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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.

Coventry Farmers’ Market at Hale Homestead
Coventry Farmers’ Market at Hale Homestead
Shopping in Coventry, CT USA

Fresh organic, heirloom, nd ethnic foods from CT farms 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” according to the 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.

Fall Fest
Fall Fest
Food Tour in Middlebury, CT USA

Fall Fest at Quassy Amusement Park; Fun For All Ages Fall Fest Sept. 29 & 30 with live music, fantastic fall food and beverages. Free Pumpkin decorating for the kids.$7 parking. Pay-as-you-go for food, beverages, rides. Free admission to the Fall Fest pavilion.


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.

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.

Gunn Historical Museum
Gunn Historical Museum things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Washington, CT USA

Local history museum featuring rotating exhibits The Gunn Memorial Museum presents an ever-changing view of local history in one of the most beautiful locations in Connecticut.


Haight Vineyards
Haight Vineyards
Winery in Litchfield, CT USA

HBV produces quality white, red and fruit wines. Haight-Brown Vineyard resides on eight pastoral acres atop historic Chestnut Hill in the town of Litchfield, CT. Opened in 1973, it is Connecticut's first established winery. HBV produces quality white, red and fruit wines.

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.

Hickory Stick Bookshop
Hickory Stick Bookshop things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Shopping in Washington Depot, CT USA

General Trade Bookshop-Independently owned Litchfield County's largest independent bookstore, open for over 60 years, offering a wide selection of general interest books and an extensive children's collection. We also carry gifts, including Vera Bradley, stationery and toys.

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.

Mansfield Drive-In
Mansfield Drive-In
Drive-In Movie in Mansfield Center, CT USA


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Connecticut

Attractions
Activities
Indoor Activities
Events
Places to stay

Regions

Danbury
Litchfield Hills
Mystic Country

Best Places to Stay in Connecticut


Buckingham Apartments
Guest Score:
From $84 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Extended Stay Of Danbury
Guest Score:
From $70 / night.


Homewood Suites By Hilton Hartford Manchester
Guest Score:
From $101 / night.


Swimming Pool, Non Smoking Rooms.
Quaint 3-bedroom Duplex
Guest Score:
From $215 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Riverwind Inn Bed And Breakfast
Guest Score:
From $190 / night.


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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