The Hartford-Springfield region, nestled in the heart of the Connecticut River Valley, offers myriad things to see and do. Family outings, cultural heritage tours and world class attractions easily fill a weekend or week-long visit. Experience the region's glorious burst of color during fall foliage season! Check out New England's agricultural fair, the Big "E"; the historic Connecticut State Capitol; the Wadsworth Atheneum, the oldest art museum in America; the Mark Twain House in Hartford; the Basketball Hall of Fame, Yankee Candle Company and Six Flags New England in Greater Springfield. Nearby, the Berkshires feature the Norman Rockwell Museum and Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony, while the world's largest casino, Foxwoods, is a short trip to the south. Hike the Mohawk and Appalachian Trails or explore the region's many state parks and forests. Take a cruise or experience white-water thrills! Or, work on your game at one of the region's 65 public golf courses. There is truly something for everyone here! Visit the web sites below to learn more about individual attractions.
Outdoor Life & Recreation
"American Heritage" Connecticut River
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