Average flight time from UK: 13 hours             Capital: Hartford


Embark on a captivating journey to Connecticut, where the serene allure of nature effortlessly intertwines with vibrant urban experiences, creating a diverse tapestry that caters to travelers of every ilk. This delightfully compact state, nestled in the North East, entices with its easy accessibility and an enchanting array of offerings from picturesque coastlines to bustling cities. Despite being the third smallest state in the USA, Connecticut unfolds a world of exploration that seems boundless, with its 96 miles of charming coastline along Long Island Sound and postcard-perfect landscapes.


Connecticut's bountiful coastlines promise myriad lovely beaches and secluded bays adjacent to lively towns, like the exquisite Cove Island Park and Cummings Park in Stamford. Venture just a little and find yourself within the vital urban energies of cities like Bridgeport, with its dynamic restaurant scene, and New Haven, a cultural hub that houses the renowned Yale University. The classic New England port of New London graciously unveils splendid views of Long Island Sound, beckoning seafarers and historians alike.


Travelers seeking a harmonious blend of excitement and tranquility will revel in the juxtaposition of exhilarating city lights and serene natural expanses. Enclosed between New York City and Boston, Massachusetts, Connecticut manifests a place where the vibrant pulses of cultural and natural life coexist. Journey through a myriad of experiences from tranquil coastline moments to thrilling urban adventures, each seamlessly leading to the next, immersing you in a state where legendary history and contemporary style converge.

Celebrate the splendid outdoor offerings throughout the four distinct seasons. From summer kayaking adventures on Long Island Sound to autumn hikes through trails adorned with vibrant fall colors, and from wintry cross-country skiing and ice fishing to heralding the spring at vivacious festivals, Connecticut is an ever-changing spectacle of natural beauty and engaging activities.


Experience the living history breathing through Connecticut’s grandiose estates, such as the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion, and marvel at architectural masterpieces like the Glass House. The maritime heritage sails onward, featuring attractions like the venerable 19th Century whaling ship Charles W. Morgan at Mystic Seaport and the groundbreaking USS NAUTILUS, the first nuclear-powered submarine.

Invigorate your senses as you explore the lush forests, ride through roaring river rapids, or zip-line amidst the towering treetops of Connecticut’s opulent nature. Yet, these stunning visuals extend beyond the outdoors, finding a home within the state’s globally acclaimed art museums and universities.


Immerse your palate in the delights of Connecticut’s culinary landscape, from sipping award-winning wines from local vineyards to enjoying a fresh seafood feast straight from Long Island Sound. Indulge in New Haven’s famed pizza or travel back in time with the original hamburger sandwich at Louis’ Lunch.


Discover a myriad of ways to unplug and recharge, from luxurious stays in 5-star inns overlooking harbors to cozy nights under the stars in picturesque campsites. Connecticut welcomes you to relax and unwind in spaces that range from lavish hotels and historic inns to the electrifying ambiance of world-class casino resort and entertainment destinations.

Explore quaint towns like Chester and Guilford or experience the contemporary vibrancy of Connecticut’s cities, where eclectic museums, award-winning theaters, and live music set the stage for unforgettable nights.


Connecticut extends an invitation to explore its captivating realms, where luxurious escapes, profound historical experiences, and nature’s allure seamlessly blend. Wander through the revered halls of museums like Mystic Seaport or take a leisurely cruise around the Thimble Islands. Find excitement in the lavish offerings of casino complexes such as Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun, or seek tranquility amidst the great outdoors at locations like Sleeping Giant State Park. The treasure trove of experiences unfolds in every direction.


With accessibility unparalleled, connecting by car, bus, train, plane, or ferry, and especially proximate to New York City, Connecticut awaits your exploration. Plan your escape today at and uncover a myriad of getaway ideas, all unveiling why Connecticut is truly New England’s exquisite blend of experiences, offering so much more than meets the eye.

     Connecticut: Your Gateway to New England's Timeless Charm and Vibrant Escapades

 The Charm of Connecticut!

Things Not to Miss:


  • Connecticut Art Trail: A pass that lets you visit 22 museums for $35 over a 12-month period.
  • Hot Lobster Rolls: Connecticut’s rolls are straight out of 1920s Milford, with a warm, buttered roll encasing meaty lobster.
  • Mystic Seaport Museum: See the world’s last remaining wooden whaling ship.
  • Gillette Castle: Visit the epic stone castle of “Sherlock Holmes” high on a cliff.
  • Durham Fair: One of the biggest agricultural fairs in all of New England, a huge event, with a midway, rides, animal events, a monster truck rally, amazing fair food, and so much more.
  • Connecticut’s Famous Casinos: Try your luck at Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods.
  • Visit The Mark Twain House:  Mark Twain, born Samuel Clemens, lived in this 11,500 square foot home from 1874 to 1891.



.Hidden Gems:

  • Judges Cave, New Haven: In 1649, 59 British Judges sentenced King Charles I to death. This resulted in the dissolution of the monarchy and led Oliver Cromwell into power.
  • Zaffis Museum of the Paranormal, Stratford: The intriguing personal collection of a professional demon-chaser.
  • Traveler Restaurant, Union: This small-town Connecticut restaurant gives each diner a free book from its vast library.
  • Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, New Haven: Yale University’s home for rare works, including the mysterious Voynich Manuscript.
  • Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities, Hartford: A wunderkammer hidden on the top floor of the Hartford statehouse.


     Current Weather in Connecticut

   Time difference to the UK - 5 hours

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