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Connecticut Attractions

Discover the best sights in Connecticut with some unique tours & day trips, or check out our list of 202 fun activities in Connecticut. We have no booking fees and free cancellation, so you can rest easy and channel your energy into planning the perfect vacation.

Things to Do in Connecticut with Kids

There's fun for all the family wherever you go in Connecticut. Here are a few family friendly experiences you can try together that are certain to make your getaway memorable:

Free Things to Do in Connecticut

Leave your purse in the hotel. It's a cinch to have fun in Connecticut without spending a penny.

Union Station Clocktower - Stroll around this historic site and discover a few secrets from times past.

Hop Brook Lake - Find a good place to sit and appreciate the calmness that goes hand in hand with being around water.

Soldiers' Monument - Stop here and discover the significance of this place to the local community.

New Life Christian church - Connect with your spiritual side or simply take in the tranquil ambiance at this sacred place.

Waterbury Green - No matter if you can tell your daffodils from daisies, it's not hard to find beauty in this spectacular display.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Connecticut on a sunny day?

Take advantage of the good weather (and stretch those legs at the same time) with these fun activities:

What to do in Connecticut on a rainy day?

There's no need to splish, splash and splosh your way through a damp day when there are loads of terrific indoor activities to try:

What should I not miss in Connecticut?

If you want to discover the best of this place, find time for these attractions in your schedule:

  • Yale University
  • Trinity College
  • Mark Twain House
  • Lake Compounce

Are there cheap things to do in Connecticut?

Book a LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester Tickets or a Walking Tour of North Harlem's Sugar Hill and get a taste of this destination without it costing a fortune.

What can you do in Connecticut for free?

Your escape to Connecticut needn't send you broke with free attractions like these to keep you busy:

  • Yale University
  • Trinity College
  • Bushnell Park
  • University of Connecticut-Hartford