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Thrifty Car Rental –Hartford (BDL)

580 Spring Street
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
Phone: 877-283-0898

Connect with Hartford’s history on your rental car adventure

There are plenty of great attractions when you visit the area in your Hartford rental car. Hartford is Connecticut’s capitol city and during the 19th century was an intellectual mecca for writers, publishers and social thought leaders - so there are plenty of rich historical sites to check out during your stay.

Mark Twain’s House

Be sure to visit the Mark Twain House and Museum, where you can take a guided tour through this historical home. During the tour, you’ll visit his personal library, the children’s rooms, the servants’ wing and his famous Billiard Room where he wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Then head your rental car straight into more history as you traverse this beautiful area.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, published in 1852, helped to escalate an groundswell of opposition to the enslavement of people in the United States.  When she came to Hartford, she was the most famous woman in the world and her Hartford home was her residence for 23 years.  While touring the Stowe Center, you will learn the story of Stowe’s life to inspire social justice and influence positive change, with tour highlights of Stowe’s impact on today’s news.

Family Fun at the Science Center

The Connecticut Science Center is a fun and amazing center for kids and adults alike. There is a Sports Lab, a 3D theater and much more. Grab your rental car and head over with the kids for a fun educational experience.

Whether you're planning a road trip adventure or have time during your business trip to this history-filled area, be sure to book a Thrifty rental car to fully enjoy your trip!