WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO CONNECTICUT    

HISTORY & CULTURE

Connecticut is a beautiful state, rich with historic landmarks and homes, as well as colonial villages. This state is also home to some of the most magnificent scenery in New England.

FUN FESTIVALS

Connecticut is known for a lot of unique things including Yale University; the seafood; Gillette Castle (Sherlock Holmes’ castle); Dinosaur State Park and Arboretum; Mystic Seaport; and Mystic Aquarium.

CLIMATE

On average, Connecticut gets around 140 cloudy days of the year, with 25 days of thick fog. Summer temperatures are relatively uniform throughout the state in addition to a snowy northeast winter.

DRIVERS LICENSE

It is also essential to update your out-of-state driver’s license if you want to be able to drive in Connecticut. You can update your driver’s license at any Connecticut DMV office.

REAL ESTATE

Connecticut homes are listed at an average price of $578,611 with the median sales price at just above $260,000. If you are interested to know more, you should visit the Connecticut Association of Realtors.

MOVING & STORAGE

One of the secrets to successful relocation is working with a reputable company. Before your move to Connecticut, be sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.

94 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut

There are so many cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in Connecticut, but we only had room for 94! Check out this article by Atlas Obscura for some fun things to do when you arrive.

Visit the Connecticut Open

Join the excitement of world-class women's tennis that benefits the community and maximizes support for women's, youth and military causes. This WTA event takes place at the CT Tennis Center on Yale's campus.

Drink a Sour Beer

One of the best places to get your sour beer on is at OEC Brewing in Oxford, a small brewery that’s received national attention for its obsession with this tart style. The taproom is open Saturdays from noon-7pm.