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Maple Sugaring Activities in Connecticut

Maple Sugaring Activities in Connecticut

End of February and throughout March is the maple sugar season in Connecticut! Cold nights and warm, sunny days are necessary to provide good sap yields. Local sugar makers and their many loyal customers eagerly await this annual rite of spring. Visit a local sugarhouse or attend a maple sugar festival to see firsthand how maple syrup is produced!

Featuring: Ambler Farm | Lyman Orchards | New Canaan Nature Center | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | The Dudley Farm Museum | Town of Hebron

Spring Flowers

Connecticut's Spring Blossom Finder

Once the snow melts, springtime in Connecticut quickly takes hold, rewarding us with colorful gardens, open fields, flowering trees and wonderful spring festivals. In April and May, the cherry blossoms, tulips, daffodils and dogwoods come into bloom. Here are a few of the biggest and best viewing opportunities, as well as some suggestions for other places in Connecticut also beginning to bloom.

Featuring: Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | City of Bridgeport | Connecticut College Arboretum | Cricket Hill Garden | Delamar Southport | Denison Homestead Museum - Pequotsepos Manor (1717) | Edgerton Park | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Gilbertie's Herb Gardens | Halfinger Farms | Hollister House Garden | Housatonic Museum of Art | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Little Pub Fairfield | New Canaan Nature Center | Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Seaside Park | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Connecticut Pizza Trail | Town of Fairfield | White Flower Farm | Wicked Tulips Flower Farm | Wooster Square

Easter bunny and children

Easter Bunny Visits & Springtime Fun

The Easter Bunny is visiting Connecticut this spring! Be on the lookout for the Easter Bunny at many Easter-themed and bunny-inspired events throughout the state. Enjoy fun and glorious springtime activities to celebrate the arrival of the new season. Plan a delightful outing and step out with your young ones, your special someone or your friends. It’s time to get hopping!

Featuring: 1741 Pub & Grill at Lyman Orchards | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum & Sanctuary | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Delamar West Hartford | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | EverWonder Children's Museum | New Canaan Nature Center | Pequot Library | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Ray of Light Farm | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Saint Clements Castle | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Shore Line Trolley Museum | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | Webb Mountain Discovery Zone | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

Adventure Park at Storrs

31 Things to do in Connecticut this November

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

Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Alice in the Village | Angevine Farm | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | City of Hartford | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairview Tree Farm | Flamig Farm | Florence Griswold Museum | Greater Middletown Military Museum | Hogan's Cider Mill | IT Adventure Ropes Course | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Maple Bank Farm | Maple Bank Farm | Mattabesett Blue Trail | Miller Tree Farm | New Canaan Nature Center | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Northwest Park & Nature Center | PEZ Visitor Center | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Silverman's Farm | Spoke + Spy Ciderworks | Still Waters Retreat | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Toyota Oakdale Theatre | West Haven Veteran's Museum and Learning Center | Wigwam Escape | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

All Things Maple

All Things Maple

Maple season is a wonderful time in Connecticut! From early February to late March, you can find Connecticut maple farms hard at work tapping the state’s first agricultural product – and you can find all of Connecticut celebrating alongside them. From fun events, to syrup farms, to signature maple treats, Connecticut is marvelously maple. So, make it a maple day (or month) and check out these great ways to celebrate maple season in Connecticut.

Featuring: A.C. Petersen Farms | Ambler Farm | Bats of Bedlam Maple Farm | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Craft 260 Beer Bar Bistro | Flanders Nature Center/Land Trust | Geronimo Bar & Grill | Gofer Ice Cream (Stamford) | Hungry Tiger Music Club & Cafe | Hydeville Sugar Shack | J House Greenwich | Lamothe's Sugar House | Litchfield Distillery | Lyman Orchards | Mia's Prime Time Cafe | New Canaan Nature Center | Northwest Park & Nature Center | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | The Dudley Farm Museum | The North House | The Sloppy Waffle | The Vanilla Bean Café | Town of East Lyme | Town of Hebron | Town of New Milford | Town of Redding | Town of Watertown | Town of Westport

Social Distance Friendly Hikes

Social Distance-Friendly Hikes

Many people are turning to the great outdoors for fresh air, exercise and the renewing power of nature during the COVID-19 pandemic. Connecticut’s parks, forests and trails are a great resource. Below is a list of a few you might consider. But please check for temporary closures before you venture out and follow the guidelines provided by state and local officials.

Featuring: Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Burr Pond State Park | Campbell Falls State Park Reserve | Chatfield Hollow State Park | City of Norwich | Cockaponset State Forest | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Devil's Hopyard State Park | Farmington Canal Linear Park | Giuffrida Park | Hidden Valley Preserve | Kettletown State Park | Macedonia Brook State Park | McLean Game Refuge | Mianus River State Park | Nehantic State Forest | New Canaan Nature Center | Old Furnace State Park | Pachaug State Forest | Riverfront Recapture | Ross Pond State Park | Salmon River State Forest | Shenipsit State Forest | Stratton Brook State Park | Town of Barkhamsted | Town of Mansfield | Town of Naugatuck | Town of Norfolk | Town of Putnam | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Sherman | Town of Vernon | Town of Windsor | Town of Woodstock | Wadsworth Falls State Park | Wadsworth Mansion | West Rock Ridge State Park | West Thompson Lake Federal Park | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Wickham Park

Top Hiking Trails in Fairfield County

Top Hiking Trails in Fairfield County

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

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

Maple Sugaring in Fairfield County

Maple Sugaring in Fairfield County

Maple syrup was cultivated by Native Americans in Connecticut as far back as the 1600s, becoming the New World’s first natural sweetener. Loyal maple syrup and maple sugar lovers eagerly await this annual rite of spring, when the still-freezing nights and warmer, sunny days towards the end of March create the ideal conditions for robust maple syrup yields. So if you want to enjoy the fruits of this year’s labors of sugary love (and are looking for some sweet family fun), plan a visit to Fairfield County’s maple sugar makers and learn firsthand how everybody’s favorite pancake topping is made!

Featuring: Ambler Farm | New Canaan Nature Center | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Town of Trumbull

Spring Flowers & Gardens in Fairfield County

Spring Flowers & Gardens in Fairfield County

Although we northerners celebrate the change of seasons, there is no denying that those first colorful petals of spring bring joy to our hearts and a sense of renewal to our souls, which is something we can all use right about now. Lucky for us, Flower Power abounds in Fairfield County, here are a bunch of baby bloomers to seek out from spring into summer and beyond!

Featuring: Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | City of Bridgeport | Fort Stamford | New Canaan Nature Center | Weir Farm National Historic Site

Top 10 Spring Things to do in Fairfield County

Top 10 Spring Things to do in Fairfield County

Is anybody out there that doesn’t have cabin fever? After a long winter (and an even longer year), things are looking up and popping up in Fairfield County, offering loads of fun things to do – alone, with your mate or friends, and with the kids. Check out this 10 must-dos now that the air is warm and the sun is shining – and put a little Spring in your step!

Featuring: Antique & Artisan Gallery | Aspetuck Brew Lab | Avery & Dash Collections | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Black Rock Antiques Center | Blackstones Grille | Brewport | Captain's Cove Seaport | City of Bridgeport | City of Norwalk | City of Shelton | City of Stamford | Connecticut Island Outfitters | Crab Shell Restaurant | Fairfield Auction, LLC | Fairfield County Antique & Design Center | Fairfield Craft Ales | Fort Stamford | Greenwich Living Antiques & Design Center | Half Full Brewery | Harbor Lights | Isabelle et Vincent | Jones Family Farms | Knapp's Landing | Le Rouge Handmade Chocolates by Aarti | Middlebank II | Mongers Market | New Canaan Nature Center | Pedego SoNo Electric Bikes | Stratford Antique Center | The Spread | Tongue in Chique LLC | Town of Easton | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Monroe | Town of New Canaan | Town of Weston | Town of Westport | Trout Brook Valley State Park Reserve | Two Roads Brewing Company | Veracious Brewing Company | Washington Prime (Norwalk) | Weir Farm National Historic Site | l'escale


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Find Fun This March

Overview: Looking for something fun to do in March? Whether you want something active, relaxing, cultural, nature-oriented or romantic, we have you covered. Check out these great ideas to make the most of your month!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-03-05

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Featuring: A.C. Petersen Farms | Aer Blarney Balloons, LLC | Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center | Audubon Sharon | Bats of Bedlam Maple Farm | Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library | Berkshire Balloons | Bridgeport Islanders | Cheshire Coffee | Christy's Irish Pub | City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of Meriden | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | City of Norwich | City of Stamford | City of Torrington | Connecticut Convention Center | Connecticut Dinosaur Trail | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Irish-American Heritage Trail | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut State Museum of Natural History & Connecticut Archaeology Center | Connecticut Whale | Craftsman Cliff Roasters | Dish Bar & Grill | Donahue's Madison Beach Grille | Donovan's | Duffy's Tavern | Fired Up | Flanders Nature Center/Land Trust | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Garde Arts Center | Geronimo Bar & Grill | Greenwood Glass Blowing Studio Gallery & School | Gunn Memorial Library & Historical Museum | Harp and Hound Pub | Hartford Wolfpack | Higher Grounds Coffee House & Art Gallery | Hungry Tiger Music Club & Cafe | Hydeville Sugar Shack | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Inishmor Pub | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Institute for American Indian Studies | Interlaken Inn, Resort & Conference Center | Ireland's Great Hunger Museum | J House Greenwich | JavaHut Cafe & Bistro | John Davenport's Restaurant | Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts | Lamothe's Sugar House | Litchfield Distillery | McLadden's Irish Public House | Mia's Prime Time Cafe | Middletown Roller Skating Rink | MindBreak Escape Rooms | Molten Java | Museum of Connecticut History | Mystic Aquarium | Mystified Escape Rooms | New Canaan Nature Center | Northwest Park & Nature Center | O'Neill's Pub & Restaurant | Painting with a Twist | Park & Oak Restaurant | Playwright Irish Pub & Restaurant | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Safe Harbor Escape Rooms | Shubert Theatre | SoNo Nightlife | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stanley-Whitman House | Stony Creek Brewery | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | Tavern on Main | Tea Roses Tea Room | Team vs Time - Premier Room Escape | The Corner Restaurant | The Dudley Farm Museum | The Half Door | The Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House | The Public House | The Sloppy Waffle | The Sloppy Waffle (Bloomfield) | The Vanilla Bean Café | Town of Avon | Town of Avon | Town of East Lyme | Town of Essex | Town of Fairfield | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Greenwich | Town of Hebron | Town of Kent | Town of Montville | Town of Mystic | Town of Naugatuck | Town of New Milford | Town of Plymouth | Town of Putnam | Town of Redding | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Seymour | Town of Simsbury | Town of Southington | Town of Stonington | Town of Westport | Town of Woodbury | Toyota Oakdale Theatre | Vaughan's Public House | Velvet Libations | White Horse Country Pub | Wigwam Escape

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

Get Your Fall Fix

Get Your Fall Fix

Overview: The end of fall is fast approaching — have you made the most of the season? Luckily, there’s still time to safely enjoy Connecticut’s fall favorites. From hard cider sipping to foliage hiking, small town shopping to rope swinging, here are 31 things to do this November.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-10-22

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Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Alice in the Village | Angevine Farm | B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Beer'd Brewing Company | Belltown Hill Orchards | Berkshire Balloons | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Black Hog Brewing Company | Campbell Falls State Park Reserve | Chester Charter, Inc. | City of Hartford | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Dinosaur Trail | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Dinosaur State Park | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairview Tree Farm | Flamig Farm | Florence Griswold Museum | Giuffrida Park | Greater Middletown Military Museum | Haley Farm State Park | Hidden Valley Preserve | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hogan's Cider Mill | Housatonic Meadows State Park | Housatonic River Brewing | IT Adventure Ropes Course | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Lovers Leap State Park | Lyman Orchards | Macedonia Brook State Park | Maple Bank Farm | March Farm | Mattabesett Blue Trail | Miller Tree Farm | Mohegan Sun | New Canaan Nature Center | New England Cider Company | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Northwest Park & Nature Center | PEZ Visitor Center | RiverQuest | Rogers Orchards Sunnymount Farm | Rose's Berry Farm | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Silverman's Farm | Skydive Danielson | Spoke + Spy Ciderworks | Still Waters Retreat | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Pickin Patch at Woodford Farm | The Spa at Norwich Inn | These Guys Brewing Company | Thimble Island Brewing Company | Thomas Hooker Brewing Company | Town of Woodbury | Treat Farm | Two Roads Brewing Company | Urban Lodge Brewing | West Haven Veteran's Museum and Learning Center | Wigwam Escape | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

Find February Adventures

Find February Adventures

Overview: Whether you’re looking for indoor adventures or ways to get out in the elements, there’s so much to do right now in Connecticut — and businesses are working diligently to prioritize safety, so you can focus on fun. From  cross-country skiing and indoor trampolines to photo-worthy pizza and magnificent murals, here’s your guide to find safe, new adventures in Connecticut this month.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2021-02-18

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Featuring: Aer Blarney Balloons, LLC | Ambler Farm | Antiques Marketplace | Arethusa al tavolo | Bantam Lake | Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library | Berkshire Balloons | Cabela's | Central Rock Gym | Cheshire Coffee | City Climb Gym | City of Bristol | City of New Haven | Connecticut Antiques Trail | Connecticut Antiques Trail | Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Science Center | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Escape New Haven | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Fired Up | Flanders Nature Center/Land Trust | Florence Griswold Museum | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Greenwich Historical Society | Haight-Brown Vineyard | Half Full Brewery | Hartford Flavor Company | Higher Grounds Coffee House & Art Gallery | Hill-Stead Museum | IT Adventure Ropes Course | James L. Goodwin State Forest | JavaHut Cafe & Bistro | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Kehler Liddell Gallery | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lamothe's Sugar House | Litchfield Distillery | Lutz Children's Museum | Lyman Orchards | Middletown Roller Skating Rink | Mind Factory Escape Games | Miya's Sushi | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohegan Sun | Molten Java | Monza World Class Karting at Foxwoods | Mount Southington Ski Area | Muse Paintbar (West Hartford) | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic River Historical Society | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | New Canaan Nature Center | Nomads Adventure Quest | On Track Karting | Painting with a Twist | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | R/V "Spirit of the Sound" | RiverQuest | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Salt Cave of Darien | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Ski Sundown | Sky Zone - Norwalk | Soulshine Salt Cavern | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stanley-Whitman House | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | Tarry Lodge - Westport | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Goodwin Hotel | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Town of Avon | Town of Avon | Town of Essex | Town of Franklin | Town of Guilford | Town of Kent | Town of Southbury | Town of Stonington | Town of Trumbull | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | White Memorial Foundation | Wigwam Escape | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center

Safely Celebrate Maple Season

Safely Celebrate Maple Season

Overview: March is Maple Season in Connecticut and that means ample opportunities to safely tour sugarhouses, learn about the origins of the maple syrup-making process, participate in tree tapping demonstrations and sample Connecticut-made sweets—all while supporting Connecticut farmers and businesses. Here are a few ways to make the season sweet.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2021-03-02

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Featuring: City of Bristol | Flanders Nature Center/Land Trust | Hydeville Sugar Shack | Lamothe's Sugar House | Lyman Orchards | New Canaan Nature Center | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | Town of Durham | Town of Franklin

Savor the Fall Season

Savor the Fall Season

Overview: November is here — time to soak up every last bit of the fall season. From scenic drives and cideries to corn mazes, ziplining and more, here's how to make it a memorable month.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2021-11-03

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Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Alice in the Village | Allen Hill Farm | Angevine Farm | B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Backyard Adventure UTV Tours | Bear Hands Brewery | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Beer'd Brewing Company | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Blackberry River Inn | Blue Lobster Seafood | Blue Ox Axe Throwing - Wallingford | Breck Marshall at Mystic Seaport | Brewport | Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Farm | City Point Kitchen | City Steam Brewery Cafe | City of Hartford | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | Clarke Outdoors | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Bed & Breakfast/Bicycle Trail | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Shoreline Bike/Boat Tour | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut Wine Trail | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Cottrell Brewing Company | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Devil's Hopyard State Park | Dino's Restaurant | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairview Tree Farm | Fields of Fire Adventure Park | Firefly Hollow Brewing Company | Flamig Farm | Flanders Fish Market & Restaurant | Gold Rush Farm LLC | Gozzi's Turkey Farm | Greater Middletown Military Museum | Half Full Brewery | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hollister House Garden | Housatonic River Brewing | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | J. Timothy's Taverne | Jasper White's Summer Shack | Jonathan Edwards Winery | Jones Family Farms | Kent Falls State Park | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Lady Katharine Cruises - Haddam | Lady Katharine Cruises - Hartford | Lady Katharine Cruises - Middletown | Lee's Riding Stable | Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale Restaurant (Westbrook) | Lenny's Indian Head | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Lyman Orchards | Main Street Grille | Maple Bank Farm | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mattabesett Blue Trail | Miller Tree Farm | Millwright's Restaurant | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Canaan Nature Center | New England Brewing Company | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Northwest Park & Nature Center | Odin's Keep Axe House | Old Furnace State Park | Olio Restaurant & Bar | Outer Light Brewing Company | Overshores Brewing Company | Oyster Club | PEZ Visitor Center | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - New Haven | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Redding Roadhouse | Relic Brewing Company | Restaurant at Rowayton Seafood | RiverQuest | Rory's Restaurant | Roseland Cottage Museum | S&P Oyster Co. | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Silverman's Farm | Silverman's Farm | Sleeping Giant State Park | SoNo Seaport Seafood | Sport Hill Farm | Stanton House Inn | Stony Creek Brewery | Stowe's Seafood | Stubborn Beauty Brewing Company | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Beer Garden at Shippan Landing | The Chowder Pot of Hartford | The Connecticut Pizza Trail | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Place | The Sculpture Mile | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The West Lane Inn | Thimble Island Brewing Company | Thomas Hooker Brewing Company | Town of Burlington | Town of Cornwall | Town of Easton | Town of Guilford | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Redding | Town of Sharon | Town of Simsbury | Town of Westport | Town of Wethersfield | Two Roads Brewing Company | Urban Lodge Brewing | Velvet Libations | West Haven Veteran's Museum and Learning Center | Wigwam Escape | Willimantic Brewing Company

Spring Fun is Blooming

Spring Fun is Blooming

Overview: Connecticut comes to life in the spring! Celebrate fresh air and new beginnings at these flower festivals throughout the state — the perfect way to ring in spring.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2022-03-22

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Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Artisan Restaurant, Tavern & Garden | B&B at Bartlett Farm | BAR | Backyard Adventure UTV Tours | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Campbell Falls State Park Reserve | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | City of Bridgeport | City of Hartford | City of Middletown | Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum & Sanctuary | Connecticut Bed & Breakfast/Bicycle Trail | Connecticut College Arboretum | Connecticut Shoreline Bike/Boat Tour | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | Cricket Hill Garden | Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Delamar Southport | Delamar West Hartford | Denison Homestead Museum - Pequotsepos Manor (1717) | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Devil's Hopyard State Park | Edgerton Park | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | EverWonder Children's Museum | Florence Griswold Museum | Gilbertie's Herb Gardens | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Halfinger Farms | Harkness Memorial State Park | Harry's Place | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hill-Stead Museum | Hollister House Garden | Housatonic Museum of Art | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Kensington's at The Spa at Norwich Inn | Lake Compounce Campground | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Little Pub Fairfield | Millwright's Restaurant | New Canaan Nature Center | New England National Scenic Trail | Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale | Pardee Rose Gardens | Pequot Library | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Ray of Light Farm | Restaurant Bricco | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Rocky Neck State Park | S&P Oyster Co. | Saint Clements Castle | Seaside Park | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Skydive Danielson | Sleeping Giant State Park | Spa at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | Talcott Mountain State Park | Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Blue Oar | The Connecticut Pizza Trail | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Last Green Valley | The Place | Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park | Town of Fairfield | Town of North Haven | UConn Dairy Bar | University of Connecticut Animal Barns Self-Guided Tours | Viron Rondo Osteria | Wadsworth Mansion | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | Webb Mountain Discovery Zone | Westbrook Outlets | White Flower Farm | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Wicked Tulips Flower Farm | Wickham Park | Wood-n-Tap (Farmington) | Wooster Square | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms | l'escale

Celebrate Easter

Celebrate Easter

Overview: Easter is around the corner, and Connecticut is filled with egg-cellent ways to celebrate! From bunny visits and colorful egg hunts to exquisite brunch menus and beautiful blossoms, we’ve gathered a few ideas to make the most of Easter in 2022.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2022-04-07

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Featuring: 1741 Pub & Grill | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Castle Hill Chocolate | Connecticut Audubon Society Birdcraft Museum & Sanctuary | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Delamar West Hartford | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fascia's Chocolates | Kensington's at The Spa at Norwich Inn | Munson's Chocolates | New Canaan Nature Center | Pequot Library | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Ray of Light Farm | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Saint Clements Castle | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Shore Line Trolley Museum | The Chocolate Shell | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | Thompson Chocolate | Thorncrest Farm, LLC & Milk House Chocolates | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | Webb Mountain Discovery Zone | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms


Recent Press

Our Favorite Day Trips in CT for Families

AAA Northeast

Online article highlighting family trips in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-10-27

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

Best Halloween Events and Activities for Connecticut Kids

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlighting Halloween activities for kids in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-09-23

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

52 Awesome Santa Activities for Kids in Connecticut

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlight Santa events happening throughout Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-11-12

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

55 Things to Do with Kids This Winter in Connecticut

Mommy Poppins

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

Published Date: 2019-12-16

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

Things To Do in Connecticut this Weekend: St. Patrick's Day Crafts, Maple Sugaring, Cardboard Sled Race

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlighting things to do on St. Patrick's Day Weekend.

Published Date: 2020-03-13

Featuring: City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Lamothe's Sugar House | Mystic Aquarium | New Canaan Nature Center | Town of Bethel | Town of Darien | Town of Greenwich | Town of Middlefield | Town of Newtown | Town of Putnam | Town of Southbury | Town of Washington | Town of Watertown | Town of Westport | Town of Woodbury

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Maple Sugar

WRCH-FM

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

Published Date: 2021-03-02

Featuring: Flanders Nature Center/Land Trust | New Canaan Nature Center | Town of Franklin

Celebrate Maple Season in Connecticut

Greenwich Sentinel

Online article highlighting maple syrup producers throughout Connecticut.

Published Date: 2021-03-04

Featuring: City of Bristol | Flanders Nature Center/Land Trust | Lamothe's Sugar House | Lyman Orchards | New Canaan Nature Center | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | The Dudley Farm Museum | Town of Franklin | Town of Hebron

Maple sugaring season is here in Connecticut. How to enjoy it, while socially distancing

Hartord Courant

Online article highlighting maple syrup producers in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2021-03-04

Featuring: City of Bristol | Flanders Nature Center/Land Trust | Lyman Orchards | New Canaan Nature Center | Sweet Wind Farm Sugarhouse & Farm Stand | Town of Franklin