Things to Do in the Fall in Connecticut

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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

Connecticut Corn Maze Adventures

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It’s Corn Maze season, when the corn is high and farmers make all kinds of cool designs and mazes for your enjoying pleasure. It is also a great way for farmers to earn a little extra money with their crops. Most Connecticut corn mazes open around September 1st and close in October or early November, Read More

Plainville Hot Air Balloon Festival

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The Plainville Hot Air Balloon Festival takes place every year in August. As far as we know, this is the only hot air balloon festival in Connecticut. We attended the festival and got some great photographs of the hot air balloons that participated in the afternoon on Saturday. The Plainville Hot Air Balloon festival is Read More

Celebrate “Sundae Funday” With Balducci’s

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With the end of summer quickly approaching, Balducci’s wants to celebrate the season in three sweet words: ice cream sundaes. Our favorite way to enjoy summer involves specialty gelato and lots of toppings. Make it a celebration by throwing a “Sundae Funday” party with your fellow sweet-toothed family and friends. We’ve taken some of the Read More

Marvel Universe LIVE is Coming to Hartford this October

The heroic cast of Marvel Universe LIVE!

Marvel fans, assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE! is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level, with an epic show unlike anything you’ve seen before. Watch your favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man and The Avengers (Iron Man, Black Widow, Hulk and more) and sinister villains come to life in an action-packed arena performance. Read More

Spend the Day at Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport

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The Connecticut Beardsley Zoo is a tiny zoo with a lot to do and it is the only zoo in Connecticut. The zoo is also open all year long so you can visit animals in warm or cold months and see how they live in different climates. Young children especially will be thrilled with the Read More

Annual Mohegan Sun BrewFest Returns In October

Annual Mohegan Sun BrewFest Returns In October

Sun BrewFest, hosted by Chef Brian Duffy, returns to Mohegan Sun on Friday, October 2nd through Sunday, October 4th featuring with a variety of finely crafted brews including Yuengling, Two Roads, Wachusett Brewing and more! Treat yourself to a weekend of trivia, cornhole and beer tasting capped off by the exceptional Sunday BrewBrunch. Beer Trivia Read More

National Lemonade Day Cocktail Recipes

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National Lemonade Day is August 20th each year and we’re celebrating with some fantastic Lemonade Cocktail recipes made with a zero-calorie, sparkling spin on the classic beverage, SPARKLING ICE. Our lemonade recipes include a Raspberry Lemonade Spritzer and Strawberry Basil Lemonade. Launched in 2013, SPARKLING ICE Lemonades are available in 6 refreshing flavors including Classic Lemonade, Strawberry Lemonade, Raspberry Lemonade, Read More

Pick Your Own Berries, Fruit & Pumpkins at Lyman Orchards

Pick Your Own Berries, Fruit & Pumpkins at Lyman Orchards

Pick your own berries, apples, nectarines, pears and pumpkins at Lyman Orchards in Middlefield, Connecticut. Before coming to pick, always call the Lyman Orchards 24-hour hotline at 1-860-349-6015 for up-to-the-minute crop and field conditions, varieties, and current market prices. We update the message as often as necessary (especially in rainy or overcast weather) in order to Read More

For the Kids: Mystic Aquarium Is Fun Rain or Shine

Day Trip to Mystic Aquarium

We have been to Mystic Aquarium many times over the years but it is always fun to go back and see what new exhibits they have. The Mystic Aquarium provides close encounters with a wide range of marine animals. Mystic Aquarium is located at 55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355 When we arrived there were clouds and eventually Read More