Travel Guides to Connecticut
Things to Do in Connecticut
Connecticut vacation rentals
are a nice surprise for travelers seeking some quaint beachfront fun, still with plenty of shopping and attractions to choose from. When it
comes to charming New England towns, Connecticut is the jackpot. Grab some R&R at the beach, a unique piece of art from a local shop, or some glory at the casino. Here are the top things to do in Connecticut, organized by city.
With a view of the Long Island Sound, and a reputation low on the radar, Clinton vacation rentals
make for a soothing small town escape. Go fishing at the Indian River Marina
, or enjoy some outdoor dining - try the sea scallops, maybe - at Rocky's Aqua on the Water
From antique shopping to kayaking, there's lots to do in and around Litchfield, CT rentals
. Some ideas: play a round of golf or tennis at the Litchfield Beach & Golf Resort
, check out the exhibits at the Litchfield History Museum
, go hiking one of the many trails offered up by the White Memorial Conservation Center Museum
, visit the first colonial law school, the Tapping Reeve House and Law School
, indulge in a tasting at the Haight-Brown Vineyard
, or go fishing on Farmington River
The greater area of Mystic includes lovely Mystic rentals
, as well as a wide variety of activities - you can gamble or get up close with marine life! Top attractions in the area include America's biggest maritime museum, the Mystic Seaport
, the Olde Mistick Village
(still looking its 18th-century self), B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill
, the Mystic Aquarium
, and the nearby Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM at Foxwoods
As one of Connecticut's oldest towns, Old Saybrook
is worth a day trip at the very least, especially if you've got the shopping bug. Visit the historic General William Hart House
, buy some colonial furniture at the Saybrook Country Barn
, or hang out underneath the sun at Harvey's Beach
The cute, shoreline town of Old Lyme
features the popular public beach, Sound View
, attractions like the Florence Griswold Museum
(a former boarding house for artists), and bird watching on Goose Island
Do you love history? Then you'll love the many things to do in Connecticut, especially in and around Stonington vacation rentals
. Put the following on your itinerary: the Old Lighthouse Museum
, the historic Palmer House
, or get to know some wine at the Stonington Vineyards
Connecticut Rental Listings
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'We had a wonderful time at this lovely home in Guilford. We found the home to be cozy, comfortable and beautifully decorated. We will definitely stay here again in the future. We ...
Vacation in your own private retreat. This beautiful 1806 farm house sits on 14 acres in rural Killingworth, 5 miles from Madison town center and Hammonsett beach. The house is full of old charm and great updates like huge windows, sky lights, and...
This classic beach cottage is light and bright and is just a 3 minute walk to the private beach. It has 4 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, and a front porch. The open living area has plenty of room for curling up with a good book, watching your f...
Nestled in an historic community of lake properties, this 1400 sqft, two-story contemporary home is artfully appointed by the designer-owner with many unique features and amenities. A spacious, relaxing, get-away for 2 people (sorry, no children ...
Unique home abutting a granite bluff in the Connecticut Shoreline community of Branford, walking distance to small town park with beach, picnic grounds and fishing pier. The historic town center and train to New Haven (with New York City connectio...