Connecticut Attractions and Sightseeing
All is Fair!
Connecticut is home to more than 50 agricultural fairs held between the months of July and October.
Attractions Near Foxwoods Casino
From your About Guide, extend your vacation at Foxwoods Resort Casino by visiting some of these nearby attractions in Connecticut.
Covered Bridges of Connecticut
Connecticut for covered bridges? Yes! You'll find a handful of covered bridges in Connecticut, including three in Litchfield County.
Down By the Old Cider Mill
Tucked away on a winding country road in Old Mystic, Connecticut, is the only remaining steam-powered cider mill in the United States--B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill.
Fall Foliage Driving Tours: Connecticut
From your About Guide, head out on Connecticut's scenic highways and winding roads for fabulous views during fall foliage season or any time of year.
Foxwoods: A Complete Guide
From your About Guide, did you know that Connecticut's Foxwoods is the largest casino in the world? Here's everything you'll need to plan your Foxwoods Casino trip.
How To See Connecticut in 5 Days
From your About Guide, here is a suggested itinerary for seeing the highlights of Connecticut.
The Mashantucket Pequot Museum
The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center located near Foxwoods Resort Casino in southeastern Connecticut is one of the state's preeminent cultural institutions, depicting the history and culture of Native Americans in Connecticut.
Meet Historic Women Along Connecticut's Women's Heritage Trail
Tour the Connecticut Women's Heritage Trail, a collection of 13 historic sites statewide that honor the accomplishments of prominent Connecticut women.
Mohegan Sun: A Complete Guide
From your About Guide, Mohegan Sun Casino gives nearby Foxwoods a run for its money. Here's your complete guide to Connecticut's "other" casino.
Mystic Aquarium's Titanic Exhibit
Mystic Aquarium's long-time collaboration with Titanic discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard led to the 2012 debut of a new, immersive exhibition focused on the ill-fated ocean liner's discovery and legacy. "Titanic - 12,450 Feet Below" is an added enticement to visit this popular Mysic, Connecticut, attraction.
Mystic Seaport - Virtual Photo Tour of Mystic Seaport in Mystic Connecticut
Mystic Seaport Mystic Connecticut: A virtual photo tour of Mystic Seaport in Mystic, Connecticut, along with information on visiting this 19th-century living history museum that preserves and celebrates America's seafaring heritage.
National Geographic Crittercam Exhibition at Mystic Aquarium
Crittercam photo tour. National Geographic Crittercam exhibit at Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, CT, features the chance to see the world through animal eyes.
National Iwo Jima Memorial: A Connecticut Landmark
Did you know that the National Iwo Jima Memorial Monument is located on the New Britain - Newington town line in central Connecticut? This monument honoring the American who died at Iwo Jima during World War II is open free to the public, or come along on this photo tour.
New Haven's Best Kept Se-Crypt
From your About Guide, you'll see historic Colonial gravestones when you venture into the subterranean underworld of New Haven, Connecticut's Center Church for a tour of the crypt.
Quassy Amusement Park a Survivor Among "Trolley Parks"
Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury, Connecticut, is one of America's last 11 surviving trolley parks, an old-fashioned family theme park that dates to simpler days when the trolley brought visitors to Lake Quassapaug for a day of fun and amusement. Here is a look at the history of Quassy Amusement Park, written by Ron Gustafson.
Review: Cruising Connecticut with a Picnic Basket
A review of Cruising Connecticut with a Picnic Basket, a cookbook and guide to the best Connecticut picnic spots by Connecticut author Jan Mann.
Send Your Christmas Cards from Bethlehem
Bethlehem, Connecticut, has one of the state's busiest post offices each December. Visitors come to decorate their holiday mail and Christmas cards with special cachet designs and the distinctive Bethlehem postmark. If you can't get to Bethlehem, you can still send greetings via the Bethlehem post office.
Visit a Sugar House
When Sugar Maple trees sprout buckets in central Connecticut, it can only mean it's maple sugaring season. Come along on a sugar house virtual tour and find out how to visit Lamothe's Sugar House in Connecticut yourself.
Visit a Connecticut Castle
Gillette Castle in East Haddam is one of Connecticut's most popular and intriguing attractions. The castle, built by actor William Gillette, reopened in 2002 after a four-year restoration.
Walk with the Dinosaurs - Dinosaur State Park
Visit Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, for a glimpse of "Jurassic Connecticut."
When the Eagles Return to the Connecticut River...
Each winter, bald eagles return to the Connecticut River, and the best way to see them is aboard a Winter Eagle Watch Cruise operated by Deep River Navigation from the Connecticut River Museum in Essex, Connecticut. Essex is also home to the annual Connecticut River Eagle Festival.
White Flower Farm: A Photo Tour
The famous White Flower Farm catalog comes to life at the historic nursery's lovely and sprawling Litchfield, Connecticut, retail store and display gardens. It's free to visit White Flower Farm, to stroll among the flower borders, to shop and to find inspiration for your own home garden.
Fall at the Reservoir
From your About Hartford Guide, take a virtual tour of the West Hartford Reservoir in the fall--it's a popular hiking, walking, jogging, and picnicking spot.
How To See Hartford's Highlights
From your About Hartford Guide, head out on Connecticut's scenic highways and winding roads for fabulous views during fall foliage season or any time of year.
A Museum for Munchkins
The Lutz Children's Museum in Manchester, Connecticut, is designed to appeal to the youngest of tots, as well as to the child in everyone. With an art gallery, interactive exhibits and a menagerie of rehabilitated animals, it’s a place for discovery and fun.
Wind and Wine Your Way Through Connecticut
Explore the Connecticut Wine Trail during the fall harvest or any time of year.
P. T. Barnum, the crown prince of oddities and founder of "The Greatest Show on Earth," and his cast of characters are commemorated at this Bridgeport museum.
Connecticut Places to Visit
A guide to Connecticut's regions and attractions from Visit Connecticut.
Connecticut River Museum
Essex, CT - Maritime history exhibits, including a full-scale working reproduction of the first submarine, invented in Connecticut in 1776.
Visiting Connecticut? Visit the Connecticut Tourism Board's home on the Internet first! Comprehensive vacation planner and up-to-date information on special events statewide.
Danbury Railway Museum
Visit the Danbury Railway Museun, located in a historic station and rail yard in Danbury, and be sure to book passage on a scenic excursion trip aboard a vintage train, too.
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
See New England and the scenic Connecticut River the old fashioned way.
Family fun on 1,100 acres in Middlefield: two golf courses; pick-your-own apples, peaches, pears, strawberries and more; a farm market; Cider Mill, and bakery.
Norwalk, Connecticut, is home to this multi-faceted facility, which features an aquarium with more than 1,000 marine animals, an IMAX theater, and special exhibits.
The Mark Twain House
The tour of Mark Twain's Hartford, Connecticut, home is delightful and provides a unique look into the life and humor of this American icon.
Step back in time to the era of ships and whaling in Connecticut. This recreated village features interpreters in character and interactive demonstrations.
New Britain Museum of American Art
New Britain, CT - Explore the evolution of American art from the colonial days to the present.
New England Air Museum
Windsor Locks, CT - Aircraft and engine displays and many other fascinating exhibits such as Early French Aviation and History of Air Mail.
Peabody Museum of Natural History
See the Great Hall of Dinosaurs and so much more at Yale University's Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven.
Science Center of Connecticut
Kids will love this hands-on science center and planetarium in West Hartford, Connecticut, which makes learning about our world entertaining and fun.
Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Stamford, CT - This diverse facility features a working farm, artists' studio, planetarium and observatory, nature and other exhibits, and three miles of wooded hiking trails.
Hartford, CT - America's oldest continually operating public art museum.
Guided tours of the historic campus are offered seven days per week and include a stop to view the Gutenberg Bible at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Halloween in Connecticut
Looking for spooky fun in Connecticut this Halloween? Here are author and expert Kim Knox Beckius's picks for the 10 best Halloween happenings in Connecticut.