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Connecticut destinations, parks and attractions

Are you going on a road trip to Connecticut, looking for tips about the destinations so you and your party can enjoy it, be comfortable and not spend a fortune?

Here are some of the top destinations in Connecticut and tips about visiting them

National parks and monuments in Connecticut

Connecticut State parks and historic sites

Connecticut Seasons, bugs, topography and climate

Although Connecticut is a small state, it still has 2 climates: northern Connecticut has cold winters with moderate snowfall and hot, humid summers. Far southern and coastal Connecticut has cool winters with a mix of rain and infrequent snow, and the long hot and humid summers typical of the middle and lower East Coast.

Connecticut Camping tips

Connecticut offers campgrounds, including sites with rustic cabins, in thirteen state parks or forests. Select a campground from the map or use the list below.
Reservations for all state campgrounds are available online at Reserve America or by calling toll free 1-877-668-CAMP (2267).
Connecticut Campground Locations
Natchaug State Forest Mashamoquet State Park Hopeville Pond State Park Pachaug State Forest Rocky Neck State Park Devil's Hopyard State Park Hammonasset State Park Kettletown State Park Black Rock State Park Lake Waramaug State Park Macedonia Brook State Park Housatonic Meadows State Park American Legion State Forest Salt Rock Campground Parks with Camping Areas:
Black Rock | Devil's Hopyard | Hammonasset Beach | Hopeville Pond
Housatonic Meadows | Kettletown | Lake Waramaug | Macedonia Brook
Mashamoquet Brook | Rocky Neck | Salt Rock | Wolf Den
Forests with Camping Areas:
American Legion State Forest | Pachaug State Forest
Horse Camping Areas:
Natchaug State Forest | Pachaug State Forest
Rustic Cabin Rentals:Housatonic Meadows | Kettletown | Black Rock | Lake Waramaug | Hammonasset Beach | Rocky Neck | American Legion State Forest | Hopeville Pond
Other camping:
Youth Group Camping River Camping Backpack Camping

There are both state parks and private campgrounds in Connecticut.