Known as the insurance capital of the United States, Hartford also serves as the capital city of the state. Hartford's architecture models the city's deep history, with beautiful colonial and Greek style structures throughout. The city's history is combined with beautiful parks and entertainment choices to suit all. Hartford is a close drive away from New York and New Jersey, as well as the eastern part of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. A rental car can help you to get to all of the destinations in Hartford as well as the other states without hassle.