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Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. Founded by Dutch traders in 1600 the city was established by the Reverend Thomas Hooker in 1636. The first English settlers arrived in 1635. Having a number of insurance companies, the city is known by the title "insurance capital of the world". Being in the in Hartford County, it is the third largest city in the state and is also the 44th largest metro area in the country.
Hartford Marriott Downtown, Hilton Hartford, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hartford, The Goodwin Hotel, Crowne Plaza Hartford Downtown, Residence Inn Hartford Downtown, Holiday Inn Express Hotel Downtown Hartford, Terra Motel Super 8 Motel Hartford / Windsor, Carrier Motor Lodge, Econo Lodge and Days Inn Hartford are the famous hotels in the city that are the main options of the tourists.
Places to Visit:
Bushnell Park, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Cathedral of St. Joseph, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Connecticut State Capitol, Colt Arms Factory and Park, Armsmear, Connecticut Center for Science and Exploration, Elizabeth Park & Rose Garden, The Mark Twain House and Museum, Old State House, Pope Park, Hartford Riverfront Recapture and Park are the main spare time centers in the city. Wadsworth Atheneum of Art - the oldest art museum in the U.S. is an important cultural center in Hartford.
Bradley International Airport, Brainard Airport in Hartford, John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport in New York, New York Logan International Airport in Boston and Tweed New Haven Regional Airport in New Haven serve the city.Interstate bus service that provides buses to several routes is another means of commutation in the city. The railroad in the city connects it with other areas. Connecticut Transit, taxis include the public transportation in the city. Hartford has an extensive road network that includes highways, expressways eases the traffic congestion in the city.