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Travel Information Visitor Centers in Connecticut

Visitor Information Centers in ConnecticutVisitor Information Centers located on major highways in Connecticut offer a welcome place to rest, get refreshed, and find map and brochures that will point you to some of the great attractions of Connecticut, like the family-friendly Mystic Seaport (pictured at right) and the many other places to explore, like museums, farms, casinos, shopping meccas, and restaurants.
Connecticut map.

Danbury Welcome Center

On I-84 eastbound at exit 2 Danbury, CT, 06810 Phone: 203-731-2840

• Restrooms, canteen, picnic tables, and barbecues available in shaded and wooded setting
• Ample parking for cars, campers, trucks and buses
• Fenced dog walk rest area
• Dump station available April 15-November 15
• State of Connecticut weigh-station facility
• Video presentations and changing exhibits on display
• Seasonal flower and rock gardens throughout the grounds

Hours: Open year-round, daily, 24 hours. Tourism staff available Memorial Day-Labor Day, daily, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Labor Day-Memorial Day, daily, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fairfield and Litchfield Welcome Center

Gatehouse of Lockwood Mathews Mansion, 297 West Street Norwalk Norwalk, CT Phone:

Tourism information for the Fairfield and Litchfield regions
Hours: Open year-round, Thursday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

West Willington Welcome Center

Located on I-84 westbound, between exits 70 and 69 West Willington, CT Phone: 860-429-5602

• Restrooms, canteen, picnic tables, and barbecues available in shaded and wooded setting
• Ample parking for cars, campers, trucks and buses

Hours: Open year-round, daily, 24 hours. State tourism staff available Memorial Day-Labor Day, daily, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Labor Day-Memorial Day, daily, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

North Stonington Welcome Center

Located on I-95 southbound between exits 92 and 91 North Stonington, CT Phone: 860-599-2056

• Restrooms, canteen, picnic tables, and barbecues available in shaded and wooded setting
• Ample parking for cars, campers, trucks and buses
• Fenced canine rest area
• Video presentations and changing exhibits on display

Hours: Open year-round, daily, 24 hours. tourism staff available Memorial Day-Labor Day, daily, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Labor Day-Memorial Day, daily, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fairfield Welcome Center

At the McDonald's plaza on I-95 northbound between exits 21 & 22 Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-254-6402

• Gift shop and food court
• Open 24 hours year-round
• Diesel fuel (Mobil) available

Hours: Open year-round, daily, 24 hours. Tourism personnal on duty daily, Memorial Day-Labor Day, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.,; Labor Day-Memorial Day, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Hartford Visitor Information Center

Old State House, 800 Main Street Hartford, CT, 06103 Phone: 860-522-6766

Tourism information and literature. Also, the Greater Hartford Convention and Visitors Bureau has created a free brochure that organizes major sightseeing attractions in Hartford's downtown. The brochure is available from bureau's office at 31 Pratt Street, 4th floor, Hartford. (860-728-6789).
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

Litchfield Welcome Center

Litchfield Green, West Street Litchfield, CT Phone: 860-567-4501

Map and brochures and travel tips from local volunteers.
Hours: Open Memorial Day through October, daily, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

127 Washington Avenue, 4th Floor West North Haven, CT, 06473 Phone: 203-777-8550

Tourism information offered during business hours.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Information: www.visitnewhaven.com.