6 Small Towns In Connecticut That Are Full Of Charm And Perfect For A Weekend Escape

Don’t get us wrong — there are some great big cities in Connecticut. Stamford and Hartford are a blast, and of course New Haven is great. But New England is known for its idyllic little towns, and Connecticut in particular has many small towns that are worth a visit. We’ve collected a few of our favorite small town day trips in Connecticut that are simply perfect for a weekend escape. All these towns in Connecticut have populations of under 7,500, and offer plenty to see and do!

Did we miss your favorite town? What’s your favorite small town day trip in Connecticut? Share yours in the comments and maybe you’ll see it featured in our next list of great small towns in Connecticut!

Address: Mystic, Stonington, CT, USA
Address: Kent, CT, USA
Address: Essex, CT, USA
Address: Niantic, East Lyme, CT, USA
Address: Bolton, CT 06043, USA
Address: Colebrook, CT, USA