As the state capital of Connecticut, Hartford is home to art, historic homes, monuments
See where Mark Twain wrote Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer when you tour the author’s home while learning about his family life. After, go next door and visit The Harriet Beecher Stowe Centre, the former home of the famous American author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
Get up close to a Salvador Dalí or René Magritte painting or view a wide range of textiles at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Marvel at a two-headed calf and other natural wonders at the Old State House’s Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities. Enjoy the hands-on exhibits and 3D digital theatre at the Connecticut Science Center.
Wander around Bushnell Park, America’s first public park, to see the Civil War Memorial and one of only three remaining Stein and Goldstein carousels. Stop to smell the roses in the Elizabeth Park Rose Garden which contains over 15,000 plants.
If you stay downtown, most of the attractions are within walking distance. However, there is a reliable bus service provided by CTTRANSIT.
Book your Aer Lingus flight to Hartford and arrive rested, relaxed and ready to explore when you upgrade to one of our business class seats, available on transatlantic flights connecting through Dublin.