5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Stamford
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Norwalk
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Bridgeport
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New Haven
— 1 night
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Hartford
— 1 night
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Norwich
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Mystic
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Stamford

— 1 night
Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Stamford Museum & Nature Center.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Stamford tour itinerary planner.

Brooklyn to Stamford is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Brooklyn in July, Stamford is slightly colder at night with lows of 67°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for Norwalk.

Things to do in Stamford

Museums · Historic Sites

Norwalk

Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Your day by day itinerary now includes Bruce Museum. On the 6th (Tue), learn more about the world around you at Bruce Museum and then enjoy the sea views from Sheffield Island Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Norwalk trip planner.

Norwalk is very close to Stamford. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bridgeport.

Things to do in Norwalk

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Bridgeport

Bridgeport is a seaport city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bridgeport trip itinerary maker app.

Bridgeport is just a short distance from Norwalk. July in Bridgeport sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 69°F at night. On the 6th (Tue), you're off to New Haven.

Things to do in Bridgeport

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

New Haven

— 1 night
New Haven, in the U.S. state of Connecticut, is the principal municipality in Greater New Haven, which had a total population of 862,477 in 2010. To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New Haven online trip itinerary builder.

New Haven is just a stone's throw from Bridgeport. In July, daily temperatures in New Haven can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Hartford.

Things to do in New Haven

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Hartford

— 1 night
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of The Mark Twain House & Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hartford trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from New Haven to Hartford in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Hartford, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 67°F at night. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Norwich.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Norwich

— 1 night
Norwich, known as 'The Rose of New England', is a city in New London County, Connecticut, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Slater Memorial Museum and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Norwichtown Historic Cemetary.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Norwich travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hartford to Norwich in an hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hartford in July: highs in Norwich hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 66°F. On the 9th (Fri), you'll travel to Mystic.

Things to do in Norwich

Historic Sites · Museums

Mystic

— 1 day
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mystic tour website.

Mystic is just a short distance from Norwich. July in Mystic sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Historic Sites
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Connecticut travel guide

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Aquariums · Theaters · Observatories
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.