11 days in Connecticut Itinerary

11 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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11 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
+2
Fly + bus + train:  10​h
1
Mystic
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Norwalk
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hartford
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Las Vegas

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Step out of Mystic with an excursion to Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, get engrossed in the history at Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, try your luck at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mystic sightseeing app .

Las Vegas to Mystic is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. In October, Mystic is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 65°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Norwalk.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mashantucket, Gillette Castle State Park, Tantaquidgeon Museum, The Submarine Force Museum
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

3
nights
Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to New Haven (Yale University, Yale University Art Gallery, & more), Gurski Farm- Williams Park (in Brookfield) and Tarrywile Park & Mansion (in Danbury). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at The Maritime Aquarium, explore the landscape on two wheels at Derby Greenway, get engrossed in the history at Perry House, and hike along Pequonnock River Trail.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Norwalk day trip planning site .

You can drive from Mystic to Norwalk in 1.5 hours. October in Norwalk sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Norwalk

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

New Haven, Pequonnock River Trail, Gurski Farm- Williams Park, Norwalk River Valley Trail, Perry House
Highlights from your plan
Tarrywile Park & Mansion ©
Tarrywile Park & Mansion
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

4
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Hartford side-trips: Hollister House Garden (in Washington), Lime Rock Park (in Lakeville) and Kent Falls State Park (in Kent). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum, admire the masterpieces at Hill-Stead Museum, relax in the rural setting at Gotta's Farm and Cider Mill, and trek along Vernon Rails-to-Trails.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Hartford trip simple and quick.

Drive from Norwalk to Hartford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hartford can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Farmington, Windsor Locks, Lime Rock Park, Vernon Rails-to-Trails, Kent Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art ©
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Cedar Hill Cemetery ©
Cedar Hill Cemetery

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