Moving to Hartford
Expats moving to Hartford will make their home in the capital of the state of Connecticut, nicknamed the “Insurance capital of the world”. Hartford is an extremely ethnically diverse town; its people come from a variety of different races and ancestries.
The city experiences a hot climate in summer, and cool to cold weather in winter, making it an attractive destination for expats who enjoy outdoor activities. Expats moving to the Greater Hartford area will enjoy the amazing seasons of New England: blossoming springs, warm summers, colourful falls and white winters.
Located on the Connecticut River, at a more or less equal distance – 100 miles (160km) – west of Boston and north of New York City, Hartford offers its inhabitants a city spirit without the drawbacks of congested neighbourhoods. Residents of any age and interest can enjoy a lovely weekend downtown or in its surroundings.
Sport fans might enjoy a Hartford Wolf Pack Hockey Game at the XL Center, while musical enthusiasts might take pleasure in a musical event at the Bushnell Center for Performing Arts, followed by a romantic dinner at any of Hartford’s restaurants. Families could take a stroll amidst the beautiful flowers of the famous Elizabeth Park, followed by a 3D movie at the Connecticut Science Center 3D Theater.
The city is home to a number of esteemed institutions, with a reputation for a good standard of education. Expats will have a variety of choice when it comes to choosing a school for their children.
Hartford has an established public transport system, consisting of sundry modes of getting around, to enjoy all the activities the city has to offer.