New Kids at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, Conn.

This past April, Connecticut’s only zoo, the Beardsley Zoo located on 1875 Noble Ave. in Bridgeport welcomed two new female Nigerian Dwarf goats.  Their mother, Cupcake is s three years old and gave birth after a five-month gestation period. Their father, Rodney, will celebrate his first birthday in June. The baby goats, known as kids, are […]

A Connecticut Castle Fit for a Tourist…

Gillette Castle at Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam, Conn., is a sight to behold. Truly one of New England’s most offbeat, fascinating travel attractions, tours for a nominal fee restart for the season Memorial Day Weekend and last through Columbus Day Weekend. Twenty men built this stone medieval fortress between 1914 and 1919 […]

Spring Has Sprung at Hill-Stead Museum’s Sunken Garden, Farmington, Conn. (Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism) writes that the Hill-Stead Museum’s Sunken Garden in Farmington, Conn., is a haven for new flowers blooming throughout the spring. At the Hill-Stead Sunken Garden,, you’ll find, for starters, English Primroses in early April, Johnny-Jump-Ups in May and Coral Bells Coral Bells in late May. Also, be sure to […]

Affordable Connecticut Travel Ideas

The Hartford Courant recently featured a terrific article entitled, “25+ Free Things to Do in Connecticut.” We highly recommend reading this article! Some attractions mentioned include the Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Connecticut State Capitol Tours in Hartford, the Husky Heritage Sports Museum at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, the New […]