Find Houses for Rent in Berlin, CT
Berlin neighbors New Britain and lies approximately 20 minutes from Hartford. With local amenities and the manifold attractions of nearby Hartford, homes for rent in Berlin may be what many renters are looking for.
Interesting Facts About Berlin
- In 1668, Richard Beckley traveled to the Berlin area from New Haven, becoming the first European to settle in the vicinity.
- What is now Berlin was once the territory of various Native American tribes, including the Wangunks, Quinnipiacs, Mattabesetts and Tunxis.
- A number of families came to settle in the Berlin region with Richard Seymour in 1686, selecting a spot near Willow Brook, which was known as Gilbird's River at the time.
Helpful Berlin Resources
- The municipal website of the Town of Berlin provides pages on government, community and residential affairs in addition to online documents.
- Information about living and working in Berlin, local events and area business can be found at the website of the Greater New Britain Chamber of Commerce.
- The Berlin Public Schools website hosts tools for parents with students in grades K-12 that want to explore the educational options available in Berlin.
Recreational Activities in Berlin
Renters looking for live entertainment can check out the Connecticut Cabaret Theatre for comic and musical performances. The Checkered Flag Raceway offers the opportunity to ride in several kinds of go-karts or to play a selection of arcade games. Those looking to take to the skies can stop by CT Ballooning to hop on a hot air balloon and cruise over the countryside. In Hartford, parents can take their kids to the Connecticut Science Center, where they can explore a variety of exhibits from Energy City to Invention Dimension. To experience a bit of local nightlife, renters can visit the City Steam Brewery Cafe for a beer and a bit of comedy.