35 days in Connecticut Itinerary

35 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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35 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
Groton
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
West Hartford
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Stamford
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Brisbane

11
nights
Groton

Groton ©
Groton is a town located on the Thames River in New London County, Connecticut, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Avery Point Light and Bluff Point, Groton, Ct. Venture out of the city with trips to Bristol (New England Carousel Museum & American Clock & Watch Museum), Meigs Point Nature Center (in Madison) and Buttonwood Farm (in Griswold). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at USS Nautilus, admire the majestic nature at Sleeping Giant State Park, see the interesting displays at New England Air Museum, and admire all the interesting features of Charles W. Morgan.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Groton trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Groton is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Melbourne to Groton due to the time zone difference. In December, Groton is cooler than Melbourne - with highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to West Hartford.

Things to do in Groton

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

New London, Hartford, Middletown, Bristol, Branford
Highlights from your plan
Bluff Point, Groton, Ct ©
Bluff Point, Groton, Ct
USS Nautilus ©
USS Nautilus
Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park ©

10
nights
West Hartford

West Hartford ©
West Hartford is an affluent suburb located in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Room Escape Games and Hill-Stead Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Hartford: Connecticut Valley Winery (in New Hartford), Torrington (Burr Pond State Park, KidsPlay Museum, & more) and Action Wildlife Foundation (in Goshen). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Elizabeth Park, hike along West Hartford Reservoir, admire all the interesting features of Westmoor Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Blue Back Square.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our West Hartford day trip planning app .

You can drive from Groton to West Hartford in 1.5 hours. December in West Hartford sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Stamford.

Things to do in West Hartford

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

New Britain, Newington, Simsbury, Farmington, Bloomfield
Highlights from your plan
West Hartford Reservoir ©
West Hartford Reservoir
Room Escape Games
New Britain Museum of American Art ©

10
nights
Stamford

Stamford ©
Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cove Island Park and Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stamford: Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion (in Staatsburg), Stratford (Two Roads Brewing Company & Boothe Memorial Park and Museum) and Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard (in Shelton). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, immerse yourself in nature at High Point State Park, stroll the grounds of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, and brush up on your military savvy at West Point Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Stamford vacation maker website .

You can drive from West Hartford to Stamford in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stamford

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Poughkeepsie, Sleepy Hollow, Croton on Hudson, Cold Spring, Milford
Highlights from your plan
Cove Island Park ©
Cove Island Park
Stamford Museum & Nature Center ©
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Room Escape Games

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