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Connecticut Tourism and Sightseeing
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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 things to do on a rainy day in Mystic Country, CT
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.

Newtown Meeting House
Newtown Meeting House things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Recreation in Newtown, CT USA

Non-denominational wedding chapel This 1792 former church building is now a town-owned non-denominational wedding chapel, seating up to 200, with a pipe organ in the balcony.

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.

Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden
Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Museum in Suffield, CT USA

Home of two wealthy 18th century Connecticut families. The luxurious lifestyle enjoyed by two wealthy 18th century Connecticut Valley families-until their fortunes collapsed-is displayed in the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden. Merchant Shem Burbank built the house in 1861.

Quassy Amusement & Waterpark
Quassy Amusement & Waterpark
Theme Park in Middlebury, CT USA

Affordable Family Fun At Traditional Amusement Park Home of the award-winning "Wooden Warrior" roller coaster! "Splash Away Bay" water park with the new Category 5 Rapids extreme waterslides, children's splash pad and more. Family amusement park with rides, beach, restaurant, redemption arcade, games, boat rides.

Quassy Amusement & Waterpark
Quassy Amusement & Waterpark
Theme Park in Middlebury, CT USA

New For 2018: Bouncing Buggies family ride Quassy Amusement & Waterpark will introduce a new family ride for the 2019 season: Bouncing Buggies. Located in the heart of the property, Bouncing Buggies will open along with the other amusement rides on April 27.

Quassy Amusement & Waterpark
Quassy Amusement & Waterpark
Recreation in Middlebury, CT USA

Family amusement and waterpark in Middlebury CT Open daily through Labor Day. Pricing and operating schedule on the park website. More than 20 youngster, family and thrill rides plus waterpark and beach.

Railroad Museum of New England & Naugatuck Railroad Co
Railroad Museum of New England & Naugatuck Railroad Co things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Thomaston, CT USA

Scenic train ride on the Naugatuck Railroad The Nauguatuck Railroad’s scenic round trip excursions are an entertaining mix of relaxing river valley scenery and our rich transportation history.

Ride the Pumpkin Patch Train
Ride the Pumpkin Patch Train
Recreation in Danbury, CT USA

A short ride on a vintage train to the Pumpkin Patch It’s the Fall harvest season so what better way to celebrate and welcome in the cooler weather than with a short ride on a vintage train to the Danbury Railway Museum’s Pumpkin Patch.

Seaport Association
Seaport Association
Excursion in Norwalk, CT USA

Ferry and Sheffield Island Lighthouse Tour The Norwalk Seaport Association has owned, restored and maintained Sheffield Island Lighthouse since 1986 and is the official U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Friends group for the Norwalk Islands.

Sheffield Island Ferry
Sheffield Island Ferry
Historic Site in Norwalk, CT USA

Sheffield Island with its historic 149 year old lighthouse, The Norwalk Seaport Association has owned, restored and maintained Sheffield Island Lighthouse since 1986 and is the official U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Friends group for the Norwalk Islands.

Shoreline Segway
Shoreline Segway things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Segway PT Tour in Guilford, CT USA

Welcome to Shoreline Segways, come take a guided segway tour of Connecticut. Glide through beautiful, historic Guilford. Pass by historic homes dating back to the 1600s and our beautiful downtown Village Green. Ride down to the marina and experience beautiful vistas of Long Island Sound. All while having the wind in your hair.

Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield
Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Recreation in Litchfield, CT USA

Annual Christmas Festival Weekend The Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield will hold its Annual Christmas Festival Weekend beginning Saturday, December 1st featuring a Gingerbread Nativity Making in the morning & an Evening Candlelight Carol Sing.

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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


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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