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Capital of the state of Connecticut, Hartford delighted Mark Twain who wrote “Of all the beautiful towns it has been my fortune to see, this is the chief.” Hartford is home to the oldest public art museum in the United States, and the oldest public park … Discover them …

 

 

Hotels and Resorts

Hilton Hartford Hotel

Centrally located, with easy access to restaurants, bars and other recreational areas as well as tourist spots of relief this hotel offers conference center, indoor pool, fitness center, bar and restaurant.

http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/connecticut/hilton-hartford-HFDHHHF/index.html

 

Marriot Hartford Downtown

Overlooking the Connecticut River, this hotel is close to several tourist attractions. Combines the beauty and elegance of a grand hotel with a contemporary lifestyle, offering spa and fitness center.

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bdldt-hartford-marriott-downtown/

 

Galleries

Real Art Ways

Created in 1975, this is one of the oldest alternative art galleries in the United States. Produces innovative works by emerging and renowned artists, visual arts, video and specialized courses for children, creating a very special bond with the community.

http://www.realartways.org/

 

 

 

 

Tea Haunt Canvas

An original concept. Gallery and Tea House, there you will find exhibitions of local artists, exotic teas, Persian pastries and desserts, handmade jewelry and decorative pieces of unique design.

http://teahauntcanvas.com/

 

Design Shops

Armeny Custom Jewelry Design

In this store you will find jewelery of unique design, in addition to repair services, recovery and styling of antique pieces and a team of competent professionals at your service.

http://www.armeny.com/

 

Raymour and Flanigan

Born in 1947, Raymour and Flanigan has vast years of experience, but always seeks the development and the most advanced techniques of design and production. Here you will find pieces of furniture and decoration unique design, and custom made pieces.

http://www.raymourflanigan.com

 

Design Centers

Niro Design Center

Created by the founders of couture Niro, Niro Design Center aims to facilitate the development of skills in the field of fashion and design enabling the learning and expression of young artists.

http://www.nirodesigncenter.com/

 

Max Downtown

The contemporary style, the high ceilings and chandeliers give this restaurant a perfect atmosphere that complements the internationally inspired cuisine and winner of several awards, incluino the best new restaurant by Connecticut magazine.

http://www.maxrestaurantgroup.com

 

 

 

Carbone’s Restaurant

Born in 1938 this restaurant is consistently voted the best Italian restaurant in Hartford and  is considered the best in the state of Connecticut. The gourmet kitchen and the hospitality that welcomes guests is what makes it so special.

http://www.carbonesct.com/

Museums

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

This is the oldest  public art museum in the United States. It has about 50,000 works of art including ancient Greek and Roman art and European decoration pieces  as well as surrealist and Impressionist paintings. The building itself is a work composed of five interconnected buildings and original design.

http://www.thewadsworth.org

 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Harriet Beecher Stowe changed the world with his anti slavery novel , “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”, becoming the most powerful woman of the nineteenth century giving voice to their beliefs at a time when the woman  could not  express and had no right to vote. Her house is now the museum that preserves and promotes the discussion of his work, as well as issues related to race, gender and education.

http://harrietbeecherstowe.org

 

Spas

Prossage Wellness

Voted the best spa in Hartford, the prossage wellness lies in the Marriot Hotel and offers a tranquil and relaxing space where demand  the balance trough techniques and treatments inspired in nature and its benefits for body and mind

http://prossagewellness.com/

 

Body and Sole Day Spa

This spa has qualified professionals whose primary concern is to make you feel good physically and psychologically. With beauty treatments and massages is the ideal place to relax after a hard day and find peace.

http://www.bodyandsoledayspa.net/

Winneries

 

Chamard Vineyards

Born in 1983, this winery offers the perfect place to taste the best wines of their production, accompanied by the best meats in the region in its environment.

http://chamard.com

 

Showrooms

Connecticut Lighting Centers

Since 1972 working in the lighting area this company offers through the experienced professional Designers several unique solutions to create the perfect environment in your home. They Were the creators of the concept “Lighting District” in the city, which encompasses three different spaces: Connecticut Lighting Center and Restoration Lighting Gallery.

http://www.ctlighting.com

 

Pompanoosuc Mills

Headquartered in Vermont since 1973, this company offers furniture of unique design and quality wood for home and office. The showroom in Hartford is the place to visit to learn about these handcrafted furniture.

http://www.pompy.com

Country Club Living

Rockledge Golf Club

With a championship golf course, two practice greens, a sand bunker, a full-service restaurant with three dining areas, a mid-course snack bar, golf shop, locker rooms and cart rental service, this is the space provided for the true lover of this noble sport.

http://www.golfrockledge.com

 

Town and County Club

This club was created in 1925 for women. Born in order to organize a work center for women, a place where they could express their views, could meet and socialize. Today is a club that promotes the cultural and intellectual development through the socialization of members in activities and cultural events.

http://www.towncounty.com

 

Luxury Properties

Luxury Portfolio

http://www.luxuryportfolio.com/browse~mn/connecticut/hartford.cfm

 

The Grand Lofts

http://www.thegrandlofts.com/about-us/

 

Art Shows

Open Studio Hartford

This is an event where over a weekend, local artists open their studios to the public, in order to show their work to the community, sensitize it to the arts and at the same time sell their works. An unmissable opportunity to meet the local artist and purchase one of his works in his environment.

 

Points of Interest

The Mark Twain House and Museum

The house where Mark Twain lived from 1874 to 1891 and where he wrote his greatest works, “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” “The Prince and the Pauper,” “Huckleberry Finn” among others. Victorian Gothic architecture of the house is remarkable. There is also an area dedicated to showcasing the life and work of the writer.

 

http://www.marktwainhouse.org/

 

Trinity College

Founded in 1823 under the name of Washington College, was named Trinity College in 1845. It’s a liberal arts school, with an unique architecture and a Campus of an almost unreal  beauty.

http://www.trincoll.edu