A holiday rental home in eastern Connecticut will put you close to all the most popular activities and attractions in the area. You?ll feel right at home in your well-appointed rental.
Eastern Connecticut is home to beautiful landscapes that provide a lovely backdrop for hiking and cycling. There are dozens of trails nearby that are suitable for a variety of fitness levels. Whether you want a short and easy hike or something a bit more challenging, you will find it here. Several wineries dot the landscape in eastern Connecticut. Participate in a wine tasting or just pick up a few bottles to bring back home. Two casinos are located in eastern Connecticut. Try your luck at a variety of games or just enjoy looking around and doing a bit of shopping.
There is much to see whilst on holiday to eastern Connecticut. If you visit during the fall, be sure to spend an afternoon hiking or driving along a spot where you?ll be able to enjoy the fall foliage. This area is well-known for the gorgeous display of colour as the leaves change from green to orange, red and yellow. Several museums are located nearby. Some of the most popular are the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum and the Mashantucket Pequot Museum which features exhibits on natural and Native American history. You will also find art museums, such as the Lyman Allen Art Museum. The entire family will enjoy a visit to the Maritime Aquarium. In addition to hundreds of types of marine life, you can also enjoy special programs and then watch a movie in the IMAX theatre.
Winters in eastern Connecticut can be quite chilly, especially at night. The summers are warm, sunny and pleasant. During the winter the average low temperatures are between -6° and 3° C and the average highs are between 3° and 7° C. In the spring the average lows are 5° and 10° C and the average highs are 14° and 19° C. Summer brings average low temperatures of 15° and 18° C and average highs are 24° and 27° C. There is between 96 and 130 mm of rain per month.
When flying to eastern Connecticut there are a few airports from which to choose. They are Bradley International Airport (BDL), Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN) and T.F. Green Airport (PVD). Each of these are a short drive to eastern Connecticut. You will need a car for use during your stay.