Connecticut is that classic New England state which is peaceful, charming, and filled with beautiful kids fun. Close to the big cities like New York and Boston, it's the perfect escape for some family time away. There are plenty of places to visit with the kids, from amazing State Parks, creative art attractions and unforgettable ocean adventures. Lighthouses, whales, wildlife, and a rich history will all make for an amazing family day out in Connecticut!
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! This Constitution State 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.