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Fun things to do in HARTFORD

If you are looking for that classic New England adventure, Connecticut is the place to head. It’s charming, quaint, and and utterly beautiful place to take kids. It’s also very close to big cities like Boston or New York, so you don’t have to travel far to find paradise!

Embrace the relationship with the ocean with adventures like Mystic Whaler Cruises or Sheffield Island Lighthouse Tour.  Expose kids to the incredible wildlife with Mystic Aquarium (they can even touch a stingray!) or Action Wildlife Park. 

Entertainment and education? A parents dream! Connecticut has incredible museums - from the science-tastic Bridgeport Discovery Museum to the very colorful Barker Character Comic and Cartoon Museum. 

Dinosaurs? In Connecticut? You bet! Dinosaur State Park have incredible displays, and history continues with the Mark Twain House and Historic Ship Nautilus. 

Connecticut is filled with creativity and art, so why not get kids involved with activities like Pottery Piazza or Art Plus Studio? The whole family can get involved!

Connecticut is an incredibly family friendly with wonderful places to visit with kids. It really does feel like arriving home.

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  • Waters Edge Family Campground

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    (22 miles) Lebanon

    Enjoy a campsite on our ten-acre, spring fed lake, and join the activities in our large recreation hall or at the lake. All campsites are appropriately equipped and the lake is well stocked with ...

  • Hemlock Hill Camp Resort

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    (29 miles) Litchfield

    Nestled in the scenic “Litchfield Hills, Connecticut,” Hemlock Hill Campground gives kids and families that true camping experience. A mountain brook, beautiful reflecting pond, large pine-shaded ...

  • Jellystone Park and Yogi Bear

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    (39 miles) Sturbridge

    Whether you decide to rent a cabin, RV or sleep out under the stars, we'll be here to give you and your family a great camping adventure to remember.

  • Strawberry Park

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    (41 miles) Preston

    offers wooded and open campsites, RV trailers and log cabin rentals, with pet friendly options available and features including 3 swimming pools, a recreation centre and arcade, plus led activities ...

  • Kings Family Campground

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    (52 miles) Sutton

    Located in Worcester County on 1200 feet of waterfront on immaculate Lake Manchaug, with fun activities for the kids, as well as a beach to explore!

  • Pine Acres Family Resort

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    (52 miles) Oakham

    In the heart of New England, is located on the shores of sparkling Lake Dean. Make your family vacation experience memorable at our five star rated camping resort.

  • Boston Minuteman Campground

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    (80 miles) Littleton

    A fully wooded campground that can accommodate anything from the smallest tent to the largest motor home - we even have cabins available for rent! Propane tank refills, camping supplies and snacks ...

  • Friendly Beaver Campgound

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    (97 miles) New Boston

    Looking for a different seasonal campground? Well come and take a tour of our campground. We are a family orientated campground, with loads of activities for the children, teens, and adults.

  • Lake Compounce Family Theme Park

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    (14 miles) Bristol

    Lake Compounce is a family theme park with the best of both worlds - thrills for those older kids and kiddie rides for the little ones!

  • Six Flags New England

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    (19 miles) Agawam

    Thrill seekers come in all sizes. That's why we have tons of great fun for little ones to enjoy on their own and with parents. These rides spin, fly and promise to take kids on magical journeys that ...

  • Quassy Amusement Park

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    (29 miles) Middlebury

    More than 2 dozen outdoor amusements, rides and attractions ranging from toddler friendly and gentle to frankly terrifying.

  • Adventureland of Narragansett

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    (66 miles) Narragansett

    Charming and enchanting family fun in Rhode Island with this amusement park - great for all ages!

  • 5-WITS

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    (76 miles) Foxboro

    Mind bending adventure with live action entertainment at 5-Wits. A fully immersive experience with adventure and challenges in Massachusetts!

  • Splash Pad at Wolcott Park

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    (4 miles) West Hartford

    Great park with a new summer splash pad offering interactive play features. Free!

  • CoCo Key

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    (21 miles) Waterbury

    Boasting 40 ft body and raft slides, adventure river, kids' activity pool and huge water play island with more besides.

  • RecPlex Spray Park

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    (21 miles) Colchester

    Offers a great splash pad, skate park, 3 playgrounds and sports facilities plus wide open spaces for play.

  • Splash Away Bay

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    (29 miles) Middlebury

    Within Quassy Amusements, the Bay features water play for all ages on a massive scale, plus splash pads and beach.

  • Ocean Beach Park Pool

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    (44 miles) New London

    Beach plus lido with water slide and splash pad, plus mini golf, fairground and arcade!

  • Breezy Picnic Grounds Waterslides

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    (52 miles) Douglas

    Everyone will enjoy swimming in crystal-clear Whitins Reservoir, riding our (3) 300'waterslides (all with unlimited rides!), or just relaxing in our clean well-groomed grounds.

  • Water Wizz of Westerly

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    (55 miles) Westerly

    Make a SPLAH at this Rhode Island water park, with giant water slides, tunnels, and spills for all ages!

  • Splish Splash

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    (58 miles) Riverhead

    Splish Splash has 96 exciting acres of total fun for the whole family. Everywhere you turn, you discover another one-of-a-kind water attraction. Year after year, families come here for a summer like ...

  • Yawgoo Valley Water Park

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    (62 miles) Exeter

    Enjoy three pools, two water slides and rock climbing wall. The park also offers snow tubing on winter.

  • Splashdown Beach

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    (65 miles) Fishkill

    Waterpark fun in New York, great for all ages - especially those little ones! Amazing family fun for your day out to cool you down!

  • Zoo in Forest Park

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    (23 miles) Springfield

    The Zoo features exotic and indigenous animals representing a large variety of species found throughout the world and in North America.

  • Action Wildlife Park

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    (27 miles) Goshen

    A leisurely walk through amazing animals from all around the world, a petting zoo, and even wagon rides, all waiting at this family friendly wildlife center in Connecticut. Lots of animal fun!

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