Things to Do in West Hartford, CT

Our list of the best things to do in West Hartford, Connecticut, features the top 207 nearby activities — including 83 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: Sights & Landmarks, Museums & Galleries, Outdoors, and Entertainment & Shows.

The results below include the top 5 things to do within the city of West Hartford, CT , followed by 68 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hartford, New Hartford, Waterbury, Springfield, Wethersfield, Farmington, Litchfield, Middletown, New Britain, Manchester, Bristol, Goshen, Bloomfield, Wallingford, Colchester, Meriden, Newington, Simsbury, Torrington, Windsor and Winsted

West Hartford, CT

Highlights
  • Historic Sites - 18 Activities
  • Performances - 16 Activities
  • Parks - 15 Activities
  • Art Museums - 13 Activities

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White Memorial Conservation Center
71
24.4 Miles

White Memorial Conservation Center

80 Whitehall Road, Litchfield, CT 06759
Hiking Areas, Hiking, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Located in Litchfield, Connecticut, the White Memorial Conservation Center is dedicated to environmental preservation and education. It is an active research institution and wildlife conservancy. Visitors are welcome, and tours are available.

Rating

87%
31 Votes
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Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden
72
24.9 Miles

Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden

220 State Street, Springfield, MA
Art Galleries, Landmarks, Monuments & Statues
Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden was built in the honor of the famous illustrator and author, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. The garden features multiple statues of Dr. Seuss's characters such as the Lorax, the Grinch, Yertle the Turtle and more.

Rating

79%
68 Votes
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Springfield Museum of Fine Arts
73
24.9 Miles

Springfield Museum of Fine Arts

State and Chestnut Streets, Springfield, MA 01103
Museums, Art Museums
One of the two fine arts museums in the area, the Michele & Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts features a collection of American and European art including paintings, sculptures, paperworks and more, coupled with smaller collections of French, Dutch and Flemish art.

Rating

71%
17 Votes
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Springfield Science Museum
74
25.1 Miles

Springfield Science Museum

220 State St., Springfield, MA 01103
Museums, Science Museums
Springfield Science Museum, initially known as the Springfield Ethnological and Natural History Museum, houses a range of natural and physical science exhibits coupled with scientific and astronomical displays. The oldest American-built planetarium is also a part of the museum.

Rating

69%
35 Votes
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Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
75
25.2 Miles

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

2132 Hillside Road, Unit 3104, Storrs, CT 06269
Performances
Storrs, Connecticut is home to the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts. Owned and operated by the University of Connecticut, the Jorgensen Center features diverse programming that includes student ensembles, world-class instrumentalists, rising opera stars and much more.

Rating

100%
10 Votes
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Springfield Armory National Historic Site
76
25.3 Miles

Springfield Armory National Historic Site

One Armory Square, Springfield, MA 01105
Museums, Historic Sites, Military Museums
Springfield Armory National Historic Site initially operated as a major manufacturer of weapons till 1968 and was later converted into a historic site which features the largest collection of antique American firearms in the world.

Rating

89%
45 Votes
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William Benton Museum of Art
77
25.4 Miles

William Benton Museum of Art

245 Glenbrook Road, Storrs, CT 6269
Museums, Art Museums
The William Benton Museum of Art in Storrs, Connecticut is a museum and restoration center for old and/or damaged objects d'art. Admission is always free, but donations are always welcome.

Rating

63%
8 Votes
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Miranda Vineyard
78
25.7 Miles

Miranda Vineyard

42 Ives Rd., Goshen, CT 6756
Wineries
The charming Miranda Vineyard in Goshen, Connecticut welcomes visitors throughout the year. The facility is also available for event rentals on a per-hour basis. Spring and summer are the best times to visit and explore the grounds.

Rating

50%
10 Votes
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Goodspeed Opera House
79
25.9 Miles

Goodspeed Opera House

6 Main Street, East Haddam, CT 06423
Performances, Opera & Ballet
East Haddam, Connecticut is home to the Goodspeed Opera House, which presents an assortment of operas, plays and other performances. Season tickets are available. The adjacent river is a beautiful picnic spot.

Rating

99%
88 Votes
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Flanders Nature Center
80
26.5 Miles

Flanders Nature Center

5 Church Hill Rd., Woodbury, CT 06798
Hiking Areas, Hiking, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Woodbury, Connecticut is home to the Flanders Nature Center. The Center features a huge selection of colorful flowers, lush native vegetation and local wildlife. It offers programs for kids, teens and adults and is a popular destination for school groups and scouting troops.

Rating

83%
6 Votes
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