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Kensington overview

Kensington is a budget-friendly place distinct for its sports and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You're sure to enjoy all of the coffee and bar options. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Trinity College and University of Connecticut-Hartford. Lake Compounce and Mark Twain House are popular sights to see. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Kensington is for you.

Where to stay in Kensington

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Kensington can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 164 hotels in the Kensington area and you can shop as many as 32 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 30%.
  • • 51 2-star hotels with an average price of $54 per night
  • • 81 3-star hotels with an average price of $79 per night
  • • 19 4-star hotels with an average price of $95 per night

How to get to Kensington

Fly in to Hartford, CT (HFD-Hartford - Brainard), 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from downtown Kensington. Hartford, CT (BDL-Bradley Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 20.8 mi (33.5 km) away. Berlin-Kensington Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Kensington

Fun activities are on hand such as golf, sporting events, and running, along with attractions such as:
  • • New Britain Stadium
  • • Shuttle Meadow County Club
  • • Timberlin Golf Course
  • • Hawks Landing Country Club
  • • Hunter Memorial Golf Course
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Copernican Observatory & Planetarium
  • • Dinosaur State Park
  • • Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park
  • • Lake Compounce
  • • Cheshire Hollow Farm
Take some time to explore campus or the area surrounding:
  • • Central Connecitcut State University
  • • Central Connecticut State University
  • • Wesleyan University
  • • Trinity College
  • • American School for Deaf
Some popular places in the area include:
  • • Mark Twain House
  • • Bushnell Park
  • • University of Connecticut-Hartford
  • • St. Joseph College

When to visit Kensington

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 54°F day, 16°F night
  • • April-June: 83°F day, 33°F night
  • • July-September: 84°F day, 46°F night
  • • October-December: 69°F day, 19°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 11.1 inches
  • • April-June: 11.5 inches
  • • July-September: 12.2 inches
  • • October-December: 13.0 inches