Chill Vibes in the Capital

Take it easy. Plan a relaxing trip filled with vibrant views, amazing arts, and delicious dishes – all bringing chill vibes and interesting experiences. 

3-4 days

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Fall

  • Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
  • Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens
  • Hartford Stage
  • Historic Wethersfield
  • Millwright’s
  • Privé Swiss Wellness
  • Saybrook Point Resort & Marina

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Start your trip with views of awe-inspiring art at a world-class art museum — the oldest continuously operating public art museum in the country, to be exact. Check out a collection of nearly 50,000 works of art spanning 5,000 years. 

* Editor's Picks

Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens

Head to the stunning fuchsia arches at Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens to stroll the picture-perfect landscape. Nearby, take a meditation or mindfulness course at Copper Beech Institute. Then grab a bite at Max’s Oyster Bar, Sparrow, or Zohara in West Hartford Center. 

* Editor's Picks

Hartford Stage

That night, catch a show at Hartford Stage, renowned for producing innovative revivals of classics, as well as provocative new plays and musicals. After, rest your head at The Goodwin Hotel or Marriott Hartford Downtown

* Editor's Picks

Historic Wethersfield

The next day, explore Historic Wethersfield, home to artifact-rich museums, historic homes, and shops. 

Grab a coffee at Heirloom Market at Comstock Ferre, step back in time at the Webb Deane Stevens Museum, and dine at award-winning restaurant, The Charles


* Editor's Picks

Privé Swiss Wellness

Go to the shore and start your next morning with a little R&R. Privé-Swiss Wellness is the first facility on the East Coast to offer a personalized integration of clinical mental healthcare services within a holistic approach to wellness. Enjoy massage, acupuncture, pilates & yoga classes, and Craniosacral therapy. 

After, hang out in seaside Downtown Essex and explore shops, restaurants, and galleries. Take a cruise by RiverQuest, grab a bite at Carlson’s Landing, and enjoy drinks and live music at Scotch Plains Tavern.


* Editor's Picks

Saybrook Point Resort & Marina

End your escape on a high and check into gorgeous waterfront resort, Saybrook Point. And while you’re there, soak in the sun by the sea and a to-die-for meal at Fresh Salt

* Editor's Picks