Hartford, CT Restaurants, Restaurant Menus & Dining
For many of us from distant counties, Hartford is merely a glimpse of that baby blue dome (the former Colt factory) that faces the Connecticut River as we pass by on I 91, bound for distant points. But our state capitol is also a capital cultural Mecca. To begin with, the Wadsworth Anteneum is a world class gem of a public art museum, and in fact is the country’s oldest, with America’s first acquisitions of Dali, Caravaggio and Miro to say nothing of a major collection of the scenic Hudson River School paintings. Add to that such concert and theatrical riches as the Bushnell, the Hartford Civic Center, Hartford Stage, Meadows Music Theater, the Dodge Music Center, the Hartford Children’s Theatre, and you will find that Hartford can certainly keep you busy, entertained and enriched. If you want to step back in time, there are the Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe houses. If you want to stop and smell the roses, go to Elizabeth Park with one of America’s largest rose gardens.
Hartford is certainly a place to go to rather than by!