Connecticut Attractions

Fairfield County Greater New Haven Litchfield Hills Mystic Country River Valley Tourism

Connecticut offers a wide variety of things to do and see. You can go ballooning, sky diving, skiing - both cross country and downhill skiing, golfing, camping, visit wineries, musuems, historic sites, national parks, state parks, hiking, biking, fishing, and boating. Take a cruise on the Long Island Sound, go kayaking, canoeing, tubing or whitewater rafting ...

The capital of Connecticut is Hartford. For nearby lodging see Hartford hotels.

Connecticut is in New England, an area known for antiques and Revolutionary War sites. On the coast you can go whale watching or play at one of the casinos.

The largest population concentrations outside of the capital are in the cities  of Bridgeport, New Haven, Waterbury, New Britain and Stamford.

Connecticut is divided into 5 regions:

There are 98 state parks and 32 State forests

Lakes are mostly in the Litchfield Hills Region

Bantam Lake is near Litchfield.

Lake Compounce Family Theme Park - waterslides is located in Bristol

Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center is in Mashantucket.

Quassy Amusement park is close to Waterbury in the town of Middlebury.

Dinosaur State Park - Rocky Hill

Shakespeare festival held annually at Stratford.

New England Air Museum - Windsor Locks


Water Fun For Everyone In Connecticut

If youíre headed out to Connecticut, then be sure to pack your swimming trunks, because thereís a lot of beach action to be enjoyed there!  When it comes to any kind of water sports, be it sailing, boating, swimming or just sitting in the sun, people tend to think the best places to go are California and Florida.  This isnít completely true.  New England offers some really great water sports and water fun for the whole family.

. ... for more info see CT Coast