DAILY TOUR DESCRIPTIONS 

Saturday, June 1, Morning (10 am - 12 pm)

$25

per person

 

ALONG THE RIVER

 

Explore the Connecticut River, New England’s longest river and Greater Hartford’s greatest natural resource. Our tour will include: the Lincoln Sculpture Walk, portions of Riverside Park, views from “Mount Trashmore,” Riverfront Recapture’s

future park, Experimental Garden, Keney Park and more.

 

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Saturday, June 1, Afternoon (2 pm - 4 pm)

$25

per person

 

ASYLUM HILL

 

Secret gardens, 8,000 sq. ft. house built in 1860, Ashley Street’s transformation, Historic Churches, new Victorian homes, gardens and grounds at the Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe Houses...quite an afternoon!

 

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Sunday, June 2, Morning (10 am - 12 pm)

$25

per person

 

DOWNTOWN HARTFORD

 

See one of America’s best minor league baseball stadiums, new residential complexes, hidden gardens, new shops and eateries on Pratt Street (including our friend, Hartford Fla-vor’s new cocktail bar), the Hartford Club and much more.

 

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Sunday, June 2, Afternoon (2 pm - 4 pm)

$25

per person

 

PARKVILLE

 

Hartford’s most exciting neighborhood has something for everyone, including the gardens and greenhouses at KNOX, Inc., Park Place Towers pond and gardens, Parkville Market, Hands on Hartford, Portuguese shops and more!

 

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Wednesday, June 5, Morning (10 am - 12 pm)

$25

per person

 

HISTORIC CEMETERIES

 

Famed local historian William Hosley will show us the beauty and history of Cedar Hill Cemetery, the Ancient Burying Ground and Old North Cemetery.

 

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Thursday, June 6, Morning (10 am - 12 pm)

$25

per person

 

COLTSVILLE

 

Historian William Hosley will join us again, along with Coltsville developer Larry Dooley will show us around the buildings and grounds of Samuel and Elizabeth Colt’s empire and update us on its transformation into a National Park. You’ll also get a chance to go up in the iconic Colt Dome!

 

Event, Time & Date

Saturday, June 8, Morning (10 am - 12 pm)

$25

per person

 

ALL AROUND TOWN

 

A perfect tour for newcomers to the area or those who haven’t been in Hartford for a while. We’ll see beautiful gardens, Elizabeth Park, historic homes and buildings and also get a progress report on some exciting developments.

 

Event, Time & Date

Saturday, June 8, Afternoon (2 pm - 4 pm)

$25

per person

 

COLTSVILLE

 

Climb up to the Colt Dome! (See description above under June 6). This tour is so popular every year, we’re holding it twice!

 

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Sunday, June 9, Morning (10 am - 12 pm)

$25

per person

 

HARTFORD’S SOUTH END

 

Enjoy a trip down several memory lanes as we criss-cross the South End from Goodwin Park to Trinity College’s Long Walk. We’ll also visit muti-cultural Franklin Avenue and churches, monuments and cemeteries.

 

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Sunday, June 9, Afternoon (2 pm - 4 pm)

$25

per person

 

MYSTERY TOUR

Just right for those who have been following Hartford Blooms all these years, this tour will be full of surprises and will end with a party featuring live Jazz and complimentary, food, drink, fellowship and great memories. Newcomers welcome!

 

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