Tag Archives: Connecticut

Travel guides for Connecticut including things to do, day trips, where to stay, what to eat, festivals, holidays and packing lists!

23 Things to Do in New England in Winter: Seasonal Sports, Festive Fun, & Unique Events

Nubble Lighthouse in Maine lit up with festive lights for the holiday season

New England in the winter means getting outdoors for snow-covered fun and then cozying up inside to take the chill off. It’s also the festive season and New England does the holidays right! If you love the festive season, you might also like our guide to Boston’s best Christmas lights. This guide includes our favorite […]

22 Best Connecticut State Parks with Forests, Lakes, Beaches, Camping & More!

Forest trees with fall leaves on ground at Southford Falls State Park, Connecticut

Looking to soak up the beauty of Connecticut’s natural wonders?  Well, you’re in for a treat, because this article is all about the fantastic state parks that dot the landscape of the Nutmeg State! With a staggering 110 of them scattered across its diverse terrain, this small but captivating state beckons adventurers, nature enthusiasts, and […]

Connecticut Bucket List: 172 Things to Do in the Constitution State

Waterfront view over Mystic Seaport, Connecticut with fall colors in background

Welcome to the ultimate Connecticut bucket list, where we’re about to uncover the best things to do in the Constitution State! Whether you’re a local looking for new adventures or a visitor eager to explore all that Connecticut has to offer, this comprehensive guide is your key to unlocking fun and unforgettable experiences across the […]

All the Best Things to Do in Spring in New England

Daffodils against a blue sky

New England in the spring can include anything from late-season skiing to maple tapping to flower-filled gardens. This changing season starts to bring about longer days and summer vibes, but those who love snow-covered slopes can eke out their final days for the season. It’s a season when northern New England differs greatly from the […]

Connecticut in the Spring: Fun Seasonal Events, Pretty Flowers, and Scenic Opportunities

Pretty cherry blossoms line the street in Wooster Square in New Haven Connecticut

Wondering what to do in Connecticut in spring? Whether you’re local or visiting, spring in CT is a delightful time to get outdoors and enjoy the warming weather and colorful scenery! Flowers start to bloom in March and long summer days are within reach by May. A Connecticut spring vacation is always a lovely idea! […]

Connecticut in Winter: Things to Do & Attractions

Old Yale Campus in winter in New Haven, Connecticut.

Get ready to bundle up and explore Connecticut in winter. There are plenty of things to do in the state during this season- from skiing and snowboarding to hiking and ice skating. And of course, no trip to Connecticut would be complete without spending some time exploring the state’s many charming towns and villages like […]

16 Fabulous Fall Day Trips From Boston for Foliage, History & Fun

Witch House and sign Salem Massachusetts

These fall day trips from Boston show off all the beautiful foliage and interesting history New England has to offer. Base yourself in Beantown to enjoy an autumn vacation, with day trips from the city being easy and interesting! Want more fall inspiration? Plan a whole New England fall road trip or check out our […]

(Free) New England Fall Road Trip 1 Week Itinerary

Solider Monument Bennington County Courthouse Manchester Vermont

Planning the ultimate trip to New England in the fall? It’s the perfect chance to see the best of the East Coast fall foliage and check out some of the bigger cities and incredible mountain ranges. This New England fall road trip 1 week itinerary will take you from Boston to Portland to the White […]

24 Best Places to Visit in New England According to Locals

The Kancamagus Pass sign in the White Mountains New Hampshire

There are so many beautiful, historic, fun, and fascinating places to visit in New England. From Maine to Connecticut, you can enjoy the wild Atlantic coastline and charming island communities, historic homes and vibrant cities, outdoor adventures and artistic enclaves. As locals who live in New England and love this region, we hope you get […]

Connecticut in Fall: Foliage, Halloween & PYO

View from the top of the Tower at Mount Tom State Park in Washington, Connecticut

Who wouldn’t want to visit Connecticut in fall? It is the state that inspired the biggest New England TV show that adores autumn after all! Whether you are chasing down the ‘real’ Gilmore Girls Stars Hollow or planning a relaxed road trip around the Connecticut foliage locations; this guide shares the best fall things to […]