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Shown above - The most popular Hotel in Connecticut:
Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket
This page provides a glimpse of hotels, casinos, vacations spots, nature trails and pretty seaside villages in the state of Connecticut.
There is just so much to see and do here. Casino games. Museums. Dreamy days at the beach.
Despite its tiny size, the state of Connecticut is also home to 65 state parks.
Use this page to help you pick your favorite activities and places to stay in Connecticut.
Scroll to the bottom of the page for more about Connecticut, and links info about other states.
Below: An old cannon at Seaside park in Bridgeport.
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Above: The ruins of an old castle at Gillette Castle State Park in Chester.
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Connecticut is divided into five distinct regions - Litchfield Hills, River Valley, Mystic County, Greater New Haven and Fairfield County.
Top local tourist attractions include Foxwoods Resort Casino Hotel in Connecticut, various little seaside villages, a number of museums, and many dozen major parks.
Connecticut is also home to many fine colleges and at least a dozen Universities, including Yale and Wesleyan. Visit the links below for a complete list of Universities and PhD Programs in Connecticut, and all over America.
Below: A pier in East Haddam.
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Five Fast Facts About Connecticut
1. Connecticut is the southernmost New England state.
2. Connecticut's first European settlers were Dutch.
3. The state of Connecticut is approximately 110 miles long and about 70 miles wide.
4. Connecticut's largest city is Bridgeport.
5. Connecticut has an average population density of about 740 people per square mile.
Below: The state Capitol building in Hartford.
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Above: Bassets Bridge Farm in Mansfield.
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Above: Full moon over Mystic.
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Above: After recent remodeling, Yale University in New Haven now conjures far fewer creepy, disturbing images of croc-infested moats and damsels trapped in dungeons.
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Above: The Colgate Mansion in Sharon.
Here's a list of the top 5 Connecticut attractions for optimal learning fun. These 5 destinations were specially selected by USLearning.net:
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