- TripBuzz found 320 things to do with kids in or near West Hartford, Connecticut, including 297 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hartford, Bristol, Manchester and Middletown.
- From Adventure Rooms to The Children's Museum of Connecticut, the West Hartford area offers 112 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Children's Museums, Theaters and Hiking Trails.
- With a population of over 63,000 people, West Hartford, CT has the motto 'Where City Style Meets Village Charm.' Kiplinger's Finance Magazine ranked West Hartford among the top '10 Greatest Cities for Families' and with plenty of recreational space and open area such as Elizabeth and Fern Parks, the community has no shortage of outdoor fun.
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77 Forest St., Hartford, CT 06105 MoreLess Info
Located in Hartford, the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center is devoted to eliminating racism following the inspirational example of novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe. Stowe's seminal novel, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' played an influential role in the abolition of American slavery. The Center seeks to continue this tradition.
Featuring a 100-acre campus replete with historical buildings, Trinity College, is a liberal arts college located in Hartford. Campus life is highlighted by the weekly 49-bell Carillon and organ concerts and events held in the soaring campus Chapel.
A National Historic Landmark, the Connecticut State Capitol, offers visitors an opportunity to experience history and politics up close and personal. Visitors can take self-guided tours including the Hall of Flags, and historical displays of famous residents.
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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.
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743 N Mountain Road, Newington, CT 6111 MoreLess Info
The Newington Children's Theatre Company is a children's theater company that has the mission of fostering teamwork and commitment in the theater. The company offers educational acting classes for children and adults.
166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106 MoreLess Info
Located in Hartford, Connecticut, the Bushnell Center for Performing Arts is the city's cultural epicenter. In addition to its concerts, recitals and dance performances, the Center is also available for weddings and other chartered rentals.
A Hartford insitution, TheaterWorks is a professional theater company known for its off-Broadway musicals and straight plays. The company was founded in 1985 and presents roughly 225 shows annually. Its headquarters on Pearl Street is also a center of community theater, costume rental and theater arts.
The venerable Hartford Stage Company maintains a packed schedule of theatrical presentations for adults and families, including seasonal favorites such as 'A Christmas Carol.' The Company offers individual tickets, packages and discounted rates for groups.
At the time of its completion in 1919, the 24-story Traveler's Tower, was the seventh tallest building in the world. Visitors to the tower are treated to an amazing 360 degree, panoramic view of Hartford and the surrounding areas.
Located within a historic 1876 building, the Charter Oak Cultural Center is a facility that offers a number of educational services for members of the local community. Performing arts shows, literacy-based classes, and after school programs are among these services.