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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.

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.

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


Jewels By VIGGI - Fine Diamond Jewelry
Jewels By VIGGI - Fine Diamond Jewelry things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Shopping in Greenwich, CT USA

Jewelry Viggi, the woman behind all that we offer, started creating jewelry in the winter of 1982 with a few diamonds and a bundle of ideas. Working with her husband, Danny, Viggi fashioned intricate and elaborate designs beloved by a small but exclusive clientele.

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 lobter dinner sunset cruise. Explore the scenic waters, lighthouses, and coastline of Fishers Island Sound aboard the schooner Mystic Whaler. Enjoy a 3-Hour Lobster Dinner Cruise while the sun sets on the sound. Children ages 5 and older are invited aboard for Lobster Dinner Cruises.

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

3 hour Sailing adventure that includes lunch! Enjoy a family friendly day sail adventure on this 3 hour tour on a 110' tall ship that includes lunch. You and your family can help raise sail to a sea chanty and experience the thrill of having a wooden ship's wheel under hand.

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Connecticut

Attractions
Activities
Indoor Activities
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Places to stay

Regions

Danbury
Litchfield Hills
Mystic Country

Best Places to Stay in Connecticut


Americas Best Value Inn Cheshire
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From $80 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
B&B at Taylor's Corner
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From $150 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Delamar Southport
Guest Score:
From $237 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Plainville
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From $99 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Hampton Inn & Suites Mystic
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From $129 / 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.

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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