Now that the warm weather is here to stay for the next few months, Connecticut residents will be spending more of their time outdoors, even while going out for dinner or drinks. A number of bars have cleaned and opened up their patios after they sat deserted over the long winter. These are the best ones to visit for enjoying cold beers and cool cocktails out in the sun.
Beer Gardens have been gaining in popularity in Connecticut as several bars, breweries and restaurants adding them to attract customers. These are some of the best in the state for spending a warm day under the sun enjoying a cold beer.
Connecticut has plenty of fascinating museums that the whole family will love. Consider spending an afternoon with the kids checking out one of these engrossing, accessible exhibits at some of the state’s best museums.
Connecticut residents who want to join the Cinco de Mayo festivities should visit one of these fine Mexican bars.
The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Connecticut, with new businesses starting here every year. A few of these have met with growing success, with their products selling well not just within the state, but beyond its borders as well.
Connecticut is just a short car, bus or train ride away from New York, Boston, and the Atlantic coastline, all of which are ideal destinations for spending a weekend or brief vacation. If you plan on spending a night or two, an incredible view can make your hotel go from good to great. These hotels in Connecticut’s neighboring states will allow you to gaze at nature, the sea, or the big city, all from the comfort of your room.
On days where it’s raining there’s no need to just stay home. These state bars provide not just shelter from the rain but good company, top-notch menu items and fun times.
For great food, drinks and company, these bars can’t be beat when you’re in the mood to take in America’s national pastime.
For some fun “staycation” activities in Connecticut that kids are sure to love, we asked Stamford teacher Deborah Okun.
The martini has been in existence for well over a century, and it has persevered as one of America’s favorite cocktails. For some of the best recipes, we called upon bartender John Ginnetti from the New Haven cocktail lounge 116 Crown.