Shore, Sights & Seafood Start this getaway with a visit to picturesque Stony Creek, I-95 Exit 56, and a cruise around the storybook Thimble Islands. Then go east…

Colonial Connecticut See how our colonial forefathers lived. Start at Putnam Cottage (c.1692) in Greenwich, I-95 Exit 3. It was a meeting place for local leaders during the…

45. Great Women of Connecticut Start at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, I-95 Exit 70. Ms. Griswold took in artists as boarders and inadvertently created an…

8. Relax, Rejuvenate & Reconnect What better way to relax than checking into any one of Connecticut’s luxurious hotels along the shoreline or a cozy B&B? Pamper yourself…

38. Ski Down or Across Wax your boards and head for the hills. Mount Southington, I-84 Exit 30 in Southington, Powder Ridge, I-91 Exits 17S/18N in Middlefield, and…

Here are some easy two- and three-day getaways designed for couples, families and folks with special interests. We hope they will help you get more fun out of…

11. Old Fashioned Fun Get away from the hustle and bustle of your daily routine with a visit to Allegra Farm & Horse-Drawn Carriage & Sleigh Museum, Rte….

51. Adventure in Time Travel Travel back to the 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries. Start out at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center in Mashantucket, I-95…

15. Turn Back the Clock Here’s a great getaway for lovers of old things. Start out by heading up Rte. 8 to the Seymour Antiques Center. You’ll find…

29. Imagination Vacation Join a Challenger Space Mission at the Discovery Museum, Bridgeport, Rte. 15 Exit 47. It’s a hands-on experience. Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, Rte. 8-25 Exit 3…