Connecticut's Perfect Picnic Spots Last Updated 6/20
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.
Before you pack, be sure to check each location's website for new safety guidelines and event updates.
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 Wildlife
Want to take a walk on the wild side? Have a picnic at these nature spots where wildlife, birds and even dinosaurs may be joining you.
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.