Welcome to Connecticut
Connecticut has many fascinating faces. Come visit… and discover all the ways you can CONNECTICUT!
Connecticut is all about… fun! In just about every form you can imagine. Thrilling roller coaster fun. Antiquing and ethnic festival fun. Serious museum and opera fun. Shop-‘til-you-drop fun. And just good plain, old-fashioned fun.
Which means you and your family and friends can stroll across a historic New England village green, dine at an enchanting country French restaurant and roll the dice at the world’s largest casino… then hike beside cascading waterfalls or attend an art gallery opening.
To make it even more interesting, your choices change with the seasons: from lobster rolls and fried clams to award-winning pizza; from summer along the shore to autumn in the blazing hills; from concerts under the stars to Broadway musicals.
This makes us the perfect vacation destination, because we appeal to every age and interest.
What’s the best part about this wonderful state of ours? Everything lies within an easy drive of an hour or so! So you can see and do everything you’d like on the same weekend. Or return again and again to experience another of Connecticut’s endless intriguing treasures.
If you’d like to find out more about vacationing in Connecticut, be sure to request a copy of our free Connecticut Vacation Guide. It will help you get the most out of the time you spend here by providing enough ideas for a dozen vacations – and a lifetime of memories.
Come visit… and discover all the ways you can CONNECT!
As the air grows crisp and the weather cools, Connecticut becomes ablaze with vibrant red, orange and yellow foliage. This fall, get a different perspective on the season’s brilliant hues. With rolling hills, mountains, rambling rivers and an expansive coastline, Connecticut offers plenty of opportunities for leaf-peeping by boat, bike, foot and even balloon!
ARTS & CULTURE
With nearly 100 museums and performing arts theaters, there’s art around virtually every corner in the state. Whether you enjoy viewing, buying or creating art, Connecticut in the fall has exciting, inspiring experiences for all interests.
From fairs and festivals to orchards and Halloween haunts, autumn in Connecticut offers a multitude of opportunities for building fond family memories. Grab a sweater and head to one (or more!) of the state’s many fall happenings to create your own seasonal traditions.
Connecticut has a fascinating seasonal history, rich with agricultural endeavors, spirited hauntings and early American holiday celebrations. Whether you want to learn about the state’s harvest heritage, experience a historical holiday, discover the real story behind Halloween and Thanksgiving or have a ghostly encounter, Connecticut has the perfect museum or autumn event for you!
REST & RELAXATION
Perhaps it’s the shorter days or crisp air, bold leaves or impending holidays that make us want to slow down and enjoy the autumn before it ends. Whichever the reason, Connecticut is the perfect fall destination for relaxation and rejuvenation. Wind down with a long car ride through the country to view the brilliant foliage, holiday cooking classes, an antiques hunt or a day at a scenic vineyard.