Visit the author’s home in Connecticut’s capital city.
In the late 1800’s, Hartford was a center for literary America’s best-heeled luminaries. Some eccentric echoes remain in this underrated New England city.
Mark Twain House & Museum
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.