Mark Twain House & Museum : America’s most celebrated author wrote about rafting the Mississippi in a billiards room in Connecticut.
Wadsworth Atheneum : The oldest public art museum in the country is particularly known for its collection of Hudson River School paintings.
Nathan Hale Homestead  : The only thing you’ll “regret” is not visiting this loving homage to the Revolution’s dashing secret agent.
Roseland Cottage/Bowen House : A pink parfait of arches and rosettes is the quintessential example of Gothic Revival architecture.
Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center  : Explore the recovered history of New England’s first people with a life-sized re-creation of a Pequot tribal village.
Mohegan Sun Casino : Even as you lose your twentieth hand of the night, the starry sky overhead makes you feel like you are enjoying the great outdoors.
Mystic Seaport : Give it your best “arrgh!” as you take the wheel of an authentic whale ship, or board a replica of the infamous Amistad.