The Hartford Connecticut Area

The Dutch Iris Inn’s hometown of Granby CT is in Hartford County, Connecticut. It’s restful location 16 miles from Hartford CT makes day tripping to the city easy while still enjoying the benefits of a small town New England vacation. Discover the many surprises that await you in our beautiful Farmington River Valley region of Connecticut.

Hartford, the state capital, is on the Connecticut River and is home to some amazing history, art and culture. Downtown gives visitors plenty of entertainment, dining, and shopping choices. Favorite sites to visit include the Old State House, Wadsworth Athenaeum Art Museum, and Nook Farm, which showcases the homes of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain.

Other favorite places to see in our central Connecticut region include Gillette Castle, Old New-Gate Prison, the New England Air Museum and the Goodspeed Opera House.

Don’t forget about seasonal events and festivals. Check out our Blog for current information on what’s happening in the local area.