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Connecticut is located in the northeastern part of the United States. The state officially joined the union in 1788 and reported a population of 3.4 million residents in the year 2000. Due to the state's role in the early formation of the United States, it has earned the nickname "The Constitution State".[1] Visitors who book a vacation to the area can save on local hotels, restaurants, and attractions by using valid Connecticut deals. These discounts include savings on admission to museums, as well as special room packages at hotels and deals in select cities within the state.


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State capital Hartford[1]
Year established 1788[1]
Major attractions Maritime Aquarium, Beardsley Zoo, Mystic Aquarium, Connecticut Science Center
Largest city Bridgeport
Official tourism office CTVisit.com; 1-888-CT-Visit
Author Selena Robinson
 

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Connecticut Attraction Deals

Senior citizens aged 65 and older and children aged two to 12 receive discounted admission rates at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, CT. Children save $3.45 off the regular admission price, while seniors save $1 on admission. Children younger than age two receive free admission.[2]

Members of the U.S. military save on admission and annual membership rates at the Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, CT. Visitors who show a valid military ID receive a discounted admission rate of $20.95 per adult ticket and $15.95 per child's ticket. Personnel also qualify for a $10 discount on annual membership rates.[3]

The Connecticut Science Center, which is located in Hartford, features a reduced admission rate for groups of 15 or more. These visitors save up to $5 per person when they make their reservations in advance.[4]

AARP members save on a number of attractions in the state, including the Stamford Museum, Stamford Symphony, Garde Arts Center, Mystic Aquarium, Beardsley Zoo, Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens, Discovery Museum & Planetarium, Downtown Cabaret Theater, and Stamford Museum & Nature Center

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Connecticut Hotel Deals

At the Omni New Haven Hotel, guests may book the Bed and Breakfast package, which includes a two-night stay in a deluxe room and complimentary breakfast for two in the hotel's restaurant.[5]

The Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa in Groton, CT features several vacation packages and discounts. Senior citizens, members of AAA Auto Club, and government employees all qualify for special reduced rates at the hotel when they show valid identification.[6]

Connecticut City Deals

Hartford

Hartford discounts include reduced admission rates for local attractions and discount coupons for area businesses. For example, the Entertainment Coupon Book for the Hartford area features printed coupons for local merchants such as The Noah Webster House, AMF Bowling Centers, Asahi Japanese Steakhouse, The Children's Place, and Carvel Ice Cream.[7]

Bridgeport

Members of AAA Auto Club are eligible for special discounts at attractions and businesses in Bridgeport. Attraction savings include a 15 percent discount on admission to the Beardsley Zoo, 10 percent off admission to The Discovery Museum, and 10 percent off at the Discovery Planetarium. Visitors must show a valid membership card to qualify for the discounts.[8]

Connecticut, Then and Now

An overview of Connecticut by Jan Krč, the Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Vienna

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 http://www.50states.com/connecti.htm#.UI10dsXA8mU
  2. http://www.maritimeaquarium.org/visit-the-aquarium/visit-the-aquarium/admission-prices
  3. http://www.mysticaquarium.org/visit/promotions-a-discounts
  4. http://ctsciencecenter.org/who-are-you/adult-youth-groups.aspx
  5. http://www.omnihotels.com/Home/FindAHotel/NewHavenYale/SpecialOffers/BedandBreakfast
  6. http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-deals/gonmm-mystic-marriott-hotel-and-spa/
  7. http://hartford.entertainment.com/discount/browse.shtml
  8. http://ww1.aaa.com/travel2/sycs/memberDiscountsSearchResults.xhtml?dt=1351448141437&appcontext=aaaDotCom&office=998&app=aaaDotCom&location=CITY%7CUSA019607%7C%7C%7C&association=AAA&recache=&club=14&lang=EN&memid=&conversationId=544

Pages in category "Connecticut Deals"

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