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Hubbard Park
Hubbard Park
Attraction type: Parks
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Castle Craig
Castle Craig
Attraction type: Lookouts; Historic Sites; Castles; Observation Decks & Towers
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Guiffrida Park
Guiffrida Park
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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New Britain Museum of American Art
New Britain Museum of American Art(New Britain)
Owner description: Acknowledged as the first museum in the world dedicated solely to collecting American art, the NBMAA is renowned for its preeminent collection spanning three centuries of American... more Owner description: Acknowledged as the first museum in the world dedicated solely to collecting American art, the NBMAA is renowned for its preeminent collection spanning three centuries of American history. The award-winning Chase Family Building, which opened in 2006 to critical and public acclaim, features 15 spacious galleries which showcase the permanent collection and upwards of 25 special exhibitions a year featuring American masters, emerging artists and private collections. Education and community outreach programs for all ages include docent-led school and adult tours, teacher services, studio classes and vacation programs, Art Happy Hour gallery talks, lectures, symposia, concerts, film, monthly First Friday jazz evenings, quarterly Museum After Dark parties for young professionals, and the annual Juneteenth celebration. Enjoy Café on the Park for a light lunch prepared by “Best Caterer in Connecticut” Jordan Caterers. Visit the Museum Shop for unique gifts. Drop by the “ArtLab” learning gallery with your little ones. Gems not to be missed include Thomas Hart Benton’s murals “The Arts of Life in America,” “The Cycle of Terror and Tragedy, September 11, 2001” by Graydon Parrish,” and Dale Chihuly’s “Blue and Beyond Blue” spectacular chandelier. Called “a destination for art lovers everywhere,” “first-class,” “a full-size, transparent temple of art, mixing New York ambience with Yankee ingenuity and all-American beauty,” the NBMAA is not to be missed. less
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center
Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center(Mashantucket)
The Pequot Museum, located in an ancient cedar forest minutes away from Foxwoods Resort Casino, is the largest Native American museum of its kind in the world.
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Castello Pizza & Italian Market
Castello Pizza & Italian Market
Ranked #1 of 133 Restaurants in Meriden
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff
Lido's Restaurant
Lido's Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 133 Restaurants in Meriden
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
K LaMay's Steamed Cheeseburgers
K LaMay's Steamed Cheeseburgers
Ranked #3 of 133 Restaurants in Meriden
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Takeout
Huxley's Bookmark Cafe
Huxley's Bookmark Cafe
Ranked #4 of 133 Restaurants in Meriden
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Avanti - Italian Restaurant & Lounge
Ranked #5 of 133 Restaurants in Meriden
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Econo Lodge Plantsville
2.0 of 5
Econo Lodge Plantsville
$67 - $76
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Plantsville
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Americas Best Value Inn
2.0 of 5
Americas Best Value Inn
$62 - $91
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Middlefield
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Fairfield Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5
Fairfield Inn & Suites
$95 - $171
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Plainville
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Comfort Inn & Suites Conference Center
2.5 of 5
Comfort Inn & Suites Conference Center
$67 - $123
Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Meriden
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Hampton Inn Meriden - Wallingford
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Meriden - Wallingford
$86 - $123
Ranked #2 of 11 Hotels in Meriden
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Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Hartford Meriden
3.0 of 5
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Hartford Meriden
$90 - $144
Ranked #3 of 11 Hotels in Meriden
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

The Fox Tower
4.0 of 5
The Fox Tower
$151 - $701
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Mashantucket
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Hartford Marriott Downtown
4.0 of 5
Hartford Marriott Downtown
$129 - $469
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Hartford
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Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
4.0 of 5
Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
$176 - $283
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in New Haven
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