Even though Connecticut is one of the smallest states in the US, it is nonetheless a fun-filled New England charmer.

Yale University Museum

Here, among its more than 250,000 items, are masterpieces created by artists such as Monet, Degas, and Manet.

Mystic Seaport Museum

The Charles W. Morgan, the last remaining wooden whale ship in existence, is the most well-known of these.

Gillette Castle State Park

This ancient Gothic building was created in the early 20th century by stage actor William Gillette and conceals puzzle pieces like spying mirrors and secret tunnels.

Beach State Park

Hammonasset Beach is the longest beach in Connecticut, stretching over two miles .

Lake Compounce, Bristol

The oldest continually running amusement park in North America, this Bristol location has been in operation for 175 years.

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo

The only zoo in Connecticut, this sanctuary for animal lovers is well-liked by parents who wish to give their kids the opportunity to interact with some of the cutest species in the world.

Glass House

The main draw is the translucent house, whose glass walls provide visitors within 360-degree vistas of the lush surroundings and shimmering pond that extend below.

Mystic Aquarium

Beluga whales, a Stingray Touch Pool, a Sharks Touch Habitat, a Marsh Trek, and an Animal Rescue Center are among its stunning indoor and outdoor exhibits.