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Farmington River Tubing
Farmington River Tubing Featured Listing!
Recreation in New Hartford, CT USA
User Rating:  User Rating 5.0
Tube down the Farmington River for a great day's fun! Farmington River Tubing will put you and your friends in our bright yellow or green river tubes for a 2.5 mile ride down the wild and scenic Farmington River.


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.

A Vintage Christmas, Open House
A Vintage Christmas, Open House things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Shopping in Woodbury, CT USA

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! Please join us for our Annual Holiday Open House. Saturday, November 5th 10-4 and Sunday November 6th 12-4. Be the first to see Litchfield County's largest selection of vintage ornaments. Maison St. Germain does a fabulous job decorating for the holidays.

Argia Mystic Cruises
Argia Mystic Cruises
Boating in Mystic, CT USA

Sailing & sightseeing aboard traditional sailing ship ARGIA Beautiful sailing trip aboard an 80-foot traditional sailing schooner, ARGIA. Islands, lighthouses, beautiful homes, sailing, sun, and fresh air. Cruises are 2 to 2-1/2 hours and ticket price includes snacks and lemonade.


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.

Buckland Hills 18 + IMAX
Buckland Hills 18 + IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Imax Theatre in Manchester, CT USA


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.

Chili Challenge for a Cause
Chili Challenge for a Cause things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Food Tour in Branford, CT, CT USA

Branford Restaurant Participation Approximately 15 Branford, CT restaurants participate in the Chili Challenge. Attendees pay a modest fee to sample all of the delectable chilis and vote for their favorite. The winning chef receives a trophy.

Cinemark Connecticut Post 14 and IMAX
Cinemark Connecticut Post 14 and IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Imax Theatre in Milford, CT USA


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Connecticut

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Best Places to Stay in Connecticut


Ethan Allen Hotel
Guest Score:
From $89 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Danbury
Guest Score:
From $93 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Meriden
Guest Score:
From $80 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hilton Garden Inn Hartford South/Glastonbury
Guest Score:
From $98 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
The Spa At Norwich Inn
Guest Score:
From $165 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Connecticut


The best time to visit Connecticut is in the fall and summer. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the upper 70's. Summer nights are cool with lows in the mid 50's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Connecticut


Month Low Avg High
January 16.5 26.1 35.7
February 18.2 28.2 38.1
March 26.2 36.6 46.9
April 35.5 46.5 57.6
May 45.9 57.2 68.5
June 54.7 65.7 76.6
July 60.4 71.0 81.5
August 59.1 69.4 79.7
September 51.4 61.7 72.1
October 40.1 51.0 61.7
November 32.1 41.6 51.0
December 22.3 31.3 40.3

Destinations in and around Connecticut to Visit



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