About Hartford County

Hartford, CT


Dynamic Hartford County, CT offers residents a perfect balance of city excitement and country calm, all easily accessed from your Aspen Highlands or Aspen Woods rental apartment.

Located in north central Connecticut bordering Massachusetts, Hartford County combines rich history, stunning scenery, charming downtowns, and city sophistication within 751 square miles.  Your Hartford County apartment is never more than 30 minutes from the next outdoor festival, shopping trip, or sporting event.

Parks, trails and adventure await in Hartford County’s five state properties.  Thousand of stunning acres are preserved for walking, hiking, biking, cross country skiing, fishing, hunting, swimming, even following dinosaurs tracks. Local and county parks add plenty of active and passive recreation.

Discovery of another kind is a quick 15 minutes away from your Hartford County rental, in downtown Hartford itself.  Straddling both banks of the Connecticut River, the State Capitol is equally proud of its rich history and current culture.  Explore museums, music, theater and dance, plus upscale shopping and exotic dining.

Hartford County’s 29 towns and cities boast strong public and private schools. The county is home to two community colleges, plus Trinity CollegeUniversity of HartfordSt. Joseph CollegeThe University of ConnecticutCentral Connecticut State and Rensselaer at Hartford among other post-secondary schools.   The county also has 22 general and specialized hospitals.

Sports enthusiasts can root for the many college squads and for Hartford County’s pro teams.   The Hartford Whale is a top NY Rangers ice hockey affiliate, while the New Britain Rock Cats represent AA baseball for the Minnesota Twins.

Travel amenities and infrastructure include Bradley International Airport, and extensive bus routes operated out of Hartford, Bristol and Burlington by onnecticut Transit. Interstates I-91 (north/south) and I-84 (east/west) provide easy travel routes.  From your Hartford County apartment rental in Aspen Highlands or Aspen Woods – there’s nowhere you can’t go!