36 days in Connecticut Itinerary

36 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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1
Danbury
— 12 nights
2
Hartford
— 12 nights
3
Mystic
— 11 nights

12
nights
Danbury

Danbury ©
Danbury is a city in northern Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, located along the Still River approximately 70 miles northeast of New York City. Step out of the city life by going to Bear Mountain Reservation and Lovers Leap State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Danbury side-trips: New Canaan (Carriage Barn Arts Center & New Canaan Nature Center), Macricostas Preserve (in New Preston) and Woodbury (Walker Road Vineyards & Flanders Nature Center). The adventure continues: trek along Tarrywile Park & Mansion, stroll through Pequonnock River Trail, take a peaceful walk through Gurski Farm- Williams Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Steep Rock Reservation.

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New York City to Danbury is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Danbury to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Danbury

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

New Milford, New Haven, Milford, Woodbury, Kent
Highlights from your plan
Kent Falls State Park ©
Kent Falls State Park
Weir Farm National Historic Site ©
Weir Farm National Historic Site
Silver Sands State Park ©
Silver Sands State Park

12
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Talcott Mountain State Park and The Lodge at Crandall Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hartford: Thimble Islands (in Branford), Hamden (Farmington Canal State Park & Sleeping Giant State Park) and Guiffrida Park (in Meriden). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at West Hartford Reservoir, hike along MDC Reservoir #6, and grab your bike and head to Farmington Canal Heritage Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hartford trip planner.

You can drive from Danbury to Hartford in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Mystic.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

West Hartford, Simsbury, Hamden, Connecticut, Killingworth
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Sleeping Giant State Park ©
Sleeping Giant State Park
Talcott Mountain State Park ©
Talcott Mountain State Park

11
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Escape the urban bustle at Gillette Castle State Park and Airline North State Park Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Mystic side-trips: Madison (The Shoreline Greenway Trail, Hammonasset Beach State Park, &more), Sculpture Grounds (in Old Lyme) and Fox Hopyard Golf Club (in East Haddam). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, don't miss a visit to Mystic & Shoreline Visitor Information Center, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, and steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Mystic trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Hartford to Mystic takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Stonington, Groton, Waterford, Madison, Norwich
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park

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