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* Whether you are looking for a scenic view from up high, or down low, Illinois has it all and can be a perfect destination for your next family vacation.
* From the mountains, to the desert, to the Pacific coast, California is a great West Coast state and a very popular destination for your vacation with the kids.....
* New York State is a dazzling family vacation destination with world-class attractions and unique destinations....
On vacation with kids to: Connecticut, USA.
Connecticut, also called 'Nutmeg State', is a state in the New England region of the United States, located in the northeastern part of the country and is the richest state in the United States.
Connecticut is a state of history, entertainment and recreation
and very suited for a vacation with the kids. Residents of Connecticut are sometimes referred to as Nutmeggers or Yankees. Southwestern Connecticut is part of the Tri-State Region or New York metropolitan area, which also includes northern New Jersey and southern New York. The original European settlers in 1614 were Dutch, but by 1636, Connecticut became a British colony. Connecticut was one of the Thirteen Colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution. Connecticut has a Humid Continental Climate, with seasonal extremes tempered by its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean. A Connecticut vacation isn't complete without seeing the beautiful Atlantic coast, especially in the summer months. In Connecticut you'll experience true New England charm and a good dose of Colonial history. In coastal Connecticut, you can explore charming fishing villages and relax on sandy beaches or enjoy all the Atlantic coast has to offer.
Connecticut can be a top destination for your family vacation.
Popular cities and towns in Connecticut:
Some of the most popular cities and towns in Connecticut are: Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport.
Connecticut offers a large variety of vacation accommodations. Take a glance at the accommodations section to see what to look for in a accommodation suited for you and your children. Connecticut offers the finest vacation homes, vacation villas and apartments for you and your family. You can take advantage of the spaciousness of a beach vacation home for your family vacation. Connecticut also offers great value family hotels and resorts. Many of Connecticuts family hotels and resorts offer unique vacation accommodations suited for your vacation with the kids, including family suites and kid suites, complimentary hot breakfast, 'Kids Eat Free' programs, family style dining and friendly service. As you can see Connecticut has a variety of accommodations that are well suited for your vacation with the kids.
Connecticut's Atlantic coast has a variety of sightseeing opportunities, including breathtaking natural environments, historical sites and cultural locales. For example visit the Amistad, the famous slave ship whose captives fought back to gain their freedom, visit a state park, go to the beach, go hiking, go biking, go swimming, go snorkeling, go golfing or play at the casino. Connecticut makes it possible.
Connecticut Amusement and Theme Parks:
Lake Compounce Amusement Park
Quassy Amusement Park
Other Connecticut sites and tours for your vacation with the kids:
Nathan Hale Homestead in Coventry
Prudence Crandall House Museum in Cantebury
Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center
Gillette Castle in East Haddam
Old New-Gate Prison and Copper Mine in East Granby
Barker Character, Comic, and Cartoon Museum in Cheshire
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum in Norwalk
Brookfield Crafts Center
Danbury Railway Museum
more vacation destinations....
More usefull websites:
Connecticut Official State Information