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    Otherwise known as the Constitution State, Connecticut was the fifth of the original 13 colonies, and as such has a rich national history. One of the oldest states in the US, Connecticut boasts a range of historical cities, coastline, and plenty of natural beauty to boot. Also home to Yale University and various world- renowned museums associated with the school, the state can easily lay claim to the reputation of one of the most visited states in the nation.

    Connecticut is also home to the famous Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Casinos, which are world famous Native American casinos which host some of the most prominent poker tournaments each year on the professional circuit, including World Poker Tour events. Foxwoods Poker Room is the third largest in the world, giving Connecticut yet another reason to be popular with visitors.

    Aside from the casinos, museums, and the universities, Connecticut also boasts several botanical gardens, such as the Marsh Botanical Garden in New Haven, which is located on Yale campus. But perhaps the most famous of the national landmarks for Connecticut are the lighthouses. There are literally dozens of them dotting the coastline, such as the Avery Point Light in Groton, or the Southwest Ledge Light in New Haven. There are also dozens of beaches, ranging from Pleasure Beach in Bridgeport, to Cove Island Park in Stamford. Keep in mind that alcohol is not sold on Sundays, so if you plan to do any drinking while having a barbecue on the weekend you’ll need to stock up in advance. Visit the historical cities of New Haven, Mystic, Norwalk, Bridgeport, and take a step back into ancient American history, back when the colonial constitution was first implemented and the birthing pains of the nation were just beginning. From the banks of the Connecticut River to the beautiful New England scenery and crisp climate, there is plenty to experience while in the state.
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      • Mattatuck Museum
        6.32 Km from Connecticut
        The Mattatuck Museum is a cultural institution based in Waterbury, Connecticut, USA.
      • Mount Southington
        13.66 Km from Connecticut
        Mount Southington Ski Area is located in Plantsville, Connecticut, on Mount Vernon Road.
      • Litchfield Historic District
        18.15 Km from Connecticut
        Litchfield Historic District, in Litchfield, Connecticut, is a National Historic Landmark District designated in 1968 as a notable and well-preserved example of a typical late 18th century New England village. It is the core area of a larger historic district that includes the entire borough of Litchfield and was designated a state historic district in 1959 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. This residential district is anchored by the Litchfield meetinghouse (1829) ...
      • Yankee Pedlar Inn
        22.33 Km from Connecticut
        The Yankee Pedlar Inn is a historical hotel located in Torrington, Connecticut. The inn, which now has 52 rooms, was built for its original owners Frank and Alice Conley in 1891. It was originally given a colonial New England architectural style. The Yankee Pedlar Inn remains one of the oldest non-franchised hotels in Connecticut that is still in operation today.
      • WELI
        28.74 Km from Connecticut
        WELI (960 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. Licensed to New Haven, Connecticut, USA, it serves the New Haven and Bridgeport areas. The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. (as CC Licenses). Studios are located in Radio Towers Park, 495 Benham Street, in Hamden, CT. It shares these facilities with sister WKCI-FM. Transmitter and towers are also at this location. The station's program schedule features local programming, including a sports show with George DeMaio...
      • WYBC-FM
        29.74 Km from Connecticut
        WYBC-FM (94.3 FM) is an Urban Adult Contemporary format, Located on 94.3 FM, the station is licensed to the New Haven, Connecticut Community. The stations slogan is "The Rhythm of the City!" on the campus of Yale University. The station is operated through Connoisseur Media as of May 10, 2013. Its transmitter location is in West Rock Ridge State Park.
      • WRYM
        31.14 Km from Connecticut
        WRYM (840 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an ethnic format. Licensed to New Britain, Connecticut, USA, it serves the Hartford area. The station is currently owned by Eight Forty Broadcasting Corporation.
      • Amity (New Haven)
        31.26 Km from Connecticut
        The valley of Amity is an area located partly in the town of Woodbridge, Connecticut and partly in the city of New Haven. It is bounded on the northeast by the West Rock ridge, on the south by the Westville neighborhood of New Haven, and on the northwest by an incline in elevation above which lies the highlands of Woodbridge, Connecticut. The official New Haven neighborhood planning maps include the traditionally separate neighborhoods of West Hills (vicinity of Valley Street) and Beverly Hills ...
      • Blue Back Square
        33.71 Km from Connecticut
        Blue Back Square, located east of West Hartford Center, and South of Bishops Corner, is a commercial development. Talk of the new square started in 2003, with construction from late 2006 to early 2008. Blue Back Square was named after the Blueback Speller, by Noah Webster, who was once a West Hartford resident.
      • New Haven Green
        35.45 Km from Connecticut
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      • 270 Farmington Ave #301
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        270 Farmington Ave #301, Farmington, CT 06032, USA
      • UConn Health
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        UConn Health 263 Farmington Ave, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
      • 130 Division St
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        130 Division St, Derby, CT 06418, USA
      • New Haven
        New Haven is the second-largest city in Connecticut, after Bridgeport.It is in New Haven County, on New Haven Harbor, on the northern coast of Long Island Sound.

        Founded in 1638, New Haven could be considered to be the oldest formally planned community in the United States due to the original grid of four streets by four streets. This created what is now commonly known as the "Nine Squares," now the center of Downtown New Haven. The city instituted the first public tree planting program in America, eventually producing a canopy of mature trees (including some large elms) that gave New Haven the nickname "The Elm City."

        The city is best known as the home of Yale University and the National Historic Landmark New Haven Green. Along with Yale University, healthcare (hospitals, biotechnology), professional services (legal, architectural, marketing, engineering), financial services and retail trade form the base of the economy. Since the mid-1990s, the city's downtown area and many of its neighborhoods have seen extensive revitalization. Other colleges and Universities in New Haven include Southern Connecticut State University, and Albertus Magnus college, with Quinnipiac University and the University of New Haven in the greater New Haven area.

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        Five Mile Point Lighthouse
        Marsh Botanical Garden
        Yale University
        New Haven, CT, USA

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      Graphic showing average weather in Connecticut in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan -4.3 117.4 24.3 46.2
      Feb -4 105.1 24.8 41.4
      Mar 0.6 121.7 33.1 47.9
      Apr 6.9 106.4 44.4 41.9
      May 13.3 110.5 55.9 43.5
      Jun 18.1 107.9 64.6 42.5
      Jul 20.9 119.6 69.6 47.1
      Aug 19.8 114.8 67.6 45.2
      Sep 15.9 103.7 60.6 40.8
      Oct 10.1 97 50.2 38.2
      Nov 3.7 128.3 38.7 50.5
      Dec -2.6 130.9 27.3 51.5

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