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When camping in Connecticut in the Fairfield region, you’re at the gateway to New England. While visiting Connecticut RV parks visit some of the interesting museums such as the Bruce Museum in Greenwich or the Lockwook-Matthews Mansion Museum in Norwalk—a 62-room Victorian house. Your children will love touring the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk and the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport. Light up your visit to campgrounds in Connecticut by touring the historic lighthouse and nature preserve on Sheffield Island, Norwalk.
The Hartford region of Connecticut is the place to see architecture, art, and old river valley farms. Camping in Connecticut gets you close to the city’s historic buildings such as the
The Hartford region of Connecticut is the place to see architecture, art, and old river valley farms. Camping in Connecticut gets you close to the city’s historic buildings such as the Old State House and the Center Church with stained glass windows by Louis Tiffany. If you love Mark Twain, bring along some of his writings when staying at Connecticut RV parks and stop by his 19-room home while visiting Connecticut’s capital city. The Wadsworth Atheneum has a sculpture garden and a collection of many fine paintings of the Hudson River School of Art. Bring along your camera and drive through the Connecticut River Valley where you’ll see scores of tobacco fields with their beautiful open-air barns—perfect subjects for that iconic Connecticut photograph.
The northwest region of Connecticut is known for quiet picturesque villages with traditional steepled churches and village greens. Find campgrounds in Connecticut alongside the Housatonic River, which is renowned for trout fishing. The rolling hills are also perfect for hiking and biking. Drive Route 7, which parallels the Housatonic. in the fall to enjoy the vibrant foliage.
Camping in Connecticut mixes well with families. Take a ride on the legendary Boulder Dash wooden roller coaster in Middlebury. Visit the Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury and the Lake Compounce Theme Park in Bristol. Connecticut RV parks are located on Connecticut’s easternmost shoreline at Mystic. You can watch 19th-century type shipbuilding and wave good bye to ships of all sizes as they sail from Mystic Seaport. Discover Native American culture at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center. Get close to sea creatures at the Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration, developed with Dr. Robert Ballard, the oceanographer who found the sunken Titanic.
Travel to the New Haven Region and visit Yale University where visitors can find art and architecture on an Ivy League scale. If you like the comics, then stop by Barker Character, Comic & Cartoon Museum in Cheshire, where you’ll see 60,000 pieces of cartoon art and cartoon theater. Campgrounds in Connecticut are located near the Hammonasset Beach State Park— Connecticut’s longest saltwater beach. Birdwatchers should bring along their life lists and tour the Audubon Coastal Center in Milford.