Connecticut Bucket List ~ Hartford Region

Today we explore the capitol region of the state!

East Haddam

  • Devil’s Hopyard State Park: Beautiful area to hike with a waterfall.

East Windsor

  • Connecticut Trolley Museum: Explore this history of the trolley in the region.


  • Connecticut State Capitol: Visit the state house.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Center: Visit the home of the famous abolitionist.


  • Wickham Park: Beautiful park with walking trails and nice views.


  • Wadsworth Falls State Park: Park features a gorgeous waterfall.


  • Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum: Tour three restored 18th century homes.

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Connecticut Bucket List ~ Mystic Country Region

Today we begin a new state in our Bucket List series: Connecticut. This state, despite its small size, is split into five distinct regions. We begin with Mystic Country.


  • Historic Ship Nautilus and Submarine Force Museum: Learn all about the history of submarines and their use in the Navy.


  • Mashantucket Pequot Museum: Learn all about this Native American tribe that settled in the area.

New London

  • Fort Trumball State Park: Tour this coastal fortress.


  • The Dinosaur Place: This fun park features several nature trails that are filled with dinosaur sculptures.


  • Old Lighthouse Museum: Beautiful stone lighthouse on the coast.


  • Waterford Beach State Park: Great place to visit the ocean in Connecticut.

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