Connecticut is a southern New England state that’s a mix of coastal cities and rural areas dotted with small towns. Mystic is famed for its seaport filled with centuries-old ships, and the beluga whale exhibits at Mystic Aquarium. On Long Island Sound, the city of New Haven is known as the home of Yale University and its acclaimed Peabody Museum of Natural History.

1 Mystic Seaport – Connecticut

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Mystic Seaport is a recreation of an historical seaport village and a major nautical museum in the United States. The most prominent ships on display include the last antique whaling ship, and the Bark Charles W. Morgan (1841). Other historical ships featured are the Joseph Conrad, the Schooner L.A. Dunton and various steam vessels. The buildings on the grounds are not only the houses and stores of a small village, but also the sailmakers, ship builders and others who provisioned the ships of old. Several museums feature ship figureheads, the history of shipping, and ship models.

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HOTELS IN MYSTIC SEAPORT

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Address  :  75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355, United States
Hours     :  Open today · 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone     :  +1 860-572-0711

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE WEB SITE:

http://www.mysticseaport.org/

2 Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University

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The Peabody Museum of Natural History is one of the main highlights for visitors to Yale University. This comprehensive museum features a range of topics from dinosaurs and Egyptian mummies, to Native American Indian artifacts.

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HOTELS IN NEW HEAVEN

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Address  : 170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, United States
Hours     : Open today · 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone     : +1 203-432-5050

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE WEB SITE:

http://peabody.yale.edu/

3 Mystic Aquarium & Institution For Exploration

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Encounter ocean animals with a visit to the Mystic Aquarium. Experience Birds of the Outback, an interactive exhibit. Reach in and touch a ray, go beak to nose with a penguin, and get up close to a beluga whale. Some of the most popular animals here include beluga whales, Steller sea lions, African penguins, and blue tongued skinks. Other attractions include the XD Motion Theater Deep Sea 3D, and exhibits based on Dr. Robert Ballard’s expeditions.

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HOTELS IN MYSTIC

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Address  :  55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355, United States
Hours     : Open today · 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone     : +1 860-572-5955

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE WEB SITE:

http://www.mysticseaport.org/

4 Gillette Castle State Park

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Located on a 184 acre estate in East Haddam, the unique Gillette Castle is the 1919 home of William Hooker Gillette, known for being the actor who played the original Sherlock Holmes. The home has the appearance of a medieval fortress from the outside.

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HOTELS IN HADDAM

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Address : 67 River Rd, East Haddam, CT 06423, United States
Hours    : Open today · 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone    : +1 860-526-2336

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE WEB SITE:

http://www.ct./gov/deep/

5 Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center

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The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center is a tribally owned complex that presents exhibits on the Native and natural history of southern New England. The indoor exhibits feature dioramas, text panels, interactive computer programs, and a series of films that highlight the evolution of Mashantucket Pequot life. Visitors will encounter a 16th-century coastal Pequot village, a glacial crevasse from 18,000 years ago, as well as life on a reservation from 1675 to the 1970s.

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Address : 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT
Phone    : +06338-3180

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE WEB SITE:

http://www.pequotmuseum.org/

6 Lake Compounce Family Theme Park

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Lake Compounce Theme Park, a popular summer family outing in Bristol, features all kinds of rides and games. It is thought to be the oldest operating amusement park in the United States and is home to a 1927 wooden roller coaster and a 1911 carousel.

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HOTELS IN BRISTOl

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Address: 186 Enterprise Dr, Bristol, CT 06010, United States
Hours: Open today · 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Phone: +1 860-583-3300

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https://www.lakecompounce.com/

7 New England Air Museum

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The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks is spread throughout two large hangars, with more than 70 aircraft. On display are helicopters amphibious aircraft, jets, WWII aircraft, and others. Visitors can see science demonstrations and try out a flight simulator.

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HOTELS IN WINDSOR LOCKS

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Address: 36 Perimeter Rd, Windsor Locks, CT 06096, United States
Hours: Open today · 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: +1 860-623-3305

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE WEB SITE:

https://www.neam.org/

8 Weir Farm National Historic Site

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This country retreat in Wilton was the summer home of artist J. Alden Weir for 40 years. The site includes his studio, home, and other buildings as well as a visitor center. Visitors can travel the Painting Trail to observe the scenery that was inspirational in many of his paintings.

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HOTELS IN WILTON

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Address: 735 Nod Hill Rd, Wilton, CT 06897, United States
Phone: +1 203-834-1896

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE WEB SITE:

http://www.nps.gov/wefa/index.htm

9 The Aldrich Contemporary Art

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The Aldrich Museum of Art features changing exhibits of contemporary art and does not hold a permanent collection. It showcases works based on changing themes. Also on the grounds is a 2 acre outdoor sculpture garden.

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HOTELS IN RIDGEFIELD

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Address: 735 Nod Hill Rd, Address: 258 Main St, Ridgefield, CT 06877, United States
Hours: Open today · 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: +1 203-438-4519

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http://www.aldrichart.org/

10 Roseland Cottage

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Located in Woodstock, this 1846 Gothic Revival style summer house is referred to as Henry C. Bowen House, Roseland Cottage, or The Pink House. It is a National Historic Landmark. Inside, the appearance remains much as it was in the 19th century, when it was often used to entertain guests, including US presidents. On the grounds are gardens, an icehouse, a barn with an indoor bowling alley, and a garden house.

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HOTELS IN WOODSTOCk

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Address: 556 CT-169, Woodstock, CT 06281, United States
Hours: Open today · 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: +1 860-928-4074

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT THE WEB SITE:

http://www.historicnewengland.org/

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