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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

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

Date Spots in Connecticut for Valentine’s Day & Beyond

Coming up with a date idea is not easy – whether you’re planning a first date, third date, a big anniversary or something special for Valentine’s Day. To ease the stress, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite Connecticut date spots, broken down by what kind of date you’re planning. First Date

Ideas for the Perfect Father’s Day in Connecticut

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17. This year, don’t just give dad another tool set or a book. Plan something a little different to show him how much you care. From a relaxing jazz brunch on the river to an exciting flight simulator experience, here are a few ways to spend the day that will

Hiking and Biking with a View in Connecticut

Sometimes the hike is its own reward. Other times, there’s nothing like reaching the summit of a great hike and being greeted with an amazing vista. In Connecticut, you’ll find some spectacular high points you can reach easily by hiking (or in some cases, mountain biking) trail.  Experience the View from the Top The highest

Stop and Smell the Flowers in Connecticut

Connecticut offers many ways to get back to nature, but none are as colorful as its gardens, which are blooming with history, entertainment, activities and – of course – flowers! Discover an array of beautiful, fragrant locations to dazzle your senses. Elizabeth Park Rose Garden, Hartford Oldest municipally operated rose garden in the country. It