12 days in Connecticut Itinerary

12 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Connecticut travel planner
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Fly to Logan International Airport, Drive to Manchester
— 4 nights
— 3 nights
— 4 nights
Drive to Logan International Airport, Fly to Kalamazoo


Manchester — 4 nights

Manchester is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. Kids will enjoy The Mark Twain House & Museum and Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manchester: New Britain Museum of American Art (in New Britain), Thorncrest Farm and Milk House Chocolate (in Goshen) and New England Air Museum (in Windsor Locks). There's lots more to do: stroll around Wickham Park, admire the natural beauty at Elizabeth Park, learn more about the world around you at Dinosaur State Park, and admire the majestic nature at Sleeping Giant State Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester sightseeing planner.

Kalamazoo to Manchester is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In May, daytime highs in Manchester are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Norwalk.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Side Trips

Norwalk — 3 nights

Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Kids will enjoy The Maritime Aquarium and Work It Dance and Fitness. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Norwalk: Boothe Memorial Park and Museum (in Stratford) and New Haven (Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University Art Gallery, &more). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Beardsley Zoo, learn more about the world around you at Bruce Museum, and make a trip to Flinn Gallery.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Norwalk road trip app.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Norwalk takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Norwalk are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mystic.
Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Side Trips

Mystic — 4 nights

A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mystic Aquarium and Mystic River Historical Society. The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Mystic Seaport Museum, get engrossed in the history at USS Nautilus, examine the collection at The Submarine Force Museum, and steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mystic tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Norwalk to Mystic in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
Side Trips

Connecticut travel guide

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The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.