Kids Camping Guide | Connecticut

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Kids Camping Guide | Connecticut

Essex-steam-train-connecticutTop 10 Things for Kids to Do in Connecticut | Maple Syrup, Visit the Beach, Hike to Mount Misery | Ride a Real Steam Train & a Riverboat | See Dinosaur Tracks

Kids Guide to Connecticut

Top 10 Things for Kids to Do in Connecticut

Children visiting Virginia will learn that the state is filled with points of historic importance. These sites range from colonization to the Civil War and are a great opportunity to learn about the formation of the country. The state is also filled with places where children can have fun, enjoy the outdoors and much more. Here are a few attractions and activities that kids visiting Virginia won't want to miss.

01  Visit a sugar house to see how maple syrup is created

02  Go cross country skiing at the Craftbury Outdoor Center, which has great snow that arrives earlier and lasts longer than other places in the area

03  Learn about some maritime history at the Museum of America and the Sea at the Mystic Seaport, explore historic ships and see the working preservation shipyard

04  Spend time on the beach at Hammonasset Beach State Park, which has the largest shoreline of any park in the state

05  Cross Bull's Bridge, which crosses the Housatonic River and learn about the story of how George Washington's horse fell into the river and had to be rescued

06  Enjoy learning about the life of P.T. Barnum at the Barnum Museum in Bridgeport

07  Ride the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat connection from Essex Station to the Connecticut River and back to the Essex Station

08  Hike the trail leading to Mount Misery in the Pachaug State Forest

09  Explore the Submarine Force Library and Museum in Groton, the only museum dedicated to submarines operated by the U.S. Navy, and see the USS Nautilus in Groton also

10  See the largest dinosaur track site in North America site within the geodesic dome at Dinosaur State Park