Looking to get out of town and do something fun as a family during spring break? How about a family day trip? Scroll down for our list of five fun day trip ideas that everyone will love!
The Dinosaur Place
The Dinosaur Place is a 60-acre Outdoor Adventure Park with more than 50 life-sized dinosaurs on nature trails! You’ll also find a dinosaur-themed maze, two dinosaur-filled caves, and Monty’s Playground, featuring T-Rex Tower.
1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Montville, CT
No advance tickets or reservations required
Mystic Aquarium is home to thousands of species of marine mammals, fish, invertebrates and reptiles.
55 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, CT
Advanced purchase of online timed-tickets is required for each person in your party, including children 2 & under
Connecticut Science Center
Explore more than 165 thrilling hands-on exhibits at the Connecticut Science Center! You’ll build, design, touch, learn, race, and much more. Plus, rotating traveling exhibits mean there’s always something NEW to discover. Dinosaurs Around The World is a new blockbuster traveling exhibition that takes you back in time on a dinosaur adventure and a tour of an Earth very different from today.
250 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT
A timed ticket must be purchased online prior to your arrival and face masks are required for all visitors ages 2+
Kent Falls State Park
At Kent Falls State Park, see the waterfalls, walk across the covered bridge, hike the falls 1/4 mile up along the stair pathway see the water rushing 250 feet down into a reflecting pool that joins with Housatonic River. Trout Park, Kent Falls offers a chance to fish and have a picnic.
462 Kent Cornwall Rd, Kent, CT
The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum
The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum is five acres ropes courses and ziplines in more than 180 treetop platforms connected by ladders, bridges and 24 ziplines. For everyone age 5+.
4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604
Book online, ahead of time