30 days in Connecticut Itinerary

30 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Connecticut tour planner
Make it your trip
Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to Norwalk
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Norwalk
— 8 nights
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Kent
— 6 nights
Drive
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Hartford
— 8 nights
Drive
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Mystic
— 7 nights
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Norwalk — 8 nights

Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Norwalk: Milford (The Coastal Center at Milford Point & Great River Golf Club), Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center (in Ansonia) and New Haven (East Rock Park, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, &more). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at The Maritime Aquarium, relax and rejuvenate at iFloat, experience rural life at Rowanwood Farm, and walk around Tarrywile Park & Mansion.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Norwalk day trip planning website.

Columbus to Norwalk is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. November in Norwalk sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Kent.
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Kent — 6 nights

Kent is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, alongside the border with New York. Explore Kent's surroundings by going to Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum (in Torrington), Litchfield (Topsmead State Forest, St. Michael's Parish, &more) and Salisbury (Lions Head & Salisbury Winter Sports Assn Jumpfest). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Kent Falls State Park, relax in the rural setting at Angevine Farm, snap pictures at Bull's Bridge, and look for all kinds of wild species at White Memorial Conservation Center.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kent tour builder.

Traveling by car from Norwalk to Kent takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Norwalk in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 30°F in Kent. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.
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Hartford — 8 nights

Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. Venture out of the city with trips to American Legion and Peoples State Forests (in Barkhamsted), Massage Savvy (in Guilford) and Killingworth (A Place Called Hope & Chatfield Hollow State Park). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Case Mountain, explore the world behind art at New Britain Museum of American Art, and take in nature's colorful creations at Harriet Beecher Stowe Center.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Hartford holiday website.

Traveling by car from Kent to Hartford takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Mystic.
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Mystic — 7 nights

A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mystic: East Haddam (Ray of Light Farm & Allegra Farm And The Horsedrawn Carriage And Sleigh Museum Of New England), Norwich (Slater Memorial Museum & Norwichtown Historic Cemetary) and Essex (Connecticut River Museum & Main Street Park, Essex Village). And it doesn't end there: look and learn at Mystic Seaport Museum, contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village, take an in-depth tour of Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, and admire the masterpieces at Mystic Museum of Art.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mystic sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Hartford to Mystic in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Mystic, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Connecticut travel guide

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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.
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