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Things To Do in Hartford, CT

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration

Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration

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Mozzicato DePasquale Bakery and Pastry Shop

Mozzicato DePasquale Bakery and Pastry Shop

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Taste Of The Caribbean and Jerk Festival

Taste Of The Caribbean and Jerk Festival

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Manchester Country Club

Manchester Country Club

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Munson's Chocolates

Munson's Chocolates

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Connecticut Science Center 3D Theater

Connecticut Science Center 3D Theater

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Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

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Black-Eyed Sally's

Black-Eyed Sally's

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City Steam Brewery Cafe

City Steam Brewery Cafe

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Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens

Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens

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Copaco Shopping Center

Copaco Shopping Center

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Boating and Water Recreation

Boating and Water Recreation

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State Historic Preservation Office

State Historic Preservation Office

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Local Resources in Hartford, CT

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut

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Greater Hartford Convention & Visitors Bureau

Greater Hartford Convention & Visitors Bureau

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The Hospital of Central Connecticut

The Hospital of Central Connecticut

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Periodico Identidad Latina

Periodico Identidad Latina

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WVIT

WVIT

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Bradley International Airport

Bradley International Airport

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Eversource

Eversource

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