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If you are looking for kid and teen-friendly activities when you are in Hartford, look up Merrel Down and Dirty, Dinosaur State Park and CoCo Indoor Water Theme Park

Kid and Teen-Friendly Activities at the Heart of Hartford

Apr 16, 2014

We all know the attention span of kids and teenagers leaves much to be desires, especially when they are traveling with their family who may have differing interests and preferences. One might want to visit LEGOland while the other think go-karting would be a more fun activity.

Get the kids involved with Merrel Down and Dirty National Mud Run Series happening in Hartford this June 22, 2014

This is a real stretch even for grownups but bring your kids, especially the teenagers, for a fun time as they run and get around various obstacles in their way as they make their way to the finish line. The organizers are sponsored by Subaru but are also partnered up with Operation Gratitude which is a volunteer program that sends personal items, letters, care packages, snacks and small entertainment to military personnel who have been deployed to hostile countries and regions around the world. They also pay close attention to Naval ships and its crew.

The race is currently making its way around Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, New York, Detroit and will come to Hartford in June 22, 2014.

Dinosaur State Park

400, West St., Rocky Hill, CT

Located slightly more than 10 minutes drive away from the main Hartford downtown area is Dinosaur State Park at West St., Rocky Hill. It is the country’s and regions largest dinosaur track site and displays some of the world’s most unique early dinosaur fossils that were made some 200 million years ago.

We are sure young and older kids are going to have a splendid time discovering all the remnants and tracks left behind by these jurassic creatures. After all the adventurous discoveries, parents can bring their kids to the Exhibit Center which also offers you 2 miles of natural trails and an extensive arboretum with 250 species of flora and fauna. The park is listed under the Natural Landmark of the country.

COCO Key Indoor Water Theme Park

Located within CoCo Key Water Resort, Hotel and Convention Center in Waterbury, the indoor theme park is well worth the 30 minutes drive from downtown Hartford area. In fact, the hotel and facilities have been given thumbs ups by many industry professionals so, you might just want to book up a room or two while you are at the theme park.

The theme park features 50,000 square feet worth of indoor actition and fun activities which includes an adventure river, a 40-foot body and raft ride, water basketball field and lily pad adventure ride. Don’t forget to try out the interactive play island called Parrot’s Perch. Younger kids can get their fill at the Zero-depth Entry Kiddy Area.

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