Ideally, Connecticut’s diverse capital city deserves at least a few days of exploration. But for travelers with less time, a visit to the visually striking Bushnell Park (the oldest publicly funded park in the United States) can give
The other day, I visited the home of Harriet Beecher Stowe in Hartford, Connecticut. Harriet Beecher Stowe is best known for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin, the most popular book of the eighteenth century after the Bible. She was the
Collinsville has been called one of America’s coolest small towns. Now a laid-back, artsy, outdoorsy section of the town of Canton, it was built up in the early 19th century around the world’s first ax factory and offers something to
The Glastonbury-Rocky Hill Ferry, the oldest continually operating ferry in the United States, began its life in 1655 as a raft pushed across the Connecticut River by a ferryman with a pole. Later, before the advent of steam power,
This eastern Connecticut attraction is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. The Coventry Farmers’ Market is the largest in the state and one of the best in New England, bringing together artisans; growers of local produce; and
The mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia) is Connecticut’s official state flower. And though they can be found all over the state, the best place to see the delicate pastel blossoms up close and in great numbers is the Nipmuck State
Connecticut’s three remaining covered bridges, picturesquely perched above rushing rivers, are classic photo opportunities in any season as well as instant reminders of the past. They recall a time when travel was slower and riskier,
Just minutes from the upscale, picturesque town center of Litchfield, down winding rural roads that would feel lonely if the views weren't so pleasing, hides one of Connecticut’s most charming historic properties.
Lebanon Green is a building block in thi early New England town. On this communally owned, central patch of land, town residents would graze their animals, hold military drills, and gather at the meetinghouse and marketplace.
Hampton Inn Hartford Airport Hotel is the newest and closest one to Hampton Inn Bradley International Airport. It is a half mile from the airport and offers a 24hr transport service. All rooms are tastefully decorated. They have 2
The Residence Inn Hartford / Windsor, Connecticut, is situated five miles away from the University of Hartford. Bradley International Airport and Veterans Memorial Coliseum are located six miles away from the hotel, and Rentschler
The Homewood Suites by Hartford / Windsor Locks is in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, USA. It has a very rich and hearty breakfast so you can start the day full of energy, also has a fitness room and there is wired and wi-fi internet.