I’ve been saving photos of Elizabeth Park rose garden in West Hartford, CT, on Instagram for a couple years now and Will, the boys, and I finally made the drive this past weekend! It was about an hour and a half drive to and from our house in Darien and while I wish we’d timed it better (read: gotten out of the house faster) so as to arrive earlier in the day, it’s definitely a place I can see us returning to year after year. It gets crowded but it’s stroller-friendly and an easy place to let kids run around. It also reminded me the teensiest bit of this magnificent rose garden Will and I explored on a pre-kids trip to Paris and really, any time I can be in Connecticut but be reminded of France is a worthwhile drive in my book! I also think the gardens would be even more in bloom by the first week of July so you still have some time to visit if you’re in New England!
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