Unionville, Avon and West Hartford, are nearby areas which are also worth exploring.
To really get a feel for Hartford, head to one of its museums and theaters. Stroll around the exhibits and savor the quiet atmosphere of the Connecticut Historical Society Museum. Go and see a live show at Cinestudio.
If you're a fan of college football, don’t miss the opportunity to see local favorites, the Connecticut Huskies, doing battle in nearby Rentschler Field. On match days follow the river of blue, white and red, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fans in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. Check out the rooms and rates at the Farmington Inn & Suites, the La Quinta Inn & Suites New Britain/Farmington, or the Avon Old Farms Hotel.