Things to Do in the Fall in Connecticut

Are you looking for some fun and interesting to do this Fall here in Connecticut. While we know that Fall is the time we pick apples, drink cider, and go on long, scenic drives through the state to watch the Fall Foliage change colors, did you know that there are so many other things to Read More

Day Tripping to Lake Compounce + Discount Coupon

We visited Lake Compounce today and had a blast! Lake Compounce is truly a family theme park.  The weather held out and while there were lots of people at the park, it wasn’t overcrowded so there was no real wait or long lines. The rides are amazing and such a thrill to ride. Some of Read More

Buttonwood Farm Sunflower Festival in Griswold, Connecticut

Buttonwood Farm in Griswold, Connecticut is the place to go when you want awesome homemade ice cream and you want to bask in the glow of a 14 acres of sunflowers. Buttonwood Farm was named by Foursquare as one of the best places in to get ice cream in Connecticut. Back in 2003 the owners Read More

Sail on the Schooner Adirondack III During Sail Boston (June 17-21)

The Schooner Adirondack III is hosting narrated cruises for Sail Boston, June 17th through June 21st. Step onboard the 80-foot, 1890s styled pilot schooner Adirondack III for a sail around Boston Harbor. You will be treated to a 2-1/2 hour or 8-hour narrated sail and viewing tours, which will include narration about the tall ships along Read More

See Mexican Gray Wolves at Beardsley Zoo

Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, is home to two Mexican gray wolves, and two Red wolves, all extremely rare and on the Endangered Species list. The two Mexican gray wolves at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo are sisters, born in 2007 at the California Wolf Center in Julian, Calif. Both species at one time were completely extinct in Read More

Spend the Day with the Wealthiest Families in the Country

Put on your walking shoes and prepare to be awed! A day trip to Newport, Rhode Island can be packed with sights and history with a visit to several of the magnificent mansions that once were summer “cottages” to the wealthiest families in the country. One can include any of the mansions for a day Read More

The Newport Flower Show Comes to Rosecliff Mansion this June

Each year, the Newport Flower Show is held at the Rosecliff Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island. It is held at the end of June and is a “must see” event. If you have never attended the Newport Flower Show let me tell you a few things about it. The 2017 Newport Flower Show, themed Fête Read More

Discover Fairy Gardens at Roger Williams Botanical Center

Discover the Fairy Gardens at Roger Williams Botanical Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Imagine 12,000 square feet of indoor gardens, exploding with lush foliage and spectacular colors. Now imagine your surprise when you discover a wee house or garden tucked amongst the hundreds of plant varieties growing in four greenhouses. The month of April is your Read More

Kid’s Week Kick’s Off at Foxwoods Resort Casino April 10th

Looking for something to do with the kids while they are on spring break. Then, check out KID’S WEEK at Foxwoods Resort and Casino, where there will be activities for families and kids of all ages. Kid’s week at Foxwoods Resort Casino spans two different weeks, starting Monday, April 10th to Wednesday, April 12, and Read More

Get to Know Hampshire County Massachusetts

The Hampshire County Regional Tourism Council (HCRTC) invited us up to the Hampshire County area of Massachusetts to visit some of the different attractions and we wanted to share our experience so you can “get to know Hampshire County.” HCRTC is a destination marketing partnership of the Amherst Area, Greater Easthampton, and Greater Northampton Chambers Read More