3 days in Connecticut Itinerary

3 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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3 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Hartford
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mystic
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Portland

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Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St Joseph.

Before you visit Hartford, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Portland to Hartford is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. October in Hartford sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Hartford

Historic Sites Museums
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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Cathedral of St Joseph ©
Cathedral of St Joseph

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nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village, and then try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Meigs Point Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at A Place Called Hope, and then immerse yourself in nature at Gillette Castle State Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mystic tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Hartford to Mystic in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Mystic are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Meigs Point Nature Center, Gillette Castle State Park, Foxwoods Resort Casino, A Place Called Hope
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Foxwoods Resort Casino ©
Foxwoods Resort Casino
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

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