This Magical Hike Through A Connecticut Forest Is Unexpectedly Colorful

Spring and summer in Connecticut are filled with beautiful displays of captivating flowers. But it’s rare that you find a grand explosion of colorful blooms in the middle of a forest. The rhododendron trail is a short, easy hike that leads you into an enchanting rainforest-like environment and it’s right here in the Nutmeg State.

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Have you ever strolled down the rhododendron trail in Connecticut? Share your experiences with us in the comments section below.

Another incredible flowering trail can be found at this arboretum and garden, and it’s worth making a special trip.