10 Easily Overlooked Destinations In Connecticut That Are So Worth The Trip

Connecticut is full of spectacular attractions. From Mystic Seaport to Lake Compounce, some spots attract visitors from all over New England. But the Nutmeg State also has its overlooked destinations that are just as worthy of a visit. Take some time to adventure off the beaten path and explore some of our lesser-known treasures. Here are ten spots to get you started.

Special thanks to Caryn B. Davis for providing many of the photos in this article. Caryn is a visual storyteller specializing in architecture, travel and garden photography. She is also a published writer. Her images and articles have appeared in over 60 publications.

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Which of these overlooked destinations have you missed out on? You can still add them to your bucket list and plan a visit soon! If you love the outdoors, you’ll want to make a trip to Connecticut’s most secret state park.