If you are headed to any of the many beaches and parks with swimming options in Connecticut this holiday and weekend, check out Twitter before circling for a parking spot. According to Travel Kit from MSNBC, several local parks in Connecticut have Twitter accounts and will be keeping them updated throughout the holiday weekend.
Here is a list of some of the Twitter handles you can use to make sure your family beach vacation stays on track:
Twitter.com/CTDEPoutdoorrec for general information about the park system and outdoor recreation in Connecticut, including closures
Twitter.com/CTrockyneck is specific to Rocky Neck, activities at the park and parking conditions
Twitter.com/CThammonasset is specific to Hammonasset and activities for campers, people looking to visit Meigs and general park conditions
Twitter.com/CTsherwoodislnd is specific to Sherwood Island and activities at the park, including parking
A full list of Connecticut state parks, their location and directions to them is available on CT DEEP website.
Go here to read the full article: http://travelkit.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/07/02/12526253-twitter-tells-you-when-connecticut-beaches-are-full?lite
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