10 days in Connecticut Itinerary

10 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Norwalk
— 2 nights
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Hartford
— 4 nights
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Mystic
— 3 nights

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Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. Bring the kids along to The Maritime Aquarium and Beardsley Zoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Norwalk: New Haven (Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, &more). There's much more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, hike along Pequonnock River Trail, stroll through Sasco Beach, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Two Roads Brewing Company.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Norwalk trip app.

Newark to Norwalk is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Norwalk are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in Norwalk

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

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The Maritime Aquarium ©
The Maritime Aquarium
Beardsley Zoo ©
Beardsley Zoo
Stepping Stones Museum for Children ©
Stepping Stones Museum for Children

4
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Kids will appreciate attractions like The Mark Twain House & Museum and Connecticut State Capitol. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hartford: Quassy Amusement Park & Waterpark (in Middlebury) and Thimble Islands (in Branford). Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at Connecticut Science Center, make a splash at Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park, examine the collection at New England Air Museum, and explore the world behind art at New Britain Museum of American Art.

Plan trip to Hartford with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Norwalk to Hartford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hartford are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites

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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Quassy Amusement Park & Waterpark ©
Quassy Amusement Park & Waterpark
Kidcity Children's Museum ©
Kidcity Children's Museum

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Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mystic Seaport Museum and Mystic River Historical Society. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mystic: Hammonasset Beach State Park (in Madison) and Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange, try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mystic day trip planning tool.

Getting from Hartford to Mystic by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Hartford in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Mystic, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park

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