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Comstock Ferre, Wethersfield

Christmas Movies Filmed in Connecticut

Every holiday season, networks like Hallmark and Lifetime play romantic, sweet movies that make everyone fall in love with Christmas. This year, quite a few of these movies have recently been filmed here in Connecticut, capturing the magic of our small towns.

Featuring: Amato's Toy and Hobby | City of New Britain | City of Norwich | Griswold Inn | Harkness Memorial State Park | Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre | Lucky Lou's Bar & Grill | Olde Mistick Village | Silas W. Robbins House | Stonington Borough | Town of Branford | Town of Colchester | Town of Essex | Town of Mystic | Town of North Haven | Town of Old Lyme | Town of Stonington | Town of Wethersfield | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

Litchfield Connecticut

8 Connecticut Towns with Real Holiday Spirit

No one dresses up for the holiday season quite like Connecticut. To find a few of the towns that show particularly scenic levels of festive spirit, we consulted the photo book, A Connecticut Christmas by Caryn B. Davis. We’re sharing some of her photographs that we think perfectly capture the charm of Connecticut and the warmth of the holiday season! 

Featuring: City of Meriden | City of New Haven | Cornwall Bridge Pottery | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Falls Village Inn | Griswold Inn | Homestead Inn - Thomas Henkelmann Restaurant | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Libby's Italian Pastry Shop | Litchfield Inn | Little House Brewing Company | Mystic Aquarium | New Haven Green | Olde Mistick Village | Pattaconk 1850 Bar & Grille | The Shops at Yale | The Village Restaurant | Thompson Chocolate | Town of Chester | Town of Essex | Town of Greenwich | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Newtown | West Cornwall Covered Bridge

Branford Shore

5 Connecticut Small Towns to Explore with Kids

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

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

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

Guilford Town Green

Step Back in Time in These Connecticut Towns and Cities

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

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

Connecticut River Museum, Essex

Arriving by Water — Connecticut’s Port Towns

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

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

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations!

With so many St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and festivities around the state this March, it’s easy to be green! Join in the fun and take part in Celtic traditions throughout Connecticut. There are parades, Celtic music, food and events, and plenty of good Irish cheer for all!

Featuring: City of Bridgeport | City of Hartford | City of Meriden | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Norwich | City of Stamford | Connecticut Irish-American Heritage Trail | Garde Arts Center | H.C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center | Ireland's Great Hunger Museum | Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts | New Britain Museum of American Art | Stony Creek Brewery | Town of East Lyme | Town of Essex | Town of Greenwich | Town of Mystic | Town of Putnam | Town of Southington

Inn at kent falls

6 Connecticut Towns and 30 Ways to Enjoy Them

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

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

Ocean Beach Park, New London

Touring Retro

To some, retro is a hot trend. To others, it's the way things used to be. Whatever the take, visitors to the Mystic Country, Connecticut, region can taste from a bygone era.

 

Featuring: Aero Diner | Antiques Marketplace | City of New London | Hank's Dairy Bar | Harry's Place | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Ocean Beach Park | Sea Swirl of Mystic | Town of Colchester | Town of Mansfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Putnam | Zips Diner

Farmington River Trail, Simsbury

Bike Trails for Every Speed

Shredding through mountain trails or gliding along an open road along the coast or through the countryside, there are so many ways to enjoy biking in Connecticut. We’ve pulled together a few recommendations and resources to help you find the ride that’s right for you.

Featuring: Bicycle Tour Company | Bluff Point Coastal Reserve | Collis P. Huntington State Park | Connecticut Bed & Breakfast/Bicycle Trail | Connecticut Shoreline Bike/Boat Tour | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | Farmington Canal Linear Park | Gay City State Park | Meli-Melo | Mohawk State Forest | Mountain Biking at Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Pedal Power - Vernon | Pedego SoNo Electric Bikes | Rockland Preserve | Simsbury Free Bike | Town of Clinton | Town of Derby | Town of East Hampton | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Harwinton | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Old Lyme | Town of Plainfield | Town of Putnam | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Simsbury | Town of Trumbull | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport

West Cornwall Bridge

Bridging History

With its long history and many rivers and streams, Connecticut has always found a challenge in getting from one side of the water to the other. First came the ferries, but then came the bridges, and they kept on coming until all the rivers were adequately crossed. Today, Connecticut contains a broad array of bridges, many of them unique for their history or design. Here’s a tour of some of the most interesting.

Featuring: City of Hartford | Town of East Haddam | Town of Mystic | West Cornwall Covered Bridge

Brunch

Instagrammable Connecticut: Brunch

But first, brunch! It’s no secret that #brunch is one of the trendiest topics on Instagram and to provide some inspiration for your feed, we’ve rounded up some of the most mouthwatering spots in the state. From old-school diners to modern bistros and cafés — feast your eyes on these tasty, picture-perfect brunch spots in Connecticut. With our Instagrammable Connecticut series, we’re inviting Instagrammers to share their pictures! Check back often for new topics. Or if you have some photos to share, tag your photos with #CTvisit!

Featuring: Arethusa al tavolo | City of Hartford | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Firebox Restaurant | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | The Corner Restaurant | Town of Mystic | Town of Wallingford

Seafood

Places to Grill and Chill - and Pick Up Fresh Meat and Seafood in Connecticut

Summer is the time for outdoor fun, and that means getting together with friends and family at Connecticut's state parks and beaches. Many Connecticut state parks offer grills, available on a first come, first served basis. Here’s a current list of where to find them. A few of the state parks with beaches offer grills too, like: Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme and Burr Pond State Park in Torrington. Passport to the Parks program is for residents with Connecticut license plates on their vehicles can enter all state parks and state forests free of charge. But wherever you decided to have your cookout or picnic, we’ve got a few suggestions on where to pick up fresh meat and seafood on the way!

Featuring: City of Danbury | City of Norwalk | Town of Branford | Town of Branford | Town of East Hampton | Town of East Lyme | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Mystic | Town of Westport | Town of Wethersfield

Mystic Aquarium

Sea Big Savings with the Mystic Pass Card

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

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

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

Barn

Looking for a Delicious Experience? Try Agritourism in Connecticut!

What’s better than knowing where your food comes from? Knowing how it’s made! Connecticut is proud of all the locally-sourced food that can be found in its communities. And now, residents and visitors don’t just get to taste the local eats, but they can see for themselves how it’s grown/made. Enjoy a few of Connecticut’s cool “agritourism” experiences for yourself.

Featuring: Arethusa al tavolo | Creamery Brook Bison | Dinners at the Farm | Flamig Farm | Present Company | Schoolhouse at Cannondale | The Bistro at Chamard Vineyards | Thorncrest Farm, LLC & Milk House Chocolates | Town of East Lyme | Town of Mystic | Town of Weston | Town of Westport | UConn Dairy Bar | University of Connecticut Animal Barns Self-Guided Tours

Sleeping Giant State Park

Great Places to Hike with Your Dog

Nothing beats the freedom of getting out there on the trail — and that’s true for you and your best friend. Luckily, in Connecticut, we’ve got easy access to some of the most beautiful and diverse hiking in New England. Here are just a few of the places you can take your dog for a long walk, run or swim they’ll love (some even off-leash!) As well as a few places to “pawse” and enjoy a little downtime. This is by no means a full list, just a few suggestions to get you started.

Featuring: Bigelow Hollow State Park | Bluff Point Coastal Reserve | Burger Bar & Bistro | City of Danbury | Cranbury Park & Gallaher Estate | Elbow Room | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Esker Point Beach | Gillette Castle State Park | Harry's Place | Homewood Suites by Hilton - Stratford | La Quinta Inn & Suites - Danbury | Lake Mohegan | Lovers Leap State Park | Macedonia Brook State Park | Niantic Bay Beach | Sea View Snack Bar | Shenipsit State Forest | Sleeping Giant State Park | Sunnybrook State Park | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | Topstone Park | Town of Avon | Town of Branford | Town of Greenwich | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of South Windsor | Town of Southington | Town of Washington | Town of West Hartford

Lighthouse Suite - Saybrook Point Inn & Sap

Places to Celebrate - Anniversary Ideas in Connecticut

Connecticut is a great place to come to celebrate an anniversary, especially if it’s a special milestone. There’s so much to do, so close, it’s easy to arrange a romantic hotel, dining and activities for a short visit or as part of a longer stay. Check out a few interesting ideas that may require some planning ahead but are sure to be an anniversary celebration to remember.

Featuring: Argia Mystic Cruises | Boardman House Inn | Bruce Museum | Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Dinners at the Farm | Gelston House | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center | Lady Katharine Cruises - Haddam | Madison Beach Hotel | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Mystic Knotwork | Nine Main Bakery & Deli | R.J. Julia Booksellers | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | The Antiques Depot | The Whaler's Inn | Town of Greenwich | Town of Mystic | White Flower Farm | White Horse Country Pub | White Memorial Foundation | Winvian Farm

Nautical Nightmares

Fear Factor: Haunted Houses in Connecticut

Halloween has become a month-long celebration in Connecticut, especially among older kids who want to scare themselves half to death. To help them do just that, a creepy world of haunted houses, scary hayrides and cemetery tours have popped up to ratchet up the fear factor. Be warned that most of these attractions are not for young children. Get ready to get your scare on with these frightfully good Connecticut haunts!

Featuring: City of Milford | City of New Haven | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Fairview Tree Farm | Flamig Farm | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of Mystic | Town of Putnam | Town of Stratford | Town of Wallingford | Town of West Hartford | Windham Textile and History Museum

Lyman Orchards, Middlefield

33 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 | City of New Haven | Collis P. Huntington State Park | Connecticut River Valley Inn | Connecticut Voyager Balloons | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Cornwall Inn | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Ferris Acres Creamery | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Gay City State Park | Haley Farm State Park | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Homestead Inn | Interlaken Inn, Resort & Conference Center | Lee's Riding Stable | Lime Rock Park | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Mountain Biking at Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Nathan Hale State Forest | Onrust | Pedal Power - Vernon | Pedego SoNo Electric Bikes | Poet's Lounge Charters | R/V "Spirit of the Sound" | Rich Farm Ice Cream | Rockland Preserve | Safari Golf | Salmon River State Forest | Saybrook Point Miniature Golf | Simsbury Free Bike | Stonecroft Country Inn | Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds | Tamarack Lodge & Indie Glamping Resort | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The West Lane Inn | Town of Clinton | Town of Derby | Town of East Hampton | Town of Fairfield | Town of Falls Village (Canaan) | Town of Greenwich | Town of Harwinton | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of New Canaan | Town of Old Lyme | Town of Putnam | Town of Simsbury | Town of Trumbull | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Toymakers Café | UConn Dairy Bar | Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | West Cornwall Covered Bridge

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 | Boardman House Inn | City of New Haven | Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Dinosaur State Park | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Florence Griswold Museum | Forbidden Escape | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hopkins Inn | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Kent Falls State Park | Lyman Orchards | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mohegan Sun | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Salt Cave of Darien | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stamford Observatory | Strawberry Park Resort | Taste of New Haven Tours | The Barnum Museum | The Connecticut Pizza Trail | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Coventry | Town of Derby | Town of Lebanon | Town of Mystic | Town of New Milford | Town of Southington | Town of Westport | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Wilton | White Memorial Foundation | Wolf's Den Family Campground | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

Cider Donuts!

7 Connecticut Towns for Fall Family Fun

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

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

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

Immersive Travel - Guilford Art Center

Immersive Travel in Connecticut

Ever heard the expression, “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey”? Today, travelers are adapting this mentality more and more. They consciously look to visit destinations where they can immerse themselves in local cultures and ways of life. Immersive travel experiences offer a range of possibilities for the traveler—focusing less on fitting specific places and attractions into an itinerary, and more on experiencing the special traits that make a destination unique.

Connecticut has lots of unique characteristics and authentic experiences for visitors to immerse in. From attending staple events to meeting local artisans to working and learning on farms—here are a few ideas to inspire your immersive travel trip to Connecticut!

Featuring: B&B at Bartlett Farm | Bashan Lake Mansion | Bridgeport Sound Tigers | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Cold Spring Farm | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Sun | Fitstyle Walking Tours | Greenwich Historical Society | Griswold Inn | Guilford Art Center | Hartford Athletic | Hartford Wolfpack | Hartford Yard Goats | Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre | Lavender Pond Farm | Lime Rock Park | Milford Walking Tour | New England Black Wolves | Silas W. Robbins House | The Blake Hotel | The Wine Press | Town of Greenwich | Town of Mystic | Town of New Milford | Town of Southington | Town of Westport | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | Winvian Farm

Dine Out While Stayin In

Ways to Dine Out While Staying In

During this trying time, many Connecticut restaurants that have shifted their offerings to accommodate safety – and have gone the extra mile to support the community and make in-home eating enjoyable.

Many restaurants in the state are now offering takeout or delivery, but we wanted to highlight a few that are offering particularly notable experiences. As the state’s situation quickly evolves, each restaurant’s offering may evolve just as quickly, so be sure to check with each spot before placing your order.

Featuring: Arethusa al tavolo | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Brewery Legitimus | Brignole Vineyards | Chamard Vineyards | Charter Oak Brewing Company | City Steam Brewery Cafe | City of Middletown | Connecticut Valley Brewing Company | Elicit Brewing Co. | Geronimo Bar & Grill | Half Full Brewery | Hog River Brewing Company | Kinsmen Brewing Company | Maugle Sierra Vineyards & Winery | Priam Vineyards | Sayulita | Terrain Garden Cafe | The White Hart | These Guys Brewing Company | Town of Essex | Town of Fairfield | Town of Manchester | Town of Middlefield | Town of Mystic | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Ridgefield | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Two Roads Brewing Company | Urban Lodge Brewing | l'escale

Virtual Activities for Families

Virtual Activities for Families

As the weeks of keeping our families safe at home continue, parents are looking for virtual activities to engage, teach, and add some structure to their kids’ day. 

Many popular Connecticut attractions are now offering a wide array of virtual experiences from live animal webcams, to arts and crafts classes, science demonstrations, yoga classes for kids and nightly bedtime story readings. Enjoy these as a family, or grab a little time away without feeling guilty about your kids’ screen time.

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

Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | City of Bridgeport | City of Bridgeport | City of Danbury | City of New Haven | City of Stamford | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Hill-Stead Museum | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Mattatuck Museum | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mystic Aquarium | Mystified Escape Rooms | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Shubert Theatre | The Children's Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Storyteller's Cottage | Town of Ashford | Town of Berlin | Town of Bethel | Town of Cheshire | Town of Essex | Town of Hamden | Town of Madison | Town of Mystic | Town of Portland | Town of Stonington | Town of Wallingford | Town of Washington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport

Mother's Day: More Important Than Ever

Mother's Day: More Important Than Ever

This year as we prepare to celebrate Mom, we recognize that festivities will be different – but that doesn’t mean we can’t make the day special. We’ve put together some suggestions for showing Mom how much she’s loved. From gift ideas, to takeout feasts, to ways to celebrate, you’ll find there are still many fantastic ways to enjoy Mother’s Day in Connecticut.

Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Arethusa Farm | Arethusa al tavolo | Bee & Thistle Inn & Spa | Bigelow Hollow State Park | Brewery Legitimus | Bridgewater Chocolate Factory Retail Store - Brookfield | Brignole Vineyards | Cafe Aura | Chamard Vineyards | Charter Oak Brewing Company | City Steam Brewery Cafe | City of Bridgeport | City of Hartford | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | City of Norwich | Connecticut Valley Brewing Company | Delamar Spa West Hartford | Divine Treasures | East Rock Park | Elicit Brewing Co. | Fascia's Chocolates | Griswold Inn | Half Full Brewery | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hog River Brewing Company | Horse Guard State Park | Kinsmen Brewing Company | Lyman Orchards | Mansfield Hollow State Park | Maugle Sierra Vineyards & Winery | McLean Game Refuge | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Munson's Chocolates | Mystic Knotwork | Nipmuck State Forest | On Track Karting | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - New Haven | Priam Vineyards | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | Spa at Delamar Greenwich Harbor | Spa at Delamar Southport | Spa at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Sunnybrook State Park | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The White Hart | These Guys Brewing Company | Tiffany Juliet House | Town of Bloomfield | Town of Canton | Town of Chester | Town of East Granby | Town of East Hampton | Town of East Windsor | Town of Farmington | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Newtown | Town of Simsbury | Town of South Windsor | Town of Southington | Town of Stonington | Town of Wallingford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Town of Willington | Town of Woodbury | Town of Woodstock | Urban Lodge Brewing | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | Willoughby's Coffee & Tea (New Haven) | l'escale

Fishing at West Cornwall Covered Bridge

How to Experience the Best of New England—in Connecticut

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

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

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 | Miranda Vineyard | Mountain Biking at Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Nathan Hale Homestead (1776) | 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 | Strega Restaurant | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Mark Twain House & Museum | Town of Mystic | Town of Plainville | Town of Putnam | Town of Stratford | 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

Holiday Tidings & Santa Sightings

Holiday Tidings & Santa Sightings

Fun-filled Connecticut events brimming with holiday cheer at this special time of year!

Featuring: Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Goodwin Park | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Indian Notch Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Mystic Aquarium | Playhouse on Park | Stanley-Whitman House | The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | The Shore Line Trolley Museum | Town of Greenwich | Town of Kent | Town of Mystic | Town of Putnam | Town of Windsor | Wickham Park

33 Things to Do in Connecticut This December

33 Things to Do in Connecticut This December

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in December? Even with all the COVID-19 safety restrictions, there is still so much to see and do — and you can be sure businesses are working hard to keep you safe. Whether you want something active or relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, historic or trendy, Connecticut's got you covered. Here are some highlights for December.

Featuring: Alice in the Village | Bantam Lake | Blue Ox Axe Throwing - Bridgeport | Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Farm | City of Bristol | City of New Haven | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Danbury Ice Arena | Delamar West Hartford | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Goodwin Park | Guilford Art Center | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lighthouse Point Park | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum (c.1864) | Lou's Christmas Tree Farm | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mount Southington Ski Area | Mystic Seaport Museum | New Britain Museum of American Art | Olde Mistick Village | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Salt Cave of Darien | Shubert Theatre | Ski Sundown | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk | The Shops at Farmington Valley | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Thrillz High Flying Adventure Park | Town of Chester | Town of Cornwall | Town of Essex | Town of Franklin | Town of Greenwich | Town of Guilford | Town of Hebron | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of New Milford | Town of Stonington | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Wickham Park | Wilton Historical Society | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Wood Memorial Library & Museum | Yurechko Tree Farm

How to Eat Your Way Through Mystic Country

How to Eat Your Way Through Mystic Country

When you think of food in Mystic Country, the first thing that comes to mind is probably seafood. There’s a good reason for that, locals here indeed enjoy some of the finest delicacies fresh from the briny waters of Long Island Sound. But seafood is just the start of all the good things to eat.  No matter if you dine by the water or in the countryside, the local restaurants of Mystic Country are sure to please.

Featuring: Beer'd Brewing Company | City of New London | Epicure Brewing | Grass & Bone | Hangry Goose | Jonathan Edwards Winery | Lakeview Restaurant & Bar | Maugle Sierra Vineyards & Winery | Outer Light Brewing Company | Oyster Club | Preston Ridge Vineyard | Red 36 | S&P Oyster Co. | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Taylor Brooke Winery | The Harp on Church | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | Town of Mystic | Town of Stonington | Town of Waterford | Willimantic Brewing Company

Romantic Getaways in Eastern Connecticut

Romantic Getaways in Eastern Connecticut

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

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

Get Shopping in Mystic Country

Get Shopping in Mystic Country

Mystic Country is rich with locally owned and operated businesses for all of your shopping necessities.

Featuring: Antiques Marketplace | Downtown Storrs | Memories Too Antique Center | Nathan Liverant & Son Antiques, LLC | Olde Mistick Village | Stonington Borough | Town of Mystic | Town of Putnam | Town of Windham | University of Connecticut

Unique (and Safety-Friendly) Businesses Launched During the Pandemic

Unique (and Safety-Friendly) Businesses Launched During the Pandemic

It’s no secret that the pandemic has turned our lives upside down, including the way we dine, play, and travel – but that hasn’t stopped these businesses from opening new ventures during these difficult times.  We’ve rounded up a few of the new experiences that have popped-up in the last year, all of which have been designed with safety in mind. From new Covid-safe dining models to unique ways to relieve stress, check out these new options invented with a little help from Mother Necessity.

Featuring: Aquila's Nest Vineyards | City of Bridgeport | City of Middletown | City of New Haven | NewSylum Brewing | Parkville Market | Sift Bake Shop | Six Summit Gallery | Smash Avenue | The Essex Public Market & Food Hall | The Lloyd | The Vault Virtual Reality | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Mystic | Town of Newtown | Young Buns Donghnuts

Sláinte! Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Mystic Country

Sláinte! Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Mystic Country

As they say… we are all Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, so if you are looking for an authentic Irish meal and a properly poured Guinness to celebrate with, we are happy to help steer you in the right direction! And if you would rather earn your beer with a light workout, or even celebrate via a drive-through parade, we have got the details on those options too. Get your green (masks) ready and read on for our best ways to celebrate the season.

Featuring: City of New London | Inishmor Pub | The Hare & The Hound | Town of Mystic


Email Marketing

Christmas at Connecticut River Antiques

A Connecticut Christmas

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2018-12-19

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

St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-03-06

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

Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens

Make mom’s day

Overview: Mother’s Day is S​unday, M​ay 12, and we have all kinds of planning suggestions to help you show your mom, grandmother, or any loving woman in your life just how much she means to you, from S​unday brunch to flower festivals to a river cruise!

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-04-25

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Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Arethusa al tavolo | City of Hartford | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Elbow Room | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Firebox Restaurant | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Lime Rock Park | Mystic Seaport Museum | OnTheMarc | RiverQuest | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | The Corner Restaurant | Town of Mystic | Town of Wallingford | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | West Street Grill

Lobsters

Dig these summer shacks

Overview: You’ll find delicious fresh clams, lobsters, oysters and much more at Connecticut’s famous seafood shacks, drive-ins and joints all along the shoreline.

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-08-08

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Featuring: Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Bill's Seafood Restaurant | Captain Scott's Lobster Dock | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | Clam Castle | Ford's Lobsters | Good News Restaurant & Bar | Litchfield Saltwater Grille | Lobster Landing | Lobster Shack | LobsterCraft | Macdaddy's Macaroni & Cheese Bar | Max's Oyster Bar | Oyster Club | Ripka's Beach Cafe | S&P Oyster Co. | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | The Lazy Lobster Restaurant | The Place | Town of Chester | Town of Mystic | Town of Westport | Water Street Cafe | Westbrook Lobster Restaurant & Bar - Wallingford

Mark Twain House & Museum

HAUNTED HIJINKS

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-10-18

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

Lights in Middletown's Square

Discover Connecticut's Brilliant Holiday Light Displays

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2019-11-22

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

Baloon and barn

Find Fun This March

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-03-05

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

Safe and Bright Holiday Season

Safe and Bright Holiday Season

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

Audience: Consumer

Sent: 2020-12-11

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


Recent Press

50 Top Small Towns to Visit in 2018

US News & World Report

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

Published Date: 2018-01-24

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

Road Trip: Mystic, Connecticut

Buffalo Magazine

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

Published Date: 2018-03-23

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

Mystic, Connecticut

Coast2CoastwithKids

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

Published Date: 2018-05-15

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

25 weekend getaways every New Yorker should take

Newsday

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

Published Date: 2018-05-28

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

Local Authors Festival To Host Authors, Panel Discussions

CTNOW

Online article highlighting the Authors Festival.

Published Date: 2018-05-30

Featuring: Charter Oak Cultural Center | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Mohegan Sun | R.J. Julia Booksellers | The Storyteller's Cottage | Town of Avon | Town of Mystic

The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2018

Smithsonian Magazine

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

Published Date: 2018-06-05

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

Website lists Mystic among best small-town destinations

The Day

Online article highlighting the town of Mystic as one of the best small town visitor destinations.

Published Date: 2018-06-06

Featuring: Town of Mystic

Connecticut's Coastal Pearl

AAA World

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

Published Date: 2018-07-01

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

The Best Living History Museums in the US

Family Traveller

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

Published Date: 2018-07-16

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

Best 5 Alternative New England Coastal Towns to Visit This Summer

New England Today

Online article highlighting New England coastal towns.

Published Date: 2018-07-23

Featuring: Old Lighthouse Museum | Town of Mystic | Town of Stonington

2018 Fall Festivals in Connecticut

TripSavvy

Online article highlighting Connecticut's fall festivals.

Published Date: 2018-07-29

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

Last-minute vacations near Long Island

Newsday

Print and online article highlighting Connecticut destinations near Long Island.

Published Date: 2018-08-07

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

The Best of the Connecticut Food Scene

AAA Northeast

Online article highlighting the culinary scene in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-08-14

Featuring: Arethusa al tavolo | Blackie's Hot Dogs | Captain Scott's Lobster Dock | Chamard Vineyards | Connecticut Wine Trail | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Gouveia Vineyards | Jones Family Farms | Mecha Noodle Bar | Miya's Sushi | Modern Apizza | New England Brewing Company | New England Cider Company | Oyster Club | Red 36 | Sally's Apizza | Spoke + Spy Ciderworks | Stony Creek Brewery | The Connecticut Beer Trail | Town of Fairfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Westport | Two Roads Brewing Company

The Best Fall Festivals in Connecticut

offMetro

Online article highlighting Fall Festivals in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-08-24

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

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

Spending the perfect day in Mystic, Connecticut

Northforker

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

Published Date: 2018-10-15

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

The Best Christmas Town in Every State

Reader's Digest, MSN Travel

Online article highlighting the best Christmas towns in every state.

Published Date: 2018-11-10

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

The Top Connecticut Winter Getaways

AAA Northeast

Online article highlighting Connecticut Winter Getaways.

Published Date: 2018-12-04

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

Known for Casinos

Select Traveler

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

Published Date: 2019-01-30

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

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2019

MONEY Online

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

Published Date: 2019-03-04

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

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

Apartment Therapy

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

Published Date: 2019-03-18

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

If You're Seeking A Small Town, Movie-Like Feel For Your Next Move, Check These Places Out

Elite Daily

Online article highlighting smalls towns with a movie-like feel.

Published Date: 2019-03-25

Featuring: Mystic Aquarium | Town of Mystic

11 Best Small Towns in New England

offMetro

Online article highlighting the best small towns in New England.

Published Date: 2019-05-10

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

Weekend Fun: Porch Jams, Butterflies, and Wing Dings; June 8-9

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlighting things to do during the weekend of June 8-9, 2019

Published Date: 2019-06-05

Featuring: Bruce Museum | City of Bridgeport | City of New London | City of Norwalk | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Mystic Seaport Museum | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Town of Cheshire | Town of Easton | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Newtown | Town of Southington

5 Art Festivals and Antiques Shows To Channel Your Inner Creative

Exhale Lifestyle

Online article highlighting arts festival in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-06-19

Featuring: Town of Mystic

Summer Day Trips in Connecticut for Families that are Fun for Kids

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlighting great things to do with kids in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-06-23

Featuring: Action Wildlife Foundation | Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | City of Milford | City of New London | City of Norwalk | Clarke Outdoors | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Danbury Railway Museum | Dinosaur State Park | Farmington River Tubing | Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum | Jones Family Farms | Kent Falls State Park | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lime Rock Park | New England Air Museum | New England Carousel Museum | Ocean Beach Park | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | R&B Sports World | Railroad Museum of New England/Naugatuck Railroad Company | Southwind Farms | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | Town of Brooklyn | Town of Greenwich | Town of Mystic | Town of New Milford | Town of North Branford | Town of Stratford | Town of Westport | UConn Dairy Bar | Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

Gov. highlights some of state's tourism destinations

WFSB-TV Online

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

Published Date: 2019-07-02

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

Nearby Get­away Es­capes for Sum­mer­time Fun

The Hudson Independent

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

Published Date: 2019-07-20

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

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

Boston Globe Online

Online article highlighting places to visit before summer ends.

Published Date: 2019-08-06

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

Attention tourists - Connecticut is friendly again

Edwardsville Intelligencer Online, The Register Citizen Online, The Middletown Press Online

Online article highlighting the reopening of the Connecticut Welcome Centers.

Published Date: 2019-08-16

Featuring: Aspetuck Brew Lab | Ocean Beach Park | The Barnum Museum | Town of Mystic | Yale University Visitor Center

Fall Festivals and Fairs in Connecticut for Kids and Families

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlighting festivals and fairs happening in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-08-25

Featuring: City of Ansonia | City of Bristol | City of Groton | City of Norwalk | City of Shelton | Lyman Orchards | Town of Berlin | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Bloomfield | Town of Darien | Town of Durham | Town of East Haven | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Goshen | Town of Greenwich | Town of Guilford | Town of Harwinton | Town of Hebron | Town of Lebanon | Town of Lisbon | Town of Litchfield | Town of Middlefield | Town of Monroe | Town of Mystic | Town of Naugatuck | Town of New Canaan | Town of New Milford | Town of Putnam | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Seymour | Town of Simsbury | Town of Somers | Town of Southington | Town of Stratford | Town of Warren | Town of Westport | Town of Westport | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Wilton | Town of Woodstock

Instagram captures summer 2019 in Connecticut

The Advocate Online, Connecticut Post Online, Fairfield Citizen Online, Greater New Milford Spectrum Online, Greenwich Time Online, The Hour Online, The Middletown Press Online, New Canaan New Online, New Haven Register Online, News-Times Online, The Regi

Online article taking a look at Connecticut summer activities being captured on Instragram.

Published Date: 2019-08-27

Featuring: Candlewood Lake Town Park | Compo Beach | Farmington River Tubing | Ferris Acres Creamery | Hopkins Vineyard | Jennings Beach | Lobster Landing | Town of Bridgewater | Town of Mystic

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

10 Best Ghost Tours in the Northeast

AAA Northeast

Online article highlighting ghost tours in the Northeast and Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-10-03

Featuring: City of New London | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Town of Mystic

Amtrak Fall Fares Are 50 Percent Off Right Now

Conde Nast Traveler Online

Online article on Amtrak lowering fares to visit Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-10-22

Featuring: Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Spicer Mansion | Town of Mystic | Town of Old Saybrook

Hallmark's 'Holiday For Heroes,' Filmed In CT Debuts Nov. 8

Patch

Online article highlighting a Hallmark channel holiday film shot in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-11-04

Featuring: City of New London | City of Norwich | Harkness Memorial State Park | Noah's Restaurant | Town of Colchester | Town of East Lyme | Town of Mystic | Town of Stonington | Town of Waterford

Hallmark’s ‘Holiday for Heroes’: Learn Where It Was Filmed, Meet the Cast & See Photos

Heavy.com

Online article highlighting Hallmark channel film shot in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-11-09

Featuring: City of New London | City of Norwich | Harkness Memorial State Park | Noah's Restaurant | Town of Colchester | Town of East Lyme | Town of Mystic | Town of Stonington | Town of Waterford

Seven Hallmark and Lifetime Holiday Movies Filmed in Connecticut Towns

HamletHub Local News

Online article highlighting Hallmark and Lifetime movies filmed in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-11-09

Featuring: Amato's Toy and Hobby | City of Hartford | City of Norwich | Griswold Inn | Town of Colchester | Town of Essex | Town of Mystic | Town of North Haven | Town of Stonington | Town of Wethersfield

52 Awesome Santa Activities for Kids in Connecticut

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlight Santa events happening throughout Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-11-12

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

Mystic, Connecticut: A Perfect Winter Getaway

Long Island Weekly Online

Online article highlighting Mystic Connecticut as the perfect winter getaway.

Published Date: 2019-11-20

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

The Most Iconic Christmas Traditions in Every State

Reader's Digest Online

Online article highlighting iconic Christmas traditions in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-12-12

Featuring: Goodwin Park | Maple Row Farm | Town of Mystic

55 Things to Do with Kids This Winter in Connecticut

Mommy Poppins

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

Published Date: 2019-12-16

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

The Top Connecticut Winter Getaways

AAA Northeast

Online article highlighting places to visit in Connecticut this winter.

Published Date: 2020-01-06

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

No Weekend Plans? No Problem! Here Are the 25 Best Weekend Getaways in New England

Parade Online

Online article highlighting weekend getaways throughout New England.

Published Date: 2020-01-16

Featuring: Argia Mystic Cruises | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Jonathan Edwards Winery | Louis' Lunch | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Sleeping Giant State Park | The Mark Twain House & Museum | The Whaler's Inn | Town of Mystic | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | ZINC Restaurant

12 Easy Day Trips from Newport

Newport Life

Online article on day trips you can take for Newport RI.

Published Date: 2020-06-16

Featuring: Breakwater | Dog Watch Cafe | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Town of Mystic | Town of Stonington

How to Make the Most of Vacation Week in Rhode Island, Connecticut

NECN.com

Online article highlighting vacation ideas in Rhode Island and Connecticut.

Published Date: 2020-07-01

Featuring: Devil's Hopyard State Park | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Pizza | Ocean Beach Park | Town of Mystic

Stay & Play

Connecticut Post, Darien Times, Fairfield Citizen, Greenwich Times, The Hour, Middletown Press, New Canaan Advertixer, New Haven Register, News Times, Register Citizen, Ridgefield Peress, Shoreline Times, Stamford Advocate, West Hartfor News, Westport New

Print article highlighting outdoor and indoor attractions in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2020-07-01

Featuring: Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Seaport Museum | Sea Swirl of Mystic | Town of Farmington | Town of Mystic | Town of Stonington

Vacation Week: Connecticut and Rhode Island

NECN.com

Online article/video highlighting attractions to visit in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2020-07-01

Featuring: Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Mystic Aquarium | Town of Mystic

Destination New England: The best the northeast has to offer, even during the pandemic

WTNH-TV, WTHN-TV Online

Online article and TV spot highlighting places in Connecticut to visit this summer.

Published Date: 2020-07-20

Featuring: Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Boat Adventures LLC | Mystic Seaport Museum | Silver Sands State Park | Town of Mystic | Wadsworth Falls State Park

Tell Me Something Good About Connecticut: Walkable Towns/Shopping

WRCH-FM

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

Published Date: 2020-08-18

Featuring: Blue Back Square | Olde Mistick Village | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of West Hartford

Best Places In New England To See Fall Foliage

Big Seven Travel

Online article highlighting places to view the fall foliage.

Published Date: 2020-08-27

Featuring: Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Uncas Leap

Your Labor Day Weekend Checklist Across Connecticut

East End Taste

Online article highlighting things to do for Labor Day weekend.

Published Date: 2020-09-03

Featuring: Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Lime Rock Park | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | Olde Mistick Village | Town of Mystic

Mystic, Conn., rich in food, history and arts

Worcester Telegram

Online and print article highlighting Mystic Connecticut and the many things to do and see there.

Published Date: 2020-11-14

Featuring: Alice in the Village | Engine Room | Grass & Bone | Hilton Mystic | Mystic Museum of Art | Mystic Pizza | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Oyster Club | Sea Swirl of Mystic | Shipwright's Daughter | Stone Arches B&B | The Irons | The Whaler's Inn | Town of Mystic

Not-to-be-Missed Stops on a New York to Boston Road Trip

We3Travel

Online article on don't miss places to visit in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2020-12-09

Featuring: City of Norwalk | Engine Room | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Gillette Castle State Park | Griswold Inn | Jonathan Edwards Winery | Mystic Aquarium | Mystic Pizza | Mystic Seaport Museum | Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Harbor Tour | Town of Essex | Town of Greenwich | Town of Mystic