Glastonbury, a town located in the Central CT area, is only 20 minutes from Hartford. Thank goodness you don’t have to go all the way to the capitol city to find fun things to do. There are plenty of entertaining options located right in Glastonbury for you to choose from. From rock climbing to berry picking as well as great places to dine and watch concerts, we’ve listed 25 fun things to do with kids in Glastonbury! Feel free to add your favorites to the list in the comments section below.
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Central CT has a great selection of summer camps for kids of all ages with a variety of interests. As parents we understand that taking risks builds confidence. This is where some adventure fits in. Sometimes we have a child who's just aching for some risky action like rock climbing, zip-lining or an outdoor adventure course. Or perhaps, mom thinks Susie could do with broadening her horizons a bit. Whatever the motivation may be, if you're looking for an adventure camp then check out one of the following fun choices in Central CT. And for even more options be sure to look through our CT Summer Camp Guide.
Spring is finally here! The temperatures are slowly rising, I can hear a chorus of birds chirping and all the beautiful flowers are blooming. After a long cold winter that seemed like it would never end we are all happily ready to welcome this spring season. There’s no better way to greet the season than with a fun springtime festival so here are a few listed in Central CT to get you started.
New England is a place of weather extremes. In the span of a month, we witness cold and snowy blossom into balmy spring, and when summer has run its steamy course, autumn cools things down again. Whatever the weather, Roaring Brook Nature Center in Canton is a fabulous destination for a fall day trip in Hartford County. The center offers indoor and outdoor activities, as well as a year-round calendar of activities and events. There is surely something for everyone, and there are few better ways to connect with each other than to connect with nature together.
We’re very lucky to have a huge variety of museums in the Hartford County area from science to art to hands on children’s museums and more. What makes us even luckier is that many of them offer free admission! So take a look at this list and make plans to check one out soon. For more information on Connecticut Museums check out our Kid Friendly Museum Guide.
Most schools are closed for Martin Luther King Day on Monday, January 20th so you might be looking for something to do with your children on this cold winter day off. Luckily, there are many options in Hartford County to help entertain you and the family so that you’re not left bored in the house! Honor Martin Luther King with one of these great events. Just in case you are in Fairfield County check out these MLK events too.
Can you believe that Christmas is less than two weeks away?! If you’re anything like me then you haven’t even started your holiday shopping yet. Yikes, it will be here before we know it! If you prefer to skip the mall scene then head over to Avon, a town in Hartford County, that offers an array of shopping options from local shops to national retailers. There are many other things to do in Avon as well as shopping so be sure to check out what else there is to see here.
Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year to teach our children how to display gratitude. We can teach our kids to be thankful for our own health, safety, shelter and well-being while at the same time helping out others who are less fortunate. Not only are there many ways you and your family can help out others but you can also take the time to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with one of these themed events in Hartford County.