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Hartford Visitor Information Center

Old State House, 800 Main Street Hartford, CT, 06103 Phone: 860-522-6766

At this visitor center in the heart of downtown Hartford, guests can find maps of downtown Hartford and Connecticut, brochures and flyers for local events and attractions, thematic itineraries, and the chance to talk with staff members attractions and activities in the capitol area. Also there is a Connecticut-themed gift hop and a summer farmers market. There's a lawn for picnicking and many nearby restaurants.
Hours: Columbus Day to Fourth of July,: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; July 5 to Columbus Day, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
West Willington Welcome Center

Located on I-84 westbound, between exits 70 and 69 West Willington, CT Phone: 860-429-5602

• Restrooms, canteen, picnic tables, and barbecues available in shaded and wooded setting
• Ample parking for cars, campers, trucks and buses

Hours: Open year-round, daily, 24 hours. State tourism staff available Memorial Day-Labor Day, daily, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Labor Day-Memorial Day, daily, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.