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Mystic Seaport, Mystic - The Glass House, New Canaan

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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: Mystic Seaport Museum | The Glass House


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Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Curating Art, History and Fun at Connecticut’s Museums

Connecticut is home to hundreds of museums and historic sites, showcasing everything from classical to contemporary artwork, ancient to modern history, dinosaurs to space exploration —and everything in between.

Featuring: American Clock & Watch Museum | American Museum of Tort Law | Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | Boothe Memorial Park & Museum | Bruce Museum | Connecticut Air & Space Museum | Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut Children's Museum | Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum | Connecticut Freedom Trail | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut State Museum of Natural History & Connecticut Archaeology Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut Women's Heritage Trail | Connecticut's Old State House | Custom House Maritime Museum | Danbury Railway Museum | Eli Whitney Museum | Eric Sloane Museum and Kent Furnace | EverWonder Children's Museum | Florence Griswold Museum | Genius Museum at Nature's Art Village | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Hill-Stead Museum | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Housatonic Museum of Art | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | Institute for American Indian Studies | Ireland's Great Hunger Museum | Kidcity Children's Museum | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Knights of Columbus Museum | Lutz Children's Museum | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mattatuck Museum | Museum of Connecticut History | Mystic Seaport Museum | National Helicopter Museum, Inc. | New Britain Museum of American Art | New England Air Museum | New England Carousel Museum | New England Civil War Museum | New England Motorcycle Museum | New Haven Museum | Niantic Children's Museum | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | PEZ Visitor Center | Prudence Crandall Museum | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Slater Memorial Museum | SoNo Switch Tower Museum | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Barnum Museum | The Children's Museum | The Discovery Museum & Planetarium | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Vintage Hi Fi Museum | Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | William Benton Museum of Art | Windham Textile and History Museum | Yale Center for British Art | Yale Collection of Musical Instruments | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History | Yale University Art Gallery

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 Grave 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

Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours

Halloween is Here — Connecticut Towns Offer Tricks and Treats

When October comes around, Connecticut towns gear up for Halloween celebrations. From ghostly legends to ghoulish attractions to family-friendly fun, there are plenty of ways to experience an authentic New England Halloween. Here are just a few of the towns that are particularly spooky this time of year, along with a few limited-time events to check out.

Featuring: Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | City of New Haven | Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruise | Grove Street Cemetery | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Mystic Seaport Museum | Norwalk Historical Society | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of Wethersfield | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

Branford Shore

5 Connecticut Small Towns to Explore with Kids

CTvisit.com is proud to partner with some of Connecticut’s most popular bloggers for ideas, insights and inspirations from the people who are lucky enough to call Connecticut home. This CT Ambassadors article is from our friends at Mommy Poppins Connecticut

Cities like New York and Boston can be fun, but just a short drive to Connecticut and you'll find 169 inviting towns that dot the countryside, hills, and coastline. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventures, wonderful museums with fun family programing, or just strolling charming town centers, browsing the shops and enjoying great food, you can find it all in these small towns in Connecticut.

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Connecticut River Museum | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Flamig Farm | Griswold Inn | Kent Falls State Park | Lobster Shack | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream | Mystic Seaport Museum | Sea Mist Thimble Island Cruise, LLC | Stony Creek Brewery | Stratton Brook State Park | Town of Branford | Town of Essex | Town of Kent | Town of Mystic | Town of Simsbury

Mystic Seaport

Captured in Time - Living History in Connecticut

Follow these links to Connecticut's past, where history comes alive.

Featuring: Fort Trumbull State Park | Gillette Castle State Park | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Air Museum | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Prudence Crandall Museum | Roseland Cottage Museum | The Glass House | The Mark Twain House & Museum

Captain's Cove Seaport Bridgeport

Instagrammable Connecticut: Boardwalks and Seaports

Wooden boardwalks and charming seaports, two of coastal New England’s treasures that visitors and residents love to enjoy. Lucky for us, Connecticut has ample opportunities to savor both of these gems. With our Instagrammable Connecticut series, we’re inviting Instagrammers to share their pictures.

Featuring: Captain's Cove Seaport | City of West Haven | Harkness Memorial State Park | Mystic Seaport Museum | Ocean Beach Park | SoNo Seaport Seafood | Walnut Beach

Alpaca at Southwind Farms

25 Summer Day Trip Ideas in Connecticut

Meet the CT Ambassadors! CTvisit.com is proud to partner with some of Connecticut’s most popular bloggers for ideas, insights and inspirations from the people who are lucky enough to call Connecticut home. This article is from MommyPoppins.com.

Every summer weekend is an opportunity to create a mini family vacation, as easily as jumping in the car. Our friends at Mommy Poppins, a fantastic resource for families in Connecticut and beyond, make it even more compelling with a list of 25 events and attractions for some seriously awesome summer adventures. They’re grouped by area, so you can easily create your own itinerary.

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | City of New London | City of Norwalk | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Dinosaur State Park | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Jones Family Farms | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Pizza | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Air Museum | New England Carousel Museum | Ocean Beach Park | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Southwind Farms | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | The Barnum Museum | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of North Branford | Town of North Haven | Town of Roxbury | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

Guilford Town Green

Step Back in Time in These Connecticut Towns and Cities

Connecticut is home to towns and cities rich with history. From the Native Americans to the earliest European settlers, the revolutionary war era to the industrial revolution, so much of our past is so well preserved, it’s worth planning a visit just to travel back in time. Once you’re there, you’ll walk in the footsteps of forefathers and enjoy a modern taste of these vibrant, welcoming destinations. You can find a wealth of historic information on any of these towns and many more from our friends at ConnecticutHistory.org.

Featuring: Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Argia Mystic Cruises | B&B at Bartlett Farm | Black Rock Fort and Fort Nathan Hale | Butler-McCook House & Garden | Chester Bulkley House B&B | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of Norwich | Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum & Sanctuary | Connecticut Freedom Trail | Connecticut's Old State House | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Guilford Walking Tours | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Historic Mystic Harbor Tours | Hyland House Museum (1713) | Indian Burial Grounds | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Leffingwell House Museum | Marriott Hartford Downtown | Mount Crescent House B&B | Mystic River Historical Society | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Haven Museum | Norwich Heritage & Regional Visitors’ Center | Ogden House & Gardens | S&P Oyster Co. | Spa at Delamar Southport | Steamboat Inn | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Dudley Farm Museum | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Study at Yale | The West Lane Inn | Thomas Griswold House | Town of Fairfield | Town of Guilford | Town of Mystic | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Wethersfield | Uncas Leap | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | Weir Farm National Historic Site | Wethersfield Historical Society | Yale University Visitor Center

Connecticut River Museum, Essex

Arriving by Water — Connecticut’s Port Towns

Over 300 miles of Connecticut’s coastline hug the shore of Long Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. So it’s no surprise that many of the region’s early European settlers arrived by sea. Working seaports were among the first industries here as well, and today these coastal towns and cities still maintain their maritime character while welcoming travelers with classic New England charm. As many visitors still like to arrive in Connecticut by private boat or public ferry, we’re suggesting a few port towns that make it easy to visit for a day or even longer.

Featuring: Audubon Guilford Salt Meadow Sanctuary | City of New London | City of Norwalk | Connecticut River Museum | Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruise | Discover East Lyme | Docking at Mystic Seaport Museum | Downtown Essex | Essex Island Marina | Fort Trumbull Marina | Griswold Inn | Guilford Art Center | Guilford Mooring | Guilford Town Marina | Guilford Walking Tours | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Pizza | Mystic Point Marina | Mystic River Marina | Mystic Seaport Museum | New London Historic Waterfront District | Paddle Mystic-Mystic River Adventure Company | Port Niantic | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shoreline Segway | Skipper's Seafood Restaurant | Smarty's Restaurant & Pub | SoNo Nightlife | Thamesport Marina | Town of Essex | Town of Guilford | Town of Mystic

Bet on Family Fun at Connecticut Casinos

Bet on Big Family Fun at Connecticut Casinos

Connecticut’s world-class casino resorts, Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun, are known for grown-up fun. But they also have a not-so-very well-kept secret — unlike many casinos around the world, these casinos really do have something for the whole family, including those under the legal gambling age of 21. As a weekend destination, you can set up camp there and even visit Mystic Aquarium or Mystic Seaport, just a short drive away. But, as for the casinos themselves, you should find lots to keep everyone entertained.

Featuring: Carlo's Bakery Mohegan Sun | Connecticut Sun | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana at Mohegan Sun | Grand Pequot Tower | Hard Rock Cafe at Foxwoods | High Rollers Luxury Lanes & Lounge | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Johnny Rockets - Mohegan Sun | Junior's | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mohegan Sun | Mohegan Sun's Sky Tower and Earth Tower | Monza World Class Karting at Foxwoods | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Black Wolves | Sugar Factory American Brasserie | Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods | The Fox Tower Hotel

Famous Movies Filmed in Connecticut

10 Famous Movies Filmed in Connecticut

Connecticut has always been a favorite location for filmmakers, in fact, quite a few Academy Award-nominated productions have filmed here. The variety and diversity of locations available, coupled with a helpful Film Office, makes the state ideal for television, film and digital shoots. It was difficult to narrow down the list, but here are some of the more well-known movies you may recognize—and the Connecticut towns that played a role.

Featuring: City of Bridgeport | City of Norwalk | City of Shelton | City of Stamford | City of Waterbury | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Pizza | Mystic Seaport Museum | Town of Beacon Falls | Town of Bethel | Town of Darien | Town of Farmington | Town of Greenwich | Town of New Canaan | Town of Redding | Town of Trumbull | Yale University Visitor Center

Inn at kent falls

6 Connecticut Towns and 30 Ways to Enjoy Them

Six small towns... five reasons to visit each in summer. The math seems simple: that’s 30 reasons to plan a Connecticut getaway. But these suggested things to see, eat and do only hint at what awaits. There’s always something happening in these vibrant communities—something for you to discover. And no calculator can compute the joys of making a small town “your” place.

Featuring: Antiques Marketplace | Argia Mystic Cruises | B&B at Bartlett Farm | Bradley Playhouse | Connecticut River Valley Inn | Deary Brothers/Mikes Stand | Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Guilford Art Center | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Kent Falls State Park | Kent Victorian Lodging & Vacation Rental | Mansion at Bald Hill | Max Fish | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Red 36 | Rose's Berry Farm | Shoreline Segway | Steamboat Inn | The Place | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Greenwich | Town of Guilford | Town of Kent | Town of Mystic | Town of Putnam

The Glass House

5 Icons You Must Visit This Fall

Not that Connecticut’s icons are necessarily seasonal, but here’s a five-pack that seems especially well suited to fall drives, foliage and Connecticut traditions.

Featuring: Arethusa Farm | Lyman Orchards | Mystic Seaport Museum | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Glass House

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

Simsbury 1820 House

Get a Room with a Foliage View at these Connecticut Inns & B&Bs

One of the best ways to experience fall in New England is to stay in a place that reflects the history, the charm and the natural beauty of the region. And this fall, you won’t find a more inviting collection of cozy B&Bs and charming inns than in Connecticut. Whether you spend a week or a weekend, they’re the perfect spot to rekindle romance, dine by a roaring fireplace, plan fall foliage expeditions and much more! Here are just a few favorites for fall—but book soon, these places fill up fast this time of year!

Featuring: Bernard's + Sarah's Wine Bar | Boardman House Inn | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Gillette Castle State Park | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Griswold Inn | Gwyn Careg Inn | Homestead Inn | Hopkins Inn | Infinity Music Hall & Bistro (Norfolk) | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Manor House Inn | Mountain View Green Retreat | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Old Lyme Inn | Roger Sherman Inn | Scranton Seahorse Inn | Simsbury 1820 House | Stonecroft Country Inn | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | The West Lane Inn | Yale University Visitor Center

Connecticut River Museum, Essex

Connecticut's Quaint Towns & Villages

Main Street America. We invented that. Town greens. Those come standard here. White picket fences and American flags. Got those covered, too. The charm of Connecticut can be found in its small towns and main streets. Explore unique shops and galleries, get immersed in the café culture and soak in the authentic life. There are no wrong turns.

Featuring: Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden | Bruce Museum | Connecticut River Museum | Gouveia Vineyards | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Hill-Stead Museum | Lake Waramaug State Park | Leffingwell House Museum | Lime Rock Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mystic Seaport Museum | Old Lighthouse Museum | R.J. Julia Booksellers | Rocky Hill/Glastonbury Ferry | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Glass House | Town of Fairfield | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | West Cornwall Covered Bridge | Westport Country Playhouse | Yale Center for British Art

Mystic Pass Card

Mystic Pass Card

Planning a visit to the Mystic area? If you are thinking about visiting Mystic Seaport Museum and the Mystic Aquarium, the Mystic Pass Card offers both great attractions at one low price.

Featuring: Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum

Saltwater Farm Vineyard

Escape the City

You don't have to travel far...to get far away. Not when you get out of the city, hop in the car and head to Connecticut. Here are just a few of the stops you'll want to consider for both a little zen and a little zip.

Featuring: Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Connecticut Wine Trail | Hopkins Inn | Mystic Seaport Museum | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | The Glass House | Weir Farm National Historic Site

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

Holiday Light Fantasia, Hartford

Follow the Lights to Holiday Cheer!

Holiday cheer is upon us in Connecticut! Get in the holiday spirit by getting out and experiencing some of the brilliant holiday lights festivals and displays around the state. Gather your family and friends for a festive, magical, memorable outing sure to delight audiences of all ages.

Featuring: Cava Restaurant | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Goodwin Park | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lighthouse Point Park | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of Essex | Visit Collinsville

Lighthouse Point

Instagrammable Connecticut: Lighthouses

In Connecticut, our lighthouses are one of a kind.  If you’re planning a coastal adventure or just looking for a day trip, these lighthouse enthusiasts will get you inspired! With our Instagrammable Connecticut series, we’re inviting Instagrammers to share their pictures — and their photo tips! Check back often for new topics. Or if you have some photos to share, tag your photos with #CTvisit!

Featuring: City of Bridgeport | City of New London | Lighthouse Point Park | Mystic Seaport Museum

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

Mystic Aquarium

Sea Big Savings with the Mystic Pass Card

Planning a visit to the Mystic area? If you are thinking about visiting Mystic Seaport Museum and the Mystic Aquarium, the Mystic Pass Card offers both great attractions at one low price.
 
If you plan on staying in town overnight, or even long enough to have a meal or go shopping, the discounts you receive with a Mystic Pass Card will save you even more money. If you do all of the above, you'll take advantage of visiting this great area at a great price!

The 2019 Mystic Pass Card is available for purchase April 1, 2019.

Featuring: Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Town of Mystic

Art Sculpture

Summer 2019 Art Exhibitions Not to Be Missed!

Connecticut has always been a draw for artists, collectors and enthusiasts. There are dozens of museums and galleries throughout the state to discover, showing everything from classic to contemporary art, sketches to sculpture. Here are just a few highlights of the Summer 2019 special art exhibits in Connecticut that you really won’t want to miss! 

Featuring: Bruce Museum | Florence Griswold Museum | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Lyme Art Association | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Glass House | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | William Benton Museum of Art | Yale Center for British Art

Dog in Hotel

Dog-Friendly Places to Play and "Stay"

Love to travel but hate to leave your dog behind? Connecticut loves dogs. From pet-friendly hotels to vineyards that welcome pups to great places to hike together, we’ve got all kinds of ideas to help you plan the perfect road trip with Rover. 

Featuring: Abbey's Lantern Hill Inn | American Legion State Forest Campground | Avon Old Farms Hotel | Delamar Southport | EVEN Hotel Norwalk | Green Acres B&B | Harbour Inne & Cottage | Interlaken Inn, Resort & Conference Center | Litchfield Inn | Madison Beach Hotel | Mystic Seaport Museum | Peppertree Camping | Priam Vineyards | Salem Farms Campground | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Scranton Seahorse Inn | Strawberry Park Resort | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk

Train Station

Car-Free Connecticut

Think you need a car to visit Connecticut? Think again. There are quite a few great places to explore (and great deals to be found) when you visit by public transportation, too. We’ve even got a few ideas here that will save you money. Time to leave the traffic (or the city) behind!

Featuring: Amtrak | Bruce Museum | City of New Haven | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Cross Sound Ferry | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Greenwich Historical Society | Local Kitchen & Beer Bar | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New London Historic Waterfront District | Simsbury Free Bike | Stanton House Inn | Stony Creek Brewery | The Glass House | Town of Clinton | Town of Falls Village (Canaan) | Town of Seymour | Town of Westport | Two Roads Brewing Company

Chowder Days at Mystic Seaport

Connecticut's Seafood Festivals 2019

New England is known for mouthwatering fresh seafood, and Connecticut is right in the heart of it. Late summer and early fall bring annual festivals to towns around the state.

Featuring: City of Milford | City of Norwalk | Lighthouse Point Park | Mystic Seaport Museum | Sherwood Island State Park | Town of Chester

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

Take a Class - Sailing

Take a Class While Traveling in Connecticut

These days tourism can be so much more than ticking a few places off your list. In fact, visitors to Connecticut often seek out lessons, classes and workshops to enhance their experience. No grades or tests, but you (or even your kids) may go home with a new skill, insight or even a handmade souvenir! 

Featuring: Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Captain Morgan's Boat Training & Charters, LLC | City of Milford | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Fascia's Chocolates | Fired Up | Florence Griswold Museum | Gold Rush Farm LLC | Grace Farms | Greenwood Glass Blowing Studio Gallery & School | Jones Family Farms | Le Rouge Handmade Chocolates by Aarti | Lee's Riding Stable | Lime Rock Park | Mead Farm | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Science & Sailing | Painting with a Twist | Spring Meadow Farm | The Wine Press | Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park | Town of Bethlehem | Weir Farm National Historic Site

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

Cider Donuts!

7 Connecticut Towns for Fall Family Fun

Meet the CT Ambassadors! CTvisit.com is proud to partner with some of Connecticut’s most popular bloggers for ideas, insights and inspirations from the people who are lucky enough to call Connecticut home, like blogger Mommy Poppins.

From apple picking to leaf peeping, fall in Connecticut is made for family fun!  The perfect fall weekend is a mixture of quality time with the family, festivals, farms, and tons of fresh air. Connecticut has enough Fall fun to fill up an entire weekend and then some. From cider in Mystic to the farms of Easton, every corner of the Nutmeg State exudes autumnal charm just begging to be explored. Make sure to check out Mommy Poppins for more fun things to do in Connecticut this fall

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Breck Marshall at Mystic Seaport | Connecticut Shoreline Bike/Boat Tour | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Fields of Fire Adventure Park | Flamig Farm | Gold Rush Farm LLC | Gozzi's Turkey Farm | Lee's Riding Stable | Millwright's Restaurant | Mystic Seaport Museum | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Silverman's Farm | Sport Hill Farm | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Place | Town of Cornwall | Town of Easton | Town of Guilford | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Redding | Town of Simsbury

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

39 Things to do in December

39 Things to Do in Connecticut This December

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

For even more ideas, check out CTvisit.com, where you can search by type of activity under the DO navigation tab, or browse articles full of ideas under the IDEAS tab.

Featuring: Adventure Rooms | Alice in the Village | Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center | Bantam Lake | Blue Ox Axe Throwing - Bridgeport | Bridgeport Sound Tigers | Bruce Museum | Bushnell Park | Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Farm | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Eleanor Buck Wolf Nature Center | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Florence Griswold Museum | Goodwin Park | Guilford Art Center | Hartford Stage | Hartford Wolfpack | Hot Rod Cafe | International Skating Center of Connecticut | Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Long Wharf Theatre | Lou's Christmas Tree Farm | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohegan Sun | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Osborne Homestead Museum | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Ridgefield Playhouse | Salt Cave of Darien | Ski Sundown | Spa at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Sundial Gardens & Tea Shop | Tea Roses Tea Room | The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Thrillz High Flying Adventure Park | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Essex | Town of Greenwich | Town of Litchfield | Town of Madison | Town of Middlebury | Town of New Milford | Town of South Windsor | Warner Theatre | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Wilton Historical Society | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Wood Memorial Library & Museum | Yale Center for British Art

Leap Year of the Holiday Weekend

Leap Year of the Holiday Weekend

Who doesn’t love a long weekend? It gives us an extra day to rest, play or get away – and in 2020, it seems we have Leap Day to thank for more time to celebrate. This extra day in the year has rearranged our calendar to create three more long weekends and puts holidays like Valentine’s Day and Halloween on Fridays or Saturdays. Cinco de Mayo even falls perfectly on a (taco) Tuesday! For maximum celebration, we’ve put together a list of exciting ways to enjoy your extra holiday weekends in 2020.

Featuring: Agave Grill | Ashley's Ice Cream (Madison) | Avalon Nightclub | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Cafe Allegre | Chester Bulkley House B&B | Connecticut Wine Trail | Copper Beech Inn | Daniel Rust House | Elizabeth's Café | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Griswold Inn | Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre | High Rollers Luxury Lanes & Lounge | Historic Downtown Mystic | Homestead Inn | Homestead Inn - Thomas Henkelmann Restaurant | Infinity Music Hall & Bistro (Norfolk) | Inn at Mystic | La Boca Restaurant & Cantina | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Litchfield Inn | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Madison Beach Hotel | Manor House Inn | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Meli-Melo | Milagro | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Old Riverton Inn | Oyster Club | Ridgefield Playhouse | Rincon Taqueria LLC | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Sayulita | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Ski Sundown | Spa at Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Tacos La Rosa | Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Whaler's Inn | Vista Lounge | West Cornwall Covered Bridge | l'escale

Virtual Activities for At-Home Experiences

Virtual Activities for At-Home Experiences

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

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

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

Featuring: Artspace | Avon Theatre Film Center | Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library | Bradley Playhouse | Brookfield Theater for the Arts | Bruce Museum | Cafe Aura | City of Ansonia | City of Bristol | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of Hartford | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of New London | Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Creative Arts Workshop | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Eli Whitney Museum | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Fairfield Theatre Company | Fairfield Theatre Company | Florence Griswold Museum | Glastonbury Planetarium | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Guilford Art Center | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hartford Stage | Hartford Yard Goats | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Hill-Stead Museum | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | Institute for American Indian Studies | Ireland's Great Hunger Museum | Kehler Liddell Gallery | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Lyme Art Association | Mattatuck Museum | Mattatuck Museum | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | New England Air Museum | New England Carousel Museum | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Norfolk Chamber Music Festival | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | PEZ Visitor Center | Palace Theater | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Sea Tea Comedy Theater | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Shubert Theatre | Slater Memorial Museum | Spectrum Art Gallery | Stafford Motor Speedway | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Children's Museum | The Glass House | The Glass House | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Storyteller's Cottage | TheaterWorks | Town of Ashford | Town of Derby | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Hamden | Town of Orange | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Stonington | Town of Stonington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Town of Woodbridge | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wadsworth Mansion | Westport Museum for History & Culture | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Wilton Historical Society | Wilton Historical Society | Windham Textile and History Museum | Woodcock Nature Center | Yale Center for British Art | Yale Center for British Art | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History | Yale University Art Gallery | Yale University Visitor Center | Yale University Visitor Center

Mystic Aquarium

In Solidarity: COVID-19 Front Line Workers

All across Connecticut, various businesses are showing their solidarity to front line workers amid COVID-19. From symbols of respect and signs of gratitude, to donations of vital equipment and resources, businesses are getting creative in order to show their thanks. Here are just a few of the many ways businesses are offering their appreciation.

If you'd like to submit an Instagram post for consideration, please contact the Connecticut Office of Tourism.

Featuring: Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | Grace Farms | Hartford Flavor Company | Hilton Hartford Hotel | Litchfield Distillery | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa | The White Hart | Town of Lyme | Town of Windham

What's Open Now: Museums, Zoos & Other Attractions

What's Open Now: Museums, Zoos & Other Attractions

There’s something about strolling through a museum to experience art and history up close that books and screens can’t match. So, after staying home for so long, reconnecting to culture feels so good. From marine life to outdoor grounds to vintage radios, there’s much to see and learn.

Featuring: Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Mark Twain Hostel | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Air Museum | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut

Fishing at West Cornwall Covered Bridge

How to Experience the Best of New England—in Connecticut

Did you know that it’s possible to experience all the best that the New England region has to offer right here in Connecticut? Halfway between New York and Boston, Connecticut is a great place to start your visit, offering easy-to-reach unique and memorable attractions and activities, any time of year. Here are a few of our favorite classic New England experiences.

Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Captain Scott's Lobster Dock | Connecticut Wine Trail | Mattabesett Blue Trail | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Sea Mist Thimble Island Cruise, LLC | Sea View Snack Bar | Stowe's Seafood | Town of Goshen | Town of Mystic | Town of New Milford | Town of Westport | West Cornwall Covered Bridge

Spooky & Safe: Halloween in 2020

Spooky & Safe: Halloween in 2020

When October rolls around, Connecticut’s your go-to place for all things fun and frightful. While Halloween may look different this year, we can still enjoy the tricks and treats we love, safely! All month long, Connecticut towns are offering safety-friendly experiences for the bravest souls, the little ones, and everyone in between. And in a year unlike any other, you’ll find attractions have gone the extra mile to not only follow safety guidelines, but create entirely new and creative experiences. From drive-through events to spooky outdoor thrills, we’ve gathered a list of ways to celebrate Halloween in 2020.

Featuring: Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | City of New Haven | Eisenhower Park | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Fairview Tree Farm | Flamig Farm | Lyman Orchards | Mattatuck Museum | Mystic Seaport Museum | Nathan Hale Homestead (1776) | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Norwalk Historical Society | Ray of Light Farm | Rogers Orchards Sunnymount Farm | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sonny's Place | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of East Hampton | Town of Essex | Town of New Milford | Town of Putnam | Town of Seymour | Town of Wallingford | Town of Wethersfield | Wilton Historical Society

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

Experience the Past in Mystic Country

Experience the Past in Mystic Country

History in Mystic Country runs deep. This land has been inhabited for hundreds of years by Mohegan, Pequot, and Nipmunk Native American tribes. The Mystic Country shoreline towns were thriving in the Revolutionary War era as whaling ports, and northern Mystic Country was an important postal route between New York City and Boston. In the modern-day, Mystic Country has persevered its historic past, and visitors are greeted with fun activities that blend historic and contemporary experiences.

Featuring: Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House | City of New London | Custom House Maritime Museum | Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park | Fort Trumbull State Park | Hempsted Houses | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Leffingwell House Museum | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mystic Seaport Museum | Nathan Hale Homestead (1776) | Prudence Crandall Museum | Roseland Cottage Museum | Thames River Heritage Park & Water Taxi

Fun for the Entire Family

Fun for the Entire Family

Mystic Country is filled with adventures and activities that are sure to please every member of the family. A day or weekend trip to Mystic Country may be temporary but the memories will last a lifetime.

Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Bluff Point Coastal Reserve | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Fields of Fire Adventure Park | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park | Windham Textile and History Museum

Romantic Getaways in Eastern Connecticut

Romantic Getaways in Eastern Connecticut

Whether to celebrate an anniversary or wedding to a first date or a replication of your first date, Mystic Country is filled with experiences that will rekindle your love. Make a trip to Mystic Country for your next romantic adventure. From sunset cruises to vineyard tours, there is an endless variety of ways to celebrate your love. Whether to celebrate an anniversary or wedding to a first date or a replication of your first date, Mystic Country is filled with experiences that will rekindle your love.

Featuring: Argia Mystic Cruises | Breakwater | Cassidy Hill Vineyard | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Inn at Mystic | Jonathan Edwards Winery | Mansion at Bald Hill | Mystic Seaport Museum | Old Lighthouse Museum | Oyster Club | Priam Vineyards | S&P Oyster Co. | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Spring Hill Inn | Taylor Brooke Winery | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | Town of Mystic


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This Thanksgiving, give thanks for these CT restaurants

This Thanksgiving, give thanks for these CT restaurants

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.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2018-11-07

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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 Resort & Marina | 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

Cornfield Maze at Dusk

Frightfully Fun

Overview: Ghosts and zombies, witches and spirits—we’ve got lots of ways to get your scare on in Connecticut this October, plus a few not-so-scary ideas for the little ones.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2018-10-17

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Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Bruce Museum | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Captain Grant's, 1754 | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City of New London | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Litchfield Inn | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Milford Historical Society | Mystic Seaport Museum | Nathan Hale Homestead (1776) | Nomads Outdoor Adventure | Ray of Light Farm | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shubert Theatre | Sleeping Giant State Park | Tarrywile Park & Mansion | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

Lobster rolls

Lobster roll call.

Overview: August in Connecticut is the perfect time for fresh New England lobster. So we asked our friends at CTEatsOut to share their favorite places for lobster rolls, whole lobsters, lobster bisque … plus clams, oysters and more!​

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2018-08-01

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Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Bantam Lake | Bashan Lake Mansion | Bill's Seafood Restaurant | Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Bruce Museum | Burr Pond State Park | By the Lake Lodge | Candlewood Lake Town Park | Captain Scott's Lobster Dock | Clam Castle | Connecticut Art Trail | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Escape 101 | Florence Griswold Museum | Ford's Lobsters | Hopkins Inn | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Indianfield Campgrounds | Interlaken Inn, Resort & Conference Center | Ireland's Great Hunger Museum | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lake McDonough | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lake Waramaug State Park Campground | Lake Williams Campground | Lake Wintergreen | Laurel Island Cottages | Lobster Landing | Lobster Shack | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Lyme Art Association | Mansfield Hollow State Park | Mattatuck Museum | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | Odetah Camping Resort | Oxoboxo Lake Cottage | Oyster Club | Prime Climb Mountain Fun | Pursue the Clues | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Squantz Pond State Park | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Glass House | The Place | Town of Simsbury | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wangumbaug Lake | Wilderness Lake Campground & RV Resort | Yale Center for British Art

Lighted Chrstmas Tree

Merry & Bright

Overview: After Thanksgiving, Connecticut lights up with holiday spirit. From twinkling trees to lantern walks to trains and trolleys dressed up for Santa, you’ll find displays to dazzle the eyes and warm the heart.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2018-11-21

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Featuring: Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Goodwin Park | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lighthouse Point Park | Mystic Seaport Museum | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Shore Line Trolley Museum

Everygreen Christmas Wreath with red bow

All decked out

Overview: Connecticut is ready for Christmas, and from coast to country, you’ll find all kinds of festivals, celebrations and traditions to help you make the most of this magical season.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2018-12-06

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Featuring: Abbey's Lantern Hill Inn | Aer Blarney Balloons, LLC | Airsign Ballooning Company | Allen Hill Farm | AmericInn by Wyndham Griswold | Angevine Farm | Bethlehem Vineyard & Winery, LLC | Bishopsgate Inn | Blackberry River Inn | Bruce Museum | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Castle Hill Farm | Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Farm | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Courtyard by Marriott - Shelton | Danbury Fair | Daniel Rust House | Delamar Spa West Hartford | Dzen Tree Farm | Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Evergreen Acres Tree Farm | Fairview Tree Farm | Fascia's Chocolates | Fire at the Ridge | Florence Griswold Museum | G Spa at Foxwoods | Goodspeed Musicals - The Terris Theatre | Goodwin Park | Griswold Inn | Guided Flyfishing Trips-Housatonic River Outfitters | Hampton Inn & Suites Mystic | Hampton Inn Danbury | Hartikka Tree Farm | Hickory Ridge Tree Farm | Hilton Garden Inn Glastonbury | Holiday Farm | Hopkins Inn | Housatonic Anglers | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Hunt Hill Farm Trust | Inn at Stonington | Jones Family Farms | Joseph's Tree Farm | La Quinta Inn & Suites - New Haven | Lighthouse Point Park | Lime Rock Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Madison Beach Hotel | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Maple Hollow Christmas Tree Farm | Maple Lane Farms | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Miller Tree Farm | Moodus BBQ | Munson's Chocolates | Mystic Knotwork | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystic Whaler Cruises | Oyster Club | Palace Theater | Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery | Pinchbeck's Tree Farm | Plan B Burger Bar (Glastonbury) | Preston Ridge Vineyard | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Rock Hall Luxe Lodging | Rowanwood Farm | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Scranton Seahorse Inn | Spa at Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Spa at Delamar Southport | Staehly Tree Farm & Winery | Stanton House Inn | Stonecroft Country Inn | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Taste of New Haven Tours | Tavern on 66 | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Marketplace at the Guilford Food Center | The Shops at Yale | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Spa at Water's Edge | The Tolland Inn | The Vanilla Bean Café | The Windemere B&B | TheaterWorks | Thompson Chocolate | Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park | Towill's Christmas Tree Farm | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Greenwich | Two Roads Brewing Company | Uncle Frank's Christmas Tree Farm | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | White Horse Country Pub | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Willoughby's Coffee & Tea (New Haven) | Winterberry Farm | Wood Memorial Library & Museum

Christmas at Connecticut River Antiques

A Connecticut Christmas

Overview: Visit towns across Connecticut as they dress up for the season with decorations, light displays and of course, the natural beauty of a New England winter. Happy Holidays from all of us at Connecticut Tourism!​​

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2018-12-19

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Featuring: City of Hartford | City of Meriden | City of New Haven | City of Torrington | Copper Beech Inn | Cornwall Bridge Pottery | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Falls Village Inn | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Goodspeed Musicals - The Terris Theatre | Griswold Inn | Homestead Inn - Thomas Henkelmann Restaurant | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Infinity Music Hall (Hartford) | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Lady Katharine Cruises - Hartford | Libby's Italian Pastry Shop | Litchfield Inn | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Haven Green | Olde Mistick Village | Pattaconk 1850 Bar & Grille | Riverwind Inn Bed & Breakfast | Saint Clements Castle | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Ski Sundown | The Shops at Yale | The Village Restaurant | Thompson Chocolate | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Chester | Town of Essex | Town of Greenwich | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Westport | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | West Cornwall Covered Bridge

St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-03-06

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

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

Lavender Field

Summer lovin’.

Overview: From rose gardens to lavender farms to sunflower fields, here are a few places in Connecticut where you can see summer at its most colorful.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-06-13

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Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Bruce Museum | City of Hartford | City of New London | City of Norwalk | Connecticut College Arboretum | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Cricket Hill Garden | Dinosaur State Park | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Florence Griswold Museum | Fort Hill Farms | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Jones Family Farms | Lady Katharine Cruises - Haddam | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lavender Pond Farm | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Lyme Art Association | Mohegan Park & Memorial Rose Garden | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | New England Air Museum | New England Carousel Museum | Ocean Beach Park | Pachaug State Forest | Palmer Arboretum | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Southwind Farms | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Barnum Museum | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Glass House | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of North Branford | Town of North Haven | Town of Roxbury | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Westport Museum for History & Culture | Wickham Park | William Benton Museum of Art | Yale Center for British Art | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

Fishing by Cornwall Bridge

Fall Adventures: The Many Colors of Connecticut

Overview: Discover beautiful covered bridges, ride a chocolate-lover’s train, thrill to Halloween happenings or laugh at playful puppets … Our fall is filled with seasonal surprises.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-10-11

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Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Bruce Museum | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Captain Grant's, 1754 | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City of Bristol | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of New London | Comstock Covered Bridge | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Downtown Cabaret Theatre | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Goodspeed Musicals - The Terris Theatre | Grace Farms | Grove Street Cemetery | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hartford Stage | Ivoryton Playhouse | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Litchfield Inn | Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Long Wharf Theatre | Manor House Inn | Milford Historical Society | Mystic Seaport Museum | Nathan Hale Homestead (1776) | New England Motorcycle Museum | New Haven Crypt at First Church of Christ | Palace Theater | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Sachem Farmhouse B&B | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shubert Theatre | Sleeping Giant State Park | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Tarrywile Park & Mansion | The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Vanilla Bean Café | Thorncrest Farm, LLC & Milk House Chocolates | Town of Lebanon | Town of Putnam | Town of South Windsor | Town of Stratford | Town of Wallingford | Warner Theatre | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | Westport Country Playhouse | Yale Repertory Theatre

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

Thanksgiving Turkey

Serve Up New Thanksgiving Family Memories

Overview: Make this year’s gathering even more special, or maybe start a new tradition. Check out these ideas for doing Thanksgiving Connecticut-style.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-11-08

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Featuring: Artisan Restaurant, Tavern & Garden | Avon Old Farms Hotel | B&B at Bartlett Farm | Barcelona Wine Bar | Bear Creek Campground at Lake Compounce | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Blue Venture Fishing Charters | Bluefin Sportfishing Charters | Bulls Bridge | Circle Hotel Fairfield | City of Stamford | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | Clarke Outdoors | Comstock Covered Bridge | Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum & Sanctuary | Connecticut Wine Trail | Copper Beech Inn | Deacon John Grave House (c.1685) | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Escape 101 | Escape New Haven | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Fife 'n Drum Restaurant & Inn | Fire at the Ridge | Flamig Farm | Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Gozzi's Turkey Farm | Griswold Inn | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Hammonasset Beach State Park Campground | Hidden Valley Preserve | Holmberg Orchards & Winery | Hopkins Inn | Hopkins Vineyard | Hotel Hi-Ho | Housatonic Anglers | Inn at Middletown | J House Greenwich | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Kent Falls Brewing Company | Kent Falls State Park | Lake Mohegan | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale Restaurant (Madison) | Lock Museum of America | Lucius Pond Ordway/Devil's Den Preserve | Macedonia Brook State Park | Main Street Antiques | Maple Bank Farm | Mashamoquet Brook State Park | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mill on the River | Millwright's Restaurant | MindBreak Escape Rooms | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | Odetah Camping Resort | Penwood State Park | R.J. Julia Booksellers | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Rockland Preserve | Rosedale Farms & Vineyards | Roseland Cottage Museum | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Silverman's Farm | SoundWaters | Talcott Mountain State Park | Tavern at the Armory | Team vs Time - Premier Room Escape | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Simsbury Inn | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The White Hart | The Windemere B&B | Todd English's Tuscany | Town of Essex | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Kent | Town of Litchfield | Town of Madison | Town of Manchester | Town of Washington | Town of Wethersfield | Tulmeadow Farm Store and Ice Cream Shop | Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route in Connecticut | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | West Cornwall Covered Bridge | elm Restaurant

Lights in Middletown's Square

Discover Connecticut's Brilliant Holiday Light Displays

Overview: Discover dazzling holiday light displays all over Connecticut. Towns near you are turning on the magic!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-11-22

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Featuring: City of Hartford | City of New Britain | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Goodwin Park | Griswold Inn | Harkness Memorial State Park | Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lighthouse Point Park | Lucky Lou's Bar & Grill | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Silas W. Robbins House | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of Branford | Town of Essex | Town of Mystic | Town of North Haven | Town of Old Lyme | Town of Stonington | Town of Washington | Town of Wethersfield | Visit Collinsville | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

Picking a Christmas Tree

Share the Joys of The Holidays

Overview: Pining for a special way to find that perfect Christmas tree? These farms add extra treats to your happy hunting: from wagon rides to hot chocolate!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-12-04

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Featuring: Allen Hill Farm | AmericInn by Wyndham Griswold | Angevine Farm | Averill Farm | Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden | Bethlehem Vineyard & Winery, LLC | Blue Back Square | Boardman House Inn | Broken Arrow Nursery | Castle Hill Farm | Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Farm | City of Torrington | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Cornwall Bridge Pottery | Courtyard by Marriott - Shelton | Crystal Mall | Danbury Fair | Daniel Rust House | Downtown Cabaret Theatre | Dzen Tree Farm | Enfield Square Mall | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Evergreen Acres Tree Farm | Fairview Tree Farm | Falls Village Inn | Fire at the Ridge | Florence Griswold Museum | Goodspeed Musicals - The Terris Theatre | Goodwin Park | Hampton Inn & Suites Mystic | Hampton Inn Danbury | Hartikka Tree Farm | Hickory Ridge Tree Farm | Hilton Garden Inn Glastonbury | Holiday Farm | Homestead Inn - Thomas Henkelmann Restaurant | Hopkins Inn | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Inn at Middletown | Jones Family Farms | Joseph's Tree Farm | La Quinta Inn & Suites - New Haven | Libby's Italian Pastry Shop | Lighthouse Point Park | Litchfield Inn | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Maple Hollow Christmas Tree Farm | Maple Lane Farms | Maple Row Farm | Meriden Square Mall | Miller Tree Farm | Moodus BBQ | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Haven Green | Olde Mistick Village | Oyster Club | Pattaconk 1850 Bar & Grille | Paul & Eddy's Pizza | Pinchbeck's Tree Farm | Plan B Burger Bar (Glastonbury) | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Rose's Berry Farm | Rowanwood Farm | Shubert Theatre | Staehly Tree Farm & Winery | Stamford Town Center | Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods | Tavern on 66 | The Marketplace at the Guilford Food Center | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | The Shoppes at Buckland Hills | The Shops at Farmington Valley | The Shops at Somerset Square | The Shops at Yale | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Vanilla Bean Café | The Village Restaurant | The Windemere B&B | Thompson Chocolate | Towill's Christmas Tree Farm | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Greenwich | Town of South Windsor | Town of Washington | Two Roads Brewing Company | Uncle Frank's Christmas Tree Farm | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | West Cornwall Covered Bridge | Westbrook Outlets | Westfarms | White Horse Country Pub | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Winterberry Farm

Plan You Long Weekends

Plan for Your Long Weekends

Overview: Did you know we get three more long weekends in 2020? Thanks to the Leap Year, all of our favorite holidays have landed on the perfect days  – and now is the perfect time to plan ahead! Connecticut has many magnificent ways to get away for your extra days of play. Click below for a list of this year's long weekends and fun ways to spend them!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-02-21

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Featuring: Agave Grill | Ashley's Ice Cream (Madison) | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Cafe Allegre | Chapin Park B&B | Chester Bulkley House B&B | Connecticut Wine Trail | Copper Beech Inn | Daniel Rust House | Elizabeth's Café | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Griswold Inn | Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre | Historic Downtown Mystic | Homestead Inn | Homestead Inn - Thomas Henkelmann Restaurant | Infinity Music Hall & Bistro (Norfolk) | Inn at Mystic | La Boca Restaurant & Cantina | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Litchfield Inn | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Madison Beach Hotel | Manor House Inn | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Meli-Melo | Milagro | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Oyster Club | Ridgefield Playhouse | Rincon Taqueria LLC | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Sayulita | Ski Sundown | Spa at Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Tacos La Rosa | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Whaler's Inn | West Cornwall Covered Bridge | l'escale

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

A Safe & Spooky Halloween

A Safe & Spooky Halloween

Overview: Halloween may look different this year, but we can still get into the spooky spirit, safely! All month long, Connecticut towns are offering safety friendly experiences unlike any from years past. From drive-thru musicals and pumpkin mini golf, to tours that’ll give you goosebumps, here’s how to enjoy tricks and treats in 2020.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-10-08

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Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Angevine Farm | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Blue Jay Orchards | Bruce Museum | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Captain Grant's, 1754 | Castle Hill Farm | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City of Bristol | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Norwalk | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Fairview Tree Farm | Flamig Farm | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Grove Street Cemetery | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Litchfield Inn | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Lyman Orchards | Mattatuck Museum | Milford Historical Society | Mystic Seaport Museum | Nathan Hale Homestead (1776) | Norwalk Historical Society | Ray of Light Farm | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shubert Theatre | Silverman's Farm | Sleeping Giant State Park | Sonny's Place | Tarrywile Park & Mansion | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Pickin Patch at Woodford Farm | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of East Hampton | Town of Essex | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Litchfield | Town of New Milford | Town of Putnam | Town of Seymour | Town of Wallingford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Woodbury | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | Whittle's Willow Spring Farm | Windham Textile and History Museum

Keeping Connecticut Businesses in the News

Keeping Connecticut Businesses in the News

Overview: The Connecticut Office of Tourism is always working with the media to promote Connecticut and drive greater awareness of the incredible tourism businesses across the state.

Audience: Industry

Sent: 2020-11-11

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Featuring: B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | City of New Haven | Connecticut Art Trail | Florence Griswold Museum | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Jones Family Farms | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Lyman Orchards | Manor House Inn | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Old Lyme Inn | Silverman's Farm | Town of East Hampton | Town of Wethersfield | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Yale Center for British Art | Yale University Art Gallery

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

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

50 Top Small Towns to Visit in 2018

US News & World Report

Online article from US News & World Report highlighting the town of Mystic, Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-01-24

Featuring: Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Spicer Mansion | Town of Mystic

Road Trip: Mystic, Connecticut

Buffalo Magazine

Online article from Buffalo Magazine highlighting things to do in Mystic, Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-03-23

Featuring: Anthony J's Bistro | Latitude 41° Restaurant | Mermaid Inn of Mystic | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Town of Mystic

Mystic, Connecticut

Coast2CoastwithKids

Online article from Coast2CoastwithKids highlighting things to do and see in and around the Mystic, Connecticut, area.

Published Date: 2018-05-15

Featuring: B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House | City of Groton | City of New London | Coogan Farm Nature & Heritage Center | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream | Mystic Seaport Museum | Niantic Children's Museum | Ocean Beach Park | Old Lighthouse Museum | Red 36 | S&P Oyster Co. | Town of Mystic | Town of Old Lyme | Town of Stonington | duBois Beach

Tell Me Something Good: Memorial Day

WRCH Radio

Weekly radio and online spot from WRCH Lite 100.5 highlighting ideas for the Memorial Day weekend.

Published Date: 2018-05-22

Featuring: City of New Haven | John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts | Mystic Seaport Museum | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

High gas prices not expected to hurt summer tourism

The Day

Print and online article highlighting the price of gas' impact on the upcoming tourism season in Eastern Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-05-27

Featuring: Foxwoods Resort Casino | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina

25 weekend getaways every New Yorker should take

Newsday

Online article highlighting Connecticut getaways that are available to New Yorkers.

Published Date: 2018-05-28

Featuring: Hilton Mystic | Inn at Mystic | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Town of Mystic

The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2018

Smithsonian Magazine

Online article highlighting Mystic, Connecticut, as one of the 20 best small towns to visit.

Published Date: 2018-06-05

Featuring: B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream | Mystic Knotwork | Mystic River Hotel & Suites | Mystic Seaport Museum | Oyster Club | Sabino | Sift Bake Shop | Town of Mystic

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

Best Connecticut Coastal Towns

New England Today

Online article highlighting the best of Connecticut's coastal towns.

Published Date: 2018-06-16

Featuring: Argia Mystic Cruises | Clam Castle | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Harvey's Beach | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center | Madison Beach Hotel | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mystic Seaport Museum | Old Saybrook Town Beach | Oyster Club | R.J. Julia Booksellers | Red 36 | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Stony Creek Beach | The Deacon Timothy Pratt B&B | Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast | Town of Madison | Town of Old Saybrook

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

Connecticut's Coastal Pearl

AAA World

Print and online article highlighting the many attractions in Mystic, Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-07-01

Featuring: Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Engine Room | Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream | Mystic Knotwork | Mystic Museum of Art | Mystic Pizza | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Oyster Club | Town of Mystic

Tell Me Something Good: Independence Day

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2018-07-03

Featuring: Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Mystic Seaport Museum | Norwalk Historical Society | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark

The Best Living History Museums in the US

Family Traveller

Online article highlighting the best living history museums in the U.S.

Published Date: 2018-07-16

Featuring: Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Town of Mystic

2018 Fall Festivals in Connecticut

TripSavvy

Online article highlighting Connecticut's fall festivals.

Published Date: 2018-07-29

Featuring: City of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum | Mystic Seaport Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Kent | Town of Lebanon | Town of Mystic | Town of Southington | Town of Wethersfield

Last-minute vacations near Long Island

Newsday

Print and online article highlighting Connecticut destinations near Long Island.

Published Date: 2018-08-07

Featuring: Inn at Mystic | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream | Mystic Pizza | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Pizzetta | Red 36 | Sift Bake Shop | Steamboat Inn | The Whaler's Inn | Town of Mystic

The Best Fall Festivals in Connecticut

offMetro

Online article highlighting Fall Festivals in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-08-24

Featuring: Bruce Museum | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Norwalk | Mystic Seaport Museum | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Mystic

Connecticut Fall Bucket List

Fox CT Channel 61 News - WTIC

Eight television spots that ran on Fox 61 during their morning, afternoon and evening newscasts. The spots ran on September 10th, 11th, 13th and 19th.

Published Date: 2018-09-10

Featuring: Chamard Vineyards | Connecticut River Museum | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Lyman Orchards | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Silverman's Farm | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Glass House | Town of Durham | Town of Southington

Connecticut Fall Bucket List

Fox CT Channel 61 News - WTIC

Three television spots that ran on FOX 61 News during their morning, and evening newscasts on October 4th, 5th and 15th.

Published Date: 2018-10-04

Featuring: Chamard Vineyards | Connecticut River Museum | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Lyman Orchards | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Silverman's Farm | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Glass House | Town of Durham | Town of Southington

Spending the perfect day in Mystic, Connecticut

Northforker

Online article highlighting the many things to do around Mystic, Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-10-15

Featuring: B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Town of Mystic

The Best Christmas Town in Every State

Reader's Digest, MSN Travel

Online article highlighting the best Christmas towns in every state.

Published Date: 2018-11-10

Featuring: Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Town of Mystic

55 things to see and do while driving down the New England coast

Boston.com

Online article highlighting things to see and do in New England.

Published Date: 2018-11-27

Featuring: B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Bruce Museum | Chamard Vineyards | Connecticut Wine Trail | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Lighthouse Point Park | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Stony Creek Brewery | The Bistro at Chamard Vineyards | The Shore Line Trolley Museum

Tell Me Something Good: National Christmas Lights Day

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2018-11-27

Featuring: Goodwin Park | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lighthouse Point Park | Mystic Seaport Museum

The Top Connecticut Winter Getaways

AAA Northeast

Online article highlighting Connecticut Winter Getaways.

Published Date: 2018-12-04

Featuring: 30 Mile Brewing Company | Book Barn | Fort Saybrook Monument Park | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | General William Hart House (c.1767) | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Samuel Smith Farmstead | Thomas Lee House & Little Boston School | Town of East Lyme | Town of Mystic | Town of Old Saybrook

Family-Friendly Winter Getaways the Kids Will Love

Red Tricycle

Online article highlighting family-friendly getaways for children.

Published Date: 2018-12-17

Featuring: Hyatt Place Mystic | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum

Things To Do On Staycation; Getting Enough Sleep During The Holidays

WSHU-FM 91.1

Radio and online spot featuring the many places to visit in Connecticut during the holiday season for its residents.

Published Date: 2018-12-20

Featuring: Allegra Farm & Horse-Drawn Carriage & Sleigh Rides | Bruce Museum | Connecticut Wine Trail | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Goodwin Park | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Ski Sundown | Stony Creek Brewery | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Tavern on Main | The Connecticut Beer Trail | Town of Greenwich | Union League Café | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center

Known for Casinos

Select Traveler

Online article highlighting Connecticut's two casinos and other area attractions.

Published Date: 2019-01-30

Featuring: Foxwoods Resort Casino | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Seaport Museum | Town of Mystic

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2019

MONEY Online

Online article highlighting the best places to go visit in 2019.

Published Date: 2019-03-04

Featuring: Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Pizza | Mystic Seaport Museum | Town of Mystic

This Is the Best Local Spring Break Spot in Every State Across the U.S.

Apartment Therapy

Online article highlighting the best spring break spots in every state.

Published Date: 2019-03-18

Featuring: Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Town of Mystic

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

Spring Family Day Trips That Connecticut Kids Will Love

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlighting great day trips for children.

Published Date: 2019-04-08

Featuring: City of New Haven | Flamig Farm | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum

11 Best Small Towns in New England

offMetro

Online article highlighting the best small towns in New England.

Published Date: 2019-05-10

Featuring: Argia Mystic Cruises | Mystic Seaport Museum | Town of Essex | Town of Mystic

#CTBucketlist Spring Road Trip: Shoreline

Fox CT Channel 61 News - WTIC

Online and video spot highlighting things to do along the Connecticut shoreline.

Published Date: 2019-05-16

Featuring: Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Memorial Day Weekend

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-05-21

Featuring: American Clock & Watch Museum | Elm City Party Bike | Fields of Fire Adventure Park | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | Mystic Seaport Museum | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

NBC Connecticut News at 5:30

NBC Connecticut News at 5:30 - WVIT-TV

TV spot with the Memorial Day Kick Off of the Summer tourism season.

Published Date: 2019-05-23

Featuring: Hammonasset Beach State Park | Mystic Seaport Museum | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

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

#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

Your Guide to a Fun Summer in Connecticut

AAA Northeast

Online article highlighting fun things to do this summer in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-06-26

Featuring: Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Club Getaway | Connecticut Wine Trail (ctwine.com) | Dinosaur State Park | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale Restaurant (Westbrook) | Lobster Landing | Mystic Boat Adventures LLC | Mystic Seaport Museum | New London Historic Waterfront District | Olde Mistick Village | Putnam Memorial State Park | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Red 36 | Rosedale Farms & Vineyards | Scoot & Paddle | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Taylor Brooke Winery | The Place | The Shops at Yale | Two Roads Brewing Company | Willimantic Brewing Company | Yale University Visitor Center

Gov. highlights some of state's tourism destinations

WFSB-TV Online

Online article highlighting Gov. Lamont's trip to Mystic Connecticut

Published Date: 2019-07-02

Featuring: Hammonasset Beach State Park | Mystic Seaport Museum | S&P Oyster Co. | Town of Mystic

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

Nearby Get­away Es­capes for Sum­mer­time Fun

The Hudson Independent

Online article highlighting attractions to visit in Connecticut for summer time fun.

Published Date: 2019-07-20

Featuring: City of Groton | City of Norwalk | Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Mystic

Last-minute summer vacation ideas

New York Amsterdam News

Online article highlighting Connecticut vacation ideas.

Published Date: 2019-07-25

Featuring: Argia Mystic Cruises | Inn at Stonington | Jonathan Edwards Winery | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream | Mystic Seaport Museum | Old Lighthouse Museum | Stonington Vineyards | The Whaler's Inn | Town of Stonington

11 Essential Bike Trails for Experiencing Fall Color

Travel Channel Online

Online article highlighting the best bike trails to enjoy the fall colors.

Published Date: 2019-08-01

Featuring: Bluff Point Coastal Reserve | Haley Farm State Park | Mystic Seaport Museum

Looking for a New England getaway before summer ends? Here are some suggestions

Boston Globe Online

Online article highlighting places to visit before summer ends.

Published Date: 2019-08-06

Featuring: Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Marriott Hotel | Mystic Seaport Museum | Red 36 | Town of Mystic

Connecticut looks to attract tourism

WFSB-TV Online

Online and Television spot highlighting what to do in Connecticut on vacation.

Published Date: 2019-08-16

Featuring: Connecticut Convention Center | Connecticut Science Center | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

OSA VEDERE A MYSTIC IN CONNECTICUT: VISITA AL MYSTIC SEAPORT MUSEUM, IL PIÙ GRANDE MUSEO MARITTIMO DEGLI STATI UNITI

Un'amica in viaggio

Online article highlighting Mystic Seaport.

Published Date: 2019-09-08

Featuring: Mystic Pizza | Mystic Seaport Museum

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Fall Events

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-10-08

Featuring: City of Hartford | Mystic Seaport Museum | Ski Sundown | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Southington | Town of Stratford

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Halloween Fun

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-10-22

Featuring: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Mystic Seaport Museum | Ray of Light Farm | Ski Sundown | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Somers | Town of Stratford

Mystic, Connecticut: A Perfect Winter Getaway

Long Island Weekly Online

Online article highlighting Mystic Connecticut as the perfect winter getaway.

Published Date: 2019-11-20

Featuring: Deviant Craft Coffee & Donuts | Engine Room | Hilton Mystic | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream | Mystic Pizza | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystic Sweets & Ice Cream Shoppe | Red 36 | S&P Oyster Co. | Town of Mystic

How to Travel Car-Free With a Family

New York Times, New York Times Online, Mylifestylemax

Online article highlighting ways to travel without a car.

Published Date: 2019-12-04

Featuring: Amtrak | Bruce Museum | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Escape New Haven | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Greenwich Historical Society | Local Kitchen & Beer Bar | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium |