Relive The Colonial Era At These 9 Historic Spots In Connecticut

As one of the earliest-colonized states, Connecticut is one of only a few states that boasts surviving architecture from the colonial period. Visit these nine places to experience what life was like back when Connecticut residents paid taxes to England.

Please note, Henry Whitfield House is temporarily closed.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

So, who’s ready to explore centuries-old houses filled with enough antiques to make parents of young kids really nervous? Which one are you most excited to visit? Share in the comments!

Do you prefer your history with a side of ghost stories? Check out this haunted road trip to the scariest places in Connecticut.