14 days in Connecticut & Denton Itinerary

14 days in Connecticut & Denton Itinerary

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Fly to Logan International Airport, Drive to Mystic
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Mystic
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hartford
— 3 nights
Drive
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Norwalk
— 3 nights
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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Drive to Denton
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Denton
— 3 nights
Drive to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Fly to Doha

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Mystic — 3 nights

A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
We've included these beaches for you: Hammonasset Beach State Park and Pleasure Beach. Get in touch with nature at Mystic Seaport Museum and Meigs Point Nature Center. Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at Mystic Aquarium, stroll the grounds of Elm Grove Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Mystic & Shoreline Visitor Information Center, and see the interesting displays at The Submarine Force Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mystic trip website.

Doha, Qatar to Mystic is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Doha to Mystic due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in July, expect nights in Mystic to be slightly colder, around 22°C, while days are colder, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
Side Trips

Hartford — 3 nights

Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. Get outdoors at American Legion and Peoples State Forests and A Place Called Hope. Explore Hartford's surroundings by going to Steep Rock Preserve (in Washington Depot), White Memorial Conservation Center (in Litchfield) and The Lodge at Crandall Park (in Tolland). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, trek along MDC Reservoir #6, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Onyx Moonshine, and tour the pleasant surroundings at McLean Game Refuge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hartford online itinerary planner.

Getting from Mystic to Hartford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Hartford are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Norwalk.
Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trips

Norwalk — 3 nights

Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Visiting Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center and New Canaan Nature Center will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Norwalk: Shepaug Eagle Observation Area (in Southbury), Garden of Ideas (in Ridgefield) and The Coastal Center at Milford Point (in Milford). There's still lots to do: stroll through Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve and admire all the interesting features of Audubon Center.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Norwalk road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Hartford to Norwalk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Denton.
Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Side Trips

Denton — 3 nights

Denton is a city in and the county seat of Denton County, Texas. Get outdoors at International Exotic Animal Sanctuary and LBJ National Grasslands. Get out of town with these interesting Denton side-trips: Frontier Park (in Prosper), River Legacy Park (in Arlington) and Preston Trail Farms (in Gunter). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Grapevine Historic Main Street District, look for gifts at Atomic Candy, and stroll through Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Denton trip itinerary planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Norwalk to Denton. The time zone difference when traveling from Norwalk to Denton is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Norwalk in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Denton: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Side Trips

Connecticut travel guide

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Aquariums · Room Escape Games · Theaters
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.