Find Your Vibe in Connecticut – As Seen on TV Last Updated: May 2022

Big adrenaline, unreal art, neon nightlife, glamping — you can find your vibe in Connecticut, no matter how unique. If you’ve seen our latest films, you may be wondering where you can find the featured activities. We've put together a list of ideas, so you can kick off your summer right.

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Unique Performance Arts

Pilobolus is a modern dance company known for collaborative performances aimed at finding beauty in the unexpected. Discover even more arts and music here.

 

 

Live Music

Find every genre of music at Connecticut’s venues. Here’s where to go for a show.

 

 

Nightlife

Connecticut comes to life after dark. Find nightlife not to be missed or try these spots for when the sun goes down.

 

 

Restaurant Scene

Connecticut’s foodie scene takes the cake. From the nation’s #1 pizza and a variety of cuisines to wineries and breweries, get your fill at these spots throughout the state.

 

 

UTV Adventures

Take the ultimate adventure tour in the beautiful northwest hills of Connecticut through hundreds of acres of privately owned trails with Backyard Adventure UTV Tours — you don't have to be an expert to enjoy!

 

 

Beaches

Summer isn’t summer without some beach days. Discover fun in the sun at these great beaches.

 

 

Sporting Events

Cheer on Connecticut’s professional soccer franchise, Hartford Athletic, or see games at these sporting events and facilities.

 

 

Ziplining

Zip through a glow-in-the-dark course at Adventure Park at Storrs and Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum. Then find more extreme ziplining here.

 

 

Rock Climbing

Try outdoor rock climbing at Club Getaway or indoor rock climbing at Rock Climb Fairfield, Prime Climb Mountain Fun, City Climb Gym, Central Rock Gym, or Stone Age Rock Gym.

 

 

Cultural Festivals

The state is filled with rich cultures and traditions. Celebrate a variety of cultures and cuisines at these festivals and foodie spots.

 

 

Kayaking

There are so many great ways to get out on the water. Find cool kayaking spots here.

 

 

Watersports

Try wakeboarding, snorkeling, cliff jumping, scuba diving, water obstacles, and more at Brownstone Adventure Sports Park, or find even more waterfront fun at Connecticut Watersports or Lakeside Watersports.

 

 

Casino Gaming

Whether you prefer Blackjack or Roulette, bet on big fun at Mohegan Sun or Foxwoods Resort Casino.

 

 

Skydiving

If you’re looking for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime ... we’ve got it. Try skydiving at Skydive Danielson or Connecticut Parachutists.

 

 

Mountain Biking

Bike like you mean it. Try these mountain biking trails for pumping up the speed.

 

 

Fashion

Connecticut is the home of fantastic fashion icons including Christian Siriano, who has held runway shows in Westport, and the owners of Manolo Blahnik, who also own Arethusa Farm. Be on the lookout for future Manolo Blahnik shopping events on site!

 

Drag Shows

Drag is never a drag in Connecticut. Find fun with the queens at Sky Casper Entertainment Events, Troupe429, Chez Est, and Jerry’s Pizza.

 

 

Glamping

Looking to glam-up your camping? Go glamping at Beaver Pond, Meadow Ridge Farm,  Woodbridge Yurt, Geodesic Dome,  Water Forest Octagon, or Finnegan’s Farm West Yurt.

 

 

Lifestyle Hotels

From design and luxury to intimate inns, find awesome accommodations across the state.

 

 

Party Biking

Get geared up and ride New England’s first pedaled party and sightseeing bike, Elm City Party Bike. Bar hop while viewing extravagant architecture, historical sites, and college life.

 

 

Art Installation

Check out the unreal Art Silo at Spring Hill Vineyards for a panoramic, shimmering masterpiece. Find more cool art at spots like Real Art Ways, Artspace, the Aldrich Contemporary Museum of Art, The Knowlton, and more.

 

 

Murals

Connecticut’s murals make us even more vibrant. Here’s where to find some great pieces.