- TripBuzz found 325 things to do with kids in or near Hartford, Connecticut, including 302 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Hartford, Springfield, Bristol and Middletown.
- From Launch Trampoline Park to Elizabeth Park, the Hartford area offers 112 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Theaters, Parks and Historic Buildings.
- Hartford, the capital city of Connecticut, is the largest non-coastal city in the state, fourth largest overall. The cities neighborhoods are diverse and all encompass a historical presence. The world's largest colonial revival building houses some of the cities main business offices and visitors enjoy viewing the areas annual parades, such as the Greater Hartford West Indian Parade and the Connecticut Veterans Parade.
Providing family amusement, Launch Trampoline Park is an indoor jumping facility. Along with open jumping hours, the park features exercise classes, dodgeball and basketball activities. Birthday parties and other group gatherings are also held here.
Kids and adults learn while having fun at the Connecticut Science Center. Its exhibits include Egyptian sarcophagi, fossils, bones, gemstones and preserved insects. Scouting groups and school field trips are welcome and should reserve tickets in advance.
Founded in 1825, the Connecticut Historical Society, is dedicated to preserving the state history from the early 1500's through today. Exhibits include hands-on activities for children, a working WWII assembly line, and thousands of artifacts and memorabilia.
95% 20 votes
231 Capitol Ave, Hartford, CT MoreLess Info
Connecticut State Library and State Archives are a history buff's dream destination. Featuring extensive documentation and archival material from the Revolutionary War and early life in New England, visit and you may lose yourself in time.
88% 43 votes
39 Front St, Hartford, CT 06103 MoreLess Info
Not your typical movie going experience, the Spotlight Theatres Front Street Stadium 4, features comfortable stadium seating and the latest first run movies. Setting this venue apart is the on-site Bistro allowing you to eat a meal while watching the film.
50% 28 votes
330 New Park Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106 MoreLess Info
Showing a mix of blockbuster hits and indie films, Bow-tie Palace 17 & Odyssey Theater offers stadium seating and digital sound. They also have a special theater featuring the BTX Giant Screen that is 70 x 50 feet.
A movie theater with a BTX giant screen auditorium, Palace 17 & BTX Theater displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers stadium seating, 3D movies, party rooms and a snack bar.