Connecticut is known as an elegant state with a maritime tradition and is nicknamed the Constitution State after its direct influence in the development of the U.S. federal government. It’s a place full of history, culture and maritime-related activities, which all tourists love to take in.
Get into the marine world at Mystic Seaport and at the Mystic Aquarium. See a working preservation shipyard in action and climb aboard one of America’s historic vessels, and then head to the aquarium to touch and observe large and small maritime animals.
Those who enjoy modern architecture should take a tour of the famous Glass House designed by architect Philip Johnson, while those who are fans of author Mark Twain can visit the Mark Twain House & Museum to see where Twain did some of his writing and learn about the legacy of this talented American author.
Anyone 21 and older will have a tasty good time on the Connecticut Wine Trail where guests can swirl, smell and sip fine wines in any of the 24 statewide vineyards in this collection.