A. Everett Austin House

a. everett austin house It isn’t fake. It’s real, and it’s spectacular. The largest object in the Wadsworth’s collection is the former West End home of Chick Austin, the museum’s director from 1927-1944. It’s a National Historic Landmark and you can take a tour for a $25 contribution to the Sarah Goodwin Austin Memorial Fund. […]

Yardgoats

YARDGOATS Voted best Double-A ballpark in 2017 and 2018. This crown jewel of minor league stadiums houses the Colorado Rockies affiliate, Hartford Yard Goats. Photos borrowed lovingly from the Yardgoats. 1214 Main Street Hartford, CT 06103 (860) 246-4628 Facebook Instagram Desktop

Bushnell Park Carousel

BUSHNELL PARK CAROUSEL It’s not every city that has a fully restored wooden carousel circa 1914 with 36 hand carved jumper horses, 12 stationary horses, 2 chariots and a Wurlitzer 153 band organ smack dab in the middle of a public park. Photos lovingly borrowed from Bushnell Park Foundation. 1 Jewell Street Hartford, CT 06103 […]

Wolf Pack

WOLF PACK You can get hot dogs for as cheap as a $1 and teach your kids about bullying whenever a fight breaks out on the ice. Photos lovingly borrowed from Hartford Wolf Pack. 1 Civic Center Plaza Hartford, CT 06103 (855) 762-6451 Facebook Instagram Desktop

860 Baseball

860 Baseball Bring your kids (or just go by yourself to blow off some steam) and whack some balls. Photos lovingly borrowed from 860 Baseball. 216 Murphy Road Hartford, CT 06114 (860) 527-2489 Facebook Instagram Desktop

Connecticut Historical Society

CONNECTICUT HISTORICAL SOCIETY CHS houses a genealogy research center, a library, and a museum where you can walk a really interesting timeline of Connecticut history. Photos lovingly borrowed from Connecticut Historical Society. 1 Elizabeth Street Hartford, CT 06105 (860) 236-5621 Facebook Instagram Desktop

Wadsworth Atheneum

wadsworth atheneum There are some unbelievably famous paintings in this humungous and spectacular building. Like, dorm room poster famous. Bragging: It’s America’s oldest continuously operating public art museum. Photos lovingly borrowed from the Wadsworth. 600 Main Street Hartford, CT 06103 (860) 278-2670 Facebook Instagram Desktop