Connecticut is a state which is in the New England region of the northeastern United States. Connecticut is the 3rd least extensive, the 29th most populous of the 50 United States. This state was one of the original Thirteen British colonies who formed the United States. In Connecticut you will find a lot of fun attractions and a wealth of history. Here is a list of top 5 places of Connecticut.
1. Gillette Castle State Park:
Gillette castle was originally a private residence commissioned and designed by William Gillette, an American actor who is most famous for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes on stage. This park consists of the castle and its grounds and receives 300,000 annual visitors. It includes a museum, hiking trails, and a picnic area, and holds many theatrical celebrations.
Hartford is the capital of Connecticut. If you’re interested in self-guided walking tours, Hartford is an excellent place to do this due to its small size. If you are in Hartford then you can visit some of the places like Bushnell Memorial Park, Old State Capital, the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch and Traveler’s Tower observation.
3. Sleeping Giant:
Sleeping Giant of south-central Connecticut is a rugged trap rock mountain located 8 miles north of New Haven. The Giant is known for its expansive cliff top vistas, rugged topography, and microclimate ecosystems. The park is a lovely place to hike and get stunning views, especially from the stone tower vantage point, where you can get amazing views.
4. Windsor Locks:
Windsor Locks is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. Windsor Locks is home to one of the most interesting places to visit in Connecticut – The New England Air Museum.
Mystic is a village in New London County, Connecticut, United States. Mystic is located within the towns of Groton and Stonington. Mystic Seaport is a great recreation of a period seaport village. If you are with kids then you can visit Mystic Aquarium and can see the sea lion show.