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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

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

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

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