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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.

IMAX Maritime Aquarium Norwalk
IMAX Maritime Aquarium Norwalk things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Imax Theatre in Norwalk, CT USA



Lake Compounce
Lake Compounce
Theme Park in Bristol, CT USA
User Rating:  User Rating 5.0
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.

Lobster Dinner Cruises
Lobster Dinner Cruises
Boating in New London, CT USA

3-hour lobster dinner sunset cruise Forget the restaurant and enjoy dinner on the ocean! Indulge in a decadent lobster dinner on deck as you sail across the stunning Connecticut coastline. Help raise a sail - or a glass! - as you watch the sun set over the bow.

Luncheon Day Cruises
Luncheon Day Cruises
Boating in New London, CT USA

3 hour Sailing adventure that includes lunch! Join us for a lunch like no other in the heart of Mystic Country. Build an appetite raising the sail, basking in the sun, and drinking in the Connecticut shoreline. Awarded Yankee Magazine’s Editors' Choice for Connecticut Coastal Cruises.


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.

Military Museum of Southern New England
Military Museum of Southern New England things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Military Museum in Danbury, CT USA

The Military Museum of Southern New England opened dedicating itself to the preservation of our nation's military history.

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.

Moned Events Planning and Decorating Services
Moned Events Planning and Decorating Services things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Shopping in Greenwich, CT USA

Make Moned your next stop for your events/wedding. Looking for a great Wedding/Event Planner in your area? You get it. Moned serves New York, Parts of New Jersey and Connecticut. Other services such as Makeup, Decorations, Floral Arrangements, Centerpieces, Gift Baskets are also provided to meet our customers' needs.

Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Aquarium
Aquarium in Mystic, CT USA

Voted as a Best Aquarium by USA Today's 10Best 2019 Just a two-hour drive from Boston, Mystic Aquarium – located in the quaint historic maritime destination of Mystic, Connecticut – makes for the perfect day trip (weekend getaways are great, too!).

Mystic Whaler Cruises
Mystic Whaler Cruises
Recreation in Mystic, CT USA

Tall Ship Sailing Adventures Sailing from historic New London, Connecticut on the coastal waters of southern New England, Mystic Whaler Cruises offers tall ship sailing adventures on a classic 110' schooner.

Nathan Hale Homestead
Nathan Hale Homestead
Historic Site in Coventry, CT USA

The birthplace of Connecticut's state hero. "I only regret that I have one life to lose for my country" declared Captain Nathan Hale moments before the British hanged him as a spy in 1776.

New Canaan Historical Society
New Canaan Historical Society things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Historic Site in New Canaan, CT USA

A Museum, A Library, A Learning Center Learn about local life, from its colonial days to the modern era and beyond, in an atmosphere that is welcoming, friendly and fun.

New England Air Museum
New England Air Museum things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Museum in Windsor Locks, CT USA

The largest aviation Museum in the Northeast. Visit the largest aviation museum in the northeast with three climate controlled exhibit hangars and over 100 aircraft and artifacts on display.

Observe the Living Traditions of Indian New England
Observe the Living Traditions of Indian New England things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Washington, CT USA

Village Interpreter Program For the fourth consecutive year, IAIS will present the Village Interpreter Program beginning June 28 and running through August 31.

OceanArt Studio
OceanArt Studio things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Recreation in Old Saybrook, CT USA

Come create your own pottery canvas or jewelry. Welcome to OceanArt Studio, A paint your own pottery & canvas and a create your own jewelry studio. Walk-ins are always welcome for pottery, jewelry making and freestyle canvas painting.

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Connecticut

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Regions

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
Guest Score:
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.

Spring Visit Connecticut in the summerSummer Visit Connecticut in the fallFall Winter


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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