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Alamo Car Rentals Hartford, Connecticut

Alamo Car Rental offers their customers great savings along with a large selection of  vehicles to choose from.  With a well known name like Alamo, customers will receive great customer service and Alamo car rentals will have you out and on the road in no time at all.  Alamo offers some of the best deals in the rental car business. Be sure to check out Alamo.com to see online discount specials.
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Hartford  Bradley Airport  Alamo - Airport Shuttle
Alamo Car Rentals Stamford - 700 Main Street

Things to do in Hartford

  • Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens Elizabeth Park Gardens in Hartford
    Sits on 102 acres and is home to a variety of garden areas, walkways, greenhouses, picnic areas, lush, green lawns, a large pond and recreation areas.  The crown jewel of Elizabeth Park Gardens is the two and a half acre rose garden which features over 800 varieties of roses totaling over 15,000 bushes.  This famous rose garden is known throughout the world.  Within Elizabeth Park Gardens roses cover arched walkways leading to several gardens and the flower beds are filled with roses of every shape and color.  Visitors of all ages will enjoy visiting Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens.  Other featured gardens at Elizabeth Park include: The Rock Garden- offers visitors a place to escape for peace and quiet, during springtime the Rock Garden is in full bloom (very pretty).  The Perennial Garden- showcases plenty of color throughout the garden as the seasons progresses, a lovely gazebo is situated in the center of the garden.  The Annuals Garden- offers plenty of color something is always in bloom until winter sets in.  Last is the Herb Garden- features a large variety of herb plants.  During your visit be sure to visit the Greenhouses there is always plenty to see.  The Greenhouses are used to grow annuals and other plants that are planted in the park's gardens or in the city of Hartford.   The Greenhouses host a spring flower show in March and during the winter there is a large display of poinsettias.  During the winter months the park is open for ice skating. 

  • Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of  Art
    Was founded in 1842 by Daniel Wadsworth a Hartford art enthusiast (1771-1848) who wanted to share the wonders of the art with the public.  During the mid nineteenth century average citizens had little or no exposure to fine art, beautiful artifact and one of a kind antiquities.  Only the very wealthy purchased paintings and collectibles the Museum was named Atheneum in honor of Athena the Greek goddess of wisdom.  The Wadsworth Museum was the first American Museum to acquire works of art from famous artists such as: Salvador Dali, Caravaggio, Frederic Church, Piet Mondrian, Joseph Cornell along with many other talented, famous artists.  The permanent collection features several one of a kind treasures sure to keep your attention for hours. From American Paintings, Contemporary Art, European Art, American Decorative Arts, Costume & Textiles and European Decorative Arts.  The Museum offers a variety of exhibits from classical to contemporary offering something for everyone.

  • Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk
    Is a free attraction that is located along the Hartford and East Hartford banks of the Connecticut River.  The Lincoln Sculpture Walk is home to fifteen beautiful sculptures that represent the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln.  Here visitors can enjoy walking along the river and admiring the beautiful sculptures.  Also nearby is the Great River Park offering visitors a variety of outdoor activities from boating, fishing, picnicking, enjoying an outdoor concert in the large amphitheater that holds over 300 guests, admiring the public art and stunning sculptures.  Visiting the Lincoln Sculpture Walk is a great way to spend the afternoon.

Budget rent a car Hartford, Connecticut

Budget Rent-A-Car is one of the leading car rental businesses in the industry. Begin your vacation in Connecticut by renting top quality vehicles from Budget.  Our customers experience friendly customer service with a great selection of vehicles to choose from.  Budget will  get you on the road quick and  hassle free. Be sure to check out some great discount deals on your next rental with Budget.
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New Haven Tweed Airport Budget - 1555  Burr St 
Budget Car Rentals Danbury - 92 Federal Rd
Fairfield Budget Rental Cars
- 733 Post Rd
Budget Stamford Marriott - 197 North State Street 
New Haven Budget Rentals - 323 George Street 
 

Old State House in HartfordOld State House
Is located in downtown Hartford and was the original State Capitol building in Connecticut from 1797-1873 the Old State House is recognized as one of the oldest remaining state houses in the nation.  Visitors have the chance to explore the home of Connecticut's early state government.  Here visitors can discover the restored legislative chambers, executive branch offices and the courtroom with an interactive audio tour providing visitors with information to assist you plan your route of places you want to visit.  Visitors can tour the Old State House at their own pace.  Discover over 300 years of Connecticut history as you visit the Mortenson Gallery and discover the many ways the Connecticut community came together to solve the problems of the past and present through an interesting multimedia exhibit.  Visitors will be amazed as they discover the Joseph Steward Museum of Curiosities here you will discover if a two-headed calf exists or where do unicorn horns come from? you can get the answers to these questions and many others as you explore the authentic re-creation of the Joseph Steward's Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities.  The Connecticut's Old State House Farmers' Market is the oldest market in Connecticut established in 1643, Hartford was required to establish a public market on the site of the Old State House.  Today, they still carry on the tradition by hosting the Connecticut Old State House Farmers' Market.  Visitors of all ages will enjoy visiting the Old State House.

State Capitol
Overlooks the beautiful 41 acres of Bushnell Memorial Park, the State Capitol opened in 1879 and is home to state executive offices and legislative chambers.  The building was constructed by the city of Hartford with custom plans designed by the well known architect Richard Upjohn.  The State Capitol building is constructed of New England marble and granite crowned with a gold leaf dome. The cost of the State Capitol building was estimated at 2.5 million dollars with a replacement value of 200 million dollars.  There are several historical sites located close to the State Capitol building visitors can stop by the Visitor Information Center and pick up a copy of the Connecticut State Capitol-Self Guided Tour booklet.  This is a great way to explore at your own pace, there are also guided tours that take you into the House and Senate chambers.  A visit to the State Capitol is a great beginning to your visit to Har

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East Hartford Enterprise - 411 Connecticut Blvd
Enterprise Fairfield - 114 Commerce Dr

Restaurants in Connecticut
  • Carbone's Ristorante
    Serves some of the best Italian food in Hartford, this is a favorite restaurant for the local residents of Hartford.  Carbone's is family owned and has been serving delicious meals since 1938.   Carbone's Ristorante offers gourmet  Italian dining along with tableside preparations in an elegant, candlelit setting.  Carbone's Ristorante serves lunch and dinner offering a large variety of  appetizers, salads, pastas and delicious entrees.  Some popular dishes include: Calamari Fritta, Fettuccini Carbonara, Vitello Cuscinetto, Pollo Giavani (stuffed chicken breasts), Monzo Wornoff (delicious filet of beef) and Vitello San Doming (tender veal with baby mushrooms).  All these homemade, tasty dishes are served with fresh bread.  Guests will enjoy the tableside entertainment as the waiters prepare fresh salads, appetizers and delicious deserts.  Dining at Carbone's is a must on your visit to Hartford.
  • Arugula Restaurant
    Is a modern bistro offering a variety of  delicious dishes to choose from.  The creative menu blends both Mediterranean and International flavors creating a fantastic menu bursting with flavor.  Guests will enjoy sampling dishes such as: Wild Mushroom Rosemary Lasagna or Curried Eggplant Napoleon layered with delicate wonton wrappers.  Be sure to save room for the delicious homemade desserts like Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake or warm Chocolate Banana Phyllo pockets.  This cozy restaurant attracts several visitors as well as the locals of Hartford.
Fettuccini Carbonara cuisine
Mediterranean Cuisine

National Rental Cars Hartford, Connecticut

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Hartford Intl Airport National  - 60 Schoephoester Rd
National Car Rental Stamford - 700 Main St

  • The Mark Twain House The Mark Twain House in Hartford
    Is a must see when you are in Hartford, here is where Mark Twain wrote some of his best work including Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and A Connecticut Yankee in King Author's Court.  This stunning house was built in the upscale neighborhood known as Nook Farm this was a popular area among the political society.  One of Mark Twain's closest neighbors was Harriet Beecher Stowe who was the well known author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, both of their homes were built around the same time.  Mark Twain's house is most recognized for the multiple gables and turrets along with brightly colored brick exteriors.  The house also features unique, detailed cut-outs of flowers, butterflies and squirrels all blending in the natural surroundings.  The interior of the 19-room house will leave its visitors in awe as they marvel at the detailed, patterns and designs of stained glass along with carved woodwork and stenciled walls.  Visitors of all ages will enjoy visiting The Mark Twain House.
  • Pump House Gallery
    Is located near Bushnell Park the Pump House is a publicly funded art gallery.  The Pump House gallery is a slate-roofed, brownstone building that was built in 1949 as a pumping station for flood control.  Due to the erosion issues, the river was rerouted beneath the City and the function of the Pump House was no longer needed.  The doors of the gallery first opened in 1985.  Featuring a one room gallery with year round programs and exhibits showcasing works of art from various artists.  The Pump House Gallery features works of art from the Hartford area.  The Pump House Gallery is a unique gallery full of Hartford history.

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Bradley Airport Windsor Locks Avis  - 4 Schoephoester Rd
Avis Car Rental Newington - 2594 Berlin Turnpike
West Hartford Sears Auto Center Avis - 1445 New Britain Ave

  • Lafayette StatueLafayette Statue in Hartford
    Is a popular tourist attraction in Hartford, this beautiful statue of Lafayette was created by Paul Wayland Bartlett.  Paul Bartlett was born in New Haven, Connecticut and moved to France as a child and spent most of his life there.  The Lafayette Statue was originally created to stand in the courtyard of the Louvre in Paris and the sculpture was placed there.  During 1930 money was donated to cast a replication of a bronze sculpture for Hartford.  The Lafayette Sculpture was designed in 1907 and the bronze copy was cast and dedicated to Hartford in 1932.  Lafayette was a French nobleman who was known in history as the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834).  In 1777 at the young age of 19, Lafayette came to America to volunteer in the Revolutionary War.  Lafayette was appointed to a major-general and helped secure military assistance from France. 
  • Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
    Is a stunning, brownstone Gothic monument standing 116 feet high.  The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch was designed by a Hartford architect George Keller and was built at the cost of $50,000 in 1886.  The beautiful monument features depicting scenes from the Civil War and is dedicated to the 4,000 Hartford citizens who served in the Civil War.  The monument is topped with statues of the original angels Gabriel and Raphael.  Visitors can take a guided tour of the arch and take a journey up the winding 97 step staircase to the top offering breathtaking views of the State Capitol, downtown Hartford and Bushnell Park.

Thrifty Car Rental Hartford, Connecticut

 Thrifty Car Rental has been a leading name in the rental car community for several years. With Thrifty Car Rental, our customers will receive the best customer service form our staff along with a variety of  vehicles to choose from. You can't beat a great deal from one of the most well known names in the business.

Groton Thrifty Car Rental - 901 Route 12
Hartford Bradley Airport Thrifty - 580 Spring Street
Hartford Thrifty Car Rental - 24 Andover Dr

  • Bushnell Park Hartford Bushnell Park 
    Is the perfect place for the entire family to spend the day relaxing in the sun.  Bushnell Park sits on 41-acres of lush landscape and was once referred to as Hartford's City Park.  Bushnell Park was named after Reverend Horace Bushnell and was created in 1854 the people of Hartford voted to turn privately owned land into a public park.  Bushnell Park was the first park in the nation to be planned, built and paid for by the citizens of Hartford.  The Bushnell Park was designed as a graceful landscaped setting instead of a formal European Garden or a traditional New England green.  The Park has experienced many changes over the years, today Bushnell Park is home to more than 600 trees some over one hundred years old featuring 125 varieties.  This beautiful park is home to several buildings, monuments and statues.  Bushnell Park offers a variety of activities including a place where residents and visitors can enjoy open space, historic monuments, a playground and a carousel with antique jeweled horses.  The entire family will enjoy visiting Bushnell Park.
  • Bushnell Park Carousel
    Is the oldest carousel in the United States and is located in the Bushnell Park.  The Bushnell Park Carousel was crafted by Russian immigrants Solomon Stein and Harry Goldstein in 1914.  Solomon Stein and Harry Goldstein began carving carousel pieces for Coney Island in the 1800's.  Their Carousel horses are well known and recognized for their wild eyes and open mouths with carved teeth.  Also their carousel horses are decorated with large roses on their bodies.  The Bushnell Park Carousel is one of less than 200 antique wooden carousels that still operates in the United States.  People of all ages will enjoy a ride on the Bushnell Park Carousel.

Dollar Rent-A-Car Hartford

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Hartford Bradley Airport Dollar -593 Elm Street
Dollar Car Rentals Stamford  - 212 Richmond Hill Ave

  • American Clock & Watch MuseumAmerican Clock & Watch Museum in Bristol
    Is located in Bristol, Connecticut here visitors can see more than 3,000 watches and clocks dating back to the late 1500's.  The American Clock & Watch Museum features recreations of an 1825 clock shop and an 1890 Victorian clock and watch store.  Visitors can travel back in time with a visit to the American Clock & Watch Museum here visitors can explore hundreds of interesting and beautiful timekeepers.  Discover the finest collection of American manufactured clocks and watches all on display.  Visitors eyes and ears will be delighted by the ticking, chiming and striking.  The museum houses the finest collection of clocks including: Grandfather clocks, Punch clocks, Blinking-Eye clocks, Railroad clocks, Hickory Dickory Dock clocks and many more.  Visitors of all ages will be amazed as they travel through the American Clock & Watch Museum.
  • New England Carousel Museum
    Is a fantastic museum that will be enjoyed by visitors of all ages.  The New England Carousel Museum houses one of the largest collections of antique carousel pieces in the country and is  located in Bristol, Connecticut.  The New England Carousel Museum displays a variety of carousel pieces and a recreated carving shop.  Visitors have the opportunity to experience the Golden Age of the Carousel tour learning the history and development of the beautiful hand-carved carousel horses.  The New England Carousel Museum also houses The Bristol Center for The Arts and Culture displaying a collection of beautiful artwork from the Bristol Artist Glo Sessions.  Here visitors have the chance to see her fabulous work.  All visitor's will enjoy learning the history of the famous carousel and viewing the beautiful artwork.

Hertz Car Rental Hartford

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Hartford Hertz Car Rental - 108 Constitution Plaza Suite A

 Hertz Car Rental Farmington - 15 Farms Springs Rd
Manchester Hertz Car Rental  - 290 Broad St
Hertz Car Rental Berlin  - 1219 Berlin Turnpike

May 09, 2011