22 days in Connecticut Itinerary

22 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Norwalk
— 4 nights
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Mystic
— 5 nights
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Hartford
— 6 nights
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Washington
— 6 nights

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Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Derby Greenway (in Derby), Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center (in Ansonia) and New Haven (Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, St. Mary's Church, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Sheffield Island Lighthouse, sample the tasty concoctions at Two Roads Brewing Company, trek along Norwalk River Valley Trail, and admire the striking features of The Glass House.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Norwalk day trip planning app.

New York City to Norwalk is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. July in Norwalk sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Mystic.

Things to do in Norwalk

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Sasco Beach ©
Sasco Beach
Sheffield Island Lighthouse ©
Sheffield Island Lighthouse
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

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Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mystic: Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam) and Norwich (Slater Memorial Museum & Norwichtown Historic Cemetary). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Harkness Memorial State Park, take a tour of Charles W. Morgan, and stroll through Fort Trumbull State Park.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mystic trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Norwalk to Mystic takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Charles W. Morgan ©
Charles W. Morgan
Mystic River Bascule Bridge ©
Mystic River Bascule Bridge

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Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Explore Hartford's surroundings by going to Priam Vineyards (in Colchester), Thimble Islands (in Branford) and A Place Called Hope (in Killingworth). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Connecticut State Capitol, walk around Wickham Park, hike along Vernon Rails-to-Trails, and identify plant and animal life at The Lodge at Crandall Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Hartford online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mystic to Hartford in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Hartford sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Washington.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

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Elizabeth Park ©
Elizabeth Park
Connecticut State Capitol ©
Connecticut State Capitol
Hog River Brewing Company ©
Hog River Brewing Company

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Washington

Washington ©
Washington is a rural town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington: Rowanwood Farm (in Newtown), Waterbury (Basilica of the Immaculate Conception & Saint Anne's Church) and Salisbury (Lions Head, Salisbury Winter Sports Assn Jumpfest, &more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Steep Rock Reservation, take a peaceful walk through Topsmead State Forest, pause for some photo ops at Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument, and get engrossed in the history at Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Washington route planning website.

Getting from Hartford to Washington by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Washington sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy ©
Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy
Gunn Historical Museum ©
Gunn Historical Museum
Hollister House Garden ©
Hollister House Garden

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