Find Tourist Places in Connecticut

Connecticut is often popular as a member of the Tri-State area which also includes New York and New Jersey. The Connecticut River is among its most prominent feature as it cuts through the entire state, thus the name. The state goes by several nicknames including the Constitution State for its huge influence in the development of the federal government in the country. Today, finance and insurance are the biggest driving forces in the state’s economy. Tourism also plays a big role in Connecticut and not surprisingly so because of the huge efforts being made to preserve its historic appearance. Yale University is a top tourist – and educational – destination in the state but other people also come to Connecticut to see the Mystic Seaport Museum, Mark Twain House and Museum, Connecticut Science Center, Gillette Castle State Park, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and several others. Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun are also two of the biggest casinos in the state both located on Native American reservations.

There are over 200 tourist attractions in Connecticut. This is 1% of all tourist attractions listed in the USA. Top cities in Connecticut with popular tourist destinations are Hartford, New Haven, Mystic, East Haddam and Bristol. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are nature attractions and museums. Then there is also landmarks listed in Connecticut. You may find a list of all categories of Connecticut attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Connecticut of that type.

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