16 days in Groton & Denver Itinerary

16 days in Groton & Denver Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Drive:  3 h
1
Groton
— 5 nights
Drive:  12 h
2
Denver
— 10 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Newark

5
nights
Groton

Groton ©
Groton is a town located on the Thames River in New London County, Connecticut, United States. Take a break from Groton with a short trip to Watch Hill Merry Go Round & Beach in Watch Hill, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, appreciate the history behind US Submarine Veterans of WWII National Memorial East, try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and kick back and relax at Misquamicut State Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Groton trip builder.

Newark to Groton is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newark in August; daily highs in Groton reach 79°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Groton

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Mystic, Westerly, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Tantaquidgeon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
The Submarine Force Museum ©
The Submarine Force Museum

10
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Rocky Mountain National Park (Sheep Lakes, Trail Ridge Road, &more), Estes Park (Rocky Mountain Gateway Gift Shop, Patterson Glassworks Studio & Gallery, &more) and Idaho Springs (Summit Lake Park & River Rafting & Tubing). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Denver itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Groton to Denver with the Route module. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Groton to Denver due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Groton in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Denver, with highs around 85°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 58°F. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Colorado Springs, Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Idaho Springs, Mini Incline
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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