Delegates from Connecticut played a vital role in drawing up the
US Constitution at the Constitution Convention of 1787, and thus Connecticut earned the
name the Constitution State.
The state capital of Connecticut is Hartford.
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Connecticut is the southernmost of the six New
England states. The others are: Maine,
States neighbouring Connecticut are:
Midway between New York and Boston, Central Connecticut is an ideal place to slow down and
take a look around.
The official website for the State of Connecticut.
Visit the Old State House or the home of Mark Twain.
Northwest Connecticut's Litchfield Hills, Housatonic Valley and Waterbury Region have been
making visitors feel welcome for hundreds of years. This true domain of New England at its
best is within 100 miles of New York City and 150 miles of Boston.
Accommodation in Hartford
in Hartford, Connecticut.
New haven is home to
University, although many town folk might wish it wasn't.
Yale was modelled after Oxford, and the campus' buildings were
artificially aged to give it the 'been there, seen it' look.
Popular attractions include Haddam's Gillette State Park; Madison's
Hammonassett Beach State Park; Dinosaur State Park, in Rocky Hill; and Sherwood Island
Park, in Westport.
A 19th-century whaling town re-creation can also be seen in Mystic.
Visiting Connecticut's Greater New Haven Tourism District is like stepping into a vibrant
pageant of historic treasures, marvellous architecture, bustling eateries, lively arts,
sandy beaches and colour-splashed countryside.
Accommodation in New Haven
in New Haven, Connecticut.
Most of the 169 towns and cities of Connecticut have a link from here.
Previews of the region's historic attractions, cultural events, outdoor adventures,
educational institutions, shopping, lodging and entertainment.
Bring a Good Map
When you come to
bring a good roadmap. The roads here are confusing and not always well marked.
By Heather LeFoll.
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