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June: Summer Kick-Off

June, the first month of summer, is officially here! I love feeling the weather change and watching Fairfield County transition into this beautiful season. It’s surprising to me that I live in a cold-weather climate because I love summer so much. I live for the summer and for everything it has to offer. I never run out of fun things to do.
This month, I’ll be posting about all things summer: how to get your home ready for the summer heat, events to enjoy, and a general celebration of my favorite season. For now, let’s kick it off with a list of my favorite things to do in the area in the summertime.
Here are My 25 Favorite Things To Do in Connecticut in Summer:
(Note: Links to locations throughout.)
1) Sherwood Island State Park, Westport
2) Dining outside at Viva Zapata’s Restaurant, Westport

3) Mini Golfing at Cove Marina Mini Golf, East Norwalk  
4) Ice cream at Sweet Ashley’s, East Norwalk
5) Tod’s Point Beach (also known as Greenwich Point Park), Greenwich
6) Lake Mohegan, Fairfield
7) The Glass House, New Canaan
8) The Maritime Aquarium, Norwalk
9) Mystic Seaport, Mystic
10) Mystic Aquarium, Mystic
11) Lake Compounce, Bristol

12) The Grace Mayflower Inn, Washington
13) The town of Essex
14) Hammonasset Beach State Park, Madison
15) Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport
16) Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Norwalk, CT
17) Kent Falls State Park, Kent
18) Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT
19) Grace Farms, New Canaan
20) The Thimble Islands, Stony Creek
21) Tavern at Graybarns, Silvermine/Norwalk


22) Lyman Orchards, Middlefield


23) Chelsea Piers, Stamford


24) The need for speed at Lime Rock Park, Lakeville