Things to Do in West Hartford, CT

Our list of the best things to do in West Hartford, Connecticut, features the top 96 nearby activities — including 33 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!

West Hartford, CT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoors, and Entertainment & Shows.

The results below include the top 5 things to do within the city of West Hartford, CT , followed by 27 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hartford, Springfield, Farmington, New Britain, Bloomfield, Goshen, Middletown, Newington, Simsbury, Torrington, Windsor, Winsted, Colchester and Meriden

West Hartford, CT

Highlights
  • Art Museums - 12 Activities
  • Historic Sites - 11 Activities
  • Performances - 7 Activities
  • Specialty Museums - 6 Activities

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Roseland Cottage
71
41.4 Miles

Roseland Cottage

556 Route 169, Woodstock, CT 6281
Historic Sites
More mansion than true cottage, Roseland Cottage is an elegant Gothic Revival-style home in Woodstock, Connecticut. It features a formal garden, Victorian furnishings, opulent textiles and a bevy of antique dining ware.

Rating

89%
9 Votes
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The Submarine Force Museum
72
42.6 Miles

The Submarine Force Museum

1 Crystal Lake Road, Groton, CT 6349
Museums, Specialty Museums
Groton, Connecticut is home to The Submarine Force Museum, a huge repository of submarine-related items and ephemera. Its centerpiece is the USS Nautilus, a decommissioned military submarine now open for tours.

Rating

95%
141 Votes
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Lyman Allyn Art Museum
73
42.6 Miles

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

625 Williams Street, New London, CT 6320
Museums, Art Museums
The collection at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New Britain, Connecticut is one of the largest and diverse in the state. It includes art representative of all American periods, plus art from Europe, Asia and Africa.

Rating

88%
8 Votes
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New London Ledge Light
74
43.5 Miles

New London Ledge Light

General Tours, Lighthouses
Appearing to rise directly from the Thames River floor, the New London Ledge Light is an unusual lighthouse still in active use. It sits at the entrance to the New London Harbor and is visible from the shore.

Rating

71%
7 Votes
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Mystic Whaler Cruises
75
43.6 Miles

Mystic Whaler Cruises

35 Water Street, New London, CT 6320
General Tours
Embark on a voyage of scenic discovery with Mystic Whaler Cruises in New London, Connecticut. The Mystic Whaler is a large, comfortable vessel perfect for spending the day on the water in the company of family, friends and an affable crew.

Rating

94%
54 Votes
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Amherst Cinema Arts Center
76
43.9 Miles

Amherst Cinema Arts Center

28 Amity St., Amherst, MA
Movie Theaters
Cultural and educational resources are supplied by the Amherst Cinema Arts Center to inspire, inform, and entertain visitors. The heart of the institution is as a first-run independent film cinema as well as a classic film repository.

Rating

94%
18 Votes
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Emily Dickinson Museum
77
44.0 Miles

Emily Dickinson Museum

280 Main Street, Amherst, MA 01002
Museums, Specialty Museums, Historic Sites
The life and legacy of Emily Dickinson is put on display at the Emily Dickinson Museum. The building itself is her birthplace and where she lived for most of her life.

Rating

92%
52 Votes
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Foxwoods Casino & Resort
78
44.1 Miles

Foxwoods Casino & Resort

Route 2, Mashantucket, CT 06339
Gambling, Random Fun
Connecticut's Foxwoods Casino & Resort is an exciting place to see and be seen. Its state-of-the-art electronic gaming machines and elegant facilities are matched by sumptuous suites, beautiful guest rooms and personalized, attentive guest services.

Rating

53%
633 Votes
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Avery Point Light
79
44.6 Miles

Avery Point Light

Groton, CT
Lighthouses
Groton's Avery Point Light is a beautiful lighthouse with manicured grounds. The property is freely accessible to the public, but no one may enter the lighthouse itself. This is a popular picnic spot.

Rating

78%
9 Votes
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Comix At Foxwoods Comedy Club & Bar
80
45.0 Miles

Comix At Foxwoods Comedy Club & Bar

350 Trolley Line Boulevard, Mashantucket, CT 06338
Comedy Clubs
Located inside the Foxwoods Resort & Casino, the Comix At Foxwoods Comedy Club & Bar is a great place to enjoy a drink and some serious laughs. This comedy club features national and emerging regional talent.

Rating

67%
60 Votes
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