The acclaimed Maritime Center has enough displays to offer the dedicated adult visitor days of fascination, but the famed aquarium also makes a special effort to cater to youngsters through regular seal , go-fish exhibits, 3-D movies and, during the summer months,daily educational cruises on the Long Island Sound.
Maritime Aquarium Website
Silverman’s Farm is well-known for offering first-class hayrides, fruit-picking, farm-fresh products and bluegrass band concerts, but the Easton, CT destination’s most famed feature is a rustic barn area that allows supervised kids to pet and feed exotic animals ranging from buffalo & llamas to pygmy goats & cattle.
Stepping Stones is a rare marvel, a place where children ages 10 and under can explore water splashing, balls clanging, cranks cranking and gears grinding in more than 100 colorful, hands-on activities. The museum’s four galleries are supplemented by a safety-first playground and a gift shop featuring educational toys.