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Hartford, CT

Updated: August 24th, 2020

Below is a list of best places I would visit on a trip to this location. My picks fit my personality and interest. Everyone has a different interest so you may not like everything I listed which is fine.  If you like a place, I recommend saving it to Google Maps for a future trip down the road. I made sure to include the address or GPS to make it easier to find.  You can find out more about me in the "About Me" section to see if we share common interests.

​In the info below, the yellow cost number is just an estimated amount at the time I checked their website; over time, the amount could change.  With the cost of a hotel room, I'm pricing a queen bed for two people for a night on the weekend, and the amount shown is before taxes.  These figures are just a rough estimate of what places could cost, so if incorrect, I apologize.

Breakfast

- Donut Crazy

993 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06107

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- Ken's Corner Breakfast

30 Hebron Ave # E, Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Activities

- The Mark Twain House & Museum

385 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105

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- Cathedral of Saint Joseph

140 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105

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- Connecticut State Capitol

210 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT 06106

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- Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

600 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103

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- Connecticut Science Center

250 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103

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- Dinosaur State Park

400 West St, Rocky Hill, CT 06067

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- Talcott Mountain Trail

41.83967, -72.79275

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Lunch/Dinner

- GoldBurgers

1096 Main St, Newington, CT 06111

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- E&D Pizza Company

200 W Main St, Avon, CT 06001

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- Shady Glen

360 Middle Turnpike W, Manchester, CT 06040

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- Bear's Smokehouse Barbecue

2152 Poquonock Ave, Windsor, CT 06095

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- Mortensen Dairy Ice Cream

3145 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06111

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Places to Stay

- Goodwin Hotel

1 Haynes St, Hartford, CT 06103

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The average cost a night on a weekend in September $279

- Delamar West Hartford

1 Memorial Rd, West Hartford, CT 06107

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The average cost a night on a weekend in September $269

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21 and Up Fun

- Back East Brewing Company

1296 Blue Hills Ave, Bloomfield, CT 06002

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- Thomas Hooker Brewery

16 Tobey Rd, Bloomfield, CT 06002

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- New Park Brewing

485 New Park Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110

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- Alvarium Beer Co.

365 John Downey Dr b, New Britain, CT 06051

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Out of Bounds

- Saville Dam

41.91021, -72.95378

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31 miles from Hartford, CT

- Castle Craig

41.5495, -72.83197

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Hiking

25 miles from Hartford, CT

 Again these are my picks that fit my personality and interest. If you feel that I left one-off that may interest me or other people, message me on Facebook about the location.  I value a person's opinion and never just discard the information.  Always looking forward to learning about new places to add to my Google Map. ~ Shawn

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