I help everyday people bring more exciting bucket list experiences and fun things to do to everyday life.

Is there anything fun in CT? In this session of the Everyday Bucket List Podcast, I go solo today & discuss Connecticut (my state). If you’re headed this way & need fun things to do in Connecticut this weekend or during the week, I give ideas for day trips in CT & places to stop in mostly Southern, CT including New Haven, Madison, Mystic & other places to stop along the shoreline. I also discuss other day trips from CT to Port Jefferson, Block Island & more that I recently marked off my bucket list.

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Today’s Everyday Bucket List Guest

I play guest and host today on the Everyday Bucket List Podcast!

You can also listen to my podcast on Apple Podcasts. Here’s my recent episode about Fun Things to Do in CT here. I’m also on Stitcher and many other platforms.

It’s me, the host playing guest. Karen Cordaway of KarenCordaway.com

As a busy working parent, Karen Cordaway spent years struggling to find free time for herself. That is until she figured out how to reclaim her schedule and infuse more exciting hobbies and bucket list experiences into everyday life.

With a little planning, a bit of strategy, and a dash of creativity, she turned her bucket list dreams into reality! The Everyday Bucket List Book: 10 Steps to Bringing More Exciting Experiences to Everyday Life is her signature, step-by-step process to help others, just like you, do the same.

Karen has written about shopping tips, cost-cutting, smart spending and other money-related topics for Clark Howard, Huffington Post and nationally syndicated articles for U.S. News. She now combines her money know-how with bucket list topics.

Her insights have been shared all over the internet in Money Magazine, Yahoo Finance, Market Watch, The Consumerist, Rockstar Finance, and even O Magazine. She now inspires everyday people to fulfill their bucket list dreams both big and small.

What You’ll Learn About Fun Things to Do in CT

  • Are you wondering, “Is there anything fun in Connecticut?” Listen in and find out.
  • If you need fun things to do in CT this weekend, many of the ideas are great for warm weather seasons such as visiting all types of farms, restaurants and other interesting places to visit.
  • If you need special bucket list things to do on your birthday in CT, another special occasion or any reason, I think many of the restaurants and places to visit in New Haven, Madison, Mystic and at the casinos qualify like visiting one of the restaurants of the Food Network stars.
  • Also, get the scoop on day trips that are close to CT such as Port Jefferson in Long Island, NY, Central Park and Block Island, RI.

Resources for Fun Things to Do in CT

  • Other interesting places to add to your CT travel bucket list. My favorite is the one that contains a lot of purple in this post.
  • If you’re asking yourself, “How do I spend a day in CT?” This is the post about the 3 best day trips post that I mentioned on the show with all of the details. It includes information about New Haven (Pepe’s, Sally’s Libby’s), Madison and Mystic (Aquarium, Seaport and Olde Mystick Village).

Places to Stay in CT

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