As of 2015, the Cabela's store in East Hartford, Connecticut, sells a wide variety of different items, including boats, guns, ATV equipment, bait and food items. In addition to retail, the company also markets itself as an educational and entertainment attraction, featuring an aquarium, indoor archery range and other attractions.
The store is located at 475 East Hartford Boulevard North and is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. On the weekends, it is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturdays and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays. The store's phone number is (860) 290-6200.
Cabela's operates a number of different events at the store, including hunter education courses, boating courses, reloading seminars, fly tying and concealed carry firearms courses. A full schedule of events is available on the Cabela's East Hartford website.
The Cabela's Incorporated franchise was founded by Richard "Dick" Cabela in 1961, who passed away in 2014 at the age of 77. The company's first store was located in Chappell, Nebraska, although the company has since moved its headquarters to Sidney, Nebraska. As of 2014, the company operated 60 retail locations in the United States. It also sells its products through its website and catalogues, which it ships to more than 120 different countries.