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For some city dwellers, winter may be the least popular season, but in Connecticut, we’ll show you why it’s our favorite. From tubing, skiing and even searching for the perfect Christmas tree, this short bucket list is packed with everything you need for outdoor adventures and indoor fun from December to March.
Featuring: Bantam Lake | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Fabyan Sugar Shack | Flanders Nature Center/Land Trust | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn | Gay City State Park | Hydeville Sugar Shack | Lamothe's Sugar House | Lucius Pond Ordway/Devil's Den Preserve | Miller Tree Farm | Millwright's Restaurant | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mount Southington Ski Area | Oyster Club | Pell Farm | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Project Oceanology | Restaurant at Rowayton Seafood | Sedona Taphouse | Ski Sundown | The Charcoal Chef | Union League Café | White Horse Country Pub | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Windswept Tree Farm | Yurechko Tree Farm
Love is in the air! And thanks to our CT Ambassadors from UnlockingConnecticut.com, we’ve got a few amazing ways to woo your loved one this Valentine’s Day. From intimate stays to restaurants with a romantic ambiance—below are a few Valentine’s Day suggestions and insider tips. Hurry! Things book up fast!
Featuring: Cava Restaurant | Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Manor House Inn | Millwright's Restaurant | Ridgefield Playhouse | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | The Homestead Madison | The Simsbury Inn | l'escale
One of Connecticut’s great autumn pleasures is cozying up to a fire while enjoying cocktails or a meal, or both. Luckily, there are dozens and dozens of fireside dining options in the state. Some of the hearths are located in country pubs, some in shoreline inns, and many can be found in fine-dining establishments – so make your choice and toast the cold days and nights from your comfortable perch.
Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Cava Restaurant | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn | Griswold Inn | Homestead Inn - Thomas Henkelmann Restaurant | Millwright's Restaurant | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Tavern on Main | The Goose American Bistro & Bar | Town of Washington | Town of Woodbury | Union League Café | White Horse Country Pub
It is always a pleasure to drive through the Connecticut countryside on a glorious afternoon in any season, but you can really up the ante with a leisurely lunch or dinner with a view. Here are some restaurants where you can seek and find the season’s best light.
Featuring: Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn | Gelston House | Hopkins Inn Restaurant | Madison Beach Hotel | Mediterraneo of Norwalk | Millwright's Restaurant | Pearl at Longshore | Rocks 21 | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | The Blue Oar | The Inn at Woodstock Hill
Connecticut has a long-standing reputation for fine dining, as well as a strong farming heritage. Many of the restaurants here have depended upon locally grown foods and products for generations — long before there was a “farm-to-table movement.” Today, we’re proud of the many chefs and culinary professionals who build their innovative menus around sustainable, local ingredients, and we’re honored to have so many of the farmers, fishermen and other producers continue to bring the freshest, finest product to our tables.
Featuring: Arethusa al tavolo | Bailey's Backyard | Cafémantic | Cavey's Restaurant | Dinners at the Farm | Firebox Restaurant | Heirloom at the Study | Millwright's Restaurant | Miya's Sushi | Oyster Club | River Tavern | Sugar & Olives | Tavern on Main | The North House | Town of Greenwich | Town of Newington | Town of Trumbull | Town of Wilton | Winvian Farm | ZINC Restaurant
Thanksgiving is about coming together with family or friends. And in Connecticut, we’ve got all kinds of ways to make the holiday even more special, from farm-raised foods to community events, to honoring Native American traditions. Here are a few ideas for celebrating Thanksgiving in Connecticut.
Featuring: Artisan Restaurant, Tavern & Garden | Avon Old Farms Hotel | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | City of Stamford | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | Connecticut Wine Trail | Copper Beech Inn | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Fife 'n Drum Restaurant & Inn | Fire at the Ridge | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn | Gozzi's Turkey Farm | Griswold Inn | Holmberg Orchards & Winery | Hopkins Inn Restaurant | J House Greenwich | Maple Bank Farm | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mill on the River | Millwright's Restaurant | Mystic Seaport Museum | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Silverman's Farm | The Simsbury Inn | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Todd English's Tuscany | Town of Greenwich | Town of Manchester | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | elm Restaurant
In this age of televised cooking shows, restaurant-related reality shows and celebrity-chef-run restaurants, Connecticut is right in the mix. From one end of the state to the other, diners can find restaurants run by well-known and well-loved chefs, from big deals to burger joints. Here are just a few suggestions for a truly star-powered dining experience.
Featuring: Baldanza - Natural Market Cafe | Bobby Flay's Bar Americain | Carlo's Bakery Mohegan Sun | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Jasper White's Summer Shack | Millwright's Restaurant | Miya's Sushi | Shake Shack - New Haven | The National | Todd English's Tuscany
Ever dined in a jailhouse? (As a visitor, of course.) How about brunching in a fire station? Booking a fine dinner in an old schoolhouse? You can in Connecticut. Foodies can indulge themselves at an historic mill, a post office, even a gas station. Inventive restauranteurs have transformed all sorts of landmark venues into showcases for fine food, whether it’s a brick-oven pizza, fresh seafood, farm-to-table fare, or a classic hamburger (We invented it!). Next time you dine out, just look at the amazing places you can dine in:
Featuring: Crown & Hammer Restaurant & Pub | Engine Room | Foundry Kitchen & Tavern | Millwright's Restaurant | Ordinary | Plan B Burger Bar (Simsbury) | Present Company | Schoolhouse at Cannondale | Tavern at Graybarns | The Courthouse Bar & Grille | The Stand | Town of Litchfield | Town of Naugatuck | Town of Wallingford | Town of Westport | Union Street Tavern | Willimantic Brewing Company
Overview: A big Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings is one of those time-honored American traditions. These days, you don’t have to try to do it all yourself, with dozens of great Connecticut restaurants offering Thanksgiving Day seatings to fit your style, from buffet to gourmet.
Featuring: Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | Connecticut Wine Trail | Copper Beech Inn | Delamar Southport | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Fife 'n Drum Restaurant & Inn | Fire at the Ridge | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn | Gozzi's Turkey Farm | Griswold Inn | Holmberg Orchards & Winery | Hopkins Inn | J House Greenwich | Madison Beach Hotel | Maple Bank Farm | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mill on the River | Millwright's Restaurant | Mystic Seaport Museum | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Silverman's Farm | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Todd English's Tuscany | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | elm Restaurant
Overview: Valentine’s Day is almost here, and if you’ve still got plans to make, we’ve got a few romantic and unique suggestions for celebrating in Connecticut.
Featuring: Ballo Italian | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Bobby Flay's Bar Americain | Brignole Vineyards | Castle Hill Chocolate | Cava Restaurant | City Steam Brewery Cafe | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Divine Treasures | Fascia's Chocolates | Firehouse 12 | Foxwoods Resort Casino | G Spa at Foxwoods | Gouveia Vineyards | GrayBarns Inn | Griswold Inn | Infinity Music Hall & Bistro (Norfolk) | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Interlaken Inn, Resort & Conference Center | Lake of Isles Golf Course | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Manor House Inn | Maugle Sierra Vineyards & Winery | Michael Jordan's Steak House | Millwright's Restaurant | Miranda Vineyard | Mohegan Sun | Ridgefield Playhouse | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Sift Bake Shop | Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods | The Homestead Madison | The Scorpion Bar | Thorncrest Farm, LLC & Milk House Chocolates | Vista Lounge | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | l'escale
Overview: Make this year’s gathering even more special, or maybe start a new tradition. Check out these ideas for doing Thanksgiving Connecticut-style.