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Bartlett Arboretum

Great Connecticut Gardens for Fall

Spring and Summer may be Connecticut’s most popular months for garden hopping, but those seasons pale in comparison to the natural colors that take over in fall. Here are just a few of the places that remain great garden destinations for visits and activities throughout the autumn months.

Featuring: Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Edgerton Park | Florence Griswold Museum | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Hill-Stead Museum | Logee's Greenhouses | Town of West Hartford | White Flower Farm

Brewport Brewing Company, Bridgeport

Drawing a Crowd—The Connecticut Craft Beer Revolution

The Connecticut craft brew industry is booming. Small start-ups are gaining traction with fans and current establishments are expanding their lineups—and their tasting spaces. Even brewers who’ve been around awhile are putting out new and inviting releases. Some offer food, and many are family- and dog-friendly as well. We asked a few craft beer fans what breweries were particularly worthy of checking out right now. 

Featuring: Brewery Legitimus | Brewport | City Steam Brewery Cafe | City of Waterbury | Fox Farm Brewery | Kent Falls Brewing Company | Kinsmen Brewing Company | New England Brewing Company | Relic Brewing Company | The Connecticut Beer Trail | These Guys Brewing Company | Thimble Island Brewing Company | Thomas Hooker Brewery at Colt | Town of East Haven | Town of Hamden | Town of West Hartford | Two Roads Brewing Company

Connecticut Summer Bucket List

Instagrammable Connecticut: Connecticut Bucket List

We’ve teamed up with FOX61News this summer to find out what’s on everyone’s Connecticut bucket list. We then asked viewers to share their bucket list experiences by including #CTBucketList in their photos. We’re delighted to see all the destinations that Connecticut residents have been crossing off this summer. Here are a few #CTBucketList photos to provide inspiration for your own Connecticut bucket list.

Featuring: Book Barn | Brewport | Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream | City of West Haven | Devil's Hopyard State Park | Gillette Castle State Park | Grace Farms | Lavender Pond Farm | Lighthouse Point Park | Red 36 | Town of West Hartford

Woman with Goat doing Yoga

Yoga Worth Traveling For

When visitors think of traveling to Connecticut, the first thing that comes to mind most likely isn’t yoga. However, there are a lot of unique and unexpected yoga practices that are offered throughout the state that may just change your thinking. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert yogi, you'll find an experience for everyone to enjoy.

Featuring: Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Bradley Mountain Farm | City of Hartford | City of Milford | City of Norwalk | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Valley Brewing Company | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Lost Acres Vineyard | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Salt Cave of Darien | Stonington Vineyards | The Spa at Norwich Inn | Town of Branford | Town of East Hartford | Town of Hamden | Town of New Canaan | Town of Newtown | Town of Southington | Town of West Hartford | Winvian Farm | Wisdom House Retreat & Conference Center

Greenwich Shopping

Connecticut’s Favorite Shopping Towns

Part of Connecticut’s attraction has always been its small-town centers, filled with personality, history and charm. And what draws visitors again and again are the shops, boutiques and artisans that reward browsers and buyers alike. Whether you’re planning a girls’ trip or looking for a great way to spend a day with family, here are a few of the towns around the state that offer great shopping (and dining) districts.

Featuring: Barcelona West Hartford | Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets | Delamar West Hartford | Elbow Room | Hey Day Antiques | Hopkins Inn | Inn at Stonington | J House Greenwich | Litchfield Distillery | Little Pub Greenwich | Lobster Landing | Milkcraft - West Hartford | Old Saybrook Antiques Center | Penny Lane Pub Restaurant | Roger Sherman Inn | Saybrook Home | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Sharlene Cottage | Silvermine Arts Center | Stonington Borough | The Dutch Epicure Shop | The Glass House | The Velvet Mill | Town of Clinton | Town of Greenwich | Town of Litchfield | Town of New Canaan | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Stonington | Town of West Hartford | Water Street Cafe | West Hartford Center | West Street Grill | elm Restaurant

Saltana Cave, Ridgefield

Travel Mindfully: Find Your Escape in Connecticut

Everyone needs time to distress from the hustle and bustle of everyday life – what could be better than detoxing in luxurious spas, finding your center through meditation, or connecting with the crisp beauty of nature? You may think you need to travel to a faraway land, but believe it or not, “off the grid” is actually right around the corner! With numerous destinations to keep you mindful, Connecticut puts peace right in the palm of your hand.

Featuring: Claire's Corner Copia | G-zen | Lavender Hill Farm Alpacas | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Ray of Light Farm | Rowanwood Farm | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Stand Vegan Cafe | Town of East Hartford | Town of Madison | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Trumbull | Town of West Hartford | Winvian Farm | Wisdom House Retreat & Conference Center

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: Air Line State Park Trail | 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 | Mohawk State Forest | Mountain Biking at Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Pedal Power - Vernon | Pedego SoNo Electric Bikes | Rockland Preserve | 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

Pride Celebrations

Pride Celebrations 2019

June is Pride Month, and there are LGBT celebrations and events planned for towns all over the state. Here are some of the happenings taking place in Connecticut.

Featuring: Cinestudio Theater at Trinity College | City of Hartford | City of Middletown | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Sun | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Greenwich Audubon Center | Hartford Yard Goats | Little Theatre of Manchester at Cheney Hall | Ocean Beach Park | The Glass House | Town of Fairfield | Town of Ridgefield | Town of West Hartford | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

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.

Featuring: Bigelow Hollow State Park | Bluff Point Coastal Reserve | Burger Bar & Bistro | City of Danbury | Cranbury Park & Gallaher Estate | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Elbow Room | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Esker Point Beach | Haight-Brown Vineyard | Harry's Place | Hidden Valley Preserve | Homewood Suites by Hilton - Stratford | Hop River State Park Trail | 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 Avon | Town of Branford | Town of Clinton | Town of Greenwich | Town of Manchester | Town of Monroe | Town of Monroe | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Simsbury | Town of South Windsor | Town of Southington | Town of West Hartford | White Memorial Foundation

Dancing in Connecticut

Places to Dance in Connecticut

Itching to put on your dancing shoes? From ballroom to barn dancing, social clubs to club scenes—Connecticut offers something for every type of dancer to get their groove on. We’ve rounded up some of the most popular places for you to swing, salsa, even country line dance your way across Connecticut.

Featuring: Avalon Nightclub | BAR | Casona | City of Danbury | City of Groton | City of Hartford | City of Middletown | City of Milford | City of New London | City of Stamford | Club Van Dome | Mambo Bar & Restaurant | Partners Café | Shrine at Foxwoods | Town of Coventry | Town of East Lyme | Town of Enfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Hamden | Town of Rocky Hill | Town of Southington | Town of Waterford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wethersfield | Town of Windsor Locks | Vista Lounge

Solo Travel, Self Care

Solo Travel in Connecticut: Time for a Self-Care Break

Treat yourself! You deserve to nurture and recharge your mind, body and spirit. And in Connecticut there are so many ways and so many places where you can step outside the traditional spa to experience truly unique and holistic approaches to self-care. Here a just a few ideas whether you’re immersing in a day-long retreat or a solo getaway.

Featuring: City of Hartford | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Newtown Salt Spa | Salt Cave of Darien | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | Soulshine Salt Cavern | Sticks and Stones Farm | Town of Avon | Town of Chester | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Madison | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of West Hartford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Wisdom House Retreat & Conference Center

Solo Travel, Self Care

Solo Travel in Connecticut: Time for a Self-Care Break

Treat yourself! You deserve to nurture and recharge your mind, body and spirit. And in Connecticut there are so many ways and so many places where you can step outside the traditional spa to experience truly unique and holistic approaches to self-care. Here a just a few ideas whether you’re immersing in a day-long retreat or a solo getaway.

Featuring: City of Hartford | Mayflower Inn & Spa | Newtown Salt Spa | Salt Cave of Darien | Salt of the Earth Therapeutic Spa | Soulshine Salt Cavern | Sticks and Stones Farm | Town of Avon | Town of Chester | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Madison | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of West Hartford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Wisdom House Retreat & Conference Center

Winter Bucket List

Have You Started Your CT Winter Bucket List Yet?

People in Connecticut always know how to do winter right! Give us your bucket list of suggestions for the best winter activities and experiences around the state. We’ll be sure to share them on Fox61.com. You may even see a few of your ideas on TV!

Featuring: Allegra Farm & Horse-Drawn Carriage & Sleigh Rides | City of Bridgeport | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Lime Rock Park | Mohegan Sun | Mystic Aquarium | New England Carousel Museum | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Ski Sundown | Sleeping Giant State Park | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | Town of Canterbury | Town of West Hartford

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

Comfort Food

Comfort Foods and Where to Find Them

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 Kevin Masse, @kemasse, who wrote this article.

Let’s face it, sometimes we just want food that makes us feel good. Food that provides sustenance and warmth and fuels us to keep going when the days are short and cold. Whether it’s pizza, meatloaf, chicken and waffles, or stuffed baked potatoes, what each of us calls ‘comfort food’ might be different, but they share a commonality, in that they literally comfort us when we need it most.  

I spend a lot of time dining out, and I’ve got a short list of spots I like to visit when my craving for comfort food strikes. Some will be familiar, others maybe less so, but each brings their A game and delivers some of the best ‘comfort food’ in the area.

Featuring: Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Bear's Smokehouse (New Haven) | Bear's Smokehouse (South Windsor) | Bear's Smokehouse (Windsor) | Corner Pug | House of Naan Indian Kitchen & Bar | J. Timothy's Taverne | Quaker Diner | Sayulita | Town of West Hartford

Best Restaurants

Best Restaurants In Connecticut

Looking for the best restaurants in Connecticut? There are so many great spots to choose from, so we turned to the Connecticut Restaurant Association for the 2019 winners and nominees of its annual CRAzies Awards. The awards consider hundreds of contenders, select a short list of nominee finalists, and finally, award winners for the best restaurants in each region. These spots were each chosen by more than 10,000 public ballots, as well as a panel of 25 judges made up of media restaurant reviewers, food writers, influencers, critics and past winners. Hope you’ve brought your appetite!

Featuring: City of Danbury | City of New London | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Grano Arso | Millwright's Restaurant | Olmo | Oyster Club | Present Company | ROIA Restaurant | Restaurant Bricco | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | Strega Restaurant | Swyft | Taproot | Tavern at Graybarns | Tavern on State | Town of West Hartford | Whitecrest Eatery | Winvian Farm

Unusual Dining

15 Unusual Dining Experiences in Connecticut

Dining out doesn’t have to be just eating – it can be an adventure. Connecticut has some fantastically unusual restaurants that will give you more than just a meal. You can dine with the fishes surrounded by an aquarium.  Be served outdoors while seated on tree stumps.  Solve a mystery while enjoying your entrée. Check out these places for a dining experience you’ll never forget.

Featuring: Ascot's at The Norwich Inn | City of Hartford | City of Middletown | City of New Haven | East Side Restaurant | GoodWorks Smokehouse | Griswold Inn | Louis' Lunch | Mystic Whaler Cruises | The Place | Town of Pomfret | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Traveler Restaurant | Visit Collinsville

Women's History in Connecticut

Celebrating Women's History in Connecticut

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which legalized women’s right to vote – what an exciting time to celebrate Women’s History Month in March. Connecticut is rich with stories of female trailblazers who influenced American history. Explore the state that spawned the first boarding school for women of color, the home of one of the nation’s first female architects, and more! The Connecticut Women's Heritage Trail is filled with ways to celebrate strong women from our state. Here are some historic landmarks on the trail and events to honor Women’s History in Connecticut.

Featuring: City of Hartford | City of New Haven | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Women's Heritage Trail | Danbury Museum | Florence Griswold Museum | Greenwich Historical Society | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center | Hill-Stead Museum | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center and Museum | New England Air Museum | Prudence Crandall Museum | Town of Derby | Town of East Hartford | Town of Litchfield | Town of Oxford | Town of Ridgefield | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wilton | Windham Textile and History Museum

Bakeries Worth Traveling For

Instagrammable Connecticut: Bakeries Worth Traveling For

In Connecticut, it’s rare to find a bakery that doesn’t use fresh, locally-made ingredients for its delectable treats. A handful of pastry places also offer remarkable atmospheres, artisanal drinks, and seasonal goods like no other. Whether you want to munch on macarons in Wonderland or sip on tea next to a “fire breathing” dragon, these unique bakeries are worthy of a trip. With our Instagrammable Connecticut series, we’re inviting Instagrammers to share their eye-catching pictures! Check back often for new topics. If you have some photos to share, tag your photos with #CTvisit!

Featuring: Alice in the Village | City of Hartford | Lorca | NoRA Cupcake Company (Middletown) | Scratch Bakery | Sift Bake Shop | Sweet Cupcasions | Town of East Haven | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Watertown | Town of West Hartford | Town of Winchester/Winsted | Town of Windsor | Victoria Station Cafe

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 Danbury | City of Meriden | City of New Haven | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Gunn Memorial Library & Historical Museum | Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center | KidsPlay Children's Museum | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Mattatuck Museum | Meigs Point Nature Center | Mystic Aquarium | Mystified Escape Rooms | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Shubert Theatre | Stepping Stones Museum for Children | The Children's Museum | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Town of Ashford | Town of Berlin | Town of Bethel | Town of Cheshire | Town of Cheshire | Town of Essex | Town of Guilford | Town of Hamden | Town of Madison | Town of Mystic | Town of Portland | Town of Salisbury | Town of Stonington | Town of Wallingford | Town of Wallingford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Westport Country Playhouse

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

At-Home Beer, Wine, Spirits & More: Connecticut Libations

At-Home Beer, Wine, Spirits & More: Connecticut Libations

As we abide by social distancing guidelines and #StaySafeStayHome orders, Connecticut breweries, distilleries and wineries have innovated their offerings to bring good spirits right to your home. While many have provided curbside pick-up, to-go and delivery options, some have gone the extra mile to offer virtual classes, food pairings, and kits. Enjoy this quick list of options for your next from-home wine night or virtual happy hour celebration.

Featuring: 30 Mile Brewing Company | 5 Churches Brewing | Black Hog Brewing Company | Brewery Legitimus | Chamard Vineyards | City of Middletown | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Connecticut Valley Brewing Company | Connecticut Valley Winery | Elicit Brewing Co. | Fifth State Distillery | Fox Farm Brewery | Geronimo Bar & Grill | Half Full Brewery | Hartford Flavor Company | Hawk Ridge Winery | Hogan's Cider Mill | Litchfield Distillery | Mine Hill Distillery | Powder Hollow Brewery | Priam Vineyards | Stafford Cidery | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Taylor Brooke Winery | Town of Pomfret | Town of Ridgefield | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Two Roads Brewing Company | Waypoint Spirits | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

Instagrammable Connecticut: Pizza

Instagrammable Connecticut: Pizza

With more than 1,000 pizza spots throughout the state—Connecticut serves up some of the most innovative and flavorful creations that are camera-ready right out of the oven. Not to mention award-winning pies, including the #1 best pizza in America. The first six pizzerias on this list were featured in the top 50 of The Daily Meal’s round-up of “101 Best Pizzas in America” and Frank Pepe Pizzeria was crowned the #1 best pizza in the country.

Featuring: BAR | Brewport | City of Middletown | City of New Haven | Coalhouse Pizza | Colony Grill | Ernie's Pizzeria | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Harry's Pizza | Modern Apizza | Mystic Pizza | Sally's Apizza | Tarry Lodge - Westport | Town of Derby | Town of Kent | Town of West Hartford | Zuppardi's Apizza

Safe, Merry & Bright: The Holiday Season in 2020

Safe, Merry & Bright: The Holiday Season in 2020

Walkin’ in a winter wonderland may look different this year, but we can still make the holiday season memorable. While the state’s holiday guidance calls for smaller or even virtual gatherings, Connecticut has many new and creative ways to keep your holiday spirits up.

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Action Wildlife Foundation | Allen Hill Farm | Angevine Farm | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Bernard's + Sarah's Wine Bar | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Blue Back Square | Broken Arrow Nursery | Cafe on the Green | Castle Hill Farm | Cava Restaurant | Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree Farm | City of Bridgeport | City of Bristol | City of New London | City of Norwalk | City of Torrington | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | Copper Beech Inn | Da Capo | Divine Treasures | Dzen Tree Farm | Essex Clipper Dinner Train | Essex Steam Train & Riverboat | Evergreen Acres Tree Farm | Fairview Tree Farm | Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Goodwin Park | Greiser's Coffee & Market | Griswold Inn | Hickory Ridge Tree Farm | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | Jones Family Farms | La Trattoria | 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 | Mystic Seaport Museum | Olde Mistick Village | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Sift Bake Shop | Ski Sundown | Staehly Tree Farm & Winery | Tavern at Graybarns | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Shops at Yale | The Whaler's Inn | Town of Avon | Town of Greenwich | Town of Hebron | Town of Sherman | Town of Southington | Town of Washington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Wilton | Town of Windsor | Toyota Oakdale Theatre | West Street Grill | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Wickham Park | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Winterberry Farm | elm Restaurant

32 Things to Do in Connecticut This January

32 Things to Do in Connecticut This January

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in January? 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 January.

Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Rooms | Bantam Lake | Blackstones Grille | Blue Ox Axe Throwing - Bridgeport | Bruce Museum | Cabela's | City of Norwalk | Connecticut River Museum | Florence Griswold Museum | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Guided Flyfishing Trips-Housatonic River Outfitters | International Skating Center of Connecticut | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Meadowbrook Estate and Mansion | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohawk State Forest | Mount Southington Ski Area | Muse Paintbar (Glastonbury) | Muse Paintbar (Norwalk) | Muse Paintbar (West Hartford) | Mystic Aquarium | On Track Karting | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Ski Sundown | The Goodwin Hotel | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | Thrillz High Flying Adventure Park | Town of Chester | Town of Guilford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Yale Center for British Art

Safe & Sweet: Valentine's Day in 2021

Safe & Sweet: Valentine's Day in 2021

How sweet it is to be loved by your special someone. And while Valentine’s Day celebrations may look a bit different this year, you can still infuse romance into every moment. To make it a day your date will cherish, (maybe even for a lifetime) we’ve put together a guide to a safe and memorable Valentine’s Day in 2021.

Featuring: Adventure Rooms | Axe It | Ballo Italian at Mohegan Sun | City of Hartford | City of Meriden | City of New Haven | City of Shelton | City of Waterbury | Connecticut Beer Tours | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Divine Treasures | Escape New Haven | Escapology Escape Rooms | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Manor House Inn | Middletown Roller Skating Rink | Mind Factory Escape Games | Mission Escape Games | Mohegan Sun | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Muse Paintbar (West Hartford) | Mystified Escape Rooms | Noteworthy Chocolates | Odin's Keep Axe House | Painting with a Twist | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - New Haven | Pursue the Clues | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Stumpy's Hatchet House | Sugar Factory American Brasserie | Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods | The Chocolate Shell | The Corner Restaurant | The Goodwin Hotel | Todd English's Tuscany | Town of Avon | Town of Branford | Town of Chester | Town of Essex | Town of Hamden | Town of Stratford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Town of Woodstock | Wigwam Escape

31 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Winter

31 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Winter

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

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

34 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Spring

34 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Spring

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

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

30 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Summer

30 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Summer

When the sun is shining and the ocean’s calling, you'll know it’s summer in Connecticut. As the days get longer, more fun activities emerge — and you can be sure businesses are working hard to keep you safe. Whether you’re soaking up sun or stars, there’s so much to see and do, from active adventure and family fun to relaxation and romantic escapes. Here’s your guide to the summer season in Central Connecticut

Featuring: Abby's Place | Alling Memorial Golf Course | Arrigoni Winery | Ashley's Ice Cream (Madison) | Bartaco - West Hartford | Bear's Smokehouse (New Haven) | Becky Thatcher Riverboat | Berkshire Balloons | Bill's Seafood Restaurant | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Blackie's Hot Dogs | Blackledge Country Club | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | Bushnell Park | By The Sea Day Spa | Central Rock Gym | Chamard Vineyards | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | Clinton Town Beach | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut River Cruise & Charter | Connecticut River Museum | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut Valley Brewing Company | Cove Landing Marine | Delamar Spa West Hartford | Devil's Hopyard State Park | East Hartford Golf Club | Edwin C. Ahlberg Antiques | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Enders State Forest | Farmington Miniature Golf & Ice Cream Parlor | Flying Connie Fishing Charters | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Gay City State Park | Gillette Castle State Park | Gillette Ridge Golf Club | Giuffrida Park | Glenwood Drive-In | Gouveia Vineyards | GrandView Camp Resort and Cottages | Grass Roots Ice Cream | Greater Middletown Military Museum | Hammonasset Beach State Park | Hill-Stead Museum | Honeycone Cream Company | Islander Sport Fishing Charters | Johnny Ad's | Lighthouse Point Park | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Liv's Shack - Old Saybrook | Lobster Landing | Lobster Shack | Lost Acres Vineyard | Lyman Orchards Golf Club | Madison Beach Hotel | Main Street Creamery & Cafe | Milkcraft - West Hartford | New England Air Museum | New England Motorcycle Museum | Nightjack Sportsfishing | Nomads Adventure Quest | North Coast Charters | North Ridge Golf Club | Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine | Old Saybrook Town Beach | Onrust | PEZ Visitor Center | Pagliacci's Restaurant | Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery | Pardee Rose Gardens | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | River Highlands State Park | RiverQuest | Riverdale Farm Campsite | Rockledge Golf Club | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Rosedale Farms & Vineyards | Safari Golf | Sally's Apizza | Scoopy Doos | Sea Mist Thimble Island Cruise, LLC | Sea Sprite | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Shoreline Segway | Sleeping Giant State Park | Southington Community Cultural Arts | Spectrum Art Gallery | Stony Creek Brewery | Stowe's Seafood | Sunset Bar & Grill | Talcott Mountain State Park | The Blue Oar | The Place | The Sculpture Mile | Tosca | Town of Avon | Town of Cheshire | Town of Chester | Town of Essex | Town of Farmington | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Lyme | Town of Madison | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Southington | Town of West Hartford | Tradition Golf Club at Wallingford | Vintage Hi Fi Museum | Vintage Radio & Communications Museum of Connecticut | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Wadsworth Falls State Park | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | West Beach | West Haven Veteran's Museum and Learning Center | Wolf's Den Family Campground

34 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Fall

34 Things to Do in Central Connecticut this Fall

When the air is crisp and vibrant foliage hues emerge, so do safe and fun fall activities. From active adventure and family fun to relaxation and romantic escapes, here’s your guide to the fall season in Central Connecticut.

Featuring: 5 Churches Brewing | Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Ancient Burying Ground of Hartford | BAR | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Bear's Smokehouse (New Haven) | Bear's Smokehouse (South Windsor) | Bear's Smokehouse (Windsor) | Belltown Hill Orchards | Berkshire Balloons | Bishop's Orchards Farm Market & Winery | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Boardman House Inn | Book Trader Café | Bradley Mountain Farm | Bradley Mountain Farm | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Brignole Vineyards | Buttermilk Lane Farm | By The Sea Day Spa | Cedar Hill Cemetery | City Climb Gym | City Gallery | City of Milford | City of New Britain | City of New Haven | Claire's Corner Copia | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Copper Beech Inn | Corner Pug | Delamar Spa West Hartford | Divine Treasures | Drazen Orchards | Easy Pickin's Orchard | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Escape New Haven | Farmington Canal Linear Park | Flamig Farm | Flora | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Gallery on the Green | Geronimo Bar & Grill | Gillette Castle State Park | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Gouveia Vineyards | GrandView Camp Resort and Cottages | Griswold Inn Tap Room | Grove Street Cemetery | Guilford Art Center | Hey Day Antiques | Hickory Hill Orchards | Historic Wethersfield | Hops on the Hill Brewery | House of Naan Indian Kitchen & Bar | Hubbard Park & Castle Craig | IT Adventure Ropes Course | J. Timothy's Taverne | Johnny Appleseed's Farm | Johnson's Duckpin Lanes | Karabin Farms | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center and Museum | Kinsmen Brewing Company | Lenny & Joe's Fish Tale Restaurant (Westbrook) | Lyman Orchards | Maple View Farm | Maple View Farm | Mattabesett Blue Trail | McLean Game Refuge | Middletown Roller Skating Rink | Milford Historical Society | Millers Pond State Park | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | New England Cider Company | On Track Karting | Overshores Brewing Company | Penwood State Park | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | R.J. Julia Booksellers | Ray of Light Farm | Real Art Ways | Rhythm Brewing Company | Rockland Preserve | Rogers Orchards Shuttle Meadow Farm | Rose's Berry Farm | Sayulita | Scranton Seahorse Inn | Simsbury 1820 House | Smash Avenue | Soarin' Indoors | Stanley-Whitman House | Stowe's Seafood | Talcott Mountain State Park | Tap & vine | Ted's Montana Grill | The Children's Museum | The Chowder Pot of Hartford | The Pickin Patch at Woodford Farm | The Place 2 Be | The Wallingford Victorian Inn | Thimble Island Brewing Company | Three Girls Vegan Creamery | Town of Avon | Town of Chester | Town of Essex | Town of Farmington | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Hamden | Town of Hamden | Town of Manchester | Town of Old Saybrook | Town of Portland | Town of West Hartford | Traveler Restaurant | Treat Farm | Union League Café | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | West Rock Ridge State Park | Wickham Park | Wolf's Den Family Campground | Yale Center for British Art | Yankee Cider Barn at Staehly Farms

Central Connecticut's Photo-worthy Pizza

Central Connecticut's Photo-worthy Pizza

Hartford, Middlesex and New Haven counties are home to many award-winning pizza places, including the #1 best pizza in America. From thin to thick crust, these pies are crafted together with wild combos that will have you leaving your typical foodie comfort zone.

Featuring: BAR | Blind Pig Pizza Company | City of Middletown | Ernie's Pizzeria | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - Manchester | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Modern Apizza | Sally's Apizza | Town of West Hartford | Zuppardi's Apizza

Central Connecticut's Photo-worthy Outdoor Murals

Central Connecticut's Photo-worthy Outdoor Murals

Outdoor murals are the perfect spot for snapping a unique and colorful Instagram shot — and all across Hartford and New Haven counties you'll find masterpieces giving color and new life to buildings.

Featuring: City of Hartford | City of New Haven | Town of West Hartford

Central Connecticut's Photo-worthy Bakeries

Central Connecticut's Photo-worthy Bakeries

From donuts to delectable pastries, Hartford, Middlesex and New Haven counties are filled with bakeries using fresh, locally-made ingredients. A handful of pastry places also offer remarkable atmospheres, artisanal drinks, and seasonal goods like no other. However you want to satisfy your sweet tooth, these bakeries are worth a visit.

Featuring: City of Hartford | NoRA Cupcake Company (Middletown) | Scratch Bakery | Sugar Bakery | Sweet Cupcasions | Town of Glastonbury | Town of West Hartford | Town of Windsor

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

35 Things to Do in Connecticut this April

35 Things to Do in Connecticut this April

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in April? 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 April.

Featuring: Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Aer Blarney Balloons, LLC | Backyard Adventure UTV Tours | Berkshire Balloons | Blazing Fresh Donuts | City Climb Gym | City of Milford | City of New Haven | Delamar Spa West Hartford | Farmington Canal Linear Park | Farmington Valley Arts Center | Flying Connie Fishing Charters | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Greater Middletown Military Museum | Half Full Brewery | Halfinger Farms | Inn at Stonington | Institute for American Indian Studies | Madison Beach Hotel | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Middlebank II | Mystic Seaport Museum | Neil's Donuts | New England Carousel Museum | New England Motorcycle Museum | NewSylum Brewing | Newtown Salt Spa | North Coast Charters | Osprey Sport Fishing | Phantom Brewing Company | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Prime Climb Mountain Fun | Project Oceanology | Rock Climb Fairfield | Salt Cave of Darien | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Smash Avenue | Soulshine Salt Cavern | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stone Age Rock Gym | The Connecticut Pizza Trail | The Essex Public Market & Food Hall | The Spa at Litchfield Hills | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Vault Virtual Reality | Town of Avon | Town of Chester | Town of Madison | Town of Simsbury | Town of Thomaston | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westbrook | Vintage Hi Fi Museum | Washington Art Association & Gallery | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | Wesleyan Potters

Safe & Hope-filled: Easter 2021

Safe & Hope-filled: Easter 2021

Easter is a holiday of hope; spring has sprung and all things feel new. The holiday may look different this year, but we can still make it special – and let it inspire hope for brighter days ahead. From colorful egg hunts and drive-through events to exquisite brunch menus, we’ve gathered a few ways to safely celebrate Easter in 2021.

Featuring: 1741 Pub & Grill | Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Bella's Café | Castle Hill Chocolate | City of New London | City of Norwalk | City of Norwich | City of Stamford | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fascia's Chocolates | Le Rouge Handmade Chocolates by Aarti | Millwright's Restaurant | Munson's Chocolates | Mystic River Chocolate | New England Air Museum | Noteworthy Chocolates | Ray of Light Farm | Roaring Brook Nature Center | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | The Chocolate Shell | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | Thompson Chocolate | Thorncrest Farm, LLC & Milk House Chocolates | Town of Fairfield | Town of West Hartford | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | White Horse Country Pub | Winvian Farm

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

34 Things to Do in Connecticut this July

34 Things to Do in Connecticut this July

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

Featuring: 55 Wine Bar & Restaurant | BAD SONS Beer Company | Backyard Adventure UTV Tours | Barcelona Restaurant & Wine Bar | Belltown Hill Orchards | Bernard's + Sarah's Wine Bar | Blue Venture Fishing Charters | Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | Buell's Orchard | Captain Seth Sportfishing Fleet | Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | Club Getaway | Connecticut's Old State House | Courtyard Waterbury Downtown | Farmington River Tubing | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Griswold Inn | Hartford Yard Goats | Interlaken Inn, Resort & Conference Center | Islander Sport Fishing Charters | Lavender Hill Farm Alpacas | Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront | Lucky Strike Charters | Madison Beach Hotel | Nathan Liverant & Son Antiques, LLC | New Britain Bees | Old Saybrook Antiques Center | Owl Wine Bar | Ray of Light Farm | RiverQuest | Rowanwood Farm | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Scott's Yankee Farmer | Sea Unicorns | Stonington Vineyards | Surfside Hotel | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Whaler's Inn | Tongue in Chique LLC | Town of West Hartford | Town of Woodbury | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | Water's Edge Resort & Spa

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Great Connecticut Gardens for Fall

Spring and Summer may be Connecticut’s most popular months for garden hopping, but those seasons pale in comparison to the natural colors that take over in fall. Here are just a few of the places that remain great garden destinations for visits and activities throughout the autumn months.

Featuring: Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Edgerton Park | Florence Griswold Museum | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Hill-Stead Museum | Logee's Greenhouses | Town of West Hartford | White Flower Farm

Plant-Based Connecticut

Plant-Based Connecticut

It’s no secret that plant-based meals, desserts, and even lifestyles are rapidly growing in popularity. Luckily, Connecticut’s plant-based scene is flourishing – and whether you’re eating for health, animals, the environment, or simply for the experience, there’s a lot to love. From fully vegan restaurants to vegan ice cream, herbivore options at omnivore spots and beyond, here’s where to find plant-based food in Connecticut.

Featuring: Arles & Boggs Vegan Eatery | Catch A Healthy Habit | City of Middletown | City of New Haven | Divine Treasures | Fire & Spice Vegan Restaurant | Flora | Fresh Fork Cafe | G-zen | Grass Roots Ice Cream | It's Only Natural (ION) Restaurant | Main Street Creamery & Cafe | Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream | New Morning Market Juice Bar & Cafe | Parkville Market | Priam Vineyards | Right Path Organic Cafe | Salem Valley Farms Ice Cream | The Stand Vegan Cafe | Three Girls Vegan Creamery | Town of Canton | Town of Darien | Town of Fairfield | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Granby | Town of Manchester | Town of Mansfield | Town of Plainville | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Watertown | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westbrook | Town of Woodbury | Tulmeadow Farm Store and Ice Cream Shop

Best Restaurants in Connecticut 2021

Best Restaurants in Connecticut 2021

Looking for the best restaurants in Connecticut? There are so many great spots to choose from, so we turned to the Connecticut Restaurant Association for the 2021 winners and nominees of its annual CRAzies Awards. The awards consider hundreds of contenders, select a short list of nominee finalists, and finally, award winners for the best restaurants in each region. In addition to naming the best restaurants, the awards recognize best chefs, best bartenders, best servers, and beyond.

Featuring: Arugula | Camacho Garage | Community Table | Dockside Brewery & Waterfront Biergarten | Le Petit Café | Millwright's Restaurant | OKO | Oyster Club | Present Company | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Shipwright's Daughter | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge | Taproot | Tavern on State | The Charles | Tony D's | Town of Chester | Town of Litchfield | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport

Celebrating Black Culture & Businesses in Connecticut

Celebrating Black Culture & Businesses in Connecticut

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

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

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

Things to Do for Young People in Connecticut

Things to Do for Young People in Connecticut

Connecticut has way more than meets the eye — especially for the younger crowd. Whoever said having beautiful nature and charming towns meant we lacked excitement? In Connecticut, you can find it all. From foodie scenes and boozy brunch to night clubs, skydiving, live music, and photo-worthy hot spots, here’s where to go for fun in your 20s and 30s, all across the state.

Featuring: Aquila's Nest Vineyards | Avalon Nightclub | Avon Theatre Film Center | BAR | Backyard Adventure UTV Tours | Barcade | Barcelona West Hartford | Bartaco - West Hartford | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Bear's Smokehouse (New Haven) | Bear's Smokehouse (South Windsor) | Bear's Smokehouse (Windsor) | Bicycle Tour Company | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Brignole Vineyards | Captain John's Tiki Tours | Chatfield Hollow State Park | Chez Est | City of Hartford | City of Stamford | College Street Music Hall | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | Dockside Brewery & Waterfront Biergarten | Elbow Room | Eli Cannon's Tap Room | Elicit Brewing Company | Elizabeth's Farmhouse | Elm City Party Bike | Fox Farm Brewery | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Geronimo Bar & Grill | Gillette Castle State Park | Gouveia Vineyards | Hawk Ridge Winery | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hops on the Hill Brewery | Kent Falls State Park | Litchfield County Axe House | New England Cider Company | Norwalk Art Space | Oyster Club | Painting with a Twist | Parkville Market | Pedal Cruise Connecticut | People's State Forest | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - New Haven | Real Art Ways | Red 36 | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | Rooftop 120 | Sally's Apizza | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Shrine at Foxwoods | Sift Bake Shop | Sign of the Whale | Skydive Danielson | Smash Avenue | SoNo Nightlife | Stony Creek Brewery | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Swyft | TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge | Taste of New Haven Tours | Taylor Brooke Brewery | Terrain Garden Cafe | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Beer Garden at Shippan Landing | The Hops Company | The Knowlton | The Place 2 Be | The Russian Lady | The Scorpion Bar | Toad's Place | Town of Burlington | Town of Canaan | Town of Griswold | Town of Mystic | Town of Southington | Town of West Hartford | Two Roads Brewing Company | Viron Rondo Osteria | Vista Lounge | West Hartford Center | Willimantic Brewing Company | Wurst Haus


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

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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

Winter Dining Al Fresco

Try Winter Dining Al Fresco

Overview: You’ve never dined outdoors in January? Discover restaurants that create unforgettably warm memories under the stars.

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Sent: 2020-01-20

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Featuring: 116 Crown | Artisan | Bricco Trattoria | Cava Restaurant | City of Danbury | City of New Haven | City of New London | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Elm City Social | Half Full Brewery | High George Rooftop Restaurant | Historic Downtown Mystic | J House Greenwich | Millwright's Restaurant | Oyster Club | Present Company | ROIA Restaurant | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | Strega Restaurant | Tavern at Graybarns | Town of Bethel | Town of Chester | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Kent | Town of Stonington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Urban Lodge Brewing | Winvian Farm

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!

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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

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

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

Safely Enjoy January

Safely Enjoy January

Overview: Finally, the moment we've all been waiting for: a brand new year! Looking for fresh ways to enjoy January 2021? Connecticut businesses are working diligently to prioritize safety, so you can focus on fun. From  snowshoeing and axe throwing to paint bars and private dinner-and-a-show experiences, here's your guide to find safe, new adventures in Connecticut this month.

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Sent: 2021-01-06

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Featuring: 116 Crown | Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Rooms | Axe It | Bantam Lake | Blackstones Grille | Blue Ox Axe Throwing - Bridgeport | Book Barn | Bruce Museum | Carlson's Landing | Chelsea Piers Connecticut | City Climb Gym | City of Norwalk | City of Waterbury | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut River Artisans | Connecticut River Museum | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Escape New Haven | Fife 'n Drum Restaurant & Inn | Flanders Fish Market & Restaurant | Florence Griswold Museum | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Gay City State Park | Golf Lounge 18 - Orange | Griswold Inn | Guided Flyfishing Trips-Housatonic River Outfitters | Gumdrops & Lollipops Candy Shoppe | High Rollers Luxury Lanes & Lounge | Homestead Inn | Hopkins Vineyard | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Inn at Harbor Hill Marina | International Skating Center of Connecticut | James L. Goodwin State Forest | Jumpz Trampoline Sports | Kehler Liddell Gallery | La Belle Aurore | Lake Waramaug State Park | Lessard Lanes Family Entertainment Center | Lyman Allyn Art Museum | Macedonia Brook State Park | Manor House Inn | Meadowbrook Estate and Mansion | Meli-Melo | Middletown Roller Skating Rink | Mind Factory Escape Games | Mission Escape Games | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | Mohawk State Forest | Mohegan Sun | Monster Mini Golf | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | Monza World Class Karting at Foxwoods | Mount Southington Ski Area | Muse Paintbar (Glastonbury) | Muse Paintbar (Norwalk) | Muse Paintbar (West Hartford) | Mystic Aquarium | Mystified Escape Rooms | Nomads Adventure Quest | Oak & Almond | Oden's Keep Axe House | Old Lyme Inn | On Track Karting | On Track Karting | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Prime Climb Mountain Fun | Pursue the Clues | R.J. Julia Booksellers | RPM Raceway Stamford | RiverQuest | Rock Climb Fairfield | Rocky Neck State Park | Rolling River Antiques | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Scranton Seahorse Inn | Ski Sundown | Sky Zone - Norwalk | Soarin' Indoors | Soleil & Suns Bakery | Sonny's Place | SportsCenter of Connecticut | Stone Age Rock Gym | Stumpy's Hatchet House | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | Tactical Airsoft LLC | Taste of New Haven Tours | Taylor Brooke Winery | The Company Store Antiques | The Goodwin Hotel | The Inn at Woodstock Hill | The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk | The Vault Virtual Reality | Thrillz High Flying Adventure Park | Town of Bethany | Town of Chester | Town of Glastonbury | Town of Guilford | Town of New Milford | Town of Salisbury | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Weir Farm National Historic Site | White Memorial Conservation Center Museum | White Memorial Foundation | Winding Trails Cross Country Ski Center | Xperiment Virtual Reality | Yale Center for British Art | l'escale

Ring in Spring

Ring in Spring

Overview: Spring is here, flowers are budding, and hope is in the air! Whether you’re looking for relaxation or fast-paced thrills, Connecticut’s filled with ways to enjoy the season — and businesses are working diligently to prioritize safety, so you can focus on fun. From UTV tours, fishing, and scavenger hunts, to gardens, galleries, and newly opened breweries, here’s how to safely ring in spring.  

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Sent: 2021-03-26

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Featuring: Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Aer Blarney Balloons, LLC | Arethusa al tavolo | Backyard Adventure UTV Tours | Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens | Bella's Café | Berkshire Balloons | Blazing Fresh Donuts | Castle Hill Chocolate | City Climb Gym | City of Milford | City of New Haven | City of New London | City of Norwalk | City of Norwich | City of Stamford | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Trolley Museum | Delamar Spa West Hartford | Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center | Edgerton Park | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | EverWonder Children's Museum | Farmington Canal Linear Park | Farmington Valley Arts Center | Fascia's Chocolates | Florence Griswold Museum | Flying Connie Fishing Charters | Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden | Greater Middletown Military Museum | Half Full Brewery | Halfinger Farms | Harkness Memorial State Park | Hill-Stead Museum | Hollister House Garden | Inn at Stonington | Institute for American Indian Studies | Le Rouge Handmade Chocolates by Aarti | Madison Beach Hotel | Mandara Spa at Mohegan Sun | Middlebank II | Mill on the River | Munson's Chocolates | Mystic River Chocolate | Mystic Seaport Museum | Neil's Donuts | New England Air Museum | New England Carousel Museum | New England Motorcycle Museum | NewSylum Brewing | North Coast Charters | Noteworthy Chocolates | Osprey Sport Fishing | Pardee Rose Gardens | Phantom Brewing Company | Pond House Cafe | Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort | Prime Climb Mountain Fun | Ray of Light Farm | Rock Climb Fairfield | Salt Cave of Darien | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Shore Line Trolley Museum | Six Summit Gallery | Smash Avenue | Soulshine Salt Cavern | Stamford Museum & Nature Center | Stone Age Rock Gym | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | The Chocolate Shell | The Connecticut Pizza Trail | The Corner Restaurant | The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village | The Essex Public Market & Food Hall | The Place 2 Be | The Spa at Litchfield Hills | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Vault Virtual Reality | Thompson Chocolate | Thorncrest Farm, LLC & Milk House Chocolates | Town of Avon | Town of Chester | Town of Fairfield | Town of Madison | Town of Mystic | Town of Simsbury | Town of Thomaston | Town of Wallingford | Town of West Hartford | Vintage Hi Fi Museum | Washington Art Association & Gallery | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | White Horse Country Pub | Wickham Park | Winvian Farm

Make the Most of June

Make the Most of June

Overview: The weather's getting warmer, skies are getting brighter, and June is in full swing! How will you spend the month? From waterfront thrills and garden strolls to rollercoasters and ice cream cones, here's how to fill every moment with fun.

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Sent: 2021-06-10

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Featuring: 1741 Pub & Grill | Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar | Adventure Park at Storrs | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Argia Mystic Cruises | Bella's Café | Blue Venture Fishing Charters | Bluefin Sportfishing Charters | Brass City Raceway & Axe Throwing | Brewery Legitimus | Brignole Vineyards | Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | Captain Morgan's Boat Training & Charters, LLC | Captain Seth Sportfishing Fleet | Chamard Vineyards | City of Bridgeport | City of Danbury | City of Hartford | City of Hartford | City of Middletown | City of New London | City of Shelton | City of Stamford | Clarke Outdoors | Connecticut Beer Trail | Connecticut Chocolate Trail | Connecticut Wine Trail | David Burke Prime Steakhouse | Elicit Brewing Company | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm | Elm Street Diner | Empower Adventure Park at Nomads | Fields of Fire Adventure Park | Fifth State Distillery | Firefly Hollow Brewing Company | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana at Mohegan Sun | Fresh Salt at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | GastroPark | Gouveia Vineyards | Grass & Bone | Guided Flyfishing Trips-Housatonic River Outfitters | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hog River Brewing Company | Hopkins Inn Restaurant | Hopkins Vineyard | Housatonic River Brewing | Islander Sport Fishing Charters | Jones Family Farms | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lucky Strike Charters | Lyman Orchards | Mansfield Drive-In Theatre & Marketplace | Maugle Sierra Vineyards & Winery | Middlebank II | Mill on the River | Miranda Vineyard | Mohegan Park & Memorial Rose Garden | Montana Nights Axe Throwing | New England Watersports | Nightjack Sportsfishing | Odin's Keep Axe House | On Track Karting | Oyster Club | Paddle Mystic-Mystic River Adventure Company | Pardee Rose Gardens | Parkville Market | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - Hartford | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - New Haven | Pond House Cafe | Priam Vineyards | Problem Solved Brewery | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | RPM Raceway Stamford | Rockin' Jump Trampoline Park - Trumbull | Rose's Berry Farm | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Scoot & Paddle | Sea Sprite | Sharpe Hill Vineyard | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Sky Zone - Norwalk | Skydive Danielson | Smash Avenue | Stony Creek Brewery | Stony Creek Brewery | Sugar Factory American Brasserie | Sundae Drives - Ice Cream Trail | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge | Thames River Heritage Park & Water Taxi | The Essex Public Market & Food Hall | The Glass House | The Hops Company | The Spa at Norwich Inn | The Velvet Mill | Tom's Urban - Mohegan Sun Casino | Town of Avon | Town of Barkhamsted | Town of Branford | Town of East Hampton | Town of Fairfield | Town of Ridgefield | Town of Southbury | Town of Southington | Town of West Hartford | Town of Westport | Two Roads Brewing Company | Urban Lodge Brewing | White Horse Country Pub | Willimantic Brewing Company

Say "Yes" to July Adventures

Say "Yes" to July Adventures

Overview: In July, summer is in full swing with all our seasonal favorites. How will you make the most of the month? From oceanfront adventure and UTV tours to beer fests, baseball, stargazing and more, here's how to say "yes" to summer thrills in Connecticut this July.

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Sent: 2021-07-12

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Featuring: 55 Wine Bar & Restaurant | Abbott's Lobster in the Rough | Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum | Argia Mystic Cruises | Backyard Adventure UTV Tours | Barcelona Restaurant & Wine Bar | Belltown Hill Orchards | Bernard's + Sarah's Wine Bar | Bill's Seafood Restaurant | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hawk | Blue Venture Fishing Charters | Blue Venture Fishing Charters | Bluefin Sportfishing Charters | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | Brownstone Adventure Sports Park | Buell's Orchard | Bushnell Park | Captain John's Tiki Tours | Captain Morgan's Boat Training & Charters, LLC | Captain Scott's Lobster Dock | Captain Seth Sportfishing Fleet | Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary | City of Hartford | City of New Haven | City of Norwalk | City of Stamford | City of Waterbury | Clam Castle | Clarke Outdoors | Club Getaway | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Connecticut's Old State House | Farmington River Tubing | Ford's Lobsters | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Griswold Inn | Hartford Yard Goats | Hel-Cat II | Interlaken Inn, Resort & Conference Center | Islander Sport Fishing Charters | Joy Ride Charters of Connecticut | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lavender Hill Farm Alpacas | Lobster Landing | Lobster Shack | Lucky Strike Charters | Madison Beach Hotel | Main Stream Canoes & Kayaks | Middlebank II | MoCA Westport | Music Mountain | Nathan Liverant & Son Antiques, LLC | New Britain Bees | Ocean Beach Park | Old Saybrook Antiques Center | Osprey Sport Fishing | Owl Wine Bar | Poet's Lounge Charters | Quassy Amusement & Waterpark | Ray of Light Farm | Real Escape | RiverQuest | Riverfront Recapture | Rowanwood Farm | Sabino | Sail-works.com | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Scoot & Paddle | Scott's Yankee Farmer | Sea Kayak Connecticut | Sea Unicorns | Stonington Vineyards | Sunbeam Fleet | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Place | The Whaler's Inn | Tongue in Chique LLC | Town of Derby | Town of West Hartford | Town of Woodbury | Volsunga IV Thimble Island Cruise | Wadsworth Mansion | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | Water's Edge Resort & Spa | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum | Westville Music Bowl

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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Sent: 2021-12-10

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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

New Fun for a New Year

New Fun for a New Year

Overview: The new year has officially arrived — what better time to start fresh and try something new? This winter, discover unique activities from ice climbing and winter camping to cross-country skiing and more.

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Sent: 2022-01-10

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Featuring: Antiques Marketplace | Antiques on the Farmington | Arugula | At the Corner | Bass Pro Shop | Branford River Paddlesports, Kayaks and Tours | By The Sea Day Spa | Cabela's | Camacho Garage | Captain Grant's, 1754 | City of New Haven | City of Norwich | City of Stamford | Club Getaway | Collinsville Canoe & Kayak | Community Table | Crown & Hammer Restaurant & Pub | Deary Brothers/Mikes Stand | Dockside Brewery & Waterfront Biergarten | Don Memo | Finnegan's Farm, West | Homestead Inn | Housatonic River Brewing | House of 1833 B&B | Lake Compounce Campground | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Le Petit Café | Lovers Leap State Park | Macedonia Brook State Park | Mansion at Bald Hill | Millwright's Restaurant | Mohawk Mountain Ski Area | OKO | Old Riverton Inn | Oyster Club | Present Company | Rory's Restaurant | Salt Cave of Darien | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Sea Mist Thimble Island Cruise, LLC | Shell & Bones Oyster Bar & Grill | Shipwright's Daughter | Stanton House Inn | Sticks and Stones Farm | Stone Row Kitchen + Bar | Stony Creek Brewery | TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge | Tavern on State | The Charles | The Study at Yale | Thimble Island Brewing Company | Tony D's | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Branford | Town of Canton | Town of Cornwall | Town of Darien | Town of Deep River | Town of Essex | Town of Granby | Town of Guilford | Town of New Milford | Town of Putnam | Town of Salisbury | Town of Stonington | Town of Thompson | Town of West Hartford | Town of Willington | Town of Woodbridge | Viron Rondo Osteria | Visit Collinsville | Winvian Farm | Woolley Acres Farm

Fantastic February Fun

Fantastic February Fun

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

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Sent: 2022-02-04

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

Explore the Unexpected

Explore the Unexpected

Overview: There’s always more to see in Connecticut. Make this the year you explore the unexpected! Check out these foodie scenes and boozy brunches, nightclubs, skydiving, aerial yoga spots, live music venues and more — perfect for the young and the young at heart.

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Sent: 2022-02-24

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Featuring: Adventure Rooms | Aquila's Nest Vineyards | Arch Street Tavern | Avalon Nightclub | Avon Theatre Film Center | BAR | Backyard Adventure UTV Tours | Bank & Bridge Brewery | Barcade | Barcelona West Hartford | Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum | Barn Loft & Treehouse | Bartaco - West Hartford | Bear's Smokehouse (Hartford) | Bear's Smokehouse (New Haven) | Bear's Smokehouse (South Windsor) | Bear's Smokehouse (Windsor) | Black Hall Outfitters - Old Lyme | Black Hall Outfitters - Westbrook | Black-Eyed Sally's Southern Kitchen & Bar | Blue Spruce Farm | Brass City Raceway & Axe Throwing | Brignole Vineyards | Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center | Captain Grant's, 1754 | Captain John's Tiki Tours | Cava Restaurant | Chatfield Hollow State Park | Chelsea Piers Connecticut | Chez Est | City Climb Gym | City of Bridgeport | City of Hartford | City of Norwich | City of Stamford | Club Getaway | College Street Music Hall | Covered Bridge Electric Bike Rental | Crown & Hammer Restaurant & Pub | Dockside Brewery & Waterfront Biergarten | Elbow Room | Eli Cannon's Tap Room | Elicit Brewing Company | Elizabeth's Farmhouse | Elm City Party Bike | Engine Room | Escape 101 | Escape New Haven | Evening Sky Brewing Company | Fairfield Theatre Company | Fascia's Chocolates | Finnegan's Farm, West | Firehouse 12 | Foundry Kitchen & Tavern | Fox Farm Brewery | Foxwoods Resort Casino | Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana - New Haven | Garde Arts Center | Geronimo Bar & Grill | Getaway Machimoodus | Gillette Castle State Park | Gouveia Vineyards | Hard Rock Cafe at Foxwoods | Hartford Flavor Company | Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater | Hawk Ridge Winery | HighFlyer Zipline at Foxwoods Resort Casino | Hog River Brewing Company | Hops on the Hill Brewery | House of 1833 B&B | IT Adventure Ropes Course | Infinity Music Hall & Bistro (Norfolk) | Infinity Music Hall (Hartford) | Ives Concert Park | J Restaurant & Bar | Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts | Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center and Museum | Kent Falls State Park | Lake Compounce Campground | Lake Compounce Theme Park | Lamothe's Sugar House | Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts | Litchfield County Axe House | Litchfield Distillery | Luce | Market Place Tavern | Millwright's Restaurant | Mind Factory Escape Games | Mohegan Sun Arena | Monster Mini Golf | Monza World Class Karting at Foxwoods | Music Mountain | New England Cider Company | Nomads Adventure Quest | Norwalk Art Space | Norwalk Concert Hall | OKO | Oak & Almond | On Track Karting | Oyster Club | PEZ Visitor Center | Painting with a Twist | Panic Room | Parkville Market | Pedal Cruise Connecticut | People's State Forest | Pine & Iron Axe Throwing - New Haven | Plan B Burger Bar (Simsbury) | Present Company | Prime Climb Mountain Fun | Real Art Ways | Red 36 | Ridgefield Playhouse | River - A Waterfront Restaurant & Bar | Rock Climb Fairfield | Rockin' Jump Trampoline Park - Trumbull | Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center | Rooftop 120 | Rowanwood Farm | Sally's Apizza | Saltwater Farm Vineyard | Saybrook Point Resort & Marina | Seaside Shadows Haunted History Tours | Shrine at Foxwoods | Side Door Jazz Club | Sift Bake Shop | Sign of the Whale | Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center | Sky Zone - Norwalk | Skydive Danielson | Smash Avenue | SoNo Nightlife | SportsCenter of Connecticut | Sticks and Stones Farm | Stone Age Rock Gym | Stony Creek Brewery | Sunset Meadow Vineyards | Supercharged Powered by Mohegan Sun - Indoor Karting & Trampoline Park | Swyft | TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge | Taste of New Haven Tours | Tavern at Graybarns | Taylor Brooke Brewery | Terrain Garden Cafe | The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum | The Beer Garden at Shippan Landing | The Bijou Theatre | The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts | The Courthouse Bar & Grille | The Hops Company | The Knowlton | The Library | The Palace Theatre | The Place 2 Be | The Russian Lady | The Scorpion Bar | The Stand | The Study at Yale | The Vault Virtual Reality | The Webster | The Wine Press | Thrillz High Flying Adventure Park | Toad's Place | Town of Bethlehem | Town of Canaan | Town of Canton | Town of Cornwall | Town of Deep River | Town of Essex | Town of Granby | Town of Greenwich | Town of Griswold | Town of Guilford | Town of Kent | Town of Litchfield | Town of Mystic | Town of Naugatuck | Town of Plainville | Town of Salisbury | Town of Southington | Town of Stonington | Town of Thompson | Town of West Hartford | Town of Woodbridge | Toyota Oakdale Theatre | Two Roads Brewing Company | Union Street Tavern | Viron Rondo Osteria | Vista Lounge | Wall to Wall: The New London Mural Walk | Warner Theatre | West Hartford Center | Westville Music Bowl | Willimantic Brewing Company | Winvian Farm | Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun | Woolley Acres Farm | Woolsey Hall | Wurst Haus | XL Center | Xfinity Theatre | Xperiment Virtual Reality


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Great Deals on 240 Tourist Attractions in Branford and CT

Patch

27 regional town-specific online articles highlighting the attractions participating in Connecticut Open House Day for the town of Branford, Clinton, Oxford, Fairfield, Guilford, Greenwich, Ledyard, Madison, Meriden, Middlefield, Middletown, Milford, North Branford, Old Lyme, Southbury, Stamford, Trumbull, Wallingford, Waterford, West Hartford and Woodbury.

Published Date: 2018-06-06

Featuring: City of Meriden | City of Middletown | City of Milford | City of Stamford | Dinosaur State Park | Lutz Children's Museum | Monte Cristo Cottage | Mystic Aquarium | National Helicopter Museum, Inc. | New England Carousel Museum | Osborne Homestead Museum | RiverQuest | The Barnum Museum | Town of Branford | Town of Clinton | Town of Fairfield | Town of Greenwich | Town of Guilford | Town of Ledyard | Town of Madison | Town of Middlefield | Town of North Branford | Town of Old Lyme | Town of Oxford | Town of Southbury | Town of Trumbull | Town of Wallingford | Town of Waterford | Town of West Hartford | Town of Woodbury | Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art | Yale Center for British Art

State Tourism Site Ranks West Hartford First for 'Walkable Town Center' - We-Ha

We-ha.com

Online article celebrating West Hartford as a walkable town.

Published Date: 2018-07-26

Featuring: City of Hartford | City of New Haven | Town of Chester | Town of Greenwich | Town of Litchfield | Town of New Canaan | Town of West Hartford

The Best Places to Live in America

Money.com

Print and online article highlighting the best places to live, including West Hartford, Connecticut.

Published Date: 2018-09-01

Featuring: City of Hartford | Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Town of West Hartford

West Hartford the Only Connecticut Town in Time/Money’s ‘Best Places to Live 2018’

We-ha.com

Online article highlighting West Hartford as one of Time/Money's best places to live.

Published Date: 2018-09-25

Featuring: Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens | Town of West Hartford

Best Halloween Events and Activities for Connecticut Kids

Mommy Poppins

Online article highlighting Halloween activities for kids in Connecticut.

Published Date: 2019-09-23

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

Art to penguins: Take a virtual trip; Residents can visit the Slater Memorial Museum or Beardsley Zoo through technology

The Bulletin

Print article on visiting Connecticut attraction virtually.

Published Date: 2020-04-07

Featuring: Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry | Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library | Connecticut Science Center | Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo | EverWonder Children's Museum | Fairfield Museum & History Center | Goodspeed Musicals - The Goodspeed | Meigs Point Nature Center |