The 8 Best Nature Centers In Connecticut That Make The Perfect Day Trip Destination

Finding a family outing that keeps the whole clan entertained can be a challenge. Connecticut’s nature centers are bustling with activities and the perfect spot for a day trip. Combine outdoor exploration with indoor exhibits and you’ve got a surefire winner no matter what time of year. Take a look at some of the best nature centers to visit here in the Nutmeg State.

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:

Have you visited any of these nature centers? Which one was your favorite? When the weather outside is too frightful to enjoy the outdoors, grab the family and head to this amazing cartoon museum.