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Nomads Outdoor Adventure | Silverman's Farm

So Good To See You Connecticut: Fall fun. All in Connectiut

Featuring: Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Lyman Orchards | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Nomads Outdoor Adventure | Silverman's Farm | The Glass House

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