Ever wondered about the best way to tour Connecticut? With its rolling hills and dynamic shoreline, there are a number of ways to take in the Connecticut sights, whether by boat, train, bus, or car. But if you want to really see all that Connecticut and Rhode Island have to offer, there’s no better view than the view from a helicopter! HeliBlock Helicopter Tours offers breathtaking helicopter tours of the Connecticut River Valley, the Rhode Island & Connecticut Shoreline, and Block Island. Helicopter tours are one of the most unique things to do in CT. Here are a couple of our favorites!
5. Watch Hill Experience Helicopter Tour
Just minutes from Mystic, Connecticut, Watch Hill is a gorgeous peninsula on the Rhode Island coastline. The Watch Hill Experience Helicopter tour will take you out over the open water as you take in the views of Watch Hill. You’ll see the 5-star hotel, The Ocean House and Taylor Swift’s Mansion as well as the beautiful beaches of Rhode Island.
4. Block Island Experience Helicopter Tour
One of the best things to do in Connecticut is to visit Block Island, with ferries leaving from New London, CT all day. The Block Island Experience takes Block Island to the next level – the air! Soar around Block Island and see the famous Southeast Lighthouse, Mohegan Bluffs, and the Great Salt Pond. You’ll also get a fantastic view of the beaches on Block Island and the New Shoreham downtown. This is a great option for the Connecticut tourist making a day trip to Block Island.
3. North Light Helicopter Tour
If you’re looking for things to do in Connecticut, seeing the North Light on Block Island should definitely make the list. And what better way to see the historic lighthouse than on a Helicopter Tour. Plus, the North Light Helicopter Tour will take you out to the only offshore wind farm off the shore of the Eastern United States. On your second loop, you’ll climb so high, you can see Martha’s Vineyard on a clear day!
2. Romantic Lighthouse Helicopter Tour
There’s only one way to tour the lighthouses of New England and that’s with a romantic helicopter tour throughout Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New York. Soar over 8 lighthouses while you and your date sip on complimentary champagne and enjoy Hauser chocolates. This romantic 2-person flight is the perfect date, anniversary gift, or just because!
1. Ultimate Block Island Getaway
For those Connecticut tourists looking for the VIP experience in their travels, the Ultimate Block Island Getaway is sure to satisfy. Starting in Westerly, RI, you’ll take a helicopter ride to Block Island, with a slight detour to take in the gorgeous Southern Rhode Island shoreline. Once on Block Island, your wish is our command and we will shuttle you around the island depending on what you would like to do. Plus, you can add on a parasailing experience and dinner at Winfield’s on Block Island to your experience. Don’t forget, you’ll be treated to an exclusive helicopter tour of Block Island and a return flight to Westerly at the end of the day. It truly is one of the best things to do in Connecticut! You’ll remember your experience for years to come.