15 days in Connecticut Itinerary

15 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Mystic
— 5 nights
2
Hartford
— 4 nights
3
Norwalk
— 5 nights

5
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mystic Seaport Museum and Mystic River Historical Society. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mystic: Madison (The Shoreline Greenway Trail, Hammonasset Beach State Park, &more), Main Street Park, Essex Village (in Essex) and Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Mystic Aquarium, contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village, take in the pleasant sights at Liberty Pole Square, and take a leisurely stroll along Ocean Beach Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mystic trip itinerary planning app.

New York City to Mystic is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In August, Mystic is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 79°F and lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Madison, Groton, Harkness Memorial State Park, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Main Street Park, Essex Village
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park

4
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Family-friendly places like The Mark Twain House & Museum and Connecticut State Capitol will thrill your kids. Step out of Hartford to go to Middlebury and see Quassy Amusement Park & Waterpark, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, have fun and explore at Kidcity Children's Museum, stroll around Elizabeth Park, and cool off at Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hartford trip planner.

Drive from Mystic to Hartford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hartford can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Norwalk.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Windsor Locks, Kidcity Children's Museum, New Britain Museum of American Art, Hill-Stead Museum, Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Quassy Amusement Park & Waterpark ©
Quassy Amusement Park & Waterpark
Kidcity Children's Museum ©
Kidcity Children's Museum

5
nights
Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. Attractions like The Maritime Aquarium and Yale University Art Gallery make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Norwalk side-trips: Derby Greenway (in Derby), West Haven Beaches (in West Haven) and New Haven (Center Church, Yale University, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Sheffield Island Lighthouse, have fun and explore at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, stroll through Long Beach, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Beardsley Zoo.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Norwalk travel route planner.

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 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Norwalk

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

New Haven, Stratford, Fairfield, Derby Greenway, Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
The Maritime Aquarium ©
The Maritime Aquarium
Beardsley Zoo ©
Beardsley Zoo
Stepping Stones Museum for Children ©
Stepping Stones Museum for Children

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