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Attractions

What’s so special about our East Hartford address? Well, for one thing the proximity of the Holiday Inn Hartford Downtown Area to whatever piques your interest. And it is those specific points of fun and interest, diverse things to do, activities and attractions – some even free – that have broad tourist appeal for family or solo travelers. What do do? May we suggest any or all of the following:

 

Area Colleges & Universities

Trinity College
300 Summit Street
Hartford, CT 06106
860.297.2000
3.69 miles; 7 minutes
http://www.trincoll.edu/Pages/default.aspx

University of Connecticut School of Law
55 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105-2290
860·570·5000
2.86 miles; 7 minutes
http://www.law.uconn.edu/

University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117
860.768.4100
3.93 miles; 9 minutes
http://www.hartford.edu

 

Cultural Venues/Performing Arts

The Amistad Center for Art & Culture at The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103-2990
860.838.4133
1.12 miles; 2 minutes
http://www.amistadartandculture.org/

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
166 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
860.987.6000
2.08 miles; 3 minutes
http://www.bushnell.org/
 
Connecticut Ballet
99 Pratt Street, Suite 209
Hartford, CT 06103
860.293.1039
.91 miles; 2 minutes
http://connecticutballet.com/
 
Xfinity Theatre (formerly Comcast Theatre)
61 Savitt Way
Hartford, CT  06120
203.204.8892
2.01 miles; 4 minutes
http://www.xfinitytheatre.net/

 

Gardens/Parks

Bushnell Park
City of Hartford
860.757.9526
http://www.bushnellpark.org/
 
Charter Oak Landing
50 Reserve Road
Hartford, CT
860.713.3131
2.47 miles, 5 minutes
http://www.riverfront.org/parks/charter-oak-landing#map
 
Colt Park & Dillon Stadium
Hartford, CT 06106
860.757.4940
http://www.hartford.gov/parks/193-colt-park
 
Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT
860.713.3131
.77 mile, 1 minute
http://www.riverfront.org/parks/mortensen-riverfront-plaza

 

Museums

Connecticut Science Center
250 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
860.724.3623
1 mile; 2 minutes
http://ctsciencecenter.org/
 
Hartford History Center
Hartford Public Library
500 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
860.695.6300
1.17 miles; 2 minutes
http://hhc.hplct.org/
 
Huegenot House
307 Burnside Street
East Hartford, CT
2.11 miles; 5 minutes
http://www.hauntedhouses.com/states/ct/hartford_huguenot.htm
 
Mark Twain House & Museum
351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
860.247.0998
2.44 miles; 6 minutes
http://www.marktwainhouse.org/

 

Shopping

Downtown Hartford

 

Sports

UCONN Huskies Athletics
2095 Hillside Road
Unit 1173
Storrs, CT 06269
860.486.3531
24.03 miles; 29 minutes
http://www.uconnhuskies.com/

XL Center
One Civic Center Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103
860.249.6333
.99 miles; 2 minutes
http://www.xlcenter.com/

 

Tours

Connecticut State Capitol
State Capitol
210 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
860.240.0222
http://www.cga.ct.gov/capitoltours/

 

For more information about attractions and things to do during your stay at Holiday Inn Hartford Downtown Area visit:

Greater Hartford Convention & Visitors Bureau
31 Pratt Street
Hartford CT 06103
860-728-6789
http://www.enjoyhartford.com

Connecticut Convention Center
100 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103
860.249.6000
e: info@ctconventions.com
http://www.ctconventions.com/

MetroHartford Alliance
31 Pratt Street, 5th Floor
Hartford, CT  06103
T: 860.525.4451
F: 860.293.2592
http://www.metrohartford.com/

East Hartford Chamber of Commerce
1137 Main Street
East Hartford, CT 06108
T: 860.289.0239
F: 860.289.0230
e: ehchamber@easthartfordchamber.com
http://easthartfordchamber.com/

Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau
One Constitution Plaza
Second Floor
Hartford, CT 06103
860.728.6789
.99 miles; 2 minutes
http://www.ctmeetings.org/

Hartford Visitor Information Center
Old State House
800 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
203.522.6766
.94 miles; 1 minute
http://www.visitconnecticut.com/visitor-information-centers/hartford_central