Hartford Holidays with Budget Travel USA
Why Visit Hartford?
Hartford is the capital of Connecticut and among one of the oldest cities in the United States. The city is only a 2-hour drive north of New York and less than 2 hours south of Boston which makes it a great destination to a multi-trip destination. For a great Hartford holiday, look no further other than Budget Travel USA.
Connecticut State Capitol
Rich in culture & History there is plenty to do while visiting Hartford, you can tour the home were legendary author Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) lived and worked from 1874 to 1891 at the Mark Twain house and Museum.
Mark Twain House
Also the Wadsworth Atheneum is known for its collections of European baroque art, French and American paintings, Hudson River school landscapes and so much more!
Hartford is a great place for watching sports as well as being home to many wonderful recreational opportunities due to its amazing location. The Hartford civic centre hosts numerous ice skating shows such as Disney on Ice. The UCONN Huskies Football team plays all home football games at the brand new Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT. Rentschler Field is a new sports and entertainment stadium just over the Connecticut River in East Hartford.
South Towers at Bushnell Park
With cheap flights from Dublin to Hartford you can enjoy a day in the Clinton Crossing premium outlets which is approximately a 45 minute drive from Hartford. Located along the Connecticut shoreline, this charming outdoor village features more than 70 designer shops like Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger and more!
Food & Nightlife
There are many options dining options in Hartford. If you are looking for something that will comfort the soul and satiate your palate, there is Max Downtown and the Capital Grille – both serving American food and specialising on steaks. Another restaurant that has been loved by locals and visitors is the Firebox Restaurant that serve unique dishes and desserts such as spiced parsnip cake.
Hartford’s nightlife is nothing but lively that brings people together to have a bit of fun. Downtown Hartford is filled with several bars and nightclubs so there are plenty of options for you to choose from. Pour House in Allyn Street has been rated as the number 1 club to be in. The night scene in Hartford is not only for those who are in their 20s. The city’s nighlife is growing even for the 30 and over crowd with upscale bars with live music.
Hartford at Night
Accommodation option in Hartford is endless. Want to stay at a hotel with a classic exterior with a modern twist? Stay at the Goodwin Hotel located in the heart of downtown Hartford.
The Goodwin Hotel
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