Middletown in a small city located on the Connecticut river, about 20 miles south of Hartford.
Middletown in the home of Wesleyan University. The presence of a major university right in the downtown section gives this small city a funky, college-town feel, and contributes to the success of a surprising number of coffee bars, international restaurants, and arts programs.
Get in/Get out
I-91 to Rt. 9 South.
Middletown has exactly one attaction, Kidcity Children's Museum. 119 Washington St., 860 347-0495 http://www.kidcitymuseum.com/