What sets Connecticut apart from other New England states?

The rest of the country may lump all New England states together, but people who live here know each state is unique.

Connecticut is certainly no exception as it may be on of the most un-New England states in the area. Half of the state's sports fans root for New York, we don't subscribe to New England slang like "wicked" and even our lobster rolls are different.

But what are the best things that set Connecticut apart? Lifestyle site, Thrillist, took a look at each New England state and picked the five best parts of each. Click through the slideshow above to check out the site's picks for Connecticut.