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Dragon Boat Races (Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images)

Top Family Activities In Connecticut To Do Before The Summer Ends

Try one of the following parks, activities, festivals,or towns when scheduling your end of the summer bucket list, and end your kids’ summer on a high note.

08/07/2015

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Top Fourth Of July Events In Connecticut

When the calendar marks July 1, get ready for an abundance of events headed your way with entertainment, food, family fun and of course – fireworks. It’s no secret that the 4th of July is a day of celebration that can sometimes turn into a week or a full month’s worth of fun and excitement, and Connecticut has plenty going on. Here are some of the Top Fourth of July events in Connecticut.

06/27/2015

Boulder Dash (Courtesy Lake Compounce)

Lake Compounce Roller Coaster Receives National Honor

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.”

09/09/2013

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Top Kid-Friendly Haunted Houses In Connecticut

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.

10/12/2012

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Connecticut’s Best Stuff For Tweens

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.

01/12/2011