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Best Tourist Attractions In Connecticut

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As mentioned in my previous hubs I love travelling, being able to experience the many wonderful things around the world is a true passion of mine. I am going to talk about some of the most popular tourist attractions in Connecticut, and they definitely have something for the entire family to enjoy. I have been to Connecticut seven times, and would really like to go back one day. Connecticut is very beautiful, and is mostly known for its hiking trails.

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Mystic Aquarium

Mystic Aquarium is located in Mystic, and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions for families in Connecticut. Mystic Aquarium was opened back in 1973, and has an amazing history to it. The Mystic Aquarium has over ten thousand different animals, and have some pretty amazing exhibits that you will absolutely love.

I have been to the Mystic Aquarium four times, and would really like to go back one day. The Mystic Aquarium has some amazing architecture, and is not only a fun experience but also very educational. The Mystic Aquarium is definitely one attraction I would highly recommend checking out, and has several amazing live shows as well.

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Devils Hopyard State Park

Devil's Hopyard State Park is located in East Haddam, and it is about one thousand acres in size. The Devil's Hopyard State Park has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Connecticut, and was opened back in 1919. The Devil's Hopyard State Park have several amazing attractions throughout the area, and some of the hiking trails are truly amazing.

I have only been to the Devil's Hopyard State Park once, but would love to go back one day. The Devil's Hopyard State Park has an amazing history to it, and also has some of the most incredible scenery. The Devil's Hopyard State Park sets the scene to be incredibly romantic, and if you are on your honeymoon this would be one stop I would definitely take.

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Connecticut Science Center

Connecticut Science Center is located in Hartford, and was opened back in 2009. The Connecticut Science Center is nine whole stories, and have some pretty amazing architecture. The Connecticut Science Center is not only a fun experience but also very educational, and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Connecticut.

I have been to the Connecticut Science Center three times, and would really like the opportunity to go back one day. Connecticut Science Center is over one hundred and fifty feet in size, and have some of the best interactive exhibits you will ever see. The Connecticut Science Center holds several amazing events throughout the year, and is definitely one attraction I would highly recommend checking out.

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Silver Sands State Park

Silver Sands State Park is located in Milford, and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Connecticut. The Silver Sands State Park was opened back in 1960, and truly have an amazing history to it. The Silver Sands State Park is over two hundred and ninety five acres in size, and has many attractions that you will absolutely love.

I have been to the Silver Sands State Park six times, and absolutely would love to go back one day. The Silver Sands State Park consists of sand dunes, a salt marsh, woods, and even an incredible Beach, and has some truly breathtaking scenery as well. The Silver Sands State Park have some amazing wildlife you will encounter, and there hiking trails are fantastic as well.

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Quassy Amusement Park

Quassy Amusement Park is located in Middlebury, and was opened back in 1908. The Quassy Amusement Park has become one of the most popular tourist attractions for families in Connecticut, and is also the home of an incredible waterpark in as well. The Quassy Amusement Park truly has an amazing history to it, in the agriculture is quite incredible as well.

I have been to the Quassy Amusement Park five times, and loved it each and every time. The Quassy Amusement Park has about thirty eight different attractions, and holds several amazing events throughout the year. The Quassy Amusement Park is definitely one attraction I would highly recommend checking out, and it's about twenty acres in size.

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Yale University Art Gallery

Yale University Art Gallery is located in New Haven, and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Connecticut. The Yale University Art Gallery is one of the oldest art museums in the United States, and truly has an amazing history to it. Yale University Art Gallery was opened back in 1832, and is more geared towards the adult generation. I have only been to the Yale University Art Gallery once, but would love to go back one day. The Yale University Art Gallery is a major hub for a lot of culture within Connecticut, and also has some pretty incredible architecture.

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Dinosaur State Park

Dinosaur State Park is located in Rocky Hill, and was opened back in 1968. The Dinosaur State Park has an amazing history to it, and is about eighty acres in size. The Dinosaur State Park has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Connecticut, and was opened for the protection of one of the largest dinosaur tracks in North America.

I have been to the Dinosaur State Park seven times, and absolutely would love to go back one day. The Dinosaur State Park has some amazing hiking trails, and some of the scenery you will come across is truly incredible. The Dinosaur State Park is not only a fun experience but also very educational, and is definitely one attraction I would highly recommend checking out.

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Beardsley Zoo

Beardsley Zoo is located in Bridgeport, and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions for families in Connecticut. The Beardsley Zoo was opened back in 1922, and has about three hundred and fifty different animals. The Beardsley Zoo has an amazing history to it, and the exhibits are truly amazing. I have been to the Beardsley Zoo six times, and would love to go back one day. The Beardsley Zoo holds several amazing events throughout the year, and is definitely one attraction I would highly recommend checking out.

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Lake Compounce Amusement Park

Lake Compounce Amusement Park is located in Bristol, and was opened back in 1846. The Lake Compounce Amusement Park is one of the oldest amusement parks in the United States, and truly has an amazing history to it. The Lake Compounce Amusement Park is about three hundred and thirty two acres in size, and have some pretty amazing agriculture.

I have only been to the Lake Compounce Amusement Park twice, and I would love to go back one day. The Lake Compounce Amusement Park has about forty four different attractions, and holds several amazing events throughout the year. The Lake Compounce Amusement Park is definitely one attraction I would highly recommend checking out, and it's definitely one that you will not be disappointed in.

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Maritime Aquarium

Maritime Aquarium is located in Norwalk, and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Connecticut. The Maritime Aquarium opened back in 1988, and truly has an amazing history to it. Maritime Aquarium has some pretty incredible architecture, and has about twenty seven hundred different animals. I have been to the Maritime Aquarium four times, and would really like to go back one day. The Maritime Aquarium has several amazing live shows that you will love, and holds some incredible events throughout the year as well. The Maritime Aquarium sets the scene to be incredibly romantic, and if you are on your honeymoon it would definitely be one stop I would take.

Connecticut is beautiful in several ways, and definitely would make for a perfect family vacation. These are some of the most popular tourist attractions in Connecticut that i have had the pleasure of being able to experience first hand, and also have a ton more I would like to experience as well. If you have had the amazing opportunity to be able to travel through this incredible state, and would like to share your adventures with me, please feel free to leave me a comment telling me all about it.

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