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

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! […]

22 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! Holiday shopping is a favorite pastime, as is a Christmas stroll or big light displays. If you love the festive season, you […]

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

Aerial view of pretty Pepperrell Cove on the Piscataqua River at Portsmouth Harbor in the fall as the leaves are changing

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! Follow the coastline to enjoy fall colors along the Atlantic shore. Or head west or north […]

(Free) New England Fall Road Trip 1 Week Itinerary

Photo of Pond in Boston Common Garden surrounded by trees in fall colors

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

A coastal building says Lobsters and has colorful small buoys attached, seen near Bar Harbor Maine

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. New England is a destination you do not want to skip! We’ll outline the best […]

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 […]

46 Lovely Things to Do in New England in Fall

Autumn color and the Swift River at Rocky Gorge, on the Kancamagus Highway in New Hampshire

Ready to finally visit New England in fall? Or maybe you’ve been here before and want to find some of the best places to see fall foliage in New England for your next trip? Either way, this guide is jam-packed with lots of fall ideas and adventures you can find like apple and pumpkin picking, […]