Hartford is the capital city of the U.S. state of Connecticut. Nicknamed the “Insurance Capital of the World” Hartford houses many of the world’s insurance company headquarters and insurance is the region’s major industry. Hartford is home to the nation’s oldest public art museum (Wadsworth Atheneum), oldest public park (Bushnell Park) and oldest continuously published newspaper (Hartford Courant).
Bradley International Airport (BDL)
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Hartford lies in the humid continental climate zone. Summers are typically hot and muggy while winters are typically cold with frequent snowfall.
Mark Twain House, Bushnell Park, Wadsworth Atheneum, Old State House, Museum of Connecticut History, Connecticut Science Center, Butler-McCook Homestead, Connecticut State Capitol, Elizabeth Park, Trinity College