5 Icons You Must Visit This Fall Last Updated 8/20

Not that Connecticut’s icons are necessarily seasonal, but here’s a 5-pack that seems especially well suited to fall drives, foliage and Connecticut traditions. With safety guidelines in place, you can go out and have fun.

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1| The Charles W. Morgan, Mystic Seaport Museum

The Morgan is the world’s last remaining wooden whaling ship. It recently underwent an extensive refurbishment and is again welcoming aboard visitors at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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2| The Glass House, New Canaan

Renowned architect Philip Johnson built his famous Glass House - called “one of the masterworks of modern American architecture” - in 1949 on hillside acreage in New Canaan. Gorgeous in autumn.

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3| Arethusa Farm, Bantam

Travel through the scenic hills of Litchfield Hills to the quaint town of Bantam where Arethusa Farm is located.  Using the farm’s fresh milk and cream, they produce unique mixes of each ice cream flavor. Take the drive to this historic farm and try a flavor or two.

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4| Heublein Tower, Simsbury

These days, the legendary tower is part of Talcott Mountain State Park and is open to the public - so go judge the view, and the tower, for yourself.

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5| Lyman Orchards, Middlefield

This fall explore acres of fun at Lyman Orchards where you can pick your apples, pick your pumpkins, explore the Apple Barrel Store, and have fun in their annual corn maze.