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Summer Fun In Hartford

Father and son watching and feeding giraffe in zoo.Summertime usually means that we all head south to enjoy fun in the sun. However, you would be amazed at the fun you can find during the summer in the northeast.

So before you book your flight, here are some of the most entertaining activities you can enjoy around Hartford.

Bushnell Park Carousel

Keeping children entertained takes a lot of creativity, and sometimes, going to the beach isn't practical. If you're looking for a fun way to pass the time while also sneaking in a bit of history, the Bushnell Park Carousel is a great place to start.

Built in 1914, the carousel is a unique mix of modern ingenuity and 20th-century flare.

At $2 a ride, it's also one of the most inexpensive ways to have fun in the Hartford area.

Dunkin Donuts Park

Summertime means that baseball season is in full swing. A trip to Dunkin Donuts park can help you satisfy the itch to watch America's pastime. The home of Hartford Yard goats is within walking distance of premier food and entertainment and is located a short distance away from the downtown Hartford area. If you're looking for a unique experience, watch MLB stars of tomorrow take on the competition at Dunkin Donuts Park, or enjoy the surrounding area.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Does art pique your interest? Then the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art may be just what you need.

The museum features a diverse collection of pieces that features:

  • European art
  • American art
  • Contemporary art
  • And Many decorative pieces

The collection includes over 50,000 pieces, so you are sure to spend hours enjoying yourself and expanding your knowledge.

Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt

If you need a great way to spend an afternoon, schedule a scavenger hunt with Operation City Quest. The scavenger hunt allows you to explore Hartford and immerse yourself in the city. You'll spend time looking for items around town and completing tasks for points. This scavenger hunt takes you through the downtown area of Hartford, giving you the opportunity for a great day of team-building and exploration.

Come and Visit Us

The festivities in Hartford aren't just limited to summer, but you can experience them year-round.

If you're looking to experience all that Hartford has to offer, give us a visit at Park Place Towers. 

We have apartments where you can take in gorgeous views and immerse yourself in the city. Call us today at (860) 951-3400.