29 days in Connecticut Itinerary

29 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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29 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Chattanooga
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Mystic
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Norwalk
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Washington
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hartford
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Chattanooga

6
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mystic: Main Street Park, Essex Village (in Essex), Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam) and Hammonasset Beach State Park (in Madison). And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village, snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge, and explore the world behind art at Florence Griswold Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mystic trip maker tool .

Chattanooga to Mystic is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chattanooga in January: high temperatures in Mystic hover around 38°F and lows are around 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Norwalk.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Groton, Mashantucket, New London, Hammonasset Beach State Park, Slater Memorial Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Foxwoods Resort Casino ©
Foxwoods Resort Casino

7
nights
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), Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard (in Shelton) and New Haven (St. Mary's Church, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, & more). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Maritime Aquarium, admire the local landmark of St. Marks Episcopal Church, make a trip to Housatonic Museum of Art, and trek along Pequonnock River Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Norwalk day trip app .

Traveling by car from Mystic to Norwalk takes 1.5 hours. In January in Norwalk, expect temperatures between 38°F during the day and 24°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Washington.

Things to do in Norwalk

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Haven, Bridgeport, Stratford, Greenwich, Stamford
Highlights from your plan
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
The Maritime Aquarium ©
The Maritime Aquarium
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library ©

7
nights
Washington

Washington ©
Washington is a rural town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington: Norfolk (Haystack Mountain State Park & Campbell Falls State Park), West Cornwall Covered Bridge (in West Cornwall) and Scoville Memorial Library (in Salisbury). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Gunn Historical Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourdes' Shrine, take in nature's colorful creations at Hollister House Garden, and take an in-depth tour of Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Washington tour itinerary website .

You can drive from Norwalk to Washington in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Norwalk in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Washington, with lows of 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Washington

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Litchfield, Kent, Bethlehem, Waterbury, Norfolk
Highlights from your plan
Mohawk State Forest ©
Mohawk State Forest
Gunn Historical Museum ©
Gunn Historical Museum
Hollister House Garden ©
Hollister House Garden

8
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Hartford side-trips: Sleeping Giant State Park (in Hamden), American Legion and Peoples State Forests (in Barkhamsted) and Willimantic (Willimantic Textile & History Museum & Kerri Studio and Gallery). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, see the interesting displays at New England Air Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and admire the masterpieces at Hill-Stead Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hartford trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Washington to Hartford takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°F in January, and nighttime lows around 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Winsted, Windsor Locks, Rocky Hill, Willimantic, West Hartford
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art ©
New Britain Museum of American Art ©

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