Museum of Connecticut History
You can tour the state capitol, built in 1879 in such a hodgepodge of styles that it's sometimes dubbed 'the most beautiful ugly...
Spreading down the hill from Capitol Hill is the 37-acre Bushnell Park , designed by Jacob Weidenmann in the 1850s. The Gothic Soldiers...
Farmington River Tubing
New England’s three northern states – Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine – are justly noted for their outdoor activities, but that doesn’t...
The well-respected Hartford Symphony stages performances in the Bushnell all year-round.
Mo's Midtown Restaurant
Head to this classic diner for fab breakfast fare on a shoestring. The grill is heaped with home-fried potatoes, served alongside stacks...
Lonely Planet review
While you’re up on Capitol Hill, have a look at this museum housed in the State Library and Supreme Court Building just across from the State Capitol. Nationally known for its genealogy library, it also holds Connecticut’s royal charter of 1662, a prime collection of Colt firearms (which were manufactured in Hartford), coins and the table at which Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation.