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Newington (Connecticut)

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Newington is a town in central Connecticut, bordering Hartford, the state capital. Although the center of Newington offers several shops, the shopping center of the town is located along the Berlin Turnpike, which has a slew of stores and restaurants.

There are some historical places to see in Newington, but it is mainly a normal suburban town.

Get in[edit]

Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks is just under an hour away by car.

Get around[edit]

Newington is serviced by a regional bus system [CT Transit], although it only has limited stops. You can walk along the Berlin Turnpike, but this would be impractical without a car as it takes time to get from one location to the next, assuming you don't stop in every store.


  • Lucy Welles Public Library
  • American Radio Relay League - The American amateur radio association has its headquarters in Newington. Visitors can purchase items in the gift shop, take a tour of the facility, and even operate the radio station W1AW (if they are licensed amateur operators).


  • LaserQuest
  • Miniature golf



  • Yanni's. Italian and Greek cuisine.
  • Chili's
  • TGI Friday's


The Office Lame local bar in the center of town. Locals. Finn McCools Another Lame local bar bar populated by locals. McGuires Decent bar on the Berlin Turnpike, it has TVs, a few pool tables, a couch and video game system, and nice outdoor patio. Lefty Magoos Pool hall on the Berlin Turnpike, lots of tables and comfortable bar.


Go next[edit]

Routes through Newington
HartfordWethersfield  N Connecticut Highway 15.svg S  BerlinNew Haven

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