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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Private New York City Night Tour with Driver-Guide
"At nightfall or later if you prefer you will be met for your 3-hour tour at the Manhattan location of your choice. Take a drive in your private vehicle to Hamilton Park in Weehawkin New Jersey high up on the cliffs overlooking the Hudson River. There you will enjoy what is considered to be the best night view of the New York City skyline. From Weehawkin travel along the Hudson River for various river-level views and photos of the city. Through the Holland tunnel across lower-Manhattan and over the Brooklyn Bridge
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Most Viewed Things to Do in Hartford

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Connecticut Science Center

I didn't have time to visit, but I was favorably impressed with the architecture of the new Science Center on the Waterfront in Hartford. Check out the link for more information. This is a great place...
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Mark Twain's House

Twain may have began his life on the Mississippi at Hannibal, but after he became famous, he spent time in this huge house in Hartford. The grounds and architecture of the home are themselves worth...
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Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Harriet Beecher Stowe is not remembered for writing classic literature in the sense that Mark Twain was. Her classic Uncle Tom's Cabin was however widely read at the time and contributed to...
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The Mark Twain House and Museum

If you are a fan of Mark Twain and his books, you must visit the Mark Twain House and Museum, when you are in Connecticut! The house is where Samuel Clements, a.k.a. Mark Twain, lived from 1871, and...
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Aug 27, 2013

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

There are many old (for US at least) buildings and establishments in Connecticut. The Wadsworth Atheneum is one of them. It was founded in 1842, the oldest public art museum in the USA. It holds...
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Aug 27, 2013

Christopher Columbus Statue

Like many American cities, there is tribute to Christopher Columbus, donated by Italian Americans. This is a fine eight foot tall full figure bronze created by Vincenzo Miserendino and dedicated on...
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Aug 04, 2012
 
 
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Lafeyette Equestrian Statue

Adjacent to the Capitol grounds on Lafeyette Circle is an impressive bronze equestrian statue on a granite base dedicated to The Marquis de LaFayette, and important French ally during the American...
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Aug 04, 2012

Capitol Grounds Memorial Statues

There are numerous memorials to veterans of wars as well as a tribute to a revolutionary figure, Thomas Knowlton, who at age 36 died in the midst of the war. Mortars from the Civil War battle of St....
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Aug 04, 2012

Capitol Building Details

Look closely at the building and you will find symbolic figures of various chapters in Connecticut history, as well as the many famous Connecticut founding fathers and revolutionary war figures. New...
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Aug 04, 2012

Connecticut State Capitol Building

High on a knoll above Bushnell Park is the very impressive gold domed Connecticut State Capitol. The building houses the legislative and executive branches of the state government. The architecture of...
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Aug 03, 2012

Bushnell Park

The tall buildings downtown are hemmed in on the south and west by Bushnell Park, an extensive inner city park of lawn, trees, fountains, and statues. In winter, much of the lawn areas are covered by...
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Aug 03, 2012

Old State House

The original state house has been converted into a museum of oddities (see link), but the location downtown and the grounds that surround it are very impressive. The Old State House was built in 1972...
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atufft
Aug 03, 2012

Lincoln Meets Harriet Beecher Stowe

Right on the riverfront there is a very nice statue commemorating a wartime visit by Abraham Lincoln to Hartford, where Harriet Beecher Stowe, famous author of Uncle Tom's Cabin came to greet him. ...
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Aug 03, 2012

Nathan Hale Monument

Nathan Hale was a lieutenant in the Continental Army. In his early twenties, Hale had worked as a teacher before the Revolution. In late September 1776 he volunteered to cross the British lines and...
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Oct 18, 2009

Top Hotels in Hartford

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200 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, Connecticut, 06103, United States
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185 Turnpike Road, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, 06096, United States
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185 Brainard Road, Hartford, Connecticut, 06114, United States
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"Capital of the Constitution State"
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"Hartford - A Very Pleasant Destination!"
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"There ARE things to do in Hartford!"
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