Center of CT

  • Gardens & Farmers' Markets

    Start planning your spring season—from blooming gardens to vibrant farmers’ markets, farms and orchards, the local offerings in central Connecticut are endless!

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  • British Raid on Essex

    On May 10, Essex, an officially recognized battle site on the State Register of Historic Places, will commemorate the anniversary of the British Raid on Essex.

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  • Non-Stop Connecticut

    Explore Connecticut's popular destinations and local secrets in our new Non-Stop Connecticut video series.

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  • Cozy up in a B&B

    Throughout the region, more then 40 B&Bs offer creature comforts and storied pasts. Whether you desire a quaint B&B nestled in the countryside or a stately home by the sea, you'll find it here.

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  • Burgers and Brews

    Central CT is home to the American birthplace of the hamburger sandwich, historic taverns, innovative burger bars and the region's finest breweries. Come hungry! Come thirsty!

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About Us

The Central Regional Tourism District promotes The Connecticut's River Valley and The Greater New Haven region as a vacation and sight-seeing destination for visitors to the New England region. It stretches from the Massachusetts border to Hartford, along the CT River to New Haven and its neighboring shoreline towns.

Non-Stop Connecticut

Explore Connecticut's popular destinations and local secrets in our new Non-Stop Connecticut video series.

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Special Packages

Making a getaway is easy with packages offering dining, accommodations, R&R and more - all for one price.

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Brochures

Download a copy of our updated brochures and two Visitors Guides to start planning your Connecticut adventure.

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