Attractions in Connecticut

Attractions in Connecticut
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Mark Twain House, Hartford

Mark Twain House is without a doubt one of the most historic attractions in Connecticut and a popular place to visit among Mark Twain’s fans. This house is the place where Mark Twain actually wrote one of his most famous books - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

You can explore Mark Twain House on a guided tour and visit all the rooms in the house (dining room, library, drawing room, etc), as well as the museum center which features regular changing exhibits. There are also many regular events held at Twain's house throughout the year, though the annual holiday house tour on December 4th is one of the best times to be at the house because of the beautiful decorations.

Submarine Force Library Museum, Groton

The Submarine Force Library Museum is definitely one of the coolest attractions in Connecticut you can visit, and one of the best places in New England to see and learn about submarines and undersea warfare.
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Submarine Force is truly an amazing place to be as you'll get to learn interesting facts about submarine weapons, and see the past and modern  evolution of submarines in the outdoor exhibit. You’ll also get a chance to climb onboard the USS Nautilus submarine and explore the command room and see the periscopes.

Quassy Amusement Park, Middlebury

Quassy Amusement Park is one of the fun attractions in Connecticut and one of the most charming places you can go in the state for a fun day out with the family.
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Quassy Amusement Park boasts both thrill and water rides like the wooden warrior for children between the ages of 4 and 12, though the best thing about Quassy Amusement Park has to be Lake Quassapaug which serves as a nice lake beach area for swimming and picnicking.

Mohegan Sun, Montville

Mohegan Sun is without question one of the most popular attractions in Connecticut and one of the best places in the state to enjoy a fun and entertaining weekend getaway.

Mohegan Sun boasts plenty of entertainment options such as a casino, a comedy house, a cabaret theatre, and an indoor arena where you can catch NBA games and famous acts such as Jennifer Lopez this coming October.

Mystic Aquarium, Mystic

Mystic Aquarium is definitely one of the most popular family attractions in Connecticut and one of the best places to take kids for a fun afternoon.

Mystic Aquarium is easily one of the best aquariums in the US as it boasts a theater where you can experience in real time deep sea expeditions. There are also cool live shows featuring beluga whales and sea lions, and fun activities on offer for kids such as marine life talks, summer camps and family overnights.

Yale University Art Gallery & Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale

Yale University is no doubt one of the top tourist attractions in Connecticut not only for its rich history, but also because it houses one of the best art museums in the US, and the oldest natural history museum in the world!
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The Yale University Art Gallery boasts regular exhibitions and a huge permanent collection featuring famous names such as Monet, Warhol, and Pollack; while at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History you can see cool exhibits on dinosaurs and precious gems.

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo may not be the biggest zoo in the United States, but it’s one of the nicest and neatest attractions in Connecticut you can go to (especially since it’s the only zoo in the entire state). You can have a laugh with friends and family, as well as enjoy a pleasant picnic on the beautiful grassy grounds.

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