Sherwood Island State Park
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut is set to hold its annual memorial ceremony honoring and celebrating the lives of those killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The state’s 12th annual memorial ceremony will […]
If your family is seeking fun in the sun this summer, Connecticut delivers. Whether your preference is the beautiful shoreline, inland activities or even a combination of the two, there are many breathtaking and adventure-filled opportunities waiting to be discovered.
Connecticut, the third smallest state, lends itself to easy sight seeing. With minimal time on the road, and no venue farther than a couple of hours, a return journey day trips are always a tank of gas away. One of the most beautiful, Sherwood Island State Park, promises memories that’ll last a lifetime. Just 65 miles away, it’s the perfect escape when nature beckons. Fall in love with these beaches as those waves carve sand art on the beach in undulating lines of red (garnet), black (magnetite) and white (quartz).
Memorial Day Weekend marks the opening of many public beaches in Connecticut. Here’s a few of Connecticut’s best public sandy venues where you can get some sun and a cool dip in the water.