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Trip List by DORC68

Hartford day trip on a budget

Jun 19, 2007  Hartford native
4.5 of 5 stars based on 1 vote

Inexpensive day

  • Explore locations featured in this Trip List: Hartford
  • Category: Perfect day
  • Traveler type: Sightseeing
  • Appeals to: Families with small children, Families with teenagers, Large groups, Seniors, Students, Budget travelers, Active/adventure, Tourists
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Cedar Hill Cemetery

    Cemetery where famous Hartford's residents are buried such as 4 times Oscar winner Katharine Hepburn, Samuel Colt, J.P. Morgan, James G. Batterson, John Hooker etc. FREE to the public. Located on 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford, CT 06114 you can reach their website at cedarhillcemetery.org

  • 2. Bushnell Park
    Bushnell Park, Hartford, Connecticut

    Right in the center of downtown Hartford. The first public park in America that was financed with public funds, Bushnell Park draws visitors to its 1914 carousel, and also features memorials honoring Civil War and Spanish-American War soldiers and some 150 varieties of trees. One can ride the carousel for only $1.00 and climb the Memorial Arch on Thursday's for FREE during the summer.

  • 3. Riverfront

    Walk along the Connecticut River through our new riverfront. There is a boat called The Lady Katharine that one can dine while cruising the Connecticut River. You can contact them at info@ladykatecruises.com. You can have Sunday brunch, lunch or dinner.