Highest-rated things to do in Connecticut, according to Tripadvisor

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December 26, 2021
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Highest-rated things to do in Connecticut, according to Tripadvisor

Whether you’ve lived in Connecticut your whole life or are planning a trip there for the first time, there are plenty of things to do no matter your tastes. From historic landmarks and museums to stunning parks and hiking trails, Stacker compiled a list of the highest things to do in Connecticut on Tripadvisor.

The list includes must-see sites, unusual activities off the beaten path, iconic buildings and museums, and plenty of places you’re likely to have heard of and still others that may be new to you. Whether you’re a seasoned local or looking for something fun to do during your visit, we’ve got you covered. Keep reading for the highest-rated things to do in Connecticut.

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#30. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (563 reviews)
- Category: Natural History Museums
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#29. The Palace Theatre

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (50 reviews)
- Category: Theaters
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#28. Housatonic River

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (4 reviews)
- Category: Bodies of Water, Valleys
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#27. Seaside Park

- Rating: 4 / 5 (134 reviews)
- Category: Parks
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#26. Stepping Stones Museum for Children

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (249 reviews)
- Category: Children's Museums
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#25. Mohegan Sun

- Rating: 4 / 5 (1,454 reviews)
- Category: Casinos
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#24. Grand Theater at Foxwoods

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (252 reviews)
- Category: Theaters
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#23. Tarrywile Park & Mansion

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (175 reviews)
- Category: Parks, Hiking Trails
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#22. Tanger Outlets Foxwoods

- Rating: 4 / 5 (234 reviews)
- Category: Factory Outlets
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#21. Mohegan Sun Arena

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (799 reviews)
- Category: Arenas & Stadiums
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#20. The Submarine Force Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (874 reviews)
- Category: Speciality Museums
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#19. Silver Sands State Park

- Rating: 4 / 5 (421 reviews)
- Category: State Parks
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#18. The Maritime Aquarium

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,011 reviews)
- Category: Aquariums
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#17. Sheffield Island Lighthouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (297 reviews)
- Category: Points of Interest & Landmarks, Lighthouses
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#16. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (570 reviews)
- Category: Art Museums
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#15. Farmington Valley Greenway

- Rating: 5 / 5 (7 reviews)
- Category: Hiking Trails
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#14. Walnut Beach

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (155 reviews)
- Category: Beaches
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#13. Foxwoods Resort Casino

- Rating: 4 / 5 (3,005 reviews)
- Category: Casinos
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#12. Stamford Museum & Nature Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (294 reviews)
- Category: Speciality Museums
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#11. Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruises

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (112 reviews)
- Category: Lighthouses, Ferries
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#10. Cove Island Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (198 reviews)
- Category: Parks
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#9. Urban Lodge Brewing

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (7 reviews)
- Category: Breweries
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#8. Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (403 reviews)
- Category: Speciality Museums, History Museums
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#7. Yale University Art Gallery

- Rating: 5 / 5 (953 reviews)
- Category: Art Museums
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#6. Farmington River

- Rating: 5 / 5 (4 reviews)
- Category: Bodies of Water
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#5. Merritt Parkway

- Rating: 4 / 5 (21 reviews)
- Category: Scenic Drives
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#4. The Mark Twain House & Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,619 reviews)
- Category: Historic Sites, History Museums
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#3. Yale University

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (806 reviews)
- Category: Educational sites
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#2. Mystic Seaport Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3,306 reviews)
- Category: Art Galleries, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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#1. Farmington River Trail

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (38 reviews)
- Category: Hiking Trails
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