Hartford, the capital of Connecticut, bustles with employment, educational, recreational and cultural opportunities.

The Old State House designed by Charles Bulfinch, this is the oldest state house in the nation. The Victorian Gothic styled State Capitol and Legislative Office building houses state executive offices, legislative chamber, and historic displays.

The XL Center features sporting and cultural events and is surrounded by shops and restaurants. Restored to its original 19th century condition, Union Station includes the refurbished brownstone depot, restaurants, shops and lively entertainment.

Adriaen's Landing, located on the Connecticut riverfront is home to the 540,000-square-foot Connecticut Convention Center, the Connecticut Science Center and a hotel.

The Connecticut Opera Company since 1942 has been presenting fully-staged, high quality mainstage operatic productions at the Bushnell Theater. The Charter Oak Cultural Center is an important performance space where exhibitions, performances, in-school programs, lectures and workshops provides the opportunity to learn, celebrate, and understand a diversity of cultures.

Conveniently located in the center of Connecticut, Hartford is at the crossroads of Interstates 91 and 84, with rail and bus service. Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks is only 20 minutes away.