Connecticut Tourist Attractions

Hartford is the Connecticut State Capital and was built in 1872 and is one of the most architecturally stunning capitals in New England. Since it's one of the largest buildings in the state, it houses the Connecticut House of Representatives, and it's made of magnificent granite from Rhode Island and marble from the area around East Canaan... read more arrow
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Sometime in the mid 1850's, Reverend Horace Bushnell envisioned this beautiful Bushnell Park in the heart of Hartford, Connecticut, in New England. The park was designed by Jacob Weidenmann who created charming paths through this park with magnificent rare and native trees to minimize and shield the garden from the noises of the city... read more arrow
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One of the most beloved writers of the late 19th century was Samuel Clemens, and the Mark Twain House is one of the most popular historic sites in Hartford, Connecticut. The Clemens moved to Hartford in 1871 and began building this house in 1873 with some of the most contemporary designs of the time that Olivia Clemens hired Edward Potter to design... read more arrow
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The Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Hartford, Connecticut is another of the wonderful historic homes in this New England state. Mrs... read more arrow
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A beautiful, sprawling 102 acre park in the middle of a city, Elizabeth Park offers some of the most beautiful gardens and contains some of the most unique plants in all of these wonderful parks in Hartford, Connecticut. This is originally the estate of Charles Pond who was once the President of the Hartford Trust as well as the Connecticut State Treasurer... read more arrow
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From the youngest child to the oldest great grandparent, the New England Carousel Museum, in Bristol, Connecticut, is a magical and wonderful museum; and the beauty of it is that it has some of the most amazing carousels that have ever been built. Many of their carousels are restored to their original grandeur and are complete with some of the most remarkable hand-carved horses, coaches, and other animals that have ever been built... read more arrow
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Bristol, Connecticut, is home to some excellent places for family activities, and Lake Compounce is one that is terrific fun for the entire family. For people who love theme parks, roller coasters, rides galore, food, shows, and fun, this is the perfect place to spend a day – or a weekend... read more arrow
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It's not mystical because it's in Mystic, Connecticut, but the Mystic Aquarium Institute for Explanation is an amazing and incredible animal exhibit and aquarium. The whole family can enjoy everything from Angel fish, to Jellyfish, to Penguins and Whales... read more arrow
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One of the greatest soldiers in the Continental Army is Nathan Hale, and in Coventry, Connecticut, the Nathan Hale Homestead is one of the most famous historical landmarks in the town. Nathan Hale was considered one of the greatest patriots and heroes in this war, and was famous for stating, "I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country... read more arrow
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Storrs, Connecticut, is the home of the Museum of Puppetry; home to one of the most astounding collections of puppets that have been collected worldwide. They have enormous collections of books on puppetry, its history, creating puppets, and some great videos and movies about this amazing art... read more arrow
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Attention Gamblers! For gamblers who are traveling to Mashantucket, Connecticut, the Foxwoods Resort Casino is one of the largest casinos and hotels in the world, and with assorted gaming tables offering various card games and a great assortment of slot machines, it's a dream come true for traveling gamblers. Most people don't typically think of the world's largest casino being in Connecticut, but this 400,000 square feet of gaming fun, it's truly the best... read more arrow
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In Uncasville, Connecticut, another great casino, the Mohegan Sun Casino offers some great gaming choices for the gambling enthusiast. From a huge assortment of games, to concerts, various sporting events, great dining, and a superb hotel, this casino provides a great place for gamblers and entertainment-seekers to stay and enjoy the thrill of the game or the show... read more arrow
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