Things to Do in Connecticut: Spring Activities in Greater New Haven, Bridgeport, Hartford, and New London

Things to Do in Connecticut: Spring Activities in Greater New Haven, Bridgeport, Hartford, and New London

Enjoy Spring in Connecticut Rain or Shine

It’s relatively warmer in Connecticut this April but spring can still get pretty unpredictable. From indoor spots to outdoor views, we’ve rounded up some spring activities to enjoy whether the sun shines or the rain drizzles.


If you’re heading here during this time of the year, pack up light jackets, sweaters and shirts for layering, and book a safe and reliable ride with M7.

Explore the Outdoors

Elizabeth Park

1561 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford CT 06117


The park offers over a hundred acres of formal gardens, green space, recreational facilities, walking loops, and the Pond House Café. It features tulip, herb, dahlia, iris, medicine, hosta, and rose (the most popular) gardens.

Tip: Visit mid-week especially if you’re planning to take photos without others accidentally photo-bombing your pics.

Colorblends House & Spring Garden

893 Clinton Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604

April 1–May 7, 2023

Don’t miss the evolving display of colors in the garden. You can stroll through rows of snowdrops, crocuses, daffodils, tulips, and other spring-flowering bulbs that are coming into bloom.

Get Cozy Indoors

Museum of Connecticut History

231 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT 06106

Monday–Friday 10am to 4pm

Free Entrance

If you have an hour to spare, squeeze a tour in this legendary museum. The Museum features exhibits relating to Connecticut’s government, and industrial and military history.

Tip: Bring your masks as it’s strongly encouraged in the Library and Museum.

Yale University Art Gallery

1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510

Tuesday to Sunday

Free Entrance

Spanning a block and a half of New Haven, the gallery has three architecturally distinct buildings where you’ll find cultural and scientific treasures, from Van Gogh’s “Night Café” to the Gutenberg Bible to historic musical instruments and dinosaur fossils.

Custom House Maritime Museum

150 Bank St, New London, CT 06320

Wednesday–Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, or by appointment

In a seaport city like New London, it is but fitting to visit the museum that has a great collection of nautical items related to the city’s waterfront history. They also exhibit artifacts from local lighthouses, US Customs and La Amistad, along with changing exhibitions.

Experience Spring in Connecticut with M7

M7 is the largest full-service transportation company providing rides throughout Connecticut. We also offer accessible transport services for those who utilize wheelchairs or other mobility devices.

As you plan your spring activities, don’t forget to book a ride via phone, online or using the free M7 mobile app.