Those visiting Newington have good things to say about the restaurants. As you’re sightseeing around the area, be sure to enjoy all there is to see and do. Favorite places in and around Newington include XL Center, Xfinity Theatre, and Lake Compounce. Some outdoorsy places nearby include Mill Pond Park, West Hartford Reservoir, and Pope Park. You’ll find these family-friendly sights in the area: Dinosaur State Park, Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park, and Lyman Orchards.