America?s first public art museum is known for having a diverse collection of art to admire, and it is set in a small and intimate museum that will keep you coming back. From Dali to Warhol, ancient to modern, you can contemplate the works of art up close without the crowds found larger museums. If you happened to be in Hartford on the second Saturday of the month the museum is free and offers many family oriented activities.
Do you want to explore Worcester, Massachusetts in your RV? If so, the best place to stay is just 10 miles out of town, in Sutton. The name of the park is Sutton Falls, and it is situated in the Blackstone River Valley, a National Heritage Corridor. It's open from April until October, and offers full hookup, clean restrooms, coin-operated showers, laundry facilities, and a picnic table and fireplace at each site. There is plenty to do here so you don't have to leave the site to have a good time. There are two beaches and one floating deck for swimming, a fishing pond, a playground for the kids, boat rentals, and a games room. There are also planned activities on offer, such as bingo, a fishing derby, a scavenger hunt, karaoke, and a pig roast. You are bound to make lots of new friends if you take part in the activities. When you are ready to explore, head into Worcester and take advantage of the many restaurants, shops and museums which the town has to offer. There are plenty of parks here as well, such as Elm Park, which has a fantastic new playground for children, and Green Hill Park, which has ponds, a golf course, a vets memorial, a farm, and a skateboard park.
This family operated recreational center will keep you and your kids entertained for days. Wilderness Lake is located within 100 acres of scenic countryside with a fresh-water lake for swimming, boating, and fishing. There are also many land activities such as mini-golf, trails for hiking and biking. But if you want to have some competitive fun you could also play in the horse-shoe pits, volleyball courts, game rooms. And if you?re tired of being outdoors a lodge offers home-theater entertainment. A family friendly destination for your RV rental trip.
Bear Creek Campground
Bear Creek Campground is located in Bristol, Connecticut which is about a 30 minute drive to East Hartford. Bear Creek offers A fun-filled campground with an amusement park in its backyard. It is the perfect spot for a family vacation and also a nice location to explore this corner of Connecticut. You won?t have to t miss an hour of daylight or playtime at New England's most cherished theme park. Stay in your own RV pitch a tent or rent a cabin. Bear Creek Campground can accommodate any size RV and each size has parking for two vehicles. Electric hook up with 50/30/20 AMP capabilities, Water hook up Cable hook up, Dump Station, and close access to clean bathrooms and showers. The campground will provide you with a cozy and comfortable spot to relax and enjoy after a long day of sightseeing. The city of Hartford has everything that you need for a fun city experience; shopping, dining, nightlife, breweries, and more.
Over 165 interactive exhibits that explore the solar system, dinosaurs, marine life and other scientific wonders, the center offers hands on displays for all ages. You can build a race cart, improve your basketball skills through computerized feedback and watch science come alive in the state-of-the-art 3D movie theater. If you want to encourage your young ones to become scientists, you can start by enrolling them in the Vacation Exploration Camps.
The Mark Twain House & Museum
This Victorian gothic 19-room house was Mark Twain?s home from 1874-1891. In this beautiful mansion Mark Twain wrote his masterpieces such as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the Prince and the Pauper. Come ready to experience the author?s life and learn much about his work and the times in which he lived. The museum also hosts many eclectic events such as "Tapping into Twain" Oktoberfest, Tom Sawyer Day and the Ice Cream Social.
Nelson's Family Campground
East Hampton, CT
If you want to explore East Hartford in Connecticut, Nelson's Family Campground is a great place to stay. It's in East Hampton, which is just 13 miles away from East Hartford. The campground has been owned and operated by the Gustine family since 1964, and you can expect a warm welcome when you arrive. The camp is located on 175 acres of beautiful countryside, right in the heart of Connecticut. If you want to have a day at the campground, you can relax by the lake, or perhaps do a little fishing. There is plenty to do here if you feel like having a more active day. There is a swimming pool, which should please the kids, pool tables, horseshoes, shuffleboard, basketball, volleyball, softball and soccer fields, mini golf, and bingo. Why don't you take a hike around the campground and see what wildlife you can spot? Special event weekends are held throughout the year to celebrate such occasions as Easter, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Memorial Day, and much more. You get electricity and water hookup, WiFi, cable TV, restrooms, showers, and a laundry facility. This is a great place to enjoy the country life, while also having easy access to East Hartford.