42 days in Connecticut Itinerary

42 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mystic
— 9 nights
2
Hartford
— 10 nights
3
Washington
— 10 nights
4
Norwalk
— 12 nights

9
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Explore Mystic's surroundings by going to Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam), Logee's Greenhouses (in Killingly) and Bluff Point, Groton, Ct (in Groton). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge, try your luck at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Mystic trip itinerary maker app.

London, UK to Mystic is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Mystic is minus 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in Mystic hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Groton, Waterford, Stonington, Old Lyme, Norwich
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

10
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hartford: Hamden (Sleeping Giant State Park & Farmington Canal State Park), Brewery Legitimus (in New Hartford) and Wallingford (Gouveia Vineyards & Farmer Joe's Gardens). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, head off the coast to Thimble Islands, admire the masterpieces at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and relax in the rural setting at Gotta's Farm and Cider Mill.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hartford trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Mystic to Hartford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Hartford are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Washington.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

West Hartford, Simsbury, Farmington, Windsor Locks, Rocky Hill
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Connecticut State Capitol ©
Connecticut State Capitol
Cedar Hill Cemetery ©
Cedar Hill Cemetery

10
nights
Washington

Washington ©
Washington is a rural town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington: Waterbury (Saint Anne's Church & Basilica of the Immaculate Conception), Salisbury (Lions Head, Salisbury Winter Sports Assn Jumpfest, &more) and East Rock Park (in New Haven). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Steep Rock Reservation, pause for some photo ops at Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument, take in the views from West Cornwall Covered Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hollister House Garden.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Hartford to Washington takes 1.5 hours. In October in Washington, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Norwalk.

Things to do in Washington

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield, Salisbury, Winsted, Brookfield, Kent
Highlights from your plan
Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy ©
Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy
Gunn Historical Museum ©
Gunn Historical Museum
Hollister House Garden ©
Hollister House Garden

12
nights
Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Norwalk: B&B Flower Farm (in West Haven), New Haven (Grove Street Cemetery, Yale University Art Gallery, &more) and Stratford (Long Beach & Stratford Point & Lighthouse). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at The Maritime Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tarrywile Park & Mansion, hike along Pequonnock River Trail, and immerse yourself in nature at Silver Sands State Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Norwalk trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Washington to Norwalk in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Washington in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Norwalk, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Norwalk

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

New Haven, Fairfield, Bridgeport, Stratford, Stamford
Highlights from your plan
Sasko Beach ©
Sasko Beach
The Maritime Aquarium ©
The Maritime Aquarium
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library ©
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

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