"Hartford - A Very Pleasant Destination!" Top 5 Page for this destination Hartford by Bwana_Brown
Hartford Travel Guide: 166 reviews and 237 photos
Although I say that my 'world travels' began in 1972, really, the first trip that I remember outside of my home province was a drive to Mystic, Connecticut (to visit relatives) with my parents in the late 1950s! Hence, it was nice to have the opportunity to revisit Connecticut, this time for a business meeting in Hartford. I must also acknowledge a debt of gratitude to VT for raising my consciousness level such that I now take a look at some of these more 'mundane' destinations while I have the chance, instead of immediately getting on my laptop to beat back the ever-rising pile of email messages! In short, I was impressed by what I saw of Hartford! Immediately upon arriving in the city at about 5:45 PM on a Monday night, I took a stroll downtown on a beautiful sunny June day. The first really impressive building that I came across was the Center Church, built in 1802 to replace an earlier structure that had been erected in 1637.
- Pros:Wide streets, Beautiful Parks & Stately Buildings
- Cons:None that I saw in my brief visit
- In a nutshell:A Nice Place to Wander Around
Old State House, now protected by an iron fence, is surrounded by the modern high-rise buildings of downtown Hartford.... more travel advice
Another highlight of Hartford was the majestic State Capitol building, completed in 1878 and located in Bushnell Park. I... more travel advice
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