Family Vacations Directory - Connecticut

This page features Connecticut family vacation ideas inlcuding things to do with kids, and family friendly hotels with seasonal vacation packages. Best Connecticut Family VacaitonsBest places for family vacation fun: Mark Twain House, The Beardsley Zoo, Mystic Aquarium, P.T Barnum Museum, New England Carousel Museum, and Stepping Stones Museum for Children. Hike in Dinosaur State Park; climb aboard the USS Nautilus; share thrills amusement park thrills at Lake Compounce; go family snow tubing or cross-country skiing.

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10 Best Ice Cream Experiences in the US Add Extra Family Vacation Fun.

The list of the best places to hear the stories and sample premium ice cream includes ice cream factory tours, dairy farms, unique ice cream parlors and an ice cream museum. [Read More]

Connecticut: Mystic, Family Vacation Ideas - Sailing Ships, a Seal Watch, and Penguin Encounter.

The Mystic the area still provides small-town-America charm with country roads defined by ancient stone walls. Enjoy an early morning hike, a day at the beach, an afternoon at Mystic Aquarium, an evening of entertainment at Mystic Seaport or practice stargazing by a campfire. [Read More]

Connecticut: Fairfield and Litchfield Counties- Ride the Rails with Santa Claus.

Trains rides and the merriment of Christmas make a great combination for family fun and in Western Connecticut the Jolly Old Elf himself can be found presiding over weekend workshops in his own private rail cars and riding the rails with Mrs. Claus. [Read More]

US: Northeast, Best Corn Mazes, Fall Festivals, and Agri-Adventures for Family Fun.

From Maine and Vermont to Connecticut the idea is simple, getaway for a bit and enjoy the season. Select the perfect pumpkin, navigate a corn maze, time travel, or taste luscious cranberries. [Read More]

US: Northeast, Finding Dinosaurs on a Family Vacation.

The bigger the dinosaurs and the more interactive the time, the more fun everyone will have. The squeals, smiles and non-stop questions make any family vacation even better. [Read More]

Connecticut: Bristol, Try Flying Scooters!

Classic and fun, Lake Compounce, New England's oldest family theme park is committed to entertaining families and keeping the best of the “good old days at The Lake" available while adding high energy adventures for this generation. Remember the Flying Scooters? The ride's new face is a patriotic red, white and blue and its new name is "The American Flyer." Same idea, same amount of fun. [Read More]

Connecticut: Family Vacation Fun- Exploring Dino-Mite Sites Across the State.

Take your courageous little explorers on the ultimate dinosaur-tracking trip. Sites throughout Connecticut offer a gargantuan glimpse into the lives of these colossal creatures. For the best places to explore the prehistoric past in Connecticut check out our mini-roundup, and head out! [Read More]

Connecticut: Family Vacation Fun- Top Ten Places to Touch, Hear and See the History of the Nation.

While you can't travel back in time, you can travel to Connecticut to experience a wide variety of historical and interactive getaways. Connecticut is proud to be the home of one of America's most famous novelists, an interactive museum exploring 11,000 years of Native American history, and colonial homes dating to the early 1600s, with tours for many of the state's "oldies but goodies" readily available. [Read More]

Connecticut: Mystic, Dig Into Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration’s Newest Exhibit, Prehistoric Creatures of the Sea!

If your family base is in the northeast you may wish to take advantage of a mini adventure offered by Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration. They have a first-of-its-kind, interactive exhibit that allows kids to uncover authentic sea fossils while learning about geology and paleontology. In other words at the aquarium you can "Dig It" with your kids. [Read More]


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FAMILY VACATION IDEAS
Inn at Middletown - Middletown, CT

Getaway to New England- Quality Family Time. [Read More]

Hyatt Regency - Old Greenwich, CT

The Hyatt Regency Greenwich is a contemporary hotel with a resort style atmosphere. [Read More]

Holiday Inn Norwich Hotel - Norwich, CT

Relax and enjoy family time in Norwich Connecticut. [Read More]

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - Bristol, CT

A high-end boutique hotel with a unique mix of New England character and high-tech capability. [Read More]

Clarion Inn Bradley Airport - East Windsor, CT

We are centrally located hotel in Hartford, Connecticut [Read More]


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