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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 | Buttermilk Lane Farm | 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 | Halfinger Farms | Hill-Stead Museum | Housatonic Anglers | 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 Ridgefield | University of Connecticut Animal Barns Self-Guided Tours | Westmoor Park

Inn at Longshore

6 Winter Wonderland Destinations in Connecticut

When Connecticut is covered in sparkling snow, some folks can’t wait to bundle up and head outdoors. But what if you’re the hibernating type? Here are six destinations sure to coax you out of your home—both frosty activities worth pulling on boots for as well as toasty comforts that will erase winter from your mind.

Featuring: Allegra Farm & Horse-Drawn Carriage & Sleigh Rides | Arethusa al tavolo | Ascot's at The Norwich Inn | Bar Bouchée | City of Middletown | City of Norwich | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Downtown Storrs | Earthplace, The Nature Discovery & Environmental Learning Center | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Harp & Dragon Pub | Housatonic Trading Company | Inn at Middletown | Interlaken Inn, Resort & Conference Center | La Plage | Litchfield Distillery | Madison Beach Hotel | Mayflower Inn & Spa | MoCA Westport | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | R.J. Julia Booksellers | RiverQuest | RoseGarden Ice Arena | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Terrain Garden Cafe | The Inn at Longshore | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Spa at Norwich Inn | These Guys Brewing Company | Town of Litchfield | Town of Madison | Town of Westport | Town of Woodstock | Tschudin Chocolates & Confections | Uncas Leap | White Memorial Foundation

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 | Earthplace, The Nature Discovery & Environmental Learning Center | EverWonder Children's Museum | Greenwich Audubon Center | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Hartford Stage | Housatonic Meadows State Park | 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 | New England Science & Sailing | 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 | Town of Old Lyme | Town of Ridgefield | Yale Repertory Theatre

Top Hiking Trails in Fairfield County

Top Hiking Trails in Fairfield County

It’s hard to find a silver lining in the COVID-19 cloud; but if there is one, it’s that Connecticut residents, as well as out-of-state visitors young, old and in-between, have ventured into the great outdoors in search of fresh air and exercise as they take in our state’s rejuvenating natural wonders. Walkers, joggers, hikers, bikers – and their furry companions – have discovered the vast number of parks, forests, and trails in Fairfield County (most of which are accessible at no charge and pet-friendly), with each one offering its own unique and memorable features. Whether you are a novice or seasoned hiker or nature lover, Fairfield County has parks, preserves, and open spaces for everyone, with more than 235 miles of hiking trails.

Featuring: Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield | Cranbury Park & Gallaher Estate | Earthplace, The Nature Discovery & Environmental Learning Center | Lucius Pond Ordway/Devil's Den Preserve | Mianus River State Park | New Canaan Nature Center | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of New Canaan | Town of Weston | Town of Westport | Trout Brook Valley State Park Reserve


Email Marketing

In Full Bloom

In full bloom

Overview: Spring in Connecticut is in full force, with gardens, fields and farms bursting with new life! Here are a few places to take in the season at its most colorful.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-05-15

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Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Belknap Preserve | Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Brignole Vineyards | Buttermilk Lane Farm | Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream | Chamard Vineyards | City of Bridgeport | City of New Britain | City of New Haven | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Audubon Society Deer Pond Farm | Connecticut College Arboretum | Connecticut Wine Trail | Cricket Hill Garden | Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Delamar Southport | Denison Homestead Museum - Pequotsepos Manor (1717) | Earthplace, The Nature Discovery & Environmental Learning Center | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Flamig Farm | Florence Griswold Museum | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | G Spa at Foxwoods | Gilbertie's Herb Gardens | Gillette Castle State Park | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Harkness Memorial State Park | Hill-Stead Museum | Hollister House Garden | Housatonic Anglers | Housatonic Museum of Art | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Lavender Pond Farm | Little Pub Fairfield | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Mayflower Inn & Spa | McLean Game Refuge | Meigs Point Nature Center | Middlebank II | Mine Hill Preserve/Roxbury Land Trust | Mountain Meadow Outfitters and Charters | Mystic Aquarium | Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge | Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale | Osborne Homestead Museum | Palmer Arboretum | Roseland Cottage Museum | Rum Runner | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Scoot & Paddle | Seaside Park | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Taylor Brooke Winery | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Town of Fairfield | Town of New Canaan | Town of Ridgefield | University of Connecticut Animal Barns Self-Guided Tours | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | Weir Farm National Historic Site | Westmoor Park | White Flower Farm | Wickham Park | Winvian Farm | Yale Marsh Botanical Garden

Winter Wonderland - Sleigh Ride

Winter Weekend Wolderland

Overview: Prepare for a blizzard of fun, outdoors or in, all over Connecticut. Here are 30+ activities for the coolest January ever.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-01-08

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Featuring: American Museum of Tort Law | Arethusa al tavolo | Ascot's at The Norwich Inn | Bar Bouchée | Blue Ox Axe Throwing - Bridgeport | Bridgeport Islanders | Chelsea Piers Connecticut | Chestnut Street Playhouse | City of Hartford | City of Norwich | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Wine Trail | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Discovery Depot at Nature's Art Village | Earthplace, The Nature Discovery & Environmental Learning Center | Florence Griswold Museum | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Gay City State Park | Guided Flyfishing Trips-Housatonic River Outfitters | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Hartford Stage | Hartford Wolfpack | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Infinity Bistro (Hartford) | Infinity Bistro (Norfolk) | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Inn at Middletown | James L. Goodwin State Forest | Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Madison Beach Hotel | Meadowbrook Estate and Mansion | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohawk State Forest | Mohegan Sun | Monza World Class Karting at Foxwoods | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Aquarium | New Britain Museum of American Art | New Canaan Museum & Historical Society | New England Air Museum | Nomads Adventure Quest | OnTheMarc | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Playhouse on Park | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Prime Climb Mountain Fun | R.J. Julia Booksellers | RiverQuest | RoseGarden Ice Arena | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Ski Sundown | Spark VR | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Connecticut Beer Trail | The Inn at Longshore | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Litchfield Inn | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Storyteller's Cottage | The Whaler's Inn | Town of Litchfield | Town of Madison | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Salisbury | Town of Westport | Tschudin Chocolates & Confections | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wadsworth Mansion | Weir Farm National Historic Site | Westport Country Playhouse | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Wilton Historical Society | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Winter Weekend Wolderland | Xperiment Virtual Reality | Yale University Art Gallery

Plan a Merry December

Plan a Merry December

Overview: December is here — let's make this last month of the year count. From snowy escapes and sleigh rides to winter markets, menorah lightings, craft distilleries, and more, here's how to enjoy every moment of December in Connecticut.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2021-12-01

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Featuring: Adventure Rooms | Alice in the Village | Allegra Farm & Horse-Drawn Carriage & Sleigh Rides | American Clock & Watch Museum | Angevine Farm | Arethusa al tavolo | Ascot's at The Norwich Inn | Bantam Lake | Bar Bouchée | Blue Ox Axe Throwing - Bridgeport | Bulls Bridge | Cava Restaurant | Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Farm | City of Hartford | City of Meriden | City of Middletown | City of New Haven | City of Stamford | City of Torrington | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Cornwall Bridge Pottery | Danbury Ice Arena | Danbury Railway Museum | Delamar West Hartford | Dockside Brewery & Waterfront Biergarten | Downtown Storrs | Earthplace, The Nature Discovery & Environmental Learning Center | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Falls Village Inn | Florence Griswold Museum | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Gilbertie's Herb Gardens | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Goodwin Park | GrayBarns Inn | Griswold Inn | Guilford Art Center | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Harp & Dragon Pub | Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater | Hartford Stage | Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre | Homestead Inn | Homestead Inn - Thomas Henkelmann Restaurant | Housatonic Trading Company | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | International Skating Center of Connecticut | La Plage | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lake Waramaug State Park | Libby's Italian Pastry Shop | Lighthouse Point Park | Litchfield Distillery | Little House Brewing Company | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Lou's Christmas Tree Farm | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Madison Beach Hotel | Mayflower Inn & Spa | MoCA Westport | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohegan Sun | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | New Haven Green | Northford Ice Pavilion | Olde Mistick Village | Palace Theater | Pattaconk 1850 Bar & Grille | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field | R.J. Julia Booksellers | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | RiverQuest | RoseGarden Ice Arena | Salt Cave of Darien | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Sherman Playhouse | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Shubert Theatre | Ski Sundown | Stanley-Whitman House | Terrain Garden Cafe | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts | The Inn at Longshore | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Litchfield Inn | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | The Shops at Farmington Valley | The Shops at Yale | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Village Restaurant | TheaterWorks | These Guys Brewing Company | Thompson Chocolate | Thrillz High Flying Adventure Park | Town of Barkhamsted | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Chester | Town of Cornwall | Town of East Lyme | Town of Essex | Town of Greenwich | Town of Guilford | Town of Hebron | Town of Litchfield | Town of Madison | Town of Mystic | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Putnam | Town of Westbrook | Town of Westport | Town of Windsor | Town of Woodstock | Toyota Oakdale Theatre | Trumbull Nature & Arts Center | Tschudin Chocolates & Confections | Uncas Leap | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Warner Theatre | West Cornwall Covered Bridge | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | White Memorial Foundation | Wickham Park | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Yurechko Tree Farm


Recent Press

#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