- TripBuzz found 286 things to do with kids in or near Glastonbury, Connecticut, including 280 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hartford, West Hartford, Bristol and Middletown.
- From Hillside Stable to GMC Farm, the Glastonbury area offers 116 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Horseback Riding, Libraries and Theaters.
- An agricultural community in Hartford County, Glastonbury features hillside berry farms, orchards and tobacco fields. The orchards are famous for producing exceptional apple crops and the city hosts an annual Apple Fest every year, drawing tourists from surrounding areas. There are also multiple city parks, hiking trails and scenic waterfalls.
Manchester's Wickham Park is a large park complex that includes an impressive and elegant event venue that is very popular for weddings. This attraction includes garden zones in the style of English, Scottish, Asian and Italian formal gardens.
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.
Opened in 1993, the Stone Age Rock Gym is a rock climbing facility featuring 4,500 square-feet of textured climbing walls. The facility holds open climbing sessions, summer climbing camps, and birthday party hosting.
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Founded in 1964, The Historical Society of East Hartford Inc is a historical society that has the mission of instilling a sense of history to the surrounding community. The society operates the Goodwin Schoolhouse and the Burnham Blacksmith Shop.
With multiple stages, Phoenix Theater features an array of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year. Community outreach and educational programs are also a priority with this theater which includes their popular theater camps.
An 18-screen movie theater, Buckland Hills 18 + IMAX displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, a full bar, a restaurant, a party room and reserved seats.
Showing the latest films in standard and RealD 3D formats, Cinemark is a large theater with a digital projector system. On Tuesdays, the movie theater has a discounted rate on snacks with free refills at the concession stand.
Dwyer Park is a community owned and managed park that is noted primarily for featuring multiple soccer fields. The park has 4 full-size fields and a few smaller practice fields that do not require prior reservation to use.