10 days in Hartford & Golden Itinerary

10 days in Hartford & Golden Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Hartford
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
2
Golden
— 5 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Boston

4
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Hartford side-trips: Williamstown (Where'd You Get That!?, Inc. & The Clark Art Institute), Mystic (Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic & Shoreline Visitor Information Center, &more) and Foxwoods Resort Casino (in Mashantucket). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, walk around Stanley park, appreciate the history behind Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, and get in on the family fun at Six Flags New England.

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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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Golden.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mystic, Williamstown, Six Flags New England, Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, US Submarine Veterans of WWII National Memorial East
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum

5
nights
Golden

Golden represents a former Wild West town that happens to be the burial place of William F.
Get out of town with these interesting Golden side-trips: Boulder (Colorado Chautauqua: Park, Pearl Street Mall, &more) and Idaho Springs (River Rafting & Tubing & Argo Mill and Tunnel). And it doesn't end there: sample the tasty concoctions at Coors Brewery, examine the collection at Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, get engrossed in the history at Golden History Museum & Park, and don't miss a visit to Historical Society of Idaho Springs.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Golden online trip builder.

Getting from Hartford to Golden by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Hartford in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Golden, with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Golden

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Boulder, Idaho Springs
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Coors Brewery ©
Coors Brewery
Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain

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