Top Free Summer Activities For Kids In ConnecticutFinding activities to keep your children busy during the summer can be difficult, especially with admission costs adding up. Having fun this summer does not mean you have to break the bank. Children's activities across the state of Connecticut have free admission or are open to the public. Check out the listing below for a variety of free activities for children this summer.
Top Spots To Take Family Photos In ConnecticutThere are beautiful locations in Connecticut's parks that provide scenic backdrop opportunities and often times are free to the public to enter.
Sandy Hook Playground in Hartford VandalizedWhile one playground was opening in Stamford at West Beach over the weekend in memory of Sandy Hook victim Jesse Lewis, a playground in Hartford's Elizabeth Park for victim Ana Grace Marquez-Greene was vandalized.
Hartford Playground Named For Newtown Victim Opens A new playground named in honor of one of the Newtown school shooting victims is opening in Hartford.
Top Parks In ConnecticutIf you're looking to enjoy the outdoors, consider visiting one of these parks in Connecticut.
Top Spots To See New Year's Eve Fireworks In ConnecticutThere’s something about these pyrotechnics that light up the night sky and burst into colorful designs that never fail to bring cheering from onlookers. The good news is that fireworks are no longer limited to celebrating the Fourth of July.
Top Spots In Connecticut To Take Family PhotosBe it proms, dates, engagements, weddings, births, festivals or holidays, there is a beautiful background for all photographs.
Top Outdoor Concerts To Look Forward To This Summer In ConnecticutCheck out the best outdoor concerts coming to Connecticut this summer.
Top Spots For A Picnic In ConnecticutAcross Connecticut, families and romancers alike love this area for its scenic picnic locations. State parks provide shoreline and waterfront views, and local vineyards combine wine with delicious foods to create a romantic getaway from life's daily stressors. Pack those picnic baskets to enjoy hilltop views and ocean breezes at Connecticut's best spots for a picnic.
Elizabeth Park Repairs Getting StartedRepairs are getting underway, for a landmark rose garden near the Hartford-West Hartford town line.
The Pond House Café Blooms in Elizabeth Park Year RoundThe Pond House Café is housed in a building that used to be home to the snack bar in the heart of Hartford’s venerable Elizabeth Park. While a small snack bar still exists at a window on the exterior of the building, I am still nostalgic for boxes of cracker jacks and salty popcorn as I enter the café. However, what awaits you now within the Pond House far excels the old snack selections sold!
Best Places to Take Your Dog in HartfordAlthough Hartford is very much a city, there are plenty of great places to take your dog. From parks to hiking trails, there are many different outdoor options for you and your pooch.