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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 Historical Society Museum and Library | 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 | 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 | Shore Line Trolley Museum | 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 | 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 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 Graves House (c.1685) | Dinosaur State Park | Florence Griswold Museum | G Spa at Foxwoods | General David Humphreys House (c.1698) | Gillette Castle State Park | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Greenwich Historical Society | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hempsted Houses | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Hill-Stead Museum | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Hollister House Garden | Kent Falls State Park | Leffingwell House Museum | Lighthouse Point Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Lyme Art Association | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystic Whaler Cruises | Nathan Hale Homestead | 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 | 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

Adventure Park

5 Ways to Get the Most out of Fall

Step out in the cool, crisp weather this season and refresh yourself with fun fall adventures and gorgeous autumn scenery! From family hayrides, scenic leaf-peeping journeys and historic sites to romantic getaways, cultural outings and fabulous food, you’ll find an abundance of New England fall favorites here.

Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Berkshire Balloons | Chester/Hadlyme Ferry | Gillette Castle State Park | Hopkins Inn | Litchfield Saltwater Grille | Macedonia Brook State Park | Miranda Vineyard | New Britain Museum of American Art | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Talcott Mountain State Park | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | elm Restaurant

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Free for Our Military Families: Connecticut’s Blue Star Museums

Connecticut is proud to support Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

See below for a list of Connecticut museums participating this summer.

Featuring: American Museum of Tort Law | Avery-Copp House | Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden | Bruce Museum | Butler-McCook House & Garden | Canton Historical Museum | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Danbury Museum | Ebenezer Avery House | Eric Sloane Museum and Kent Furnace | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hempsted Houses | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Hill-Stead Museum | Hyland House Museum (1713) | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | Institute for American Indian Studies | Kidcity Children's Museum | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Leffingwell House Museum | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Mattatuck Museum | Museum of Connecticut History | Nathan Hale Homestead | New Britain Museum of American Art | New Britain Youth Museum | New England Carousel Museum | New England Civil War Museum | Phelps-Hatheway House | Prudence Crandall Museum | Roseland Cottage Museum | Slater Memorial Museum | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stanley-Whitman House | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Tolland Historical Society | Town of East Granby | Town of Scotland | Town of Simsbury | Town of Southington | Vintage Hi Fi Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | William Benton Museum of Art | Wilton Historical Society | Yale University Art Gallery

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

Magnificent Murals

Magnificent Murals

If the weather drives you indoors, take advantage with a survey course on Connecticut’s murals. These large-size gems are well worth seeking out, and they represent a thrilling variety of styles and subject matter. Tackle them one at a time or make it a tour – but be assured there’s no such thing as cabin fever in these rooms.

Featuring: New Britain Museum of American Art | Norwalk WPA Murals | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | Town of Winchester/Winsted | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk

Florence Giswold Museum

A Feast of Impressionist Art

Connecticut was an important creative seedbed of American Impressionism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. With art colonies of talented painters taking up residence in Cos Cob and at Florence Griswold's boarding house in Old Lyme, many of the great Impressionist scenes painted during those years are scenes of Connecticut. Because of this rich heritage, many museums in the state are now home to Impressionist masterworks. Begin with a look at the Connecticut Art Trail, a tour that will take you to 21 museums and historic sites throughout the state. As you make your travel plans, here are a few key sites for Connecticut Impressionists to put on your list:

Featuring: Connecticut Art Trail | Florence Griswold Museum | Greenwich Historical Society | Hill-Stead Museum | Mattatuck Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Weir Farm National Historic Site

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: Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | 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 | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | 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

Ski Boarding

Connecticut’s Top Winter Attractions

Why spend a winter weekend kicking around the house when you can be exploring so much of what Connecticut has to offer instead? Whether you like being indoors or out, whether it’s food or fun you’re after, Connecticut has lots of answers for you on its wintertime menu. Pick a few and try them out. It will be time well spent.

Featuring: Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Wine Trail | Florence Griswold Museum | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Infinity Music Hall & Bistro (Norfolk) | Infinity Music Hall (Hartford) | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohegan Sun | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Aquarium | New Britain Museum of American Art | New England Air Museum | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Ski Sundown | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Connecticut Beer Trail | The Connecticut Pizza Trail | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Yale University Art Gallery

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 Islanders | 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 | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Ski Sundown | Spa at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Sundial Gardens & Tea Shop | Tea Roses Tea Room | The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts | 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

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: Adventure Rooms | Alice in the Village | Allegra Farm & Horse-Drawn Carriage & Sleigh Rides | Bantam Lake | Barnes Museum (c.1836) | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Blue Ox Axe Throwing - Bridgeport | Cabela's | Carriages & Country Weddings - Wood Acres Farm | Cedar Knoll Farm | Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Farm | City of Hartford | City of Torrington | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Corner Pug | Danbury Ice Arena | Delamar West Hartford | Fifth State Distillery | Full Moonshine | Gilbertie's Herb Gardens | Goodwin Park | Guilford Art Center | Hartford Flavor Company | House of Naan Indian Kitchen & Bar | International Skating Center of Connecticut | J. Timothy's Taverne | Lake Waramaug State Park | Litchfield Distillery | Lou's Christmas Tree Farm | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Mount Southington Ski Area | New Britain Museum of American Art | Northford Ice Pavilion | Olde Mistick Village | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field | Quaker Diner | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Salt Cave of Darien | Sayulita | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Ski Sundown | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Dudley Farm Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | The Shops at Farmington Valley | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Thrillz High Flying Adventure Park | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Greenwich | Town of Hebron | Town of Litchfield | Trumbull Nature & Arts Center | Waypoint Spirits | White Memorial Foundation | Wickham Park | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Yurechko Tree Farm

31 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Winter

31 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Winter

Temperatures are dropping, snow is falling — it’s winter in Connecticut. While the air is cooling down, seasonal fun is heating up — and you can be sure businesses are working hard to keep you safe. From active adventure and family fun to relaxation and romantic escapes, here’s your guide to the winter season in Central Connecticut.

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Antiques on the Farmington | B&B at Bartlett Farm | BAR | Barcelona Restaurant & Wine Bar | Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | Barnes Museum (c.1836) | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Beech Tree Cottages | Bella's Café | Broken Arrow Nursery | By The Sea Day Spa | Carbone's Kitchen | Cava Restaurant | Central Rock Gym | Chester Bulkley House B&B | City Climb Gym | City Gallery | City Steam Brewery Cafe | City of Hartford | City of Meriden | City of New Haven | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Copper Beech Inn | Delamar Spa West Hartford | Dinosaur State Park | Dzen Tree Farm | East Rock Brewing Company | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Escape New Haven | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Farmington Canal Linear Park | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Giuffrida Park | Griswold Inn | Guilford Art Center | Hill-Stead Museum | Hops on the Hill Brewery | Hurst Farm Country Store & Greenhouses | Hydeville Sugar Shack | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Joseph's Tree Farm | Kehler Liddell Gallery | Key to the Past Antique Center | La Luna Ristorante | Lake Cottage | Lessard Lanes Family Entertainment Center | Louis' Lunch | Lutz Children's Museum | Madison Beach Hotel | Middletown Roller Skating Rink | Miller Tree Farm | Millwright's Restaurant | Millwright's Restaurant | Mission Escape Games | Modern Apizza | Mount Southington Ski Area | New Britain Museum of American Art | New England Air Museum | New England Air Museum | New Haven Museum | No Worries Brewery | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Nomads Adventure Quest | On Track Karting | PEZ Visitor Center | Painting with a Twist | Penwood State Park | Pond House Cafe | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Prime Climb Mountain Fun | Rockland Preserve | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Rose's Berry Farm | Sally's Apizza | Saoco Restaurant | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Scranton Seahorse Inn | Sleeping Giant State Park | Soarin' Indoors | Stone Age Rock Gym | Stony Creek Brewery | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Antiques Depot | The Blake Hotel | The Children's Museum | The Place 2 Be | The Sculpture Mile | The Shops at Yale | The Vault Virtual Reality | Town of Avon | Town of Chester | Town of Essex | Town of Farmington | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Plainville | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wethersfield | Union League Café | Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Walker Loden (Madison) | Walker Loden (Madison) | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | West Rock Ridge State Park | Wharton Brook State Park | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Yale Center for British Art

34 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Spring

34 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Spring

When the air gets warmer and the trees come back to life after a long winter, you'll know it’s springtime in Connecticut. As the flowers are blooming, refreshing spring activities are popping up — and you can be sure businesses are working hard to keep you safe. From active adventure and family fun to relaxation and romantic escapes, here’s your guide to the spring season in Central Connecticut.

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Artisanal Burger Company | Axe It | Berkshire Balloons | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Blackledge Country Club | Brignole Vineyards | Butler-McCook House & Garden | By The Sea Day Spa | Chaffinch Island Park | Chamard Vineyards | Chester Bulkley House B&B | City Climb Gym | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut River Valley Inn | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Crown & Hammer Restaurant & Pub | Delamar Spa West Hartford | Dinosaur State Park | Divine Treasures | Dondero Orchards | Edgerton Park | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Enders State Forest | Escape New Haven | Farmington Canal Linear Park | Farmington Valley Arts Center | Fired Up | Fish Family Farm Creamery & Dairy Farm | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Giuffrida Park | Gouveia Vineyards | Grassy Hill Country Club | Halfinger Farms | Hill-Stead Museum | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | IT Adventure Ropes Course | J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks | Johnson's Duckpin Lanes | Kehler Liddell Gallery | Lessard Lanes Family Entertainment Center | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Louis' Lunch | Lutz Children's Museum | Lyman Orchards | Madison Beach Hotel | Matterhorn Mini Golf | Max's Oyster Bar | McLean Game Refuge | Michael's Trattoria | Middletown Roller Skating Rink | Millers Pond State Park | Millwright's Restaurant | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Munson's Chocolates | New Britain Museum of American Art | New Haven Museum | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Nomads Adventure Quest | On Track Karting | Onyx Spirits Company LLC | PEZ Visitor Center | Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery | Pardee Rose Gardens | Parkville Market | Penwood State Park | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Pond House Cafe | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Ray of Light Farm | Riverfront Recapture | Riverwind Inn Bed & Breakfast | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Rockledge Golf Club | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Rose's Berry Farm | Safari Golf | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Sleeping Giant State Park | Smash Avenue | Soarin' Indoors | Spare Time Entertainment - Vernon | Stegosaurus | Stone Age Rock Gym | Sweet Cioccolata | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Children's Museum | The Corner Restaurant | The Only Game in Town | The Place | The Sculpture Mile | The Stand | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | Thompson Chocolate | Town of Avon | Town of Durham | Town of East Hartford | Town of Farmington | Town of Farmington | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Madison | Town of Naugatuck | Town of Southington | Town of Wallingford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Windsor | Tradition Golf Club at Wallingford | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wadsworth Falls State Park | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | West Rock Ridge State Park | Wickham Park

Great Ways to Use Your Vacation Days in Central Connecticut

Great Ways to Use Your Vacation Days in Central Connecticut

Have PTO you haven't used? Believe it or not, half of working Americans don't use all their paid-time off. Don't let paid days go to waste. Instead, discover great ways to get away from the office in Hartford, Middlesex and New Haven counties.

Featuring: Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Connecticut River Museum | Delamar Spa West Hartford | Devil's Hopyard State Park | Enders State Forest | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | New Britain Museum of American Art | Spectrum Art Gallery | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Westbrook Outlets | Yale Center for British Art

Celebrating Black Culture & Businesses in Connecticut

Celebrating Black Culture & Businesses in Connecticut

Connecticut is a state with rich history and remarkable innovation – and so much of it has been influenced by the Black individuals who live or have lived here. From historic monuments to Black-owned restaurants, boutiques, and other businesses, we’ve gathered ways to honor and support the Black history, culture, and businesses that make Connecticut special.

Since there are so many great businesses, we were only able to feature a sample, but encourage you to find even more at ShopBlackCT.com.

Featuring: Amistad Center for Art & Culture | Amistad Memorial | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Capital Ice Cream | City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of Hartford | City of Meriden | City of Middletown | City of Milford | City of New Britain | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of New London | City of Norwich | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Old State House | Fire & Spice Vegan Restaurant | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Music Theatre of Connecticut | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Prudence Crandall Museum | Rhythm Brewing Company | Ruby & Calvin Fletcher African American History Museum | Soldiers' Monument & Memorial Park | Soul de Cuba Café | The Bijou Theatre | The Russell | Tosca | Town of Bloomfield | Town of Cheshire | Town of Coventry | Town of Derby | Town of East Haven | Town of Enfield | Town of Fairfield | Town of Farmington | Town of Greenwich | Town of Hamden | Town of Simsbury | Town of Watertown | Town of West Hartford | Town of Windham | Town of Windsor | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art


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Pumpking Patch

Gourd-geous views

Overview: To find a picture-perfect pumpkin for Halloween, follow a few tips from our favorite Instagrammers. Check out their photos from some of Connecticut’s best farmer’s markets here.​

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2018-10-12

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Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Angevine Farm | Bee & Thistle Inn & Spa | Berkshire Balloons | Chester/Hadlyme Ferry | Gillette Castle State Park | Gwyn Careg Inn | Hidden Valley B&B | Homestead Inn | Hopkins Inn | Hopkins Inn | Infinity Bistro (Norfolk) | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Isabelle et Vincent | Lady Katharine Cruises - Haddam | Litchfield Saltwater Grille | Lyman Orchards | Macedonia Brook State Park | Manor House Inn | Metro Bis Restaurant | Miranda Vineyard | Mountain View Green Retreat | Nehemiah Brainerd House B&B | New Britain Museum of American Art | Roger Sherman Inn | Scranton Seahorse Inn | Silverman's Farm | Simsbury 1820 House | Stonecroft Country Inn | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Last Green Valley | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Pickin Patch at Woodford Farm | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | The West Lane Inn | Town of East Hampton | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Whittle's Willow Spring Farm | Yale University Art Gallery

Man fly fishing.

Is 2019 the year you finally …​

Overview: Learn to fly fish? Try skydiving? Discover your inner chef? Here are a few ideas to add to your list that are sure to give you a great sense of accomplishment for 2019!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-01-10

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Featuring: 116 Crown | A Yankee Balloon | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Adventure Rooms | Aer Blarney Balloons, LLC | Berkshire Balloons | Black Rock Antiques Center | Black Seal Seafood Grille | Book Barn | Bridgeport Islanders | Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | Bruce Museum | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Wine Trail | Discovery Depot at Nature's Art Village | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Escape 101 | Escape New Haven | Essex Art Association Gallery | Fields of Fire Adventure Park | Fife 'n Drum Restaurant & Inn | Florence Griswold Museum | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Griswold Inn | Guided Flyfishing Trips-Housatonic River Outfitters | Gumdrops & Lollipops Candy Shoppe | Homestead Inn | Hopkins Vineyard | Hunt Hill Farm Trust | Infinity Music Hall & Bistro (Norfolk) | Infinity Music Hall (Hartford) | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Jones Family Farms | Kent Falls State Park | La Belle Aurore | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Meli-Melo | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohegan Sun | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mountain Meadow Outfitters and Charters | Mrs. Bridges' Pantry | Mystic Aquarium | Mystified Escape Rooms | New Britain Museum of American Art | New England Air Museum | Old Lyme Inn | Panic Room | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | R.J. Julia Booksellers | RPM Raceway Stamford | RiverQuest | Rock Hall Luxe Lodging | Rocky Neck State Park | Rolling River Antiques | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Scranton Seahorse Inn | Shoreline Segway | Shoreline Segway | Ski Sundown | Skydive Danielson | Taylor Brooke Winery | Team vs Time - Premier Room Escape | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Company Store Antiques | The Connecticut Beer Trail | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wheeling City Tours, LLC | Yale Center for British Art | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History | Yale University Art Gallery

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 | Shore Line Trolley Museum | 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 | 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

Memorial Day Colonial Patriot

We remember.

Overview: Monday, May 27th is Memorial Day in Connecticut. Honor this American day of remembrance with a trip to one of Connecticut’s many historic museums. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, our military families visit for free.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-05-23

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Featuring: American Clock & Watch Museum | Art Museum at the University of Saint Joseph | Avery-Copp House | Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | Barnes Museum (c.1836) | Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden | Bruce Museum | Butler-McCook House & Garden | Canton Historical Museum | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Danbury Museum | Denison Homestead Museum - Pequotsepos Manor (1717) | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Ebenezer Avery House | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Greenwich Historical Society | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hempsted Houses | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Hungerford Nature Center | Hyland House Museum (1713) | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | Indian & Colonial Research Center | Institute for American Indian Studies | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Leffingwell House Museum | Lutz Children's Museum | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Mattatuck Museum | Nathan Hale Homestead | New Britain Museum of American Art | New England Civil War Museum | New Haven Museum | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | Phelps-Hatheway House | Prudence Crandall Museum | Roseland Cottage Museum | Simsbury Historical Society | Slater Memorial Museum | Stanley-Whitman House | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Tolland Historical Society | Vintage Hi Fi Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Yale Center for British Art | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History | Yale University Art Gallery

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

Winter Wonderland - Sleigh Ride

Winter Weekend Wolderland

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-01-08

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

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 Adventure Sports 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 | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | 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 | 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

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

Plan a Merry December

Plan a Merry December

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2021-12-01

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

Fantastic February Fun

Fantastic February Fun

Overview: February may be the shortest month of the year, but in Connecticut, it’s jam-packed with great things to do! From night skiing spots and photo-worthy winter gems to dessert destinations, trampoline parks, and out-of-the-box date ideas, you’ll find adventure around every corner.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2022-02-04

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Featuring: Adventure Rooms | Amistad Center for Art & Culture | Amistad Memorial | Anchor Spa | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Axe It | Ballo Italian at Mohegan Sun | Bantam Lake | Beer'd Brewing Company | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Blue Back Square | Bridgewater Chocolate - West Hartford | Bridgewater Chocolate Factory Retail Store - Brookfield | By The Sea Day Spa | Cabela's | Capital Ice Cream | Central Rock Gym | Chatfield Hollow State Park | City Climb Gym | City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of Hartford | City of Middletown | City of Milford | City of New Britain | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Norwich | City of Shelton | City of Waterbury | City of West Haven | Connecticut Antiques Trail | Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Old State House | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Divine Treasures | Escape New Haven | Escapology Escape Rooms | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Essex Paint & Sip | Fire & Spice Vegan Restaurant | Fired Up | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Front Street District | Gallery on the Green | Garde Arts Center | Gay City State Park | Good News Restaurant & Bar | Greenwich Historical Society | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hartford Yard Goats | Hill-Stead Museum | Hot Rod Cafe | James L. Goodwin State Forest | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lutz Children's Museum | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Manor House Inn | Middletown Roller Skating Rink | Mind Factory Escape Games | Mission Escape Games | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohegan Sun | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Monza World Class Karting at Foxwoods | Mount Southington Ski Area | Muse Paintbar (West Hartford) | Music Theatre of Connecticut | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | New Britain Museum of American Art | Noteworthy Chocolates | Odin's Keep Axe House | On Track Karting | PEZ Visitor Center | Painting with a Twist | People's State Forest | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - New Haven | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Prudence Crandall Museum | Pursue the Clues | R.J. Julia Booksellers | Rhythm Brewing Company | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Ruby & Calvin Fletcher African American History Museum | Salt Cave of Darien | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | Sea Tea Comedy Theater | Ski Sundown | Sky Zone - Norwalk | SoNo Nightlife | Soul de Cuba Café | Soulshine Salt Cavern | Spa at Delamar Southport | Spa at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Stonington Borough | Stumpy's Hatchet House | Sugar Factory American Brasserie | TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge | Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods | Team vs Time - Premier Room Escape | The Bijou Theatre | The Chocolate Shell | The Connecticut Pizza Trail | The Corner Restaurant | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Place 2 Be | The Russell | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Spa at Water's Edge | Todd English's Tuscany | Town of Avon | Town of Bloomfield | Town of Branford | Town of Canaan | Town of Cheshire | Town of Chester | Town of Coventry | Town of Derby | Town of East Haven | Town of Enfield | Town of Fairfield | Town of Farmington | Town of Greenwich | Town of Guilford | Town of Hamden | Town of Putnam | Town of Salisbury | Town of Simsbury | Town of Southbury | Town of Stratford | Town of Suffield | Town of Watertown | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Town of Windham | Town of Woodbury | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Weir Farm National Historic Site | White Memorial Foundation | Wigwam Escape | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Wood Memorial Library & Museum


Recent Press

Tell Me Something Good: St. Patrick's Day

WRCH Lite 100.5

Weekly online and radio spot on WRCH Lite 100.5 highlighting Saint Patrick's Day celebrations happening throughout Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-03-13

Featuring: City of Hartford | Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall | New Britain Museum of American Art | Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: St. Patrick's Day

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-03-12

Featuring: New Britain Museum of American Art | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Stony Creek Brewery

Connecticut Open House Day 2019

Out and About Mom

Online article highlighting Connecticut Open House Day on June 8th.

Published Date: 2019-05-31

Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Bushnell Park Carousel | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mystic Aquarium | New Britain Museum of American Art | New England Air Museum | New England Carousel Museum | Niantic Children's Museum | PEZ Visitor Center | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | RiverQuest | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Six things to do this week

CTNOW

Online article highlighting six things to do.

Published Date: 2019-06-02

Featuring: Bushnell Park | New Britain Museum of American Art | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Manchester | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

CT Open House Day invites visitors to search out museums

Journal Inquier, Journal Inquier Online

Online and print article highlight museums participating in Connecticut Open House Day

Published Date: 2019-06-06

Featuring: Butler-McCook House & Garden | Huguenot House/East Hartford Historical Society | Isham-Terry House | Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall | Nellie McKnight Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Phelps-Hatheway House | Tolland Historical Society | Town of Tolland | Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

The Connecticut Art Trail is turning 25! (And we need things to celebrate.)

Boston Globe Online

Online article highlighting the 25th Anniversary of the Connecticut Art Trail.

Published Date: 2020-11-05

Featuring: Connecticut Art Trail | Florence Griswold Museum | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Old Lyme Inn | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Yale Center for British Art | Yale University Art Gallery

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

WRCH-FM

Weekly radio and online spot on what to do and see in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2021-03-09

Featuring: Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum & Sanctuary | Connecticut Women's Heritage Trail | Florence Griswold Museum | Greenwich Historical Society | New Britain Museum of American Art

State Launches 'Say Yes To CT' to Benefit Tourism Industry

MSN.com, WVIT-TV Online

Online article highlighting Connecticut's summer "Say Yes to Connecticut" campaign.

Published Date: 2021-05-07

Featuring: Florence Griswold Museum | Gelston House | New Britain Museum of American Art

Attractions welcome guests Saturday on Connecticut Open House Day

Republican-American

Online article highlighting some participants in Connecticut Open House Day.

Published Date: 2021-06-10

Featuring: Abrash Galleries Rugs & Antiquities | American Clock & Watch Museum | Barnes Museum (c.1836) | Charter Oak Brewing Company | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Eric Sloane Museum and Kent Furnace | MoCA Westport | New Britain Museum of American Art | New England Air Museum | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Fairfield | Town of Litchfield | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Connecticut's 17th Annual Open House Day is This Weekend

101.5 WPDH

Online articles highlighting participants in Connecticut Open House Day.

Published Date: 2021-06-11

Featuring: Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | City of Danbury | Lyman Orchards | New Britain Museum of American Art | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Kids Can Experience Museums for Free via the Connecticut Art Trail

News Break

Online article highlighting Connecticut Art Trail museums participating in the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program.

Published Date: 2021-07-09

Featuring: Art Museum at the University of Saint Joseph | Bruce Museum | Florence Griswold Museum | Greenwich Historical Society | Hill-Stead Museum | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Mattatuck Museum | MoCA Westport | Mystic Museum of Art | New Britain Museum of American Art | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

CT launches $1.4M fall marketing campaign

News Break

Online article highlighting Connecticut's fall Full Color Connecticut campaign.

Published Date: 2021-09-13

Featuring: Dinosaur State Park | New Britain Museum of American Art

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

WRCH-FM, WRCH-FM Online

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

Published Date: 2022-01-25

Featuring: Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Manor House Inn | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | The Blake Hotel | The Goodwin Hotel | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Lloyd | The Whaler's Inn


Video Marketing

So Good To See You Connecticut - Wonder

Featuring: Bantam Lake | Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Lyman Orchards | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Silverman's Farm

So Good To See You, Central Connecticut

Featuring: City of Hartford | Connecticut Science Center | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Farmington Canal Linear Park | Millwright's Restaurant | New Britain Museum of American Art | Sleeping Giant State Park | Talcott Mountain State Park | Town of Branford

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

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

Say Yes to Connecticut - Families/Kids 30 sec. Summer

Featuring: Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | Connecticut Watersports | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Lee's Riding Stable | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | New Britain Museum of American Art | Taylor Brooke Brewery | The Whaler's Inn | Town of Kent