Wethersfield, CT

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Wethersfield which includes a lake or waterhole as well as a family
Experience history coming to life in this compact neighborhood full of beautifully preserved buildings from different eras of America’s eventful past.

The town of Wethersfield is one of the historic highlights of Connecticut. Head away from the state’s alluring coastline to its lively capital city of Hartford. Wethersfield lies in the outskirts and offers an enthralling journey through America’s history, as well as lively community events and fun family attractions.

Travel back to the pre-revolutionary era in one of the largest historic districts in the state. About 50 of the houses in Wethersfield were built before the Revolutionary War. Hundreds of homes from before and after the Civil War show the various styles of architecture from different points in America’s history.

Follow the Wethersfield Heritage Walk to get a sense of the town’s rich history. Stroll down Main Street and pass traditional storefronts for businesses selling artworks, antiques and handicrafts. The First Church is an elegant building that has stood here since 1764.

Trace the story of the nation in the town’s museums. The Wethersfield Museum, hosted in the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, focuses on the town’s history. The museum sheds light on the ordinary lives of Wethersfield’s residents throughout its almost 400-year history. The Hurlbut-Dunham House Museum features stunning examples of 20th-century decorative arts, while the Webb Deane Stevens Museum recreates life in the 18th century.

The town also has several green spaces where you can relax between seeing the sights. Lie back on the banks of Wethersfield Cove, the home of the Cove Warehouse Maritime Museum and several acres of parkland. Broad Street Green is marked by the colorful array of tall trees and stately homes around its edges.

Mingle with locals at the Thursday Wethersfield Farmers Market. This welcoming community event features fresh produce vendors and live music performances.

Come at any time of year to enjoy Wethersfield’s range of indoor and outdoor attractions. The neighborhood is located just 10 minutes away from Hartford’s city center and airport by car. Once here, explore the district on foot to appreciate the old-world atmosphere of this historic destination.

Where to stay in Wethersfield

Motel 6 Wethersfield, CT - Hartford
Motel 6 Wethersfield, CT - Hartford
2 out of 5
1341 Silas Deane Hwy, Wethersfield, CT, 06109
The price is $68 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
$68
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
Stay at this motel in Wethersfield. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
3.2/5 (796 reviews)
"Was very nice"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2022

Motel 6 Wethersfield, CT - Hartford
Manchester Inn and Suites
Manchester Inn and Suites
2.5 out of 5
20 Taylor Street, Manchester, CT, 06042
The price is $81 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
$81
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Manchester. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the overall value ...
3.5/5 Good! (1,032 reviews)
"This property is very clean and staff is polite"

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Manchester Inn and Suites
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Hartford - Bradley Airport
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Hartford - Bradley Airport
2.5 out of 5
64 Ella Grasso Turnpike, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096
The price is $89 per night from Mar 5 to Mar 6
$89
per night
Mar 5 - Mar 6
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Windsor Locks. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,047 reviews)
"Clean and friendly"

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Hartford - Bradley Airport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Beautiful 3 Bedroom Condo in Hartford!
Beautiful 3 Bedroom Condo in Hartford!
Hartford, CT
Stay at this condo in Hartford. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and fenced yards. Popular attractions Dunkin' Donuts Park and XL Center are located nearby. ...
4/5 Very Good! (7 reviews)
"Close to everything. Tight parking but we made it work. Very clean and well stocked for the things we forgot!!"

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2022

Beautiful 3 Bedroom Condo in Hartford!
Base Camp. So much to do here !! Newly renovated. 4 minutes to river.
Base Camp. So much to do here !! Newly renovated. 4 minutes to river.
New Hartford, CT
Stay at this family-friendly vacation home in New Hartford. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and an arcade/game room. Popular attractions Ski Sundown and Satan's ...
5/5 Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Great house in a cute New England town
"The house was a great size for our family (4), but I imagine staying there with 9 would be interesting since there is only one full bath."

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

Base Camp. So much to do here !! Newly renovated. 4 minutes to river.
French Country Lake Cottage & Luxe Beach Access
French Country Lake Cottage & Luxe Beach Access
Coventry, Connecticut
Stay at this cabin in Coventry. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Nathan Hale Homestead and J. M. Sarnik & Sons' The Old General ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Cute cottage
"Cute little cottage with amenities just like home!"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2023

French Country Lake Cottage & Luxe Beach Access
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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