Connecticut’s Latest Boutique Hotel Opens

New Haven / October, 2019

Located in the heart of downtown New Haven, the Graduate New Haven offers guests the unique experience of staying at a university-themed boutique hotel steeped in history.

 
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38 Things to Do in Connecticut This October

Statewide / October, 2019

October in Connecticut is filled with lots of fun things to do! From leaf peeping and fall festivals to Halloween attractions and foodie adventures—here are a few ideas to help you plan.

 

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Visit Connecticut at The Big E

Statewide / September, 2019

The Big E kicks off Friday, September 13, with lots to discover inside the Connecticut Building on the Avenue of States. This year, the building features over 65 attractions, restaurants, artisans and more. Plus, save the date for Connecticut Day at The Big E on Wednesday, September 18.

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Escape to Litchfield Hills This Fall

Litchfield Hills / September, 2019

Plan a visit to scenic Litchfield Hills this fall by checking out where the Boston Globe recommends to eat, stay and play.

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32 Things to Do in Connecticut This September

Statewide / September, 2019

From active adventure and family fun to arts, culture and romantic escapes—there’s something for everyone to enjoy this month in Connecticut.

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Fall Foliage Getaways, Experiences Abound in Connecticut this Autumn

Statewide / September, 2019

With the longest fall foliage season in New England, Connecticut offers travelers more opportunities to admire the beauty and embrace the experiences that define the season: from taking a scenic drive, hike or bike ride and sipping fresh apple cider, to strolling charming towns and warming up by a fireplace.

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Watch the Mayflower II Debut Sept. 7 in Mystic

Mystic / September, 2019

Celebrate the official launch and re-commissioning of Mayflower II in an exciting public event on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Mystic Seaport Museum. The event will include musical performances, speakers and a ceremony that includes the ship’s “christening” and its lowering into the Mystic River to float for the first time in nearly three years. The ship will remain in Mystic throughout winter and return to Massachusetts in Spring 2020 in honor of the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ arrival to Plymouth.

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All Aboard the Torrington Express

Thomaston / August, 2019

Railroad Museum of New England is debuting a new train ride this August called the Torrington Express. The scenic ride will take you up the Naugatuck River Valley, over the famed Thomaston Dam, and through the woods to Torrington. Passengers will also get the opportunity to depart from the train and spend two hours in downtown Torrington to grab lunch, walk around and explore.

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Take the Quiz!

Statewide / July, 2019

How much do you know about what to see and do in Connecticut? Take the quiz and you’ll be entered for a chance to win one of 6 CTvisit Prize Packs!

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Connecticut Grown Strawberries Ripe for the Picking

Statewide / June, 2019

Fresh from the field, Connecticut Grown strawberries are now ripening and ready to eat. Learn more about visiting one of the state’s many pick-your-own farms.

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