24 days in Connecticut Itinerary

24 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Connecticut trip planner

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Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to Norwalk
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Norwalk
— 7 nights
Drive
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Mystic
— 7 nights
Drive
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Hartford
— 9 nights
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Norwalk

— 7 nights
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Norwalk: New Haven (Chapel Street, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, &more), Great River Golf Club (in Milford) and Osborne Homestead Museum (in Derby). There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Maritime Aquarium, stroll around Cove Island Park, immerse yourself in nature at Southford Falls State Park, and hike along Norwalk River Valley Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Norwalk trip itinerary maker app.

Reno to Norwalk is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Reno to Norwalk. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Reno in April: highs in Norwalk hover around 58°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Mystic.

Things to do in Norwalk

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mystic

— 7 nights
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mystic: Madison (The Shoreline Greenway Trail & Hammonasset Beach State Park), Bluff Point, Groton, Ct (in Groton) and East Haddam (Gillette Castle State Park & Allegra Farm And The Horsedrawn Carriage And Sleigh Museum Of New England). There's much more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village, take in the views from Mystic River Bascule Bridge, and go for a walk through Mystic River Historical Society.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Mystic using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Norwalk to Mystic takes 1.5 hours. April in Mystic sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Hartford

— 9 nights
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hartford: Meriden (Castle Craig & Hubbard Park), American Clock & Watch Museum (in Bristol) and Massage Savvy (in Guilford). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, explore the world behind art at New Britain Museum of American Art, get a sense of history and politics at Connecticut State Capitol, and examine the collection at New England Air Museum.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hartford driving holiday 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 April, daily temperatures in Hartford can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Connecticut travel guide

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Aquariums · Theaters · Observatories
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.