Old State House
Connecticut's original capitol building (from 1797 to 1873) was designed by Charles Bulfinch, who also designed the Massachusetts State...
The best views of the city and the Connecticut River can be found on the observation deck of the 34-story Travelers Tower, named after...
Established by the Reverend Thomas Hooker when he came to Hartford from the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1632, this church still holds...
Vaughan's Public House
This popular Irish pub serves a full pub menu – including beer-battered cod and chips, Guinness lamb stew and farmhouse pie – at a long...
Pavilion at State House Square
This handy food court opposite the Old State House draws a crowd for its variety of ethnic eateries, including several vegetarian options.
Agave Grill information
Lonely Planet review
Dine amid colorful murals at this warm and breezy Mexican spot that’s found an unlikely niche a block from Union Station. Ten different margaritas pack a variety of punches, but don’t let them distract from such innovative fare as grilled chicken glazed in mango sauce or lobster enchiladas – just like your Connecticut abuela used to make it.