Destination Location: News 8 Goes to West Hartford

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Centrally located in Hartford county, News 8 took a drive to explore what West Hartford has to offer as a Destination Location in the 9 a.m. newscast. The town neighbors Hartford, Farmington, Newington, Avon and Bloomfield and residents had a lot to say as comments on our Facebook post.

Dining came first with many shout-outs of establishments to try. In town, there is a variety of fare available from breakfast at local favorite, Goldberg’s Bagels, to dinner and lunch options in West Hartford’s Center like Restaurant Bricco, Bar Taco, Cora Cora and Grant’s Restaurant to Joe’s Pizza on Park Road and Tapas in Elmwood to Blue Back Square which features shopping and dining including Cook and the Bear, World of Beer and the Green Teahouse.

Exploring the outdoors is also high on resident’s lists with comments about seeing Elizabeth Park’s rose garden in the summer, sledding at Wolcott Park in the winter to taking walks around the West Hartford Reservoirs.

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