Connecticut is not so well known by many tourists coming to the area. Many pass straight through Connecticut and stay at local hotels in Stamford while making a trip from New York to Boston. However, it worth getting off the highway and out of the car for a little bit, to get to know the great places throughout the State.
For instance, did you know that Stamford, Connecticut is the home to The Stamford Museum and Nature Center? You will find over 115 acres of spectacular woodlands which are great for hiking. You could stop midday for a picnic lunch. You will also find a working farm there. There are many different exhibitions throughout the year that you will find to be very enjoyable and educational at the same time. Spend a full day there and stay over at one of the upscale Stamford hotels.
On the other hand Connecticut’s casinos are well known. Connecticut boasts the best in gaming and entertainment, second to Las Vegas. The famous casinos include Foxwoods Resorts and Mohegan Sun. Foxwoods features resorts reminiscent of Las Vegas style, including four grand hotels; the Grasn Pequot Tower, The Villas at Foxwoods, Great Cedar Hotel and MGM Grand at Foxwoods. Each one of these hotels features world class, luxurious suites and grand style gaming and entertainment. The Mohegan Sun has over 300,000 square feet of gaming within three casinos. The hotel features 1200 luxurious suites and an endless amount of shopping and dining. In both resorts you will find loads of live entertainment and exhibits throughout the year. The gaming and entertainment available is really top notch. While many of Connecticut’s attraction remain quiet, this venue brings visitors from all over.
There are really so many different places throughout the state of Connecticut that are fun and exciting. There are so many great things to do in every season. Make a visit to this state a part of your next trip.