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What's New in Connecticut
Looking for new things to do in Connecticut? From grand openings to getaway packages, restaurant launches to hotel upgrades, must-try experiences to not-to-be-missed exhibits, this is the place to discover all the new places to see, play and stay all over the state.
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.More
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.More
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.More
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.More
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.More