Connecticut is one of the States in the United States you can travel to have a memorable experience. The state is named after the Connecticut River. There are several tourist sites and destinations, and many things you can do when you visit Connecticut with your family.

Where is Connecticut Located?

Connecticut is a state in the United States with Hartford as its Capital. Massachusetts borders Connecticut to the North, Rhode Island to the east, Long Island to the south, and New York to the west. Most sources claimed that Connecticut could be linked to New England while larger parts of the state are connected with New Jersey and New York to form the tri-state area.

Connecticut covers a total of 14,357km square (5,567 square miles), with water taking 12.7%  (1,809km square, 698 square miles). Bridgeport is the largest city in Connecticut, and there several important destinations to visit during your trip to Connecticut.

What Is Connecticut Population?

According to the 2019 Population and Housing Unit Estimates released by the United States Census Bureau, Connecticut’s population is 3,565,287. The population of the state makes it the 29th most populous state in the United States. The state is also the 4th most densely populated among the fifty states. However, Connecticut is, by area, the third smallest state.

What Is the Median Income in Connecticut?

The data made available by the United States Census Bureau shows that the Median Annual Household Income for Connecticut is $87,291, Connecticut has a median property value of $277,400.

What Are the Important landmarks in Connecticut?

Connecticut has several landmarks that are crucial to the history of the United States. These landmarks are still in good structural condition, making them suitable for sightseeing or tourism when you visit Connecticut. Here are some of the notable landmarks in Connecticut.

  1. Charles W. Morgan

This is a historic boat the preserve the memories of the 19th-century American merchant fleet. It is the world’s one and the only surviving merchant vessel. It was built in the 1800s, and you can still view it today when you visit New London County, Connecticut.

  1. The Mark Twain House and Museum

Located at 385 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105, this building remained home for almost two decades to Mark Twain and his family. Most of the important works of Mark Twain were written when he lived there.

  1. State Capital

This remarkable landmark building is located at 210 Capital Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106. Whenever you visit Connecticut, you should visit this great building that houses the Connecticut General Assembly, the State Senate, the upper house, the lower house, the House of Representatives, and the office of the Governor of the State of Connecticut. It close to Scenic Bushnell Park.

  1. Old Newgate Prison

Old Newgate was both a prison and a copper mine. It is located at 106 Newgate Road, East Granny, CT06026. The structure was used from 1776 for housing prisoners of war captured during the American Revolutionary War.

  1. Lake Compounce

Lake Compounce is located at 186 Enterprise Dr., Bristol, CT 0610. It is the oldest amusement park in the United States. It was opened in 1846. The amusement park includes a water park named Crocodile Cove and a beach. The park is still in operation to date. Your visit to Connecticut would be incomplete without visiting Lake Compounce.

  1. Harkness Memorial State Park

This is a park with a botanical garden surrounding the big mansion. The park is situated on 230 acres of land at 275 Great Neck Road, Waterford, CT 06385. The location is an excellent destination during the spring as the air will be filled with smells of roses.

  1. Gillette Castle State Park

The castle is located at 67 River Road, East Haddam, C7 06423. It is constructed above the Connecticut River. The castle was built on a 184-acre estate.

The castle exhibits royalty through the scenic views and the appearance of the castle resembling the medieval fortress. A visit to Connecticut is crucial to viewing the extraordinary creativity still in existence.

Why Would You Travel to Connecticut?

Connecticut is such a beautiful state with several tourists’ hot-spots you need to visit whenever you are in the state. Here are some reasons you should travel to Connecticut.

  1. View the living history
  2. See the lovely colors of the fall
  3. Explore the beauties of the state that you have read about.
  4. Connect to one of the oldest destinations in the United States.

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