"Valentine's Feeding Time for Couples" Feb. 9 at Maritime Aquarium

Nothing says “I love you” like giving your sweetheart the chance to hand-feed a cownose ray, and The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is making that romantic gesture possible for 10 lucky couples on Sun., Feb. 9. On the Sunday before Valentine’s Day, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is putting a special twist on its behind-the-scenes … Continue reading "Valentine's Feeding Time for Couples" Feb. 9 at Maritime Aquarium

Watch Future Olympians Soar in Salisbury's 94th Annual JumpFest

This will be the 94th year when ski jumpers and lovers of winter sports converge in Salisbury at Connecticut's signature winter event, JumpFest. Ski jumping was introduced to this bucolic town in 1926 when a Norwegian farmer, Mr. Satre sailed off his barn; making ski jumping a winter tradition here ever since. This year, JumpFest … Continue reading Watch Future Olympians Soar in Salisbury's 94th Annual JumpFest

Unusual Connecticut: Shade Swamp Sanctuary

Given a long enough timeline, nature will swallow anything up, and such was the fate of an abandoned small zoo just off U.S. Route 6 in Connecticut. Now people drive by every day without knowing the remnants of a Depression-era menagerie are peeking out from the overgrowth surrounding the road. The little “zoo” was part … Continue reading Unusual Connecticut: Shade Swamp Sanctuary

Bucket List: 25 Things to do in Connecticut

Connecticut is a small state with a big impact on the country’s art, politics, history and culture. Its breathtaking beauty, from Bear Mountain to Long Island Sound, and the proximity to large East Coast urban centers, makes Connecticut a popular bucket list destination. You will find romantic tall ships in Mystic, priceless art at the Farmington’s Hill-Stead Museum, wedding venues, flea markets, and … Continue reading Bucket List: 25 Things to do in Connecticut

Classes Offered at This Stupendous Youth Theater

Winter 2020 classes begin this Saturday, January 18! NBYT has some fun offerings for your child/young adult no matter their experience or ability! Auditions for The Hobbit will be held on January 21 and 23 from 6-8 at Holmes Elementary School in New Britain. Auditions for Seas the Day: a Little Mermaid Tale will be … Continue reading Classes Offered at This Stupendous Youth Theater

Roundup Deals: "Pet-Away" Package

Roundup Deals is an ongoing feature that offers amazing deals for events, getaways, shopping, dining and so much more all across Connecticut. This Roundup Deal is an amazing getaway at Interlaken Inn, Resort & Conference Center. Bring your pets! A getaway is more than a getaway when your companion (your other companion that is) gets … Continue reading Roundup Deals: "Pet-Away" Package

Off The Beaten Path: 10 Fabulous Things to do in Litchfield County

Connecticut Wine Trail 26 reasons to cheer! Did you know the Connecticut Wine Trail is one of the most scenic and fastest growing wine regions in the country? Each of the 26 wineries and vineyards offers an unrivalled taste of Connecticut-grown grapes and true New England winemaking. More travelers today are looking for an authentic … Continue reading Off The Beaten Path: 10 Fabulous Things to do in Litchfield County

The Mark Twain House Will Offer a Haunted History Tour For One Night Only!

Editors Note: This event was incorrectly posted on the City of Hartford's tourism website. Occasionally Connecticut Roundup promotes events from their website. We apologize for the error. Filled with haunted history, dark tales, and Victorian traditions surrounding seances and spiritualism, these nighttime tours are as educational as they are goosebump-inducing. Participants will hear lots of … Continue reading The Mark Twain House Will Offer a Haunted History Tour For One Night Only!