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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.

29th Annual OKTOBERFEST
29th Annual OKTOBERFEST
Food Tour in Middlebury, CT USA

OKTOBERFEST with live music, food, beer 29th Annual Oktoberfest Sept. 26 & 27, 2020. In the Oktoberfest Pavilion. Free admission with parking $7. Fees for food,beverages, rides and attractions. Oktoberfest is 11 a.m. to 5 pm. Live music at 1 p.m.


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 ship, ARGIA. Islands, lighthouses, beautiful homes, sailing, sun, and fresh air. Cruises are 2 hours and ticket price includes snacks and lemonade. Feel free to bring your own picnic basket, beer or wine.

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.

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.

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


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.

Farmington River Tubing
Farmington River Tubing
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.

Glass Blowing Workshops
Glass Blowing Workshops
Recreation in Riverton, CT USA

Fun Glass Blowing Workshops for children and adults Glass Blowing Workshops This is a rare opportunity to create glass art at the furnace, Under the guidance of experienced instructors, you will learn the many different ways of forming molten glass, including blowing & solid working.

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.

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Connecticut

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Danbury
Litchfield Hills
Mystic Country

Best Places to Stay in Connecticut


Hampton Inn Milford
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From $112 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Oakwood Hartford 21
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Residence Inn By Marriott Stamford Downtown
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From $161 / night.


Swimming Pool, Restaurant.
Stamford Marriott Hotel & Spa
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From $127 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.

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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