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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

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

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

10 Connecticut Travel Resolutions for 2019

Every year around this time, we make resolutions for the year ahead. Most of these promises to ourselves don’t survive January, but we’ve got 10 resolution ideas that can easily be accomplished next year, all right here in Connecticut. So, make 2019 the year you… Take Your Time Off Use all of your vacation days. Don’t

Fun & Festive New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Connecticut

Ring in the New Year at one of Connecticut’s festive New Year’s Eve and First Night celebrations. Be sure to plan an entertaining outing of celebration and cheer with family and friends this year. Here’s what’s in store for welcoming in the New Year: Family Fun Celebrations Celebrate the New Year through the arts at First

8 Connecticut Towns with Real Holiday Spirit

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

Pick Your Own Christmas Trees & More for the Holidays in Connecticut

Nothing gets you in the holiday spirit more than cutting down your own Christmas tree! Throughout November and December, many Connecticut farms offer additional activities to make the experience even more memorable — from wagon rides to the fields and tree-trimming shops to hot chocolate and visits from Santa’s helpers. So dress warm, bring your