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Hammonasset Beach State Park
Hammonasset Beach State Park Top Attraction!
Nature in Madison, CT USA

Two-mile beach, facilities for swimming, seasonal camping, picnicking, saltwater fishing, scuba diving, hiking and boating; concessions. Nature center and interpretive programs. Bicycle rentals availa Largest of Connecticut's shoreline parks. Two-mile beach, facilities for swimming, camping (third weekend in May to Columbus Day), picnicking, saltwater fishing, scuba diving, hiking and boating; concessions. Nature center and interpretive programs.


Mohegan Sun Resort Casino
Mohegan Sun Resort Casino Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Mystic Country, CT
Casino in Uncasville, CT USA

Connecticut Green Lodging certified property. 34-story luxury hotel with 1,176 guest rooms (180 suites); health club; world-class spa. Connecticut Green Lodging certified property. Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destination in the United States.

Mystic Seaport
Mystic Seaport Top Attraction!
Museum in Mystic, CT USA

Mystic Seaport is the nation's leading maritime museum, offering programs and activities for all ages, including historic tall ships, a planetarium, a working shipyard and fun, educational exhibits. Mystic Seaport is the nation's leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929, the Museum is home to four National Historic Landmark vessels,including the Charles W. Morgan, the last wooden whaleship in the world.

Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Top Attraction!
National Park in State of Connecticut, CT USA

National Scenic Trail The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a 2,174-mile footpath along the ridgecrests and across the major valleys of the Appalachian Mountains from Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in northern Georgia.

Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden
Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Bethlehem, CT USA

House embodies the different passions of two individuals. The Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden embodies the dramatically different passions of two extraordinary individuals. Bethlehem pastor Joseph Bellamy, a renowned leader of the Great Awakening, the emotional religious revival of the 1740s, built the house around 1754.


Bruce Museum
Bruce Museum things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Museum in Greenwich, CT USA

Explore Art and Science at the Bruce Museum. Consistently voted the "Best Museum" by area media, the Bruce Museum is a regionally based, world-class institution highlighting art, science and natural history in more than a dozen changing exhibitions annually.

Bruce Museum
Bruce Museum things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Museum in Greenwich, CT USA

Explore Art and Science at the Bruce Museum Consistently voted the "Best Museum" by area media, the Bruce Museum is a regionally based, world-class institution highlighting art, science and natural history in more than a dozen changing exhibitions annually.

Bruce Museum
Bruce Museum things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Museum in Greenwich, CT USA

Explore Art and Science The Bruce Museum is a cultural destination in downtown Greenwich, Connecticut, with in view of the Long Island Sound.

Bruce Museum
Bruce Museum things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Museum in Greenwich, CT USA

Explore art and science The Bruce Museum is a cultural destination in downtown Greenwich, Connecticut, within view of the Long Island Sound.


Butler-McCook House & Garden
Butler-McCook House & Garden things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Museum in Hartford, CT USA

For 189 years, home to 4 generations of the same family. For 189 years the Butler-McCook House & Garden was home to four generations of a family who participated in, witnessed and recorded the evolution of Main Street between the American Revolution and the mid-twentieth century.

Connecticut Antique Machinery Association
Connecticut Antique Machinery Association things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Kent, CT USA

Antique machinery museum (industrial, agricultural, mining) The Connecticut Antique Machinery Association is a non-profit museum dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and demonstration of antique machinery from our industrial and agricultural past.

Digging into the Past; Archaeology in Connecticut
Digging into the Past; Archaeology in Connecticut things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Washington, CT USA

New Exhibit Did you know that Connecticut contains thousands of archaeological sites spanning 10,000 years? These sites provide insights on important stories about Connecticut’s cultural heritage not found in history books.

Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden
Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Historic Site in Woodbury, CT USA

historic house & English-style garden Mid 18th century historic house (or glebe) of John Rutgers Marshall, first Episcopal priest in Woodbury who lived here with his wife, nine children and three slaves from 1771-1786.

Greenwood Glass Blowing Studio Gallery & School
Greenwood Glass Blowing Studio Gallery & School things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Arts and Craft in Riverton, CT USA

Glass blowing studio gallery & school open to the public. Discover the unique studio/gallery of master glass blower Peter Greenwood. The studio resides in The Historic Stone Church (1829) in the charming village of Riverton, CT. Watch the fascinating ancient art of glass blowing.

Hempsted Houses
Hempsted Houses things to do on a rainy day in Mystic Country, CT
Museum in New London, CT USA

One of New England's oldest and best-documented houses. The 1678 Joshua Hempsted House is one of New England's oldest and best-documented dwellings.

Housatonic Museum of Art
Housatonic Museum of Art things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Art Museum in Bridgeport, CT USA

Only art museum in Bridgeport Established in 1967 the Housatonic Museum of Art’s (HMA) collection continues to grow and now contains almost 4,000 works of art that span ancient through modern times.

Lake Compounce
Lake Compounce
Theme Park in Bristol, CT USA
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New England's Family Theme Park

Lilac Walk & Tea
Lilac Walk & Tea
Historic Site in Bethlehem, CT USA

Learn the History Care and Culture of Lilacs with Site Horticulturist, George McCleary, followed by tea in the garden. Bring your children over 5 for a related concurrent program of games and crafts. Lilacs from the collection will also be available for sale.

Lutz Children's Museum
Lutz Children's Museum things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Childrens Museum in Manchester, CT USA

Hands-on learning for young children, families, and schools. The Lutz Children's Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to hands-on learning opportunities for young children, families, and schools. Current programs include hands-on exhibits, live animals, free classes, concerts, trips, school outreach and a nature center.

Mississippian Pottery
Mississippian Pottery things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Washington, CT USA

Mississippian Peoples and Their Pottery A new cultural period known as the Mississippian began around AD 700 in the central Mississippi Valley and spread throughout Southeastern North America.

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