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Connecticut College Arboretum

The Connecticut College Arboretum provides a welcome connection with the natural world. Groups can go on a self-guided exploration of the Native Plant Collection, Caroline Black Garden, and campus international tree collection. 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320. New London County. Tel: 860-439-5020. Cost: Free.... More Info

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Coley House and Farm

104 Weston Road, Weston, CT 06883. 203-226-1804. Historical homestead with farmhouse, a large barn, a carriage house and several small out buildings and a cider press. Fee.

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection

79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106. 860-424-3000. State parks and forests provide many opportunities to fish, hike, boat, paddle and other recreational activities. Free/Fee.

Fabyan Sugar Shack

384 Fabyan Road, North Grosvenordale, CT 06255. 860-935-9281. Fee/Free.

Fire Museum

230 Pine St., Manchester, CT 06040. 860-649-9436. Displays of historic, antique firefighting apparatus and equipment. Suggested donation.

Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust

5 Church Hill Rd., Woodbury, CT 06798. 203-263-3711. Discover the natural world on a 200-acre campus with activities such as barnyard tours, themed hikes, planting, learning about pollination and birds, and more! Activities vary by season. Fee.

Fort Nathan Hale & Black Rock Fort

Woodward Ave., New Haven, CT 06512. 203-946-8790. View a Revolutionary and Civil War fort on 20 acres of city park. Free.

Hunt Hill Farm

44 Upland Road, New Milford, CT 06776. 860-355-0300. A historic farm from the 18th century. Free.

Millstone Information and Science Center

278 Main St., Niantic, CT 06357. 860-691-4670, 800-428-4234. Learn about nuclear power, radiation, energy, radioactive waste and medical uses of radiation, and see interactive displays, a live marine aquaria, multi-media shows, a stereographic hologram, and a real Geiger counter. Free.

Moore's Sugar Shack

413 Pond Meadow Road, Westbrook, Connecticut 06498. 860-399-2279 or 860-304-9864. Fee/Free.

Roaring Brook Nature Center

145 Lang Rd., Windsor, CT 06095. 860-285-1886. Hands-on discovery activities, Nature Center & Animal Barn scavenger hunts, and nature hikes. Fee/Free.

Sharon Audubon Center

325 Cornwall Bridge Rd. (Route 4), Sharon, CT 06069. 860-364-0520. Explore nature and learn about the habitats with 1,147 acres of scenic trails, hiking, forests, and conservation issues. Free/Suggested Donation.

Vintage Radio and Communications Museum

115 Pierson Ln., Windsor, CT 06095. 860-683-2903. Hands-on displays of the history and evolution of electronic communications from 1850’s-1970’s. Free.

Warrup's Farm

11 John Read Road, West Redding, CT 06896. 203-938-9403. An organic farm with vegetables, flowers, pumpkin picking, maple syrup, and hayrides. Fee/Free.