31 days in Connecticut & New York City Itinerary

31 days in Connecticut & New York City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

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Fly to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Drive to New London
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New London
— 5 nights
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Washington
— 4 nights
Drive
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Stamford
— 5 nights
Drive
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New York City
— 15 nights
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New London

— 5 nights
New London is a seaport city and a port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States. Change things up with these side-trips from New London: A Place Called Hope (in Killingworth), Machimoodus State Park (in Moodus) and Hammonasset Beach State Park (in Madison). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Thames River Heritage Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Yantic Falls, explore the different monuments and memorials at Norwichtown Historic Cemetary, and get engrossed in the history at Tantaquidgeon Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New London trip planning tool.

Beirut, Lebanon to New London is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Beirut to New London. In August, New London is a bit cooler than Beirut - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington.

Things to do in New London

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Washington

— 4 nights
Washington is a rural town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. Explore Washington's surroundings by going to American Legion and Peoples State Forests (in Barkhamsted), Rowanwood Farm (in Newtown) and Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum (in Torrington). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Angevine Farm, appreciate the history behind Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument, join the crowd at Lime Rock Park, and admire the natural beauty at Hollister House Garden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Washington route maker website.

You can drive from New London to Washington in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Stamford.

Things to do in Washington

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Stamford

— 5 nights
Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Stamford side-trips: Muscoot Farm (in Katonah), Hook Mountain State Park (in Valley Cottage) and Faraway Farm Alpacas (in Yorktown Heights). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at DM Weil Gallery, immerse yourself in nature at Collis P. Huntington State Park, experience rural life at B&B Flower Farm, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First Presbyterian Church.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Stamford vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Washington to Stamford in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Stamford can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Stamford

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

New York City

— 15 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Donnelly Memorial Park (in West New York), Philadelphia (Christ Church, Eastern State Penitentiary, &more) and Coney Island (in Brooklyn). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Stamford to New York City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Stamford in August, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Connecticut travel guide

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Historic Sites · Aquariums · Theaters
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.