Things to Do in Hartford, CT
Connect with the New England area from our hotel, centrally located near plenty of things to do in Hartford, CT. Explore the different parks, historical sites, and the aquarium with your friends and family. Learn about the different attractions near our hotel below to create your next adventure.
Dinosaur State Park and Arboretum
12-minute walk / 0.6 miles
One of the largest dinosaur track sites in North America, this attraction offers guests a rare look back to early Jurassic fossil from over 200 million years ago. Also, we encourage you to enjoy the nature trails and the Dinosaur State Park Arboretum featuring more than 250 species of plant families.
Old State House
15-minute drive / 9.5 miles
At Connecticut's Old State House, you can find exhibits and historic rooms with their guided and self-guided tours. Bring your children for hands-on activities while learning about the history of this national landmark.
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
11-minute drive / 9.7 miles
The Wadsworth Atheneum is the oldest public art museum in the United States, with significant holdings of French and American Impressionist paintings, Hudson River School landscapes, and more. A worthwhile experience for both you and the family.
Bushnell Performing Arts Center
12-minute drive / 9.7 miles
Enjoy performances of top Broadway hits and favorites tour from national tours or take a “behind the scenes" tour to learn about the historic Mortensen Hall and the 14-foot Chihuly chandelier in the Autorino Great Hall.
Hartford Wolf Pack
12-minute drive / 9.9 miles
Cheer for Hartford's hockey team at the stadium located in downtown Hartford. Bring your friends and family to experience the excitement of a game.
Mark Twain House & Museum
15-minute drive / 11.6 miles
Explore the 25-room Gothic-styled home that Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) called home. Travelers can also visit his glass conservatory, the grand library, and the billiard room where he wrote his most notable books.
25-minute drive / 19.8 miles
Enjoy this New England family theme park. Home the world’s #1 wooden roller coaster, as well as Connecticut’s largest water park; there is something that everyone can enjoy.
55-minute drive / 55 miles
Mystic Aquarium is an aquarium and oceanography institute located in Mystic, Connecticut. From Beluga Whales to African Penguins, there is no shortage of things to do and see at the Mystic Aquarium. Open year round it’s the ultimate place for family fun.