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The Capitol City of Hartford attracts entertainment seekers from throughout New England and New York. There are major live concerts and theatrical performances here. The Greater Hartford area features Connecticut’spremier venues. Music, Theatre, Sports, UConn Hockey and the Hartford Wolf Pack. Ask us about CT Hartford area attractions, or share your CT travel experiences. To feature your CT business, contact us.

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Hartford Civic Center (XL Center Hartford)
One Civic Center Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103
Home of the Uconn men’s hockey team, the Hartford Wolf Pack hockey team, and concerts and events throughout the year.

Connecticut Convention Center
Hartford, CT 06120
Connecticut’s state-preferred exhibition and meeting facility for: Consumer Shows, Trade Shows, Concerts, Association Banquets, Business Meetings, Conventions.

Lake Compounce
822 Lake Avenue
Bristol, CT 06010
Ph: 860-583-3300
Lake Compounce is a 332-acre theme park in Bristol that opened in 1846 and holds the record for the longest continuously operated amusement park in the United States.

Farmington Valley Arts Center
25 Arts Center Lane
Avon, CT 06001
Ph: 860-678-1867
Whether you want to discover your own artistic abilities, visit with one or more of the 23 resident studio artists or browse and shop in the Arts Center’s two galleries, you’re invited to connect to this creative community that has evolved into one of the region’s most innovative centers for artistic exploration.

Mark Twain House & Museum
351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
Ph: 860-247-0998
In addition to tours of Mark Twain’s home, The Mark Twain House & Museum offers a wide range of educational programs including lectures by major authors and artists, symposia, dramatic performances, concerts and “family friendly” activities.

New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT 06052-1412
Ph: 860-229-0257
The singular focus on American art and its panoramic view of American artistic achievement make the New Britain Museum of American Art a significant teaching resource available to the local, regional, and national public.

Old State House
800 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Ph: 860-522-06766
Begin your visit to Hartford with a tour of this 1796 National Historic Landmark, one of the nation’s oldest state houses. Tour the magnificently-restored historic rooms, experience the interactive audio tour, visit the immersive Education Center shop in the Museum Store.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Ph: 860-278-2670
Consider Hartford’s Wadsworth Atheneum your first choice for culturally stimulating art, education, and entertainment.

Lutz Children’s Museum
247 So. Main Street
Manchester, CT 06103
Ph: 860-643-0949
Hands on fun kids since in the early 1950’s.

Wickham Park
1329 Middle Turnpike West
Manchester, CT 06103
Ph: 860-528-0856
A great place to picnic and enjoy nature.

The Children’s Museum
950 Trout Brook Drive
West Hartford, Connecticut 06119 1437
Ph: 860-231-2824
The Children’s Museum provides rich learning experiences in science and nature to young children.


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