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10 Ways To Safely Support Connecticut Businesses this Thanksgiving

Now more than ever, it’s important to #SupportCTBusinesses — especially at the holidays! This Thanksgiving and holiday season, there are so many ways to help keep local businesses going. You may even discover a new favorite spot or family tradition. Here are 10 ways to enjoy a safe, festive Thanksgiving and support Connecticut businesses. 1

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

34 Things to Do in Connecticut This January

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in January? Whether you want something active, relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, we have you covered. Learn more! Active Adventure Try snowshoeing. Rent snow shoes from Housatonic River Outfitters and hit the Appalachian Trail and Mohawk State Forest. At Winding Trails in Farmington, you can rent snow shoes, skate skis, and  cross-country skis.

39 Things to Do in Connecticut This December

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in December? Whether you want something active, relaxing, cultural, or nature-oriented, we have you covered. Learn more! Active Adventure Shred the slopes. Break out your skis, snowboards, and tubes for some downhill thrills at Mohawk Mountain Ski Area in Cornwall, Mount Southington Ski Area in Southington, Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort in

Hallmark and Lifetime Christmas Movies Filmed in Connecticut

Every holiday season, networks like Hallmark and Lifetime play romantic, sweet movies that make everyone fall in love with Christmas. This year, quite a few of these movies have recently been filmed here in Connecticut, capturing the magic of our small towns. We’ve compiled a short list of a few of them (where they filmed, and where to see

38 Things to Do in Connecticut this October

Looking for something to do in Connecticut this October? Whether you want something active, relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, we have you covered. Learn more! Active Adventure 1. Take a scenic hike. Catch fall foliage during its peak timeframes on one of Connecticut’s many hiking trails. 2. Camp with your pet. Enjoy the beauty of nature with your four-legged friend

32 Things to Do in Connecticut This September

Looking for something to do in Connecticut in September? Whether you want something active or relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, historic or trendy, there is always so much to do, and it’s all so close together. Here are some highlights for September. Active Adventure   Take a scenic hike. Catch a glimpse of the first signs of

Instagrammable Connecticut: Boardwalks and Seaports

Wooden boardwalks and charming seaports, two of coastal New England’s treasures that visitors and residents love to enjoy. Lucky for us, Connecticut has ample opportunities to savor both of these gems. With our Instagrammable Connecticut series, we’re inviting Instagrammers to share their pictures. Check back often for new topics. Or if you have some photos

Connecticut’s Country Fairs 2019

It’s that time of the year again when Connecticut welcomes the summer and fall seasons with carnivals, festivals and fairs in every corner of the state.  With tons of activities, entertainment, live music and delicious food, the only difficult choice will be deciding which ones to attend. Take the family to the same fair you

7 Perfect Spots for Wedding or Engagement Photos in Connecticut

Planning a wedding in Connecticut? There are so many scenic and unique spots to capture these magic moments, from engagement to nuptials. We asked Connecticut photography team Chris and Becca Nelson to give us their expert opinions and share a few photos featuring some of their favorite places to photograph happy couples.     Want to