East Hartford is located just across the Connecticut River from Hartford and Wethersfield. Homes for rent in East Hartford are in close proximity to the numerous amenities of the town's larger counterpart.
East Hartford is home to a number of parks and other attractions, such as Martin Park with its baseball fields, pool, basketball courts, playscape and football field. Renters can also catch concerts and sporting events at Rentschler Field or throw a few strikes at AMF Silver Lanes bowling alley. Across the river, in Hartford, the Connecticut Science Center offers a variety of exhibits for children to explore and broaden their horizons, including Forces in Motion, River of Life and Sports Lab. Adults interested in experiencing the nightlife of Hartford may want to stop by Black Eyed Sally's, which serves Southern dishes and hosts live music, while beer enthusiasts can head over to City Steam Brewery Cafe to try one of their draft beverages.