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Connecticut

  • Resort type: City resort
  • Landscape: Swamp, Mountains, Broadleaf Forest, Lakes, Plain, Riverside, Hills, Bay Coast
  • What to do: Mountaineering, Culinary Tourism, Downhill Skiing, Diving & Snorkelling, Natural Parks & Reserves, Casinos, Wellness Tourism, Historical & Architectural Monuments, Gliding & Paragliding, Yachting & Sailing, Hiking, Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing, Shopping, Nightlife
Connecticut

Connecticut is an American state in the New England Region situated in the east of the United States. It has access to the tidal estuary Long Island Sound. Connecticut borders Massachusetts and Rhode Island State. The total area of the state is 14.357 square kilometres.

The lovers of excursion tourism prefer to stay in the capital city of Connecticut. As many cities in New England, Hartford attracts the tourists with its well-preserved examples of colonial architecture. The main historical monuments are Connecticut State Capitol, Cathedral of Saint Joseph and Travellers Tower. The excursion tour around the state includes the visits to Yale University, Sheffield Island Lighthouse and the Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park.

The western districts of Connecticut offer a wide range of choices for the extreme tourists. Close to the border with New York, there are the Taconic Mountains where one can go climbing, canyoning, hiking and trekking. The coastal districts are perfect for diving, kiting, parasailing, sailing, yachting, snorkelling, and windsurfing. Anyone can try his or her hand at paragliding or parachuting.

If you want to escape the noise of a big city, then you should want to go to Bridgeport, Milford, West Haven or Stonington.

The ecological tourists will enjoy the atmosphere of Bolton Notch State Park, Indian Well State Park and Mianus River State Park.

The clinics and medical centres in the capital city attract the lovers of a wellness tourism.

In Hartford, there are such malls as Westfarms and Blue Back Square, a casino Four Winds, night clubs Pyur, Carioca and Polo. The foodies should not miss the chance to try the food in Salute, Capital Grille and Firebox.