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This is one of 20 pairs that ran in various types of out-of-home advertising in summer 2018. It ran in Columbus Circle station in NYC, on digital kiosks all over Manhattan, along the rail lines for Metro North and LIRR, on bus shelters in Boston, and on a few roadside billboards near the edges of Connecticut.

Featuring: Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | The Mark Twain House & Museum


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Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Curating Art, History and Fun at Connecticut’s Museums

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

Featuring: American Clock & Watch Museum | American Museum of Tort Law | Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | Boothe Memorial Park & Museum | Bruce Museum | Connecticut Air & Space Museum | Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut Children's Museum | Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum | Connecticut Freedom Trail | Connecticut 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

Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours

Halloween is Here — Connecticut Towns Offer Tricks and Treats

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

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

Hartford Skyline at Night

Locals Love: Hartford

Connecticut’s capital city is located in the center of the state, where I-84 and I-91 meet. But it’s certainly not a city you’ll want to drive by. It’s home to America’s oldest continuously operating art museum and America’s #1 favorite minor league ballpark (two years in a row!) We asked some locals in the mayor’s office for their favorite Hartford haunts and were not disappointed.

Featuring: Agave Grill | Arch Street Tavern | Bradley International Airport | Carbone's Ristorante | Casona | City Steam Brewery Cafe | City of Hartford | Connecticut Convention Center | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Old State House | Dunn's River Jamaican Restaurant | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hartford Flavor Company | Hartford Stage | Hartford Yard Goats | Hog River Brewing Company | Ichiban Restaurant | Infinity Music Hall (Hartford) | J Restaurant & Bar | Marriott Hartford Downtown | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Polish National Home | Sea Tea Comedy Theater | The Goodwin Hotel | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Polytechnic On20 Club | The Russell | TheaterWorks | Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Mystic Seaport

Captured in Time - Living History in Connecticut

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

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

Guilford Town Green

Step Back in Time in These Connecticut Towns and Cities

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

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

Summer Bucket List

Summer in Connecticut — What’s on Your Bucket List?

Have you made your Connecticut summer bucket list yet? See how the Connecticut Office of Tourism and Fox 61 are teaming up to make sure you don’t miss a second of the fun this summer in Connecticut. 

Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Calf Pasture & Shady Beach | City of Milford | City of New London | City of West Haven | Farmington River Tubing | Gillette Castle State Park | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Infinity Music Hall (Hartford) | Lime Rock Park | Martha's Herbary | New England Carousel Museum | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Sonny's Place | The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Bolton | Town of Canton | Town of Coventry | Town of Rocky Hill | Wickham Park

First Presbyterian Church, Stamford

A Connecticut Architecture Tour

From historic to artistic, one-of-a-kind structures to celebrated work by well-known architects, you will find so many fascinating places on a tour of Connecticut’s diverse architectural legacy. Some of the stops in this tour are homes, others are museums, libraries, town halls and even a church. But if you appreciate design and originality, you'll find each has a distinctive look, appeal and history all its own.

Featuring: Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library | First Presbyterian Church | Gillette Castle State Park | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Hill-Stead Museum | Ingalls Rink-Yale University | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Norfolk Library | Roseland Cottage Museum | Slater Memorial Museum | The Barnum Museum | The Glass House | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Yale Center for British Art

Mystic Aquarium

Where to Go for Family Fun After Dark

Have you seen the movie “Night at the Museum”? What if you could spend a night in an aquarium? Or a science center? Or a tipi? Connecticut has so many amazing things to do when the sun shines, you might be surprised to find out how many cool things there are to do after the sun goes down. These are just a few of the great ideas for family fun after dark in Connecticut. Be sure to check each location’s website for upcoming event dates and times.

Featuring: Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Connecticut Science Center | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Lake Compounce Campground | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Mystic Aquarium | The Mark Twain House & Museum

Grove Street Cemetary

Ghost Hunting Places in Connecticut

Halloween is not the only time to have a chilling encounter in Connecticut, but there's something about autumn evenings that can really give you the chills. There are many places in Connecticut where ghosts are said to lurk; in fact, Connecticut is said to be one of the states with the most paranormal activity in the country. After all, this is where the nation’s first witch trials and hangings occurred – three decades before the more famous trials in Salem, Mass. Here are a few places around the region to explore your dark side. (Warning, some aren’t for the faint of heart!)

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Bruce Museum | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Captain Grant's, 1754 | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City of Bristol | City of New London | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Grove Street Cemetery | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Milford Historical Society | Nathan Hale Homestead | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shubert Theatre | Sleeping Giant State Park | Tarrywile Park & Mansion | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion, Norwalk

Houses of the Famous

The Beverly Hills house tour has always been a staple of a visit to southern California, and we’ve got a tour in Connecticut, too. Except that with ours, you can go inside the houses, take a look around, learn about the famous residents and maybe even something about culture, the arts, architecture, and America, too. Here are several of the better-known houses that are open to you.

Featuring: Gillette Castle State Park | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Weir Farm National Historic Site

Roseland Cottage

Historic Homes & Gardens You Need to Tour

Old houses have treasures to find and secrets to uncover, and in Connecticut, there are over four centuries of homes to explore. Some were home to well-known historic figures, like Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe. Others were built by individuals who became larger than life, such as actor William Gillette’s “castle” on the Connecticut River and dictionary namesake Noah Webster’s West Hartford birthplace. Still others house amazing art collections or are surrounded by lush, expertly tended gardens. You’ll find dozens of these historic houses, many of which are National Historic Landmarks, all over the state—and each has a story to tell.

Featuring: Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden | Butler-McCook House & Garden | Connecticut Freedom Trail | Florence Griswold Museum | General David Humphreys House (c.1698) | Greenwich Historical Society | Harkness Memorial State Park | Hempsted Houses | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Hill-Stead Museum | Hollister House Garden | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Leffingwell House Museum | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Nathan Hale Homestead | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Ogden House & Gardens | Phelps-Hatheway House | Roseland Cottage Museum | The Glass House | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

Hotchkiss-Flyer House, Torrington

Proper Victorians

The Victorian Era remains visible everywhere in Connecticut: in its churches, public buildings and cemeteries, but perhaps nowhere as much as in its private houses. Go to the center of any of the state’s 169 cities and towns, and you’ll see them - sometimes solo, sometimes lined up as if in formation - these great “painted ladies” of a bygone era. The great news is that some of Connecticut’s most spectacular Victorian houses have been saved as museums and are open for your inspection:

Featuring: Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Roseland Cottage Museum | Smith-Harris House | The Mark Twain House & Museum

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

Lyman Orchards, Middlefield

34 Things to Do in Connecticut This September

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in September? Whether you want something active or relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, historic or trendy, there is always so much to do, and it’s all so close together. Here are some highlights for September.

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: Action Wildlife Foundation | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Argia Mystic Cruises | Berkshire Balloons | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut River Valley Inn | Connecticut Voyager Balloons | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Ferris Acres Creamery | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Homestead Inn | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Lee's Riding Stable | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Onrust | Poet's Lounge Charters | R/V "Spirit of the Sound" | Rich Farm Ice Cream | Safari Golf | Salmon River State Forest | Saybrook Point Miniature Golf | Stonecroft Country Inn | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Tamarack Lodge & Indie Glamping Resort | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The West Lane Inn | UConn Dairy Bar | Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk

Adventure Parks

38 Things to do in Connecticut this October

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

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Antique & Artisan Gallery | Antiques Marketplace | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Belltown Hill Orchards | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Burr Pond State Park | City of Hartford | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Creamery Brook Bison | Dinosaur State Park | Edwin C. Ahlberg Antiques | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Escape New Haven | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hopkins Vineyard | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Lyman Orchards | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Mind Factory Escape Games | Mission Escape Games | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | New England Cider Company | Old Saybrook Antiques Center | PEZ Visitor Center | Pleasant Valley Drive-In | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Roseland Cottage Museum | Rowanwood Farm | Salt Cave of Darien | Sleeping Giant State Park | Southington Drive-In | Spring Hill Vineyards | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Strawberry Park Resort | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Tapping Reeve House & Law School | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Connecticut Pizza Trail | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | Town of Cornwall | Town of Litchfield | Town of Wethersfield | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | Wolf's Den Family Campground | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

Beyond Stars Hollow

Beyond Stars Hollow: Gilmore Girls Inspiration in Connecticut

Each year, fans gather in Litchfield County to celebrate Connecticut’s favorite fictitious town, Stars Hollow. Explore the magic by experiencing the Gilmore Girls Getaway. Here are some other cities and towns around the state featured in the popular television show Gilmore Girls that are worth a visit.

Featuring: ANTIQ'S LLC | Antiques on the Farmington | Archie Moore's Bar & Restaurant (New Haven) | Ashley's Ice Cream (New Haven) | Blue State Coffee (Main St., Hartford) | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford | LaSalle Market | Modern Apizza | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Shops at Yale | Visit Collinsville | Yale University Visitor Center

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

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

Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History in Connecticut

Connecticut is rich with Black history and stories of the trailblazing efforts that African American people have contributed to American History. With such abundant history comes many ways to celebrate it, especially during February for Black History Month. Explore the state that spawned Harriet Beecher Stowe, whose abolitionist Uncle Tom’s Cabin helped changed the world, the first boarding school for women of color, the birthplace of a famous abolitionist and more!

Featuring: Amistad Center for Art & Culture | Canton Historical Museum | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of Stamford | City of Torrington | Connecticut Freedom Trail | Garde Arts Center | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Mattatuck Museum | Norwich Arts Center | Prudence Crandall Museum | The Klein | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Torrington History Museum | Town of Guilford | Town of North Haven | Town of West Hartford | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Leap Year of the Holiday Weekend

Leap Year of the Holiday Weekend

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

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

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Cat Lovers' Connecticut

Traveling with dogs is a huge trend. But why should Fido get all the attention? What about those who want to travel with or otherwise celebrate cats during a getaway? Come to Connecticut! The state has perfect places for anyone traveling with Felix. Or, if Fluffy stays home, you can still get your feline fix at one of these great cat-celebrating attractions.

Featuring: Abbey's Lantern Hill Inn | Book Barn | City of Middletown | City of New Haven | City of Torrington | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Green Acres B&B | Harbour Inne & Cottage | Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham | Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum | La Quinta Inn & Suites - Danbury | Mew Haven Cat Cafe | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Residence Inn by Marriott - Mystic | Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa | The Farmington Inn | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Study at Yale | Town of Avon | Town of Branford | Town of Cheshire | Town of East Haddam | Town of East Hartford | Town of Griswold | Town of Monroe | Town of Naugatuck | Town of New Milford | Town of Newington | Town of Waterford | Town of Westport | Town of Windsor | Town of Woodstock

36 Things to do in Connecticut this October

36 Things to do in Connecticut this October

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in October? Even with all the COVID-19 safety restrictions, there is still so much to see and do! Whether you want something active or relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, historic or trendy, Connecticut's got you covered. Here are some highlights for October.

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Antique & Artisan Gallery | Antiques Marketplace | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Burr Pond State Park | City of Danbury | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Dinosaur State Park | Edwin C. Ahlberg Antiques | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Escape New Haven | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hopkins Inn | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Lyman Orchards | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Mission Escape Games | Mystified Escape Rooms | New England Cider Company | Old Saybrook Antiques Center | PEZ Visitor Center | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Roseland Cottage Museum | Rowanwood Farm | Salt Cave of Darien | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Sleeping Giant State Park | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Strawberry Park Resort | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | Town of Cornwall | Town of Lebanon | Town of Litchfield | Town of Scotland | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | Wolf's Den Family Campground | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

The Perfect New England Fall...is in Connecticut

The Perfect New England Fall...is in Connecticut

New England is internationally recognized for having among the most spectacular fall foliage displays in the world — renowned for vibrant reds among the oranges and yellows.  And in Connecticut, you can experience the quintessential New England fall without traveling far. From hiking, biking and ziplining, to craft breweries, pumpkin picking, corn mazes and everything in between, it’s all right here in Connecticut!

We’ve compiled a few of the more popular autumn activities below, so you can find fall faster.

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Angevine Farm | Barcelona Restaurant & Wine Bar | Berkshire Balloons | Bidwell Tavern | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Blue Jay Orchards | Brignole Vineyards | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | City of New Haven | Connecticut Parachutists, Inc. | Connecticut Valley Brewing Company | Connecticut Voyager Balloons | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Engine Room | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Flamig Farm | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | G.W. Tavern | Gouveia Vineyards | Grano Arso | Griswold Inn | Hidden Valley Preserve | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hopkins Vineyard | Housatonic River Brewing | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Jones Family Farms | Lyman Orchards | Macedonia Brook State Park | Mattabesett Blue Trail | Mine Hill Preserve/Roxbury Land Trust | Mountain Biking at Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Nathan Hale Homestead | Present Company | Preston Ridge Vineyard | Rose's Berry Farm | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Silverman's Farm | Skydive Danielson | Stony Creek Brewery | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Mystic | Town of Plainville | Town of Stratford | Town of Wallingford | Town of Wallingford | Town of Wethersfield | Tox Brewing Company | Two Roads Brewing Company | Union League Café | Urban Lodge Brewing | Warbird Experience | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | elm Restaurant

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

Family Fun for All Four Seasons

Family Fun for All Four Seasons

No matter the season, Connecticut is your one-stop spot for family fun. Here you can enjoy the distinct seasons and take in spring flower festivals, make a summer splash at the beach or a water park, admire the fall foliage or find downhill thrills at a winter ski resort. Whether you've got young kids or a teen that's hard to please, Connecticut offers adventures, year-round.

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Andrews Homestead (1760) | Angevine Farm | Ashford Dairy Bar | BAR | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Blue Jay Orchards | Bohemian Pizza | Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream | Campbell Falls State Park Reserve | Capital Ice Cream | Cheney Homestead (c.1785) | City of Milford | City of New Britain | City of New Haven | City of Stamford | Colony Grill | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Crystal Lake | Devil's Hopyard State Park | Domenic's & Vinnie's - Southington | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Escape New Haven | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | EverWonder Children's Museum | Flamig Farm | Fort Stamford | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Giuffrida Park | Goodwin Park | Hidden Valley Preserve | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Hollister House Garden | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Johnny Appleseed's Farm | Lutz Children's Museum | Lyman Orchards | Mansfield Hollow State Park | MindBreak Escape Rooms | Modern Apizza | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mount Tom State Park | Mystic Aquarium | Mystified Escape Rooms | Nathan Hale Homestead | New England Air Museum | Niantic Children's Museum | Pachaug State Forest | Panic Room | Pizza Pete's | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Ray of Light Farm | Rogers Orchards Sunnymount Farm | Roseland Cottage Museum | Sally's Apizza | Sea Swirl of Mystic | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sky Zone - Norwalk | Sugar Factory American Brasserie | Tankerhoosen Valley - Vernon's Green Valley | The Children's Museum | The Dudley Farm Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Thorncrest Farm, LLC & Milk House Chocolates | Town of West Hartford | Tulmeadow Farm Store and Ice Cream Shop | University of Connecticut Animal Barns Self-Guided Tours | We-Li-Kit Farm | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Whittle's Willow Spring Farm | Wickham Park

Virtual Activities for At-Home Experiences

Virtual Activities for At-Home Experiences

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

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

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

Featuring: Artspace | Avon Theatre Film Center | Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library | Bradley Playhouse | Bruce Museum | Cafe Aura | City of Bristol | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Eli Whitney Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Fairfield Theatre Company | Fairfield University Art Museum | Fitstyle Walking Tours | Florence Griswold Museum | Glastonbury Planetarium | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hartford Public Library | Hartford Stage | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | Kehler Liddell Gallery | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Lyme Art Association | Maritime Grille | Mattatuck Museum | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | New England Air Museum | New England Carousel Museum | Niantic Children's Museum | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Norfolk Chamber Music Festival | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | PEZ Visitor Center | Palace Theater | Pequot Library | Playhouse on Park | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Roseland Cottage Museum | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Slater Memorial Museum | Stafford Motor Speedway | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Children's Museum | The Glass House | The Mark Twain House & Museum | TheaterWorks | Town of Ashford | Town of Guilford | Town of Hamden | Town of Orange | Town of Salisbury | Town of Stonington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Woodbridge | United States Coast Guard Academy | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wadsworth Mansion | Westport Country Playhouse | Westport Museum for History & Culture | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | William Benton Museum of Art | Wilton Historical Society | Windham Textile and History Museum | Woodcock Nature Center | Yale Center for British Art | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History | Yale University Art Gallery | Yale University Visitor Center

33 Things to Do in Connecticut this May

33 Things to Do in Connecticut this May

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in May? Whether you want something active or relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, historic or trendy, Connecticut's got you covered. Here are some highlights.

Featuring: 1741 Pub & Grill at Lyman Orchards | Adventure Park at Storrs | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Bradley Mountain Farm | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | By The Sea Day Spa | Chelsea Piers Connecticut | Clarke Outdoors | Cold Spring Farm | Connecticut Antiques Trail | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Connecticut Wine Trail | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Fairview Farm Golf Course | Flamig Farm | GastroPark | Gillette Ridge Golf Club | Golf Quest Family Sports Center | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Housatonic River Brewing | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Longshore Park | Lyman Orchards Golf Club | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Mayflower Inn & Spa | MoCA Westport | Mystic Aquarium | Nathan Hale Homestead | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Rockledge Golf Club | Sea Kayak Connecticut | Skydive Danielson | Spa at Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | The Beer Garden at Shippan Landing | The Connecticut Signature Cocktail Trail | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Spa at Litchfield Hills | Town of Hamden | Wicked Tulips Flower Farm


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Cornfield Maze at Dusk

Frightfully Fun

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2018-10-17

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

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

Fishing by Cornwall Bridge

Fall Adventures: The Many Colors of Connecticut

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-10-11

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

Mark Twain House & Museum

HAUNTED HIJINKS

Overview: Ghosts, witches, graveyards … Take a look at Halloween happenings all around Connecticut—if you dare!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-10-18

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Featuring: Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | City of Bristol | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruise | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Flamig Farm | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Ray of Light Farm | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of East Hampton | Town of Kent | Town of Mystic | Town of Wallingford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wethersfield

Thanksgiving Turkey

Serve Up New Thanksgiving Family Memories

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-11-08

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

Winter Wonderland - Sleigh Ride

Winter Weekend Wolderland

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-01-08

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

Plan You Long Weekends

Plan for Your Long Weekends

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-02-21

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

Red Panda - Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

Enjoy At-Home Virtual Experiences

Overview: Connecticut’s world-class museums, historic sites, aquariums, entertainment venues and other tourism destinations across the state are temporarily closed in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean you can’t visit—virtually. We've gathered a list of popular attractions across Connecticut that have created special online experiences or projects to entertain, teach and engage you and your family while you stay safe at home. Watch live animals, take virtual tours, participate in learning activities, try virtual yoga classes and more!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-04-09

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Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Bradley Playhouse | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Waterbury | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Creative Arts Workshop | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Fairfield Theatre Company | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hartford Stage | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | Institute for American Indian Studies | Lyme Art Association | Mattatuck Museum | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Air Museum | Norfolk Chamber Music Festival | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | PEZ Visitor Center | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Shubert Theatre | Slater Memorial Museum | Stafford Motor Speedway | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Glass House | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Storyteller's Cottage | Town of Derby | Town of Greenwich | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Stonington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wadsworth Mansion | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Wilton Historical Society | Yale Center for British Art | Yale University Visitor Center

What's Now Open - Mystic Aquarium

What's Now Open

Overview: It's so good to get back out and reconnect to culture, especially when it comes to Connecticut's aquariums, museums, and more.  And these attractions are working hard with new protocols to enhance your fun and safety, too. From aircrafts to art, marine life to history, there's so much to explore.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-07-16

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Featuring: 116 Crown | Arrigoni Winery | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Breakwater | Charter Oak Brewing Company | Circle Hotel Fairfield | City of Waterbury | Connecticut River Valley Inn | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Cugino's Italian Restaurant | Fire at the Ridge | Flanders Fish Market & Restaurant | Gouveia Vineyards | Grano Arso | J Restaurant & Bar | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Madison Beach Hotel | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Marty's Cafe | Microtel Inn & Suites - Uncasville | Millwright's Restaurant | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | New England Air Museum | PEZ Visitor Center | Poet's Lounge Charters | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Preston Ridge Vineyard | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Safari Golf | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Slipaway River Tours | Stanton House Inn | Starbuck Inn | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Fitch House B&B | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Mattabesett Canoe Club | Two Roads Brewing Company | Urban Lodge Brewing | Villa Italia Ristorante & Bar | Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut

Make Summer Count

Make Summer Count

Overview: It’s so good to get away — and you can have all the fun of a summer vacation right in Connecticut! From daring adventure to savory seafood, drive-in movies to scenic hikes, there are so many ways to enjoy summer. Here’s your guide to finding your road trip escape or relaxing staycation! Just be sure to check the latest travel advisory before venturing out!

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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. 

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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

Perfect New England Autumn

Perfect New England Autumn

Overview: The air is getting crisp, leaves are beginning to change, and the perfect fall is calling — and can be found right in Connecticut! From foliage fun to pumpkin picking, autumn adventures to fall flavors, wineries and breweries to Halloween haunts, here's how to find the quintessential New England fall, all in one state.

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Sent: 2020-09-17

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Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Angevine Farm | Ballou's Restaurant Wine-Whiskey & Food | Barcelona Wine Bar | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Bee & Thistle Inn & Spa | Berkshire Balloons | Bernard's + Sarah's Wine Bar | Bidwell Tavern | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Blackberry River Inn | Blue Jay Orchards | Boardman House Inn | Brignole Vineyards | Brushmill by the Waterfall | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Chester/Hadlyme Ferry | City of New Haven | Clarke Outdoors | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Bed & Breakfast/Bicycle Trail | Connecticut Parachutists, Inc. | Connecticut Shoreline Bike/Boat Tour | Connecticut Valley Brewing Company | Connecticut Voyager Balloons | Connecticut Wine Trail | Copper Beech Inn | Delamar Southport | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Edgerton Park | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Engine Room | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Flamig Farm | Florence Griswold Museum | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | G.W. Tavern | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Gouveia Vineyards | Grano Arso | Griswold Inn | Guilford Art Center | Guilford Walking Tours | Gwyn Careg Inn | Henry Whitfield State Museum | Hidden Valley Preserve | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hill-Stead Museum | Homestead Inn | Hopkins Inn | Hopkins Vineyard | Housatonic River Brewing | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Infinity Music Hall & Bistro (Norfolk) | Inn at Fox Hill Farm | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Inn at Stonington | Jonathan Edwards Winery | Jones Family Farms | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Lady Katharine Cruises - Haddam | Lady Katharine Cruises - Hartford | Lady Katharine Cruises - Middletown | Litchfield Distillery | Logee's Greenhouses | Lori Warner Studio / Gallery | Lyman Orchards | Macedonia Brook State Park | Manor House Inn | Martha's Herbary | Mattabesett Blue Trail | Mine Hill Preserve/Roxbury Land Trust | Miranda Vineyard | Mountain Biking at Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Mountain View Green Retreat | Nathan Hale Homestead | Noah's Restaurant | Old Furnace State Park | Old Lighthouse Museum | Pequot Library | Present Company | Preston Ridge Vineyard | River Tavern | RiverQuest | Roger Sherman Inn | Rose's Berry Farm | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Scranton Seahorse Inn | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Silverman's Farm | Simsbury 1820 House | Skydive Danielson | Stanton House Inn | Stonecroft Country Inn | Stonington Vineyards | Stony Creek Brewery | Strega Restaurant | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Litchfield Inn | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Pickin Patch at Woodford Farm | The Vanilla Bean Café | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | The West Lane Inn | The Windemere B&B | Thimble Islands Bed & Breakfast | Town of Brookfield | Town of Chester | Town of Easton | Town of Guilford | Town of Litchfield | Town of Middlefield | Town of Plainville | Town of Pomfret | Town of Putnam | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Stonington | Town of Stratford | Town of Thompson | Town of Wallingford | Town of Washington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Woodbridge | Tox Brewing Company | Two Roads Brewing Company | Union League Café | Urban Lodge Brewing | Warbird Experience | West Rock Ridge State Park | West Street Grill | White Flower Farm | White Horse Country Pub | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | White Memorial Foundation | Windham Textile and History Museum

A Safe & Spooky Halloween

A Safe & Spooky Halloween

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

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Sent: 2020-10-08

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

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.

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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

Safe and Bright Holiday Season

Safe and Bright Holiday Season

Overview: The holidays may look different this year, but we can still enjoy Connecticut’s winter wonderland—safely, of course. While the state’s holiday guidance calls for smaller or even virtual gatherings, Connecticut has many ways to enjoy the season. From drive-through lights and socially distant Santa visits to tasty feasts and wintry thrills, here’s your guide to safely celebrating the holidays in 2020.

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Sent: 2020-12-11

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Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Action Wildlife Foundation | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Allen Hill Farm | Angevine Farm | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Bernard's + Sarah's Wine Bar | Black Hog Brewing Company | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Blue Back Square | Bridgewater Chocolate Factory & Factory Store - Brookfield | Broken Arrow Nursery | Cafe on the Green | Castle Hill Farm | Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Farm | City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of New London | City of Norwalk | City of Torrington | City of Waterbury | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Copper Beech Inn | Divine Treasures | Dzen Tree Farm | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Evergreen Acres Tree Farm | Fairview Tree Farm | Fascia's Chocolates | Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Goodwin Park | Griswold Inn | Hickory Ridge Tree Farm | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Jones Family Farms | Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts | Lighthouse Point Park | Madison Beach Hotel | Maple Hollow Christmas Tree Farm | Maple Row Farm | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Mill on the River | Miller Tree Farm | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mozzicato DePasquale Bakery & Pastry Shop | Munson's Chocolates | Mystic Knotwork | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Air Museum | Niantic Children's Museum | Old Saybrook Antiques Center | Olde Mistick Village | On Track Karting | Oyster Club | PEZ Visitor Center | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | RiverQuest | Saybrook Home | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Shubert Theatre | Sift Bake Shop | Ski Sundown | Skydive Danielson | SportsCenter of Connecticut | Staehly Tree Farm & Winery | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Taste of New Haven Tours | Tavern at Graybarns | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts | The Dutch Epicure Shop | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | The Shops at Farmington Valley | The Shops at Somerset Square | The Shops at Yale | The Spa at Litchfield Hills | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Whaler's Inn | Thompson Chocolate | Town of East Hampton | Town of Greenwich | Town of Hebron | Town of Litchfield | Town of Manchester | Town of Mystic | Town of New Canaan | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Sherman | Town of Southington | Town of Washington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wilton | Town of Woodbury | Toyota Oakdale Theatre | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | West Street Grill | Westbrook Outlets | White Memorial Foundation | Willoughby's Coffee and Tea | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Winterberry Farm | elm Restaurant

Make the Most of Fall

Make the Most of Fall

Overview: Fall is officially here ... so don’t miss a minute of it! From scarecrow displays and pumpkin picking to cider donuts, small town charm,  adventurous ways to view foliage, and beyond, Connecticut is filled with ways to enjoy a very vibrant fall.

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Sent: 2021-10-11

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Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Antique & Artisan Gallery | Antiques Marketplace | Aquila's Nest Vineyards | Arrigoni Winery | Artisan | B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Backyard Adventure UTV Tours | Barcade | Barn Loft & Treehouse | Bear's Smokehouse (New Haven) | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Belltown Hill Orchards | Berkshire Balloons | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Bohemian Pizza | Brewport | Brignole Vineyards | Burr Pond State Park | Bushnell Park | Cedar Hill Cemetery | Circle Hotel Fairfield | City of Bridgeport | City of Hartford | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of Stamford | Clocktown Brewing Company | Community Table | Connecticut Air & Space Museum | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Connecticut Beer Trail | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut Wine Trail | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Dinosaur State Park | Edwin C. Ahlberg Antiques | Elizabeth's Farmhouse | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Engine Room | Escape New Haven | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Fairview Tree Farm | Firefly Hollow Brewing Company | Fox Farm Brewery | GastroPark | Gelston House | Giuffrida Park | Gouveia Vineyards | Grace Farms | Gwyn Careg Inn | Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater | Heartstone Farm & Winery | Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre | Hempsted Houses | Hidden Valley Preserve | High George Rooftop Restaurant | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hog River Brewing Company | Hogpen Hills Farms | Holmberg Orchards & Winery | Homestead Inn - Thomas Henkelmann Restaurant | Hopkins Vineyard | Hotel Zero Degrees Norwalk | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Inn at Fox Hill Farm | J. Timothy's Taverne | Keeler Tavern Museum (c.1713) | Kent Falls State Park | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lake of Isles Golf Course | Lime Rock Park | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Little House Brewing Company | Lyman Orchards | Macedonia Brook State Park | Manor House Inn | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Mind Factory Escape Games | Mission Escape Games | Mohegan Sun | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Mystified Escape Rooms | Nathan Hale Homestead | New England Cider Company | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Old Saybrook Antiques Center | Olmo | Outer Light Brewing Company | PEZ Visitor Center | Parkville Market | Putnam River Trail | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Rose Orchards Farm | Roseland Cottage Museum | Rowanwood Farm | Salt Cave of Darien | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Silverman's Farm | Simsbury 1820 House | Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center | Sleeping Giant State Park | SoNo Collection | Southington Drive-In | Spa at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Spoke + Spy Ciderworks | Spring Hill Vineyards | Stafford Cidery | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | Strawberry Park Resort | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | Tapping Reeve House & Law School | Taste of New Haven Tours | Tavern at Graybarns | Tavern on State | Taylor Brooke Brewery | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Charles | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Farmhouse at Maple View Farm | The Glass House | The Goodwin Hotel | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Study at Yale | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | The West Lane Inn | The Whaler's Inn | Town of Cornwall | Town of Cornwall | Town of Durham | Town of Enfield | Town of Essex | Town of Farmington | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Hebron | Town of Lebanon | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of New Hartford | Town of Plymouth | Town of Putnam | Town of Wallingford | Town of Wethersfield | Tribus Beer Company | Tribus Beer Company | Two Roads Brewing Company | Urban Lodge Brewing | Visit Collinsville | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | West Cornwall Covered Bridge | Willimantic Brewing Company | Wilton Historical Society | Windham Textile and History Museum | Winvian Farm | Wolf's Den Family Campground | Woodbury Antiques Trail | Yale University Art Gallery | Yale University Visitor Center | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

Plan a Happy Halloween

Plan a Happy Halloween

Overview: This isn’t a trick — Connecticut is filled with Halloween treats this year! From jack-o’-lantern walks and scarecrow contests to ghost tours, haunted hayrides and beyond, there are plenty of fantastic frights to enjoy. To make sure your hauntings are happy, we’ve put together a list of spooky (and not-so-spooky) activities for 2021.

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Sent: 2021-10-19

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Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Bruce Museum | Captain Daniel Packer Inne | Captain Grant's, 1754 | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City of Hartford | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of Norwich | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Fairview Tree Farm | Flamig Farm | Grove Street Cemetery | Hempsted Houses | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Lyman Orchards | Milford Historical Society | Mystic Seaport Museum | Nathan Hale Homestead | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Norwalk Historical Society | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Shubert Theatre | Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center | Sleeping Giant State Park | SoNo Collection | Tarrywile Park & Mansion | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Coventry | Town of East Hampton | Town of Putnam | Town of Wallingford | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Woodbury | Windham Textile and History Museum

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.

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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

Enjoy a Bright Holiday Season

Enjoy a Bright Holiday Season

Overview: The most wonderful time of the year is here — how will you make the most of it? From drive-through light shows and Santa sightings to festive feasts, Christmas trees and other holiday glee, here’s our guide to making the season special for the whole family.

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Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Allen Hill Farm | American Clock & Watch Museum | Angevine Farm | Argia Mystic Cruises | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Bear's Smokehouse (New Haven) | Bear's Smokehouse (South Windsor) | Bear's Smokehouse (Windsor) | Bernard's + Sarah's Wine Bar | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Bridgewater Chocolate Factory Retail Store - Brookfield | Broken Arrow Nursery | Brookfield Craft Center | Cafe on the Green | Castle Hill Farm | Cava Restaurant | Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Farm | City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of Hartford | City of Milford | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | City of Torrington | City of Waterbury | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Community Table | Connecticut Art Trail | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Shoreline Bike/Boat Tour | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Copper Beech Inn | Da Capo | Danbury Railway Museum | Divine Treasures | Dockside Brewery & Waterfront Biergarten | Dzen Tree Farm | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Evergreen Acres Tree Farm | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Fairview Tree Farm | Fascia's Chocolates | Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar | Florence Griswold Museum | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Goodwin Park | Griswold Inn | Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater | Hartford Stage | Hickory Ridge Tree Farm | Historic Downtown Mystic | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Jones Family Farms | Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lighthouse Point Park | Lime Rock Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Maple Hollow Christmas Tree Farm | Maple Row Farm | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Mill River Park & Greenway | Mill on the River | Miller Tree Farm | Millwright's Restaurant | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohegan Sun | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mozzicato DePasquale Bakery & Pastry Shop | Munson's Chocolates | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Knotwork | Mystic Seaport Museum | New England Air Museum | New England Cider Company | New Mill Restaurant | Niantic Children's Museum | Old Saybrook Antiques Center | Olde Mistick Village | On Track Karting | Oyster Club | PEZ Visitor Center | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | RiverQuest | Saybrook Home | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Sherman Playhouse | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Shubert Theatre | Sift Bake Shop | Ski Sundown | Skydive Danielson | SportsCenter of Connecticut | Staehly Tree Farm & Winery | Stanley-Whitman House | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Taste of New Haven Tours | Tavern at Graybarns | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts | The Dutch Epicure Shop | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Palace Theatre | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | The Shops at Farmington Valley | The Shops at Somerset Square | The Shops at Yale | The Spa at Litchfield Hills | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Velvet Mill | The Whaler's Inn | TheaterWorks | Thompson Chocolate | Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park | Town of Avon | Town of Bethlehem | Town of East Lyme | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Hamden | Town of Hebron | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of New Canaan | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Putnam | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Sherman | Town of Southington | Town of Stonington | Town of Washington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wilton | Town of Windsor | Town of Woodbury | Toyota Oakdale Theatre | Two Roads Brewing Company | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | West Street Grill | Westbrook Outlets | White Memorial Foundation | Wickham Park | Willoughby's Coffee & Tea (New Haven) | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Winterberry Farm | elm Restaurant


Recent Press

How to have an awesome spring break right here in New England

Boston.com

Online article from Boston.com highlighting things to do in and around Hartford, Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-04-06

Featuring: Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Connecticut Science Center | Dinosaur State Park | Flamig Farm | Marriott Hartford Downtown | New England Air Museum | Salute Restaurant | The Mark Twain House & Museum

A real spring break for families

The Boston Globe

A print and online article from The Boston Globe featuring things to do in and around Hartford, Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-04-08

Featuring: Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Connecticut Science Center | Dinosaur State Park | Flamig Farm | Marriott Hartford Downtown | New England Air Museum | Salute Restaurant | The Mark Twain House & Museum

2018 New England Family Fishing Destinations

New England Game & Fish

Online article from New England Game & Fish highlighting some fishing areas in Connecticut and things to do in Hartford, Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-04-18

Featuring: American Legion State Forest | City of Hartford | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Lake McDonough | People's State Forest | The Mark Twain House & Museum

Mark Twain House

Patch

Online article highlighting Connecticut Open House Day and the Mark Twain House.

Published Date: 2018-06-01

Featuring: The Mark Twain House & Museum

CT Open House Day Offers Free And Discounted Admissions

CTNOW, The Hartford Courant

Online article highlighting attractions throughout Connecticut that are participating in Open House Day.

Published Date: 2018-06-05

Featuring: Amistad Center for Art & Culture | Butler-McCook House & Garden | Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Old State House | Creamery Brook Bison | Guilford Art Center | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | Ireland's Great Hunger Museum | Isham-Terry House | Jonathan Trumbull Jr. House Museum | Lutz Children's Museum | Old Town Hall Museum/ Enfield Historical Society | Priam Vineyards | Strong Family Farm | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Cheshire

Tell Me Something Good: Connecticut Open House Day

WRCH Lite 100.5

Weekly radio spot highlighting things to do in Connecticut. This week, Connecticut Open House Day.

Published Date: 2018-06-05

Featuring: Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hill-Stead Museum | Lutz Children's Museum | The Mark Twain House & Museum

CT Open House Day Details

The River 105.9

Online article highlighting attractions in the Greater Hartford area participating in Connecticut Open House Day.

Published Date: 2018-06-06

Featuring: Amistad Center for Art & Culture | Butler-McCook House & Garden | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Old State House | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Isham-Terry House | Real Art Ways | The Mark Twain House & Museum

What to do in CT? Check Out Renee's Better Weekend Blog as seen on TV!

The River 105.9

Online article highlighting places to visit during Connecticut Open House Day.

Published Date: 2018-06-06

Featuring: Amistad Center for Art & Culture | Butler-McCook House & Garden | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Old State House | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Isham-Terry House | Real Art Ways | The Mark Twain House & Museum

Destinations to Visit During Connecticut Open House Day

WVIT-TV

Online article highlighting places to visit during Connecticut Open House Day.

Published Date: 2018-06-08

Featuring: Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | EverWonder Children's Museum | Foxwoods Resort Casino | General David Humphreys House (c.1698) | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Lutz Children's Museum | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Monte Cristo Cottage | Mystic Aquarium | New England Carousel Museum | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | RiverQuest | The Barnum Museum | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Yale Center for British Art

Connecticut Offers New and Unexpected Experiences This Summer

Blogarama

Online article highlighting multiple attractions and accommodations throughout Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-06-10

Featuring: Club Getaway | Connecticut Beer Tours | Connecticut Wine Trail | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Elm City Party Bike | Foxwoods Resort Casino | GrayBarns Inn | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Lavender Pond Farm | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Mattatuck Museum | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Seaport Museum | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | Spicer Mansion | The Connecticut Beer Trail | The Goodwin Hotel | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Spa at Norwich Inn

Things to do in Connecticut this Summer

Times Union: Travel Gal

Online article highlighting places to visit in Connecticut during the summer season.

Published Date: 2018-06-28

Featuring: Club Getaway | Connecticut Beer Tours | Connecticut Wine Trail | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Elm City Party Bike | Foxwoods Resort Casino | GrayBarns Inn | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Lavender Pond Farm | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Mattatuck Museum | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Seaport Museum | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Spicer Mansion | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Connecticut Beer Trail | The Goodwin Hotel | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Spa at Norwich Inn

Tell Me Something Good: Connecticut Building at the Big E

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2018-09-19

Featuring: American Clock & Watch Museum | Fox Farm Brewery | Kent Falls Brewing Company | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Thimble Island Brewing Company

Tell Me Something Good: Fall Fun

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2018-10-02

Featuring: Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of East Hampton | Town of Mystic

The Creepiest Places in All 50 States

Travel Channel

Online article highlighting the creepiest places in the United States.

Published Date: 2018-10-20

Featuring: The Mark Twain House & Museum

Seasonal Experiences Set to Wow Connecticut Visitors This Autumn

The Fox Magazine

Online article highlighting experiences for autumn visitors to Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-11-02

Featuring: Argia Mystic Cruises | B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill | Blue Ox Axe Throwing - Wallingford | Connecticut Audubon Society Deer Pond Farm | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut Wine Trail | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Grace Farms | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | New England Cider Company | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Spoke + Spy Ciderworks | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of East Haddam | Town of New Canaan | Town of New Milford | Town of Old Lyme | Town of Putnam

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Memorial Day Weekend

WRCH Lite 100.5

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

Published Date: 2019-05-21

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

DATTCO bus company unveils 2 new ‘wrapped’ buses in Essex

The Middletown Press

Online article highlighting the picture wrapping of buses to highlight Connecticut tourism in the central region of the state.

Published Date: 2019-05-29

Featuring: Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | New England Air Museum | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | The Mark Twain House & Museum

The Best Days of the Year

Real Hartford

Online article highlighting one of the best days of the year in Connecticut, Connecticut Open House Day.

Published Date: 2019-05-29

Featuring: Bushnell Park Carousel | Butler-McCook House & Garden | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut's Old State House | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Museum of Connecticut History | The Mark Twain House & 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

Frog-jumping contest, with a 21st century twist, returns to Twain House as part of Open House Day

Patch

Online article highlighting frog jumping at the Mark Twain House.

Published Date: 2019-06-03

Featuring: The Mark Twain House & Museum

A 21st-century twistFrog-jumping contest returns to Twain House as part of Open House Day

The Hartford Courant

Print article highlighting the Mark Twain House and Museum's participation in Connecticut Open House Day.

Published Date: 2019-06-05

Featuring: The Mark Twain House & Museum

Six things to do this week

The Hartford Courant

Print article highlighting things to do in the greater Hartford area.

Published Date: 2019-06-06

Featuring: Bushnell Park Carousel | Sacrosanct Gallery: Contemporary American Art | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Manchester | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Cities and towns to participate in CT Open House Day on Saturday

WFSB-TV Online

Online article highlighting places to visit on Connecticut Open House Day.

Published Date: 2019-06-07

Featuring: Bushnell Park Carousel | The Mark Twain House & Museum

DATTCO bus company unveils 2 new ‘wrapped’ buses in Essex

The Middletown Press

Online article highlighting the central/river valley regions wrapping buses to promote visitors to their area.

Published Date: 2019-06-11

Featuring: Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | New England Air Museum | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | The Mark Twain House & Museum

Wit and wisdom in West Hartford

Boston Globe Online

Online article highlighting things to do in Hartford area.

Published Date: 2019-07-03

Featuring: Artisan Restaurant, Tavern & Garden | Blue Back Square | Connecticut Science Center | Delamar West Hartford | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

How to Spend a Literary Long Weekend in Hartford, Connecticut

Literary Hub

Online article highlighting literary attractions in Hartford, CT.

Published Date: 2019-07-31

Featuring: City of Hartford | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hartford Public Library | Hartford Stage | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Pond House Cafe | Real Art Ways | Spectra Wired Cafe & Bar 5 | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Connecticut looks to attract tourism

WFSB-TV Online

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

Published Date: 2019-08-16

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

50 Fun Things to Do This Fall in Connecticut

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlighting things to do during the fall in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-09-02

Featuring: Angevine Farm | Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard | Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream | City of Hartford | Connecticut Audubon Society Coastal Center | Connecticut Children's Museum | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Danbury Railway Museum | Dinosaur State Park | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Flamig Farm | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Institute for American Indian Studies | Karabin Farms | Launch Trampoline Park | Lyman Orchards | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Muse Paintbar (West Hartford) | Mystic Aquarium | New England Air Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Ridgefield Playhouse | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Scott's Yankee Farmer | The Barnum Museum | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Fairfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Plainville | Town of Southington | Village Center for the Arts | Warner Theatre