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The Best Things to Do in Connecticut

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Foxwoods Resort Casino , Mashantucket
Foxwoods Resort Casino is a hotel and casino complex owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on their reservation located
Welcome to the Mark Twain House & Museum! Twain lived here from 1874-1891 with his wife Olivia and their three daughters. Many of Twain's mos
Tours from $215
The largest maritime museum in the world, Mystic Seaport Museum is home to a collection of historical ships and boats. Along with seacraft, a
Tours from $26
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


Aquariums · Theaters · Observatories
The Constitution State is best known for its renowned universities, so make sure to include a campus visit to your list of things to do in Connecticut. Yale University Art Gallery enchants visitors with its collection of early Italian paintings. Nature enthusiasts can enjoy lakeside trails at Gillette Castle State Park, while military history buffs will appreciate self-guided audio tours of The Submarine Force Museum. Mark Twain House & Museum provides a look into the life and times of a great American writer and humorist. Welcoming families since 1846, Lake Compounce is an amusement park with thrilling roller coaster rides.

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