Connecticut's Perfect Picnic Spots Last Updated 7/16

Pack a picnic lunch or dinner and head out to these inviting spots all over Connecticut. Some have picnic tables, some have grills, but all offer an opportunity for a unique and memorable outdoor dining experience.

Picnics with a View
Picnics with Wildlife
Picnics with a Glass of Wine
Picnics with a Soundtrack
Picnic in the Parks

Picnics with a View

Next to great food and great company, one of the main ingredients of the perfect picnic is an amazing view. Here are a few spots in Connecticut where the scenery might just be as delicious as the meal.

Picnics with a Glass of Wine

Pack a lunch or an afternoon snack and head out on the trail — the Connecticut Wine Trail, that is. Here are few of the wineries around the state that welcome picnics on their picturesque properties.

Picnics With a Soundtrack

Nothing is better on a summer night than listening to great music in the great outdoors. Pack a picnic dinner and head out for these annual festivals and events.

Picnic in the Parks

Connecticut’s state parks have lovely areas for picnics, hiking and other outdoor activities. Here’s a list of Connecticut state parks with picnic areas.