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Middletown (Connecticut)

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Middletown in a small city located on the Connecticut river, about 20 miles south of Hartford.

Understand

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.

See

Insides

Middletown has exactly one attaction, Kidcity Children's Museum. 119 Washington St., 860 347-0495 http://www.kidcitymuseum.com/

Outsides

Do

Eat

  • Coyote Blue Tex Mex Cafe, 1960 Saybrook Rd, (860)345-2403. Casual Mexican fare, great Margaritas served in 16oz mugs. No reservations. http://coyoteblue.com/

Drink

Sleep

  • Inn at Middletown , 70 Main Street. After a long absence, Middletown again has a major hotel to call its own, a 100-room inn converted from the historic National Guard Armory. Visitors no longer need to stay in Cromwell when they come in for Wesleyan Parent's Weekend. http://www.innatmiddletown.com/


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