The amusement-industry website “Amusement Today” has named the “Boulder Dash” roller coaster at Lake Compounce Theme Park in Bristol as 2013’s “Best Wooden Roller Coaster in the World.”
Connecticut has a long history that has resulted in haunted relics still in existence today. Additionally, there are innumerable simulated haunted events and venues to enthrall adults and kids alike that come alive in the fall.
Tweens are too old to do “kid” stuff, but not quite old enough for more cultured aspects of Connecticut. Try taking your youth to The Children’s Museum, Ski Sundown or Lake Compounce.