School Summer Vacation

Back-to-school is just around the corner--but first you need to squeeze a few more memories out of this summer. Take your kids on an outdoor adventure, pile them into the car for an afternoon at the museum or a trip to the ice cream shop. Whatever your idea of fun, we've got ideas for some hot-weather hoopla.

Updated: May 31, 2001

Keep Them Busy


Dinosaur State Park

West St, Rocky Hill, CT 06067

A real Jurassic Park? Kids can check out dinosaur tracks made over 200 million years ago.


New England Carousel Museum

95 Riverside Ave, Bristol, CT 06010


Children's Museum

950 Trout Brook Dr, West Hartford, CT 06119

This interactive museum has been making science fun (yes, fun) since 1927.


Bushnell Park

Trinity St, Hartford, CT 06106


Museum-Connecticut History

231 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT 06106

Who said history can’t be cool? This collection tells the story of the state of Connecticut.


Keep Them Fed


Tulmeadow Farm

255 Farms Village Rd, West Simsbury, CT 06092


Max A Mia

70 E Main St, Avon, CT 06001