About Connecticut

What to do in Connecticut?

Try these itinerary samples including Connecticut's unique fall foliage stops, or visit the many attractions along the state’s highways and byways. See several examples for a full day of activities or feel free to pick and choose your own custom day in Connecticut.

Southern New England Tour

This tour features the popular spots in Connecticut from Yale University to Yankee Candle and everything in between.  Highlighted are historic, entertaining, and cultural stops in Central and Eastern Connecticut, as well as some the favorite wine and beer trail destinations too.

Explore Connecticut by Highways and Byways

Don’t miss these wonderful sites along the major interstates and routes while traveling around Connecticut. These “must sees” include great museums, historic sites, dining options and some of the best-kept secrets for you to experience.

Fall Foliage Tour in Connecticut

Autumn foliage in New England is an attraction all in itself, but the Connecticut experience features unique historic stops and one of a kind picturesque views. See the many colors of “the nutmeg state” while riding a turn of the century steam train, or while hiking on the footsteps of the Appalachian Trail, or take in the scenic views from a castle on the mighty Connecticut River.

Maritime - Coastal Connecticut

Explore Coastal Connecticut from Western Norwalk to Eastern Mystic, highlighting many stops that include legendary lighthouses, island cruises, and maritime museums.