3 days in Connecticut Itinerary

3 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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3 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  4​h
1
Hartford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​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), steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum and then trek along Cotton Hollow Preserve. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Gillette Castle State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Meigs Point Nature Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hammonasset Beach State Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hartford trip itinerary site .

Washington DC to Hartford is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in October; daily highs in Hartford reach 66°F and lows reach 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, Gillette Castle State Park, Cotton Hollow Preserve
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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park
Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle 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): examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, and then try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mystic trip builder site .

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. October in Mystic sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time 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
Foxwoods Resort Casino ©
Foxwoods Resort Casino
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium

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