19 days in Shelton & Auburn Itinerary

19 days in Shelton & Auburn Itinerary

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19 days in Shelton & Auburn Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Drive:  15​h 30​min
— 11 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
— 6 nights
Drive:  19​h 15​min
End: Springfield


Shelton ©
Shelton is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Visiting Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center and Gurski Farm- Williams Park will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jones Family Farm and Walker Road Vineyards. Venture out of the city with trips to Danbury (Danbury Museum & Historical Society, Bear Mountain Reservation, & more), Glebe House Museum & The Gertrude Jekyll Garden (in Woodbury) and Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve (in Weston). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Collis P. Huntington State Park, identify plant and animal life at Shepaug Eagle Observation Area, indulge your thirst for a good beer at New England Brewing Company, and stroll around Harrybrooke Park.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Shelton online travel planner .

Springfield to Shelton is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Springfield to Shelton due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Springfield in June; daily highs in Shelton reach 76°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Auburn.

Things to do in Shelton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Danbury, Hamden, Stratford, Brookfield, Redding
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Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center ©
Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center
Danbury Museum & Historical Society ©
Collis P. Huntington State Park ©
Collis P. Huntington State Park


Auburn ©
Auburn is a city in and the county seat of Androscoggin County, Maine, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Roy's Driving Range and French Mountain's. Museum-lovers will appreciate Norlands Living History Center and Poland Spring Preservation Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Auburn: Linda Bean’s Maine Wyeth Gallery (in Port Clyde), Ricker's Hard Cider (in Turner) and Maine Wildlife Park (in Gray). There's still lots to do: get outside with Mt. Apatite, immerse yourself in nature at Range Ponds State park, explore the activities along Lake Minnehonk, and explore and take pictures at Thompson's Orchards.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Auburn day trip tool .

Getting from Shelton to Auburn by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Shelton in June; daily highs in Auburn reach 71°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Auburn

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

New Gloucester, Poland Springs, Linda Bean’s Maine Wyeth Gallery, French Mountain's, Ricker's Hard Cider
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Maine Wildlife Park ©
Maine Wildlife Park
Norlands Living History Center ©
Norlands Living History Center
French Mountain's ©
French Mountain's