Connecticut May 17, 2016
These 12 Road Trips In Connecticut Will Lead You To Places You’ll Never Forget
Do you love road trips? Have you been itching to get in the car and drive off, but don’t know where to go? I am always shocked by how many people don’t know that the Connecticut Office of Tourism has pages of getaway suggestions, with more than 50 pre-planned road trips to keep you busy all summer. You can find the full list
here, but below you’ll find my personal favorites. Get out and start exploring your state!
Discover Connecticut's Native-American history as you travel across the state, including a stop at Indian burial grounds. This trip will take about two days, and you'll spend every hour fascinated.
Museums & Munchies
Spend a weekend in New Haven and discover beautiful architecture and large museums as you fill your stomach with great eats.
I'm a bit of the book nerd, so the opportunity to explore literary history and see authors homes seems really exciting. Especially the ones along the coast!
Hit the Jackpot
Forget about Vegas! This trip will let you experience the lights, entertainment, and glamour of the big cities without leaving the state.
Lower Connecticut River Valley is full of stunning river views and historical sites perfect for a romantic getaway.
Romance in Litchfield Hills
If you really want to wow your partner, this trip is even more about celebrating love, and features many opportunities for private moments. Maybe even a proposal!
Biking the Quiet Corner
Everyone knows this corner of the state is unmatched when it comes to New England charm, so don't miss this chance to take it in at a nice relaxed pace this summer.
The Beasts of I-95
Two aquariums, one zoo, and an inn by the beach. Definitely a must try for the whole family!
Made in Connecticut
If you're a history buff, this one is definitely for you! You'll get to explore Connecticut's industry history, from east to west.
Lighthouses are pretty much the coolest things ever and they're loaded with stories. Enjoy the beautiful coast and picnic beside these wonders.
Out for Ice Cream
Yum! This trip covers some of the best ice cream shops in the state, which is what summer is all about.
For the Little Ones
Don't worry about how you're going to keep the kids entertained this summer. This trip was meant for families with small children and will keep them occupied for days!
Thank you again to the Connecticut Office of Tourism for compiling so many road trips! Which one will you be taking this year?