Here are some fun places for kids , activities, and things to do in Connecticut (CT) with your kids, this weekend, or anytime.
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Mystic Seaport

75 Greenmanville Ave. Mystic CT 06355
(860) 572-0711

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Mystic Seaport is America's leading maritime museum. It is home to over 500 historic vessels, a recreated seafaring village of the 1870's, and a collection of over 2 million nautical artifacts. Family activities include a children's museum, themed events, toy boat building, costumed role-players, horse-drawn carriage rides, boat rentals, river cruises, live music, and traditional games on the green.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children

Mathews Park, 303 West Avenue, Norwalk CT 06850
(203) 899-0606

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Stepping Stones Museum for Children ignites a love of learning through play. With exhibits, performances, workshops, outdoor garden and courtyard play spaces, a cafe and store, and classes - children become wide-eyed with excitement. Step inside our spectacular LEED Gold certified museum and open your world to amazing explorations and discoveries.

On Track Karting

984 North Colony Road, Wallingford, CT 06492-1818
(203) 626-0464

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It’s a true motor sports experience and it’s all indoors! And now On Track Karting offers two great locations (the original in Wallingford and our newest location in Brookfield) and some of the longest and fastest indoor kart tracks in the country. With high-performance karting for both adults (16+) and juniors (7-15 and at least 48? tall), it’s high-speed family fun.


83 Prokop Rd, Oxford, CT 06478

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All 4 Fun CT, LLC is Connecticut’s leading provider of Bounce House rentals and your one-stop for all types of inflatable jumps. We carry inflatable Bouncy Castles and Bounce Houses with a variety of party themes. Whether you need to rent inflatables for your next party or corporate event, we are sure you will be pleased with our products. You won't find a better resource for inflatable fun.

Kids Quest and Cyber Quest

1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard Uncasville, CT 06382
(860) 862-8159

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Kids Quest hourly child care activity center filled with activities: karaoke, gym, video and arcade games, arts and crafts, indoor playground. Caring for children 6 weeks to 12 years. Open seven days a week, evenings and holidays.

Quassy Amusement Park

2132 Middlebury Road Middlebury CT 06762
(203) 758-2913

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“Splash Away Bay” - it’s Quassy’s expanded waterpark with three new gigantic slides plus a children’s splash pad area! Ride the award-winning “Wooden Warrior” roller coaster and other great thrill and family rides. Talk about family affordable, an all-day ride and waterpark pass is less than $25! Tickets available online at We host fantastic birthday parties, too! Packages start at $275. Call 1-800-FOR-PARK

Howe Caverns

255 Discovery Drive, Howes Cave, NY 12092

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Howe Caverns is the largest show cave in the Northeast, with about 160,000 visitors each year. Our cave tours make a great day trip or field trip! Howe High Adventure Park is packed with fun! The park includes a four tower Zip Line, Sky Trail Ropes Course, a 26 ft climbing wall and air jumper. See all the attractions by taking advantage of our Tour and Stay Packages! Whether you’re looking for a fun day trip or vacation destination, Howe Caverns is one of the Upstate NY attractions you don’t want to miss!

Battleship Cove

5 Water Street Fall River, MA 02721
(800) 533-3194

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Welcome to Battleship Cove, located on the waterfront in Fall River, MA, where history comes to life! Climb aboard for an epic adventure on the decks of the largest collection of historic naval ships in the world while you explore several National Historic Landmarks. Battleship Cove is a world-class maritime heritage museum drawing visitors from all over the world. Visit our website for information on birthday parties, field trips, scout programs and our Nautical Nights overnight adventure.

Jump - n- Jammin

815 Pine St, Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 582-5867

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With over 18,000 sq ft of indoor and outdoor space, Jump-n-Jammin it is the LARGEST INFLATABLE GYM in Connecticut. Birthday parties, open play, special events and more!

Institute for American Indian Studies

38 Curtis Road Washington, CT 06793
(860) 868-0518

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The Institute for American Indian Studies offers education programs for all grade levels. On a field trip to IAIS, each class will be greeted at the door by one of our experienced Educators. These Educators will guide each class through the museum and to our outdoor replicated Algonkian village. A number of additions can be made to the core program, including Native American Games, Native American Stories and Native American Crafts. A field trip to IAIS is a field trip you'll always remember!

Lake Compounce Family Theme Park

822 Lake Avenue Bristol, CT 06010
(860) 583-3300

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Lake Compounce Family Theme Park is the perfect way to beat the hight cost of entertainment and create the kind of memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you're looking for kid-sized fun, family-sized thrills, or an unforgettable way to beat the heat, you'll find it all at New England's family theme park! Home to more than 50 attractions and Connecticut's largest water park, Lake Compounce offers the thrills of a larger theme park while keeping the charm of a family friendly atmosphere.

Soar Indoors

422 North Main Street, Manchester, CT 06042
(860) 645-1595

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New England's first indoor aerial adventure center includes 2 stories of wobbly bridges, cargo nets, high-wires, and even 3 zip-lines to conquer.

Plimoth Plantation

137 Warren Avenue, Plymouth, MA 02360
(508) 746-1622

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Plimoth Plantation located in Plymouth, MA is where history comes alive! See the original settlement of the Plymouth Colony established in the 17th century. Costumed interpreters and modern day artisans guide visitors of all ages across four award-winning exhibits. Fun, interactive and educational, the museum is a must-see while in the region! Indoor exhibits, Café, Museum Shop and Plymouth Cinema are opened all year. Outdoor exhibit open March 15, 2015.

Blacklight Mini-Golf

220 Albany Turnpike Canton, CT 06019
(860) 693-4404

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Fun for all ages. Play golf and enjoy Canton Creamery ice cream, or our a 1,000+ square foot arcade with skee-ball, the latest video games, and redemption prizes. Host your next birthday party in one of our three birthday rooms. We offer different birthday packages to meet your need. Each birthday child gets a free gift.

Black Hawk Party Fishing Boat

11 East Main Street, Niantic, CT, 06357

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The Black Hawk is run by Capt. Greg Dubrule, who has over 35 years of fishing experience. Together with his family, he strives to make your fishing trip the best it can be! Come fish for striped bass, bluefish, fluke, seabass, porgies & more. Our friendly, professional crew will help everyone from novices to experts. There's more than fishing, too! Join us for a Seal Watch, Fireworks or Sunset Cruise. The Black Hawk offers birthday parties, special trips for kids & groups, field trips, and private charters for special events.

The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village

1650 Hartford New London Tpke Oakdale, CT 06370
(860) 443-4367

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Discover a land before time at The Dinosaur Place™ where you can explore over 1.5 miles of prehistoric trails in a 60-acre dinosaur-themed park filled with 40 life-sized dinosaurs and New England's largest Splashpad! Also, venture indoors to explore Discovery Depot, an indoor hands-on fun & learning center! Nature's Art Village is also home to 7 unique shopping destinations including The PAST Antiques, voted Yankee Magazine's "Best Antiques Stop" 2014. An amazing shopping experience and a day of family fun... All in one!

Danbury Railway Museum

120 White Street Danbury CT 06810-2620
(203) 794-1704

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Danbury Railway Museum is ocated in the historic railroad station and rail yard in downtown Danbury. We offers railroad history, tours, train rides, operating train layouts, and numerous educational exhibits.

Launch Trampoline Park

91 Brainard Rd, Hartford, CT 06114
(860) 246-JUMP

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Launch Trampoline Park is an indoor sports and family entertainment facility serving the Greater Hartford area of Connecticut. With over 15,000 sq. feet of connected trampolines forming one GIANT jumping surface and angled trampoline walls to bounce off of, Launch will get your whole family off the couch and in the air in no time!

Old Sturbridge Village

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road Sturbridge, MA 01566
(800) 733-1830

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Old Sturbridge Village is a "must-see" attraction which depicts life in early 19th-century New England. Visitors can meet historians in costume, tour 40 antique buildings, visit a water-powered mill, see a working farm, and take part in hands-on crafts. Sturbridge offers many activities including educational programs for schools and scouts, Discovery Camps, and the best birthday party in history which includes dressing up in 19th-century costumes. Visit our website for a list of upcoming events.

The Shore Line Trolley Museum

17 River Street East Haven, CT 06512
(203) 467-6927

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The Shore Line Trolley Museum, named 2014 “Best of New England – Editor’s Choice” Winner by Yankee Magazine is a National Historic District. Service started in 1900 making it the oldest continuously running suburban trolley line in the USA. The museum has nearly 100 vintage vehicles and artifacts to see. Enjoy a living, breathing experience riding historic, restored trolleys through scenic shoreline. Charter the trolley for your next party and come join us for special seasonal trolley rides throughout the year.

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

77 Forest Street | Hartford, CT 06105 |
(860) 522-9258

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The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center preserves and interprets Stowe's Hartford home and the Center's historic collections, promotes vibrant discussion of her life and work, and inspires commitment to social justice and positive change. Stowe's best known novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), changed how Americans viewed the institution of slavery. It resonates with an international audience as a masterful literary work and protest novel. Uncle Tom's Cabin demanded that the United States deliver on the promise of freedom and equality, galvanized the abolition movement and contributed to the outbreak of the Civil War. The book was a runaway best-seller, selling 10,000 copies in the United States in its first week; 300,000 in the first year; and in Great Britain, 1.5 million copies in one year. Discover how Stowe's story can inspire YOU to action.

Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority

100 Constitution Plaza, 6th floor Hartford CT 06103
(860) 757-7765

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Want to see where your garbage and recyclables go? Visit the CRRA Trash Museum in Hartford and the Garbage Museum in Stratford to explore ways you can help. Through hands-on exhibits, interactive activities and award winning programs, students of all ages discover that they hold the key to protecting their environment just by thinking before throwing something away.

Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

One Railroad Avenue Essex CT 06426
(860) 767-0103

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Here at Essex Steam Train we love kids! A ride on the Essex Steam Train and the Connecticut Riverboat offers many educational touchstones and an enjoyable adventure for the whole family!

Whippersnapper's Play Gym

360 Sandbank Road Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 272-4386

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We offer extraordinary programs at our indoor play gym that help children develop confidence and self esteem through unique and innovative activities. Our goal is to offer a clean and safe environment for children to explore through music, creative movement, fitness, games and arts & crafts. Our programs focus on fine and gross motor development in a non competitive environment. Classes are offered to children 1 year to 12 years of age.

Castle Hill Farm

25 Sugar Road, Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 426-5487

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Castle Hill Farm has been owned and operated by the Paproski's family for four generations. The farm is known to be a fun and educational attraction for all ages. Visit us in the fall for Hay Rides, Pick-your-own Pumpkins, our Petting Zoo, Corn Maze, Pony Rides, Birthday Parties, Field Trips and much more! Paproski’s Tree Farm located on Hattertown Road opens November 28th and offers a wide selection of pre-cut trees and cut your own with complimentary hot apple cider and cookies on the weekends.

Crayola Experience

30 Centre Sq. Easton, Pennsylvania 18042
(610) 515-8000

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Crayola Experience is the only place in the world where the magic of Crayola comes to life! Enjoy this one-of-a-kind attraction located in Easton, Pennsylvania, the birthplace of Crayola crayons, and only a day trip away! Name and wrap your own Crayola crayon, mold wax souvenirs, star in your own coloring page, watch your digital art come to life on huge screens and see our manufacturing show where crayons are made live! With 25 hands-on attractions, it's the perfect day trip for the whole family!

Sonnys Place

349 Main St Somers CT 06071
(860) 763-5454

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Sonny's Place is the perfect place for the whole family to visit, have fun and relax.Perfect for a special birthday party or any day! We have a challenging 18 hole Miniature Golf course, Rock Climbing Wall, and Monkey Motion. We also feature state of the art Batting Cages with baseball and softball, and our 2 person Soaring Eagle Zip Line! If you've got the need for speed, take a ride on our Go Karts!, And of course our 7,000 sq ft arcade is open year round!

Connecticut Science Center

250 Columbus Boulevard Hartford CT 06103
(860) 724-3623

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Appropriate for all ages, it’s a day trip the whole family will rave about. Visitors can explore more than 150 hands-on, minds-on activities and exhibits in 10 galleries, a state-of-the-art 3D digital theater, four educational labs, plus daily programs and events. Levitate trains. Build inventions. Get immersed in new experiences using the hottest high tech tools. With live programming and traveling exhibits, the biggest challenge is where to begin the adventure!

The New England Carousel Museum

95 Riverside Avenue, Bristol, CT 06010, USA
(860) 585-5411

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The New England Carousel Museum is a magical home to a large collection of magnificent carousel pieces. Visitors of all ages learn about the history and art of the carousel as they explore. Visit with our museum guides or tour on your own. You might even catch our Master Painter at work in the Restoration studio! Every visit includes a ride on our working carousel. Also included is a tour of our Museum of Fire History, a hidden gem of fire fighting apparatus and memorabilia.

Willi Bowl

292 Boston Post Rd North Windham CT 06256
(860) 456-2695

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Bowling, Pool, Arcade, Darts, Pro-Shop, Snack Bar, Lounge, Birthday Parties, Group Events

Nomads Adventure Quest

100 Bidwell Road South Windsor , CT 06074
(860) 290-1177

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A Fun Filled Family Entertainment Center the whole family will enjoy. with 65,000 square feet of fun there is sure to be something for everyone, Mini Golf, Rock Climbing, arcade games, and bumper cars are just the beginning or your adventure at Nomad's.

Sports Center of Connecticut

784 river rd Shelton CT 06484
(203) 929-6500

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Featuring a weather-protected Golf Driving Range, 18-hole Hole Mini-Golf course, jungle-themed Lazer Tag arena, Fun Bowl Bowling, Game Zone arcade, Baseball/Softball Batting Cages, the world’s only double-decker ice-skating arena and a whole lot more!

Connecticut River Museum

67 Main Street, Essex CT 06426
(860) 767-8269

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Discover the natural beauty and cultural heritage of New England's Great River at the Connecticut River Museum!


85 South Frontage Road Vernon CT 06066
(8) 608-7284

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Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center is the place where roller-skating is “roller-riffic”! Ron-A-Roll is conveniently located in Vernon, CT at Exit 66 off I-84. Since 1990, our establishment continues to provide a wholesome, safe environment for fun times and fitness.

The Beardsley Zoo

1875 Noble Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06610-1646
(203) 394-6565

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Animals are amazing! And the folks at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo want to connect you with all the coolest animals facts around. We’ve got fact sheetsand photos, scavenger hunts and wild web links, and exciting opportunities for you to make a real difference for wildlife, So check it out!

Lyman Orchards

3 Lyman Rd. Middlefield, CT 06455
(860) 349-1793

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Owned and operated by the Lyman Family since 1741, Lyman Orchards is recognized as the twelfth oldest family-owned business in America. For generations of Connecticut families and visitors, Lyman Orchards has been a year-round destination for great food, family fun, and championship golf.

New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park

191 Farmington Avenue Kensington CT 06037
(860) 827-9064

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Visit our pleasant forest trails, pond observation station,wildflower meadow and indoor history exhibits. Native wildife rehabilitation, farm yard and exotic animals are also found at the museum. We offer classes for individuals as well as school programs and special events. Birthday parties with animal programs are avaiable. Playscape and picnic area.

Bounce Town

97 Commerce Way South Windsor CT 06074
(860) 757-3950

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Weekday and weekend party packages available. Open play hours: Monday-Friday, 10-2 and 3-6 (Closed Tuesdays); various weekend hours - call of check the website the Monday before the weekend for the upcoming weekend's open play hours. Great place for children's play dates, parties, fundraisers, and field trips.