3 days in Connecticut Itinerary

3 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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3 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Hartford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mystic
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. On the 18th (Fri), contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum and then hike along Cotton Hollow Preserve. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Gillette Castle State Park, then identify plant and animal life at Meigs Point Nature Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hammonasset Beach State Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hartford online tour planner .

Washington DC to Hartford is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in October, with highs in Hartford at 66°F and lows at 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Madison, Cotton Hollow Preserve, Gillette Castle State Park
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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park

1
night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mystic Aquarium, and then try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mystic journey planning website .

Getting from Hartford to Mystic by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Parks Casinos

Side Trip

Foxwoods Resort Casino
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Foxwoods Resort Casino ©
Foxwoods Resort Casino

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