You Won’t Be Happy To Hear That Connecticut Is Expected To Experience A Surge Of Ticks This Year

Most of us in Connecticut are thrilled that winter passed by quickly and our snowblowers only had to be dragged out of the garage a handful of times. But that mild winter is expected to take its revenge with a surge of ticks in 2019. As you begin to embark on your outdoor adventures this season, you’ll need to be vigilant and take some extra precautions to avoid tangling with these potentially dangerous critters.

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:

Wear the proper attire, get the right insect repellent, stick to the trails, and check for ticks after any outdoor adventure and you’ll reduce your chances of getting a tick bite.

Now that you know what to do to protect yourself from ticks in 2019, here are nine easy breezy spring hikes to enjoy.