10 days in Hartford & Golden Itinerary

10 days in Hartford & Golden Itinerary

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Hartford
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Golden
— 5 nights
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Hartford

— 4 nights
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. Change things up with these side-trips from Hartford: Mystic (Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic & Shoreline Visitor Information Center, &more), Williamstown (Where'd You Get That!?, Inc. & The Clark Art Institute) and Foxwoods Resort Casino (in Mashantucket). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, get in on the family fun at Six Flags New England, pause for some photo ops at US Submarine Veterans of WWII National Memorial East, and admire the natural beauty at Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden.

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Boston to Hartford is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Golden.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Golden

— 5 nights

Lowell of the West

Golden represents a former Wild West town that happens to be the burial place of William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody.
Get out of town with these interesting Golden side-trips: Idaho Springs (Historical Society of Idaho Springs, River Rafting & Tubing, &more) and Boulder (Colorado Chautauqua: Park, Pearl Street Mall, &more). There's much more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Coors Brewery, see the interesting displays at Mines Museum of Earth Science, browse the exhibits of Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Lookout Mountain.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Golden trip planner.

You can fly from Hartford to Golden in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and tram. Traveling from Hartford to Golden, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hartford in August, plan for little chillier nights in Golden, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Golden

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips