Enjoy a family day trip in the charming coastal village of Mystic, a scenic one hour drive from the hotel. Visit one of New England’s top travel destinations, Mystic Aquarium, and explore the indoor and outdoor exhibits with thousands of creatures from New England’s only beluga whales to the endangered African penguin, rescued seals to colorful fish and more.
The 16,000+ seat downtown arena is home to the eleventh-time National Champion UConn Women’s Basketball team and the four-time National Champion UConn Men’s Basketball team. The XL Center is also home to the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack, primary development affiliate of the New York Rangers.
XFINITY Theatre is an outdoor/indoor amphitheater located in Hartford, Connecticut. The capacity of the venue is 24,000. The indoor area holds 6,200 and the outdoor lawn area holds an additional 18,000 during the summer months making it one of the largest amphitheaters in the country.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Elizabeth Park offers just over one hundred acres of formal gardens, green space, recreational facilities, walking loops, and the Pond House Café. Come enjoy the beauty of the gardens and grounds. Bring your camera!
The Connecticut Historical Society is the state’s official historical society and one of the oldest in the nation. Its collection houses more than 4 million manuscripts, graphics, books, artifacts, and other historical materials accessible at our campus and on loan at other organizations.
One of the nation’s leading resident theatres, Hartford Stage is known for producing innovative revivals of classics and provocative new plays and musicals, including 73 world and American premieres, as well as offering a distinguished education program, which reaches more than 20,000 students annually.
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is the oldest continuously-operating public art museum in the United States, founded in 1842 by arts patron Daniel Wadsworth. Since opening its doors to the public in 1844, the Wadsworth Atheneum has paved the way for museums across the country, and has a rich legacy of Firsts.
Harriet Beecher Stowe’s presence in the 19th-century Hartford drew others to live in what was then the nation’s preeminent literary community. Since 1968, visitors from all over the world come to Hartford to walk in the footsteps of the woman whose words changed the world.