Elizabeth Park

Vacation Travel Guide
Elizabeth Park which includes a park and a pond as well as a small group of people

Breathe in the scents of thousands of blooms in one of America’s oldest public rose gardens, located in the heart of this charming park in Hartford.

Elizabeth Park is an estate turned public park and garden in Hartford, Connecticut. Explore its world-famous rose gardens or enjoy a meal at the restaurant nestled among the foliage.

Find one of America’s oldest and largest public rose gardens in Elizabeth Park. Over 800 varieties of roses bloom here on more than 15,000 bushes.

Take note of the gorgeous gazebo, which looks almost like a shrub because it is completely covered in lush green vines.

Explore the other gardens in the park and walk among colorful perennials, tulips and heritage roses. The Shade Garden features raised flowerbeds and a dramatic pair of weeping blue atlas cedars.

Walk to Stone Bridge for a serene moment overlooking Laurel Pond and Lily Pond. Its older sister structure, Boulder Bridge, blends so well into the scenery that you just might miss it.

Elizabeth Park holds an extended spring greenhouse show during March. Visit from late June through fall to see different varieties in bloom.

The Summer Concert Series hosts acts ranging from swing to salsa to soul music. Attend a performance in the Rose Garden or in the Pond House Hall during inclement weather.

When you get hungry, go to the Pond House Café. Try to identify plants in the vegetable and herb gardens as you approach the building; some of these items may become ingredients of your lunch selection. During the summer, visit the Dog House take-out café for a snack.

Elizabeth Park is open every day of the year. You can visit between sunrise and sunset. Although there is no admission fee, donations are gratefully accepted to help maintain the gardens.

You can enter Elizabeth Park from two directions. On the north end, head to parking lots and the café via Asylum Avenue. If you’re coming from Prospect Avenue on the east side, take the one-way lane around the rose garden. Visitors with limited mobility can enjoy the rose garden on this lovely little drive. You will find available parking throughout the park.

Top Hotels Close to Elizabeth Park

The Capitol Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
The Capitol Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
3 out of 5
440 Asylum St, Hartford, CT
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The price is NT$1,975 per night from Feb 16 to Feb 17
Located in Downtown Hartford, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Theater Works, XL Center, and Connecticut Convention Center. Hartford Hospital and Mark Twain ...
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"Property is very clean and very close to Union station / Bus/Train Terminal."

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The Goodwin Hotel
The Goodwin Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1 Haynes St, Hartford, CT
The price is NT$4,147 per night from Feb 3 to Feb 4
Located in Downtown Hartford, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Theater Works and XL Center. Connecticut Convention Center and Hartford Hospital are also ...
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Delamar West Hartford
Delamar West Hartford
3.5 out of 5
1 Memorial Road, West Hartford, CT
The price is NT$6,374 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
Situated in the entertainment district, this spa hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from The Children's Museum and within 3 mi (5 km) of Mark Twain House and Trinity College. ...
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Best Lodging Options Near Elizabeth Park

The Capitol Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
The Capitol Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
3 out of 5
440 Asylum St, Hartford, CT
The price is NT$1,975 per night from Feb 16 to Feb 17
The Capitol Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
The Goodwin Hotel
The Goodwin Hotel
3.5 out of 5
1 Haynes St, Hartford, CT
The price is NT$4,147 per night from Feb 3 to Feb 4
The Goodwin Hotel
Delamar West Hartford
Delamar West Hartford
3.5 out of 5
1 Memorial Road, West Hartford, CT
The price is NT$6,374 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
Delamar West Hartford
Hilton Hartford
Hilton Hartford
3.5 out of 5
315 Trumbull St, Hartford, CT
The price is NT$3,980 per night from Feb 11 to Feb 12
Hilton Hartford
West Hartford Inn
West Hartford Inn
2 out of 5
900 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT
The price is NT$3,034 per night from Jan 30 to Jan 31
West Hartford Inn
Marriott Hartford Downtown
Marriott Hartford Downtown
4 out of 5
200 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford, CT
The price is NT$6,930 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
Marriott Hartford Downtown
Hampton Inn & Suites Hartford/East Hartford
Hampton Inn & Suites Hartford/East Hartford
2.5 out of 5
351 Pitkin Steet, East Hartford, CT
The price is NT$2,589 per night from Feb 9 to Feb 10
Hampton Inn & Suites Hartford/East Hartford
Candlewood Suites Hartford Downtown, an IHG Hotel
Candlewood Suites Hartford Downtown, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
370 Market Street, Hartford, CT
The price is NT$3,117 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
Candlewood Suites Hartford Downtown, an IHG Hotel
Red Roof Inn Plus+ Hartford Downtown
Red Roof Inn Plus+ Hartford Downtown
440 Asylum St, Hartford, CT
Red Roof Inn Plus+ Hartford Downtown
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.