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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

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

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

When and Where are Connecticut’s Country Fairs

It’s that time of the year again, when Connecticut welcomes the late 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 your favorite childhood

Where to Celebrate National Ice Cream Day in Connecticut

This Sunday, July 15, is National Ice Cream Day. And lucky for you, Connecticut is filled with plenty of places to celebrate. From farm-fresh options to artisan flavors, here’s a few destinations to consider: Cones with a View Enjoy your ice cream with a view of cows grazing in nearby fields at Rich Farm in Oxford. The flavors

What to Do With Teens this Summer in Connecticut

Planning a vacation or just a day out with the family can be made ten times more difficult if you’ve got a teenager to please. Whether they’re tweens growing out of kid’s stuff or full-blown teenagers with a driver’s license and an attitude, here are some pain-free experiences that can help make any outing more

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