Wethersfield, CT

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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
Located in the heart of Wethersfield, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mill Woods Park, Wethersfield Public Library, and Dinosaur State Park. Wethersfield ...
3.4/5 (536 reviews)
"Everything was cool, wifi connection was horrible."

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2021

Motel 6 Wethersfield, CT - Hartford
Comfort Inn Wethersfield - Hartford
Comfort Inn Wethersfield - Hartford
2.5 out of 5
1330 Silas Deane Hwy, Wethersfield, CT
Located in the heart of Wethersfield, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mill Woods Park, Wethersfield Public Library, and Dinosaur State Park. Wethersfield ...
3.6/5 Good! (508 reviews)
"Very pleasant staff"

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2021

Comfort Inn Wethersfield - Hartford
Atlantic Inn
Atlantic Inn
3 out of 5
1840 Berlin Turnpike, Wethersfield, CT
Situated in Wethersfield, this motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mill Pond Park, Wethersfield Public Library, and Mill Woods Park. Webster Theater is 3 mi (4.8 ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (117 reviews)
"Room was cosy and clean. The remodled bathroom was spacious and bright. Overall a great place to stay."

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

Atlantic Inn
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Southington, CT
Homewood Suites by Hilton Southington, CT
3 out of 5
1096 West Street, Southington, CT
Situated in Southington, this aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Crystal Bees, Barnes Museum, and Southington Public Library. Hospital of Central Connecticut ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (565 reviews)
"Super spacious rooms, nice staff, breakfast options were great! Will definitely be back."

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton Southington, CT
Homewood Suites by Hilton-Hartford South-Glastonbury, CT
Homewood Suites by Hilton-Hartford South-Glastonbury, CT
3 out of 5
65 Glastonbury Blvd, Glastonbury, CT
Situated in Glastonbury, this aparthotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Rentschler Field, Connecticut Convention Center, and XL Center. Bushnell Park and Xfinity ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (610 reviews)
"Very nice and quick and easy"

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton-Hartford South-Glastonbury, CT
Homewood Suites by Hilton Hartford-Farmington
Homewood Suites by Hilton Hartford-Farmington
3 out of 5
2 Farm Glen Blvd, Farmington, CT
Situated in Farmington, this aparthotel is 1 mi (1.5 km) from University of Connecticut Health Center and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Westfarms Mall. Batterson Park ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (551 reviews)
"The hotel was very clean and front desk staff were friendly and helpful. The beds were comfortable and hotel was quiet despite having two hockey teams staying there."

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Homewood Suites by Hilton Hartford-Farmington
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