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The Best Things to Do in Connecticut with Kids

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Connecticut with Kids

Tours from $58
Water Park
Lake Compounce , Bristol
Originally opened as a family "picnic" park, Lake Compounce today features three roller coaster rides and more than 40 attractions. Welcoming
Mystic Aquarium , Mystic
See one of the United States' largest outdoor beluga whale exhibits at Mystic Aquarium, and get close-up with sharks, sea lions, penguins, oc
Duration: 2 to 6 hours
Get outside and enjoy a fresh sea breeze on the grounds of America's premiere maritime history museum. During the time of the coronavirus pandemic guests are welcome to a safe, slightly modified experience where they can climb aboard tall ships, explore a preservation shipyard where shipwrights restore historic wooden vessels, stroll through heirloom gardens, and relax on a bench overlooking a classic New England riverfront. Most indoor exhibits, with clear social distancing guidelines and a regular cleaning schedules, have been opened for visitors to enjoy. Special themed activities, planetarium programs and music available on weekends.
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Visit Connecticut’s largest shoreline park with its 2 mi (3.2 km) long beach. and swim, surf, or relax under the sun at Hammonasset Beach Sta

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