Newington, Connecticut is an older suburb town located in Greater Hartford and near the Connecticut River. Newington stresses including all ages into social services and community work. This community strives to be unified by allowing all ages to reach their maximum quality of life. When in Newington, you definitely want to checkout the Bushnell Park. This park is the oldest publicly funded park in the United States, with 50 acres of land it has some of the best events and festivals. Other favorites here in Newington include the Connecticut’s Old State House Museum, Elizabeth Park Rose Garden and Conservancy, Wadsworth falls State Park, and Wickham Park. These attractions, as well as others have green spaces, gardens, and small local waters. Newington has some of the best portuguese food in the Hartford area, at the Primavera Pub. This small quaint restaurant, is a whole in the wall with amazing food you don’t want to miss out on!