The North facade of the Connecticut State Capitol faces Bushnell Park.
Scott Stephens roller-skating on the conveyer belt.
Hartford is the capital city of the U.S. state of Connecticut.
Nicknamed "Insurance Capital of the World", insurance remains the region's major industry.
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is the oldest art museum in the United States.
Almost 400 years old, Hartford is among the oldest cities in the United States.
The first English settlers arrived in 1635.
The tower of Center Church is lit up against the Connecticut sky.
There are many cultural, political and historical points of interest.
"The Lion's Den" seems an odd name for a vegetarian restaurant.
Quick service and delicious wine and food made the experience a positive one.
The home of American abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin
This was the home of Mark Twain (a.k.a. Samuel Langhorne Clemens) from 1874 to 1891.
Liquid Blue perforing live on stage at the Connecticut Convention Center.
The band rocks the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) conference.
This is the largest convention facility between New York and Boston.
The convention center overlooks the Connecticut River and the central business district.
The Hartford metro area ranked 2nd nationally in per capita economic activity in 2004.
Summers here are typically hot and muggy by New England standards.
Leaves turn yellow and orange in Fall, and Winters are usually cold with frequent snowfall.