41 days in Connecticut Itinerary

41 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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1
Milford
— 15 nights
2
Mystic
— 14 nights
3
Manchester
— 11 nights

15
nights
Milford

Milford ©
Milford is a Coterminous municipality within Coastal Connecticut and New Haven County, Connecticut, between Bridgeport, Connecticut and New Haven, Connecticut. Get in touch with nature at Silver Sands State Park and Hammonasset Beach State Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Walnut Beach and Long Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milford: Norwalk (Center for Contemporary Printmaking & Sheffield Island Lighthouse), Compo Beach (in Westport) and Wilton (Norwalk River Valley Trail & Weir Farm National Historic Site). Next up on the itinerary: tee off at Great River Golf Club, learn more about the world around you at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, enjoy the sand and surf at Jennings Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulf Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Milford trip planning website.

Washington DC to Milford is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in June, with highs in Milford at 78°F and lows at 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Milford

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

New Haven, Hamden, Fairfield, Stratford, Madison
Highlights from your plan
Silver Sands State Park ©
Silver Sands State Park
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

14
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Bring the kids along to Mystic Seaport Museum and Mystic River Bascule Bridge. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Olde Mistick Village and Florence Griswold Museum. Explore Mystic's surroundings by going to Fox Farm Brewery (in Salem), Clinton Town Beach (in Clinton) and Harvey's Beach (in Old Saybrook). Pack the 25th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Mystic Aquarium, kick back and relax at Hole-in-the-Wall Beach, stroll the grounds of Elm Grove Cemetery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pleasure Beach.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mystic online itinerary planner.

Getting from Milford to Mystic by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Mystic are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Groton, New London, Stonington, Waterford, Old Lyme
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

11
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at The Mark Twain House & Museum and Hill-Stead Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gillette Castle State Park and Cedar Hill Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: New England Air Museum (in Windsor Locks), A Place Called Hope (in Killingworth) and Machimoodus State Park (in Moodus). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Elizabeth Park, take a peaceful walk through American Legion and Peoples State Forests, hike along The Lodge at Crandall Park, and stroll through Vernon Rails-to-Trails.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Manchester itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Mystic to Manchester takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Hartford, West Hartford, Windsor Locks, Farmington, Simsbury
Highlights from your plan
Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
New Britain Museum of American Art ©
New Britain Museum of American Art

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