Connecticut is the third smallest state in the U.S., however it is one of the best places in the nation to buy a home.
Known for its impressive coastline, Connecticut has more than just ocean views to offer.
With more than 60 lakes and reservoirs in the state, Connecticut has something for everyone, no matter your budget or lifestyle.
Lake size varies across the state.
The state's largest lake is Candlewood Lake, which is a public lake covering 5,420 acres of surface area.
Lake Garda, a private lake, is Connecticut's smallest at only 43 acres of surface area.
Connecticut is known for its excellent fishing holes.
Bass fishing is hugely popular in the state, especially on Bantam Lake, Bashan Lake, and Mansfield Hollow Reservoir.
Other species of fish found in Connecticut's lakes are walleye, northern pike, carp, bluegill, bullhead and catfish, to name a few.
Several of the state's larger lakes have public beaches, boat launches, and well-equipped marinas, perfect for a full day of family fun.
Additionally, many Connecticut lakes offer boat rentals and shore fishing, hiking and biking trails and campsites.
The state also offers several lake state parks, inland, waterfront restaurants, bed and breakfasts, and lakeside bars with live music
Whether you are looking for a lake to get wet on, or a private waterside community, there is a lake for you in Connecticut.