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Sometimes the hike is its own reward. Other times, there’s nothing like reaching the summit of a great hike and being greeted with an amazing vista. In Connecticut, you’ll find some spectacular high points you can reach easily by hiking (or in some cases, mountain biking) trail.
Featuring: Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Old Furnace State Park | Shenipsit State Forest | Sleeping Giant State Park | Talcott Mountain State Park | Tarrywile Park & Mansion | Town of Guilford | Town of Manchester | Town of Southington | Webb Mountain Discovery Zone | West Rock Ridge State Park
Snowy New England winters are legendary. If you want to make the most of outdoor fun this winter, you don’t have to travel any farther north than Connecticut, where you can try anything from tubing down snow-covered slopes to climbing a wall of ice —without spending hours in the car. Here are a few great ways to get out there and play in the snow.
Featuring: City of New Haven | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Gay City State Park | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mount Southington Ski Area | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Ski Sundown | Town of Manchester | Town of Salisbury | Weir Farm National Historic Site | White Memorial Foundation | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center
Thanksgiving is about coming together with family or friends. And in Connecticut, we’ve got all kinds of ways to make the holiday even more special, from farm-raised foods to community events, to honoring Native American traditions. Here are a few ideas for celebrating Thanksgiving in Connecticut.
Featuring: Artisan Restaurant, Tavern & Garden | Avon Old Farms Hotel | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | City of Stamford | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | Connecticut Wine Trail | Copper Beech Inn | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Fife 'n Drum Restaurant & Inn | Fire at the Ridge | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn | Gozzi's Turkey Farm | Griswold Inn | Holmberg Orchards & Winery | Hopkins Inn Restaurant | J House Greenwich | Maple Bank Farm | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mill on the River | Millwright's Restaurant | Mystic Seaport Museum | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Silverman's Farm | The Simsbury Inn | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Todd English's Tuscany | Town of Greenwich | Town of Manchester | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | elm Restaurant
They say there is nothing better than a good friend, except, perhaps a good friend with chocolate – so grab a partner, and treat the chocolate lover in your life (or yourself!) to an unforgettable tasting trip throughout the state. This Connecticut Chocolate Trail will indulge all of your senses!
Featuring: Castle Hill Chocolate | City of Meriden | Fascia's Chocolates | Isabelle et Vincent | Le Rouge Handmade Chocolates by Aarti | Munson's Chocolates | Mystic Sweets & Ice Cream Shoppe | Noteworthy Chocolates | Sweet Cioccolata | The Chocolate Shell | The Village Chocolatier | Thorncrest Farm, LLC & Milk House Chocolates | Town of Brookfield | Town of Essex | Town of Manchester | Town of Ridgefield | Tschudin Chocolates & Confections
There’s a whole movement on eating fresh, local ingredients making waves across the states. But how do you make those ingredients stand out? I’ve set out to discover restaurants in Connecticut that not only highlight local vegetables, dairy, and proteins, but also provide healthier options across a variety of unique and inspiring dishes. Food that not only looks good, but makes you feel good too. Whether you’re a local resident looking to explore both familiar and hidden gems, or you’re simply passing through, be sure to check out these foodie finds for some creative and inspiring healthy dishes.
Featuring: Back 40 Kitchen | Claire's Corner Copia | Good News Restaurant & Bar | The Stand Vegan Cafe | Town of Granby | Town of Manchester
Our CT Ambassador, Kevin Mardorf of CTBeer.com is back with a new list of great spots for beer lovers over the next few months (including Oktoberfest celebrations)! Check out his list below, and make sure you bookmark CTBeer.com and follow @CTBeer on Instagram for upcoming beer fests and other events!
Autumn is like Christmas time in the world of beer festivals. The weather is more comfortable than in the summer and usually more stable than in the spring. Most importantly – the flavors and styles tend to get more diverse. And then there’s a little thing called Oktoberfest…
Featuring: Beer'd Brewing Company | Black Hog Brewing Company | City of Hartford | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of Shelton | City of Stamford | City of Waterbury | Hartford Flavor Company | Hartford Yard Goats | Lighthouse Point Park | Mohegan Sun | Mount Southington Ski Area | New England Brewing Company | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society | Ocean Beach Park | Relic Brewing Company | Rosedale Farms & Vineyards | Stony Creek Brewery | Town of Manchester | Town of Naugatuck | Town of North Haven | Two Roads Brewing Company | Willimantic Brewing Company | Witchdoctor Brewery
With its many abrupt elevation changes, well organized forest lands and long history with two-wheelers (the pedal-assisted bicycle was invented in New Haven), Connecticut turns out to be a great place for mountain biking. There are dozens upon dozens of terrific trails in the state, many of them within state parks or forests. So get out your bike and helmet and begin your travels.
Featuring: Collis P. Huntington State Park | Millers Pond State Park | Mohawk State Forest | Nepaug State Forest | Pachaug State Forest | Rockland Preserve | Sunny Valley Preserve | Town of Greenwich | Town of Manchester | Westwoods Trails
The Thanksgiving holiday is on November 28 this year, and there are so many ways to enjoy this special time of friends, family and delicious food around the state.
Featuring: City of Stamford | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Town of Essex | Town of Manchester | Town of South Windsor
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 | City of New Haven | City of New Haven | City of Stamford | Clark Farms at Bushy Hill Orchard | College Street Music Hall | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Hartford Stage | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall | Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy | Lucius Pond Ordway/Devil's Den Preserve | Madison Beach Hotel | Maple Bank Farm | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mystic Seaport Museum | Northwest Park & Nature Center | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Sleeping Giant State Park | Still Waters Retreat | Sundial Gardens & Tea Shop | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Town of Fairfield | Town of Goshen | Town of Manchester | Town of Southbury | Warner Theatre | Wigwam Escape | Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun | Wood Memorial Library & Museum | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms
Meet the CT Ambassadors! CTvisit.com is proud to partner with some of the region's most popular bloggers for ideas, insights and inspiration from the people who are lucky enough to call Connecticut home, like the bloggers behind Unlocking Connecticut, who wrote this article.
Sober curious? Resolving to live a healthier lifestyle? We’ve got seven uniquely delicious, non-alcoholic beverage experiences from around the state you should try this month.
Featuring: City of Bridgeport | City of Danbury | Town of Bethel | Town of Manchester | Town of Southbury | Town of Stratford | Town of Wallingford
Overview: The days may be shorter, but there's even more to do in Connecticut come September. For example, get lost in one of Connecticut's many impressive corn mazes, now at the height of their popularity.
Featuring: Angevine Farm | Black Hog Brewing Company | Castle Hill Farm | City of Hartford | City of Meriden | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of Norwich | City of Shelton | City of Stamford | City of Waterbury | Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Fort Hill Farms | Hartford Yard Goats | Hilton Hartford Hotel | Lighthouse Point Park | Lyman Orchards | March Farm | Mohegan Sun | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mountain Biking at Powder Rid