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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

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

Eco-Friendly Travel in Connecticut

In honor of Earth Day, discover all the ways you can enjoy Connecticut—  while being environmentally conscious. Whether you’re planning a day trip or a staycation in Connecticut — staying close by helps reduce the transportation-footprint and allows you to spend more time exploring and less time traveling. Connecticut also features a variety of environmentally

Spring Festivals, Flowers & Family Fun in Connecticut

Spring is almost here! Start planning your activities by checking out some of these seasonal festivals and events in Connecticut that celebrate springtime and warmer weather. From flowers and farms to crafts and music, fun activities around the state abound! Here are some ideas to get you started on your planning for next season: Blossoms

8 Must-Try Winter Activities in Connecticut

Snowy New England winters are legendary. If you want to make the most of outdoor fun this winter, you don’t have to travel any farther north than Connecticut, where you can try anything from tubing down snow-covered slopes to climbing a wall of ice —without spending hours in the car. Here are a few great