40 days in Connecticut Itinerary

40 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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1
Mystic
— 14 nights
2
Hartford
— 13 nights
3
Norwalk
— 12 nights

14
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Take a break from the city and head to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center. Mystic Seaport Museum and The Stonington Lighthouse Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Madison (Meigs Point Nature Center & Hammonasset Beach State Park), Harvey's Beach (in Old Saybrook) and East Haddam (Gillette Castle State Park & Allegra Farm And The Horsedrawn Carriage And Sleigh Museum Of New England). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Mystic Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Connecticut River Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, and meet the residents at Mystic Aquarium.

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Newark to Mystic is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Newark in May: high temperatures in Mystic hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Groton, Stonington, Mashantucket, Waterford, Madison
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Museum of Art ©
Mystic Museum of Art
Meigs Point Nature Center ©
Meigs Point Nature Center
Harkness Memorial State Park ©
Harkness Memorial State Park

13
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like New Britain Museum of American Art and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center. Visiting White Memorial Conservation Center and Kent Falls State Park will get you outdoors. Explore Hartford's surroundings by going to Paradise Hills Vineyard (in Wallingford), Litchfield (Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy, Litchfield History Museum, &more) and Goshen (Sunset Meadow Vineyards & Miranda Vineyard). The adventure continues: get curious at Connecticut Science Center, trek along Talcott Mountain State Park, do a tasting at Lost Acres Vineyard, and get a new perspective on nature at Dinosaur State Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hartford tour builder.

Getting from Mystic to Hartford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Mystic in June, expect nights in Hartford to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Norwalk.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield, West Hartford, Winsted, Simsbury, Windsor Locks
Highlights from your plan
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center ©
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
White Memorial Conservation Center ©
White Memorial Conservation Center
Kent Falls State Park ©
Kent Falls State Park

12
nights
Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tarrywile Park & Mansion and Yale Center for British Art. We've included these beaches for you: Walnut Beach and Sasko Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Norwalk: Mine Hill Preserve (in Roxbury), Milford (Gulf Beach & The Coastal Center at Milford Point) and White Silo Farm & Winery (in Sherman). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Two Roads Brewing Company, examine the collection at Stamford Museum & Nature Center, and admire the majestic nature at Southford Falls State Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Norwalk online trip builder.

Getting from Hartford to Norwalk by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Norwalk

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

New Haven, Branford, Milford, Stratford, Greenwich
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Beach ©
Walnut Beach
White Silo Farm & Winery ©
White Silo Farm & Winery
Silver Sands State Park ©
Silver Sands State Park

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