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Yale University
Yale University Top Attraction!
Tour in New Haven, CT USA

Guided one-hour walking tours of historic campus, including Connecticut Hall where Nathan Hale, William Howard Taft and Noah Webster studied. See giant dinosaur fossils, primate skeletons, Native American artifacts, and Egyptian mummies. Exhibits on Connecticut geology, birds of Connecticut, earth and space, Discovery Room, gift shop.


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.

Foxwoods & Mgm Resort Casinos
Foxwoods & Mgm Resort Casinos Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Casino in Mashantucket, CT USA

World-class gaming facility with over 7,400 slots, hundreds of table games, keno, high-stakes bingo, World-class gaming facility with over 7,000 slots, hundreds of table games, keno, race book and the only high stake bingo and poker in New England. Three hotels, variety of restaurants, specialty shops, 1,500-seat showroom hosting headline entertainment and live boxing.


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.

Audubon Center at Bent of the River
Audubon Center at Bent of the River
Nature in Southbury, CT USA

Nature Center/Environmental Education Center The Bent of the River is a 700-acre nature center and sanctuary. It covers land from South Britain to within two hundred yards of the Housatonic River and lies in the watersheds of the Pomperaug River and Little Pootatuck Brook.

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.

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.

Children's Museum of SE Connecticut
Children's Museum of SE Connecticut things to do on a rainy day in Mystic Country, CT
Childrens Museum in Niantic, CT USA

The Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut is an interactive, hands-on, educational place for children to try on new roles, let their imaginations soar and feel safe while exploring the world around them.

Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut things to do on a rainy day in Mystic Country, CT
Childrens Museum in Niantic, CT USA

Where discoveries are made & fun just happens! The Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut: where discoveries are made & fun just happens! It’s a hands-on, interactive, educational experience for the children in your life.

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.

Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame
Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Hall of Fame Museum in New Haven, CT USA

Educational outreach organization honoring CT women The mission of the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame is to honor publicly the achievements of Connecticut women, preserve their stories, educate the public and inspire the continued achievements of women and girls.

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo
Zoo in Bridgeport, CT USA

Connecticuts only zoo representing over 300 species Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is a wonderful place to visit - alone or with your family. Spend an hour or the whole day and see more than 300 animals representing primarily North and South American species.

Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market
Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market
Historic Site in Coventry, CT USA

Fresh organic, heirloom, and ethnic foods from local farms mingle with the works and wares of local artisans and the very best of Connecticut history to make this farmer’s market “one of the top ten things to do in New England this weekend” – Boston Globe.

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.

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