42 days in Connecticut Itinerary

42 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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42 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + bus + train:  12​h 30​min
1
Mystic
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hartford
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Washington
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Norwalk
— 12 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: London

9
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mystic: Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam), Main Street Park, Essex Village (in Essex) and Logee's Greenhouses (in Killingly). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, stroll the grounds of Elm Grove Cemetery, and take in the pleasant sights at Mystic River Historical Society.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mystic travel app .

London, UK to Mystic is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. In September, Mystic is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Groton, Waterford, Mashantucket, Old Lyme, Norwich
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

10
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Hartford: Hamden (Sleeping Giant State Park & Farmington Canal State Park), Brewery Legitimus (in New Hartford) and Wallingford (Gouveia Vineyards & Farmer Joe's Gardens). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of The Mark Twain House & Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Elizabeth Park, admire the masterpieces at New Britain Museum of American Art, and step off the mainland to explore Thimble Islands.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hartford travel planner .

Traveling by car from Mystic to Hartford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In September in Hartford, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Washington.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Simsbury, West Hartford, Farmington, Wallingford, Rocky Hill
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art ©
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Connecticut State Capitol ©
Connecticut State Capitol

10
nights
Washington

Washington ©
Washington is a rural town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Salisbury (Lions Head, Salisbury Winter Sports Assn Jumpfest, & more), West Cornwall Covered Bridge (in West Cornwall) and East Rock Park (in New Haven). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Steep Rock Reservation, relax in the rural setting at Rowanwood Farm, admire the majestic nature at Kent Falls State Park, and stroll through Macricostas Preserve.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Washington trip planner .

Drive from Hartford to Washington in 1.5 hours. In October in Washington, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Norwalk.

Things to do in Washington

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Litchfield, Salisbury, Waterbury, New Preston, Winsted
Highlights from your plan
Kent Falls State Park ©
Kent Falls State Park
Hollister House Garden ©
Hollister House Garden
Gunn Historical Museum ©
Gunn Historical Museum

12
nights
Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to B&B Flower Farm (in West Haven), Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center (in Ansonia) and New Haven (Grove Street Cemetery, Yale University Art Gallery, & more). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Maritime Aquarium, hike along Pequonnock River Trail, relax in the rural setting at Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard, and admire the majestic nature at Silver Sands State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Norwalk travel route builder website .

You can drive from Washington to Norwalk in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Washington in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Norwalk, with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Norwalk

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

New Haven, Fairfield, Bridgeport, Stratford, New Canaan
Highlights from your plan
Sasko Beach ©
Sasko Beach
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Sheffield Island Lighthouse ©
Sheffield Island Lighthouse

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