The Hartford Area

The Hartford Area Travel Guide

Articles about The Hartford Area

By Sarah L. Stewart
By Joshua Pramis
By Joshua Pramis
By Daniel Derouchie
By Michael Z. Wise
After Le Corbusier visited Hartford in 1935, the Modernist architect proclaimed that a man named A. Everett Austin Jr. was turning the "little town in upper Connecticut" into "a place where burns the lamp of the mind." Philip Johnson went even fur...

Restaurants in The Hartford Area

Chef Billy Grant says the Italian comfort fare he serves at Restaurant Bricco is inspired by childhood memories of his mother's cooking. Order some orecchiette with sautéed shrimp, then wrap up with a dish of homemade olive oil gelato.

Things to do in The Hartford Area

Conduct an architectural scavenger hunt at the endangered Mark Twain House in Hartford, a tour de force that throws together African, Indian, and American styles, with wacky, mismatched decorations and fireplaces specially engineered to roar directly underneath windows.