Renting an Alamo hire car to pick up in Connecticut is hassle-free, and you have the opportunity to select a model to meet you and your family or party's needs. It is the most convenient and economical way to travel while you are enjoying your holiday.
The southernmost state in the New England region, Connecticut has an old world charm, especially in autumn, but is also within easy reach of New York City, with three of Connecticut's eight counties falling within the Tri-State area. You can hire a car from Alamo's depots at Bradley International Airport at Windsor Locks, or Tweed Airport at New Haven, Connecticut's most convenient airport. Additional car hire offices are located in the city of New Haven itself or on Stamford Main Street, offering maximum convenience and choice and a fleet of up-to-date, reliable vehicles. Simply book online, indicating which location you'd like to pick up from, and then start planning your Connecticut holiday.
Located on the Long Island Sound, New Haven is the home of Yale University, the famous Ivy League university that has produced five US presidents and many other notables. The university sponsors many world-class museums, including the Peabody Museum of Natural History, which has exhibits ranging from the prehistoric era all the way up to the twentieth century. New Haven is also known for its generous variety of architectural styles, offering fine examples from all periods of American history, and is considered a great place to eat, with a wide selection of restaurants offering a choice of food from all over the world. Distinct to New Haven is the classic thin crust New Haven pizza, considered by many to be the best in the world, while the small but venerable fast food restaurant Louis' Lunch lays claim to having invented the hamburger and the steak sandwich.
Moving away from the coast, use your rental car to explore the stunning, heavily forested inland area of Connecticut. The Connecticut Wine Trail takes you through 25 different vineyards, where you can sample many award-winning wines as well as artisan cheeses and other local cuisine. The Connecticut Beer Trail takes you around some of the excellent microbreweries making Connecticut a respected name in the craft ale world. The state capital of Hartford is home to America's oldest arts museum, the Wadsworth Atheneum, and also the house where Mark Twain lived and wrote his enduring classics The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.
Whatever your interests, the revolutionary state of Connecticut will have something to enchant you, and all within some of America's most mellow and attractive natural surroundings. With Alamo's Connecticut car hire you can immerse yourself in its New England charms at your leisure.