5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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New Preston
— 1 day
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Litchfield
— 1 night
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Farmington
— 1 night
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Hartford
— 1 night
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East Haddam
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New Haven
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New Preston — 1 day

New Preston is a rural village in the northwestern corner of the town of Washington in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Waramaug State Park, stroll through Woodbury Ski Area, then look for gifts at HIckory Stick Bookshop, and finally admire the sheer force of Kent Falls State Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New Preston sightseeing planner.

Stamford to New Preston is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. March in New Preston sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Litchfield.
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Litchfield — 1 night

Litchfield is a town in and former county seat of Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at White Memorial Conservation Center, look for gifts at Thorncrest Farm and Milk House Chocolate, then stroll through Mohawk Mountain, and finally fly down the slopes at Mohawk State Forest.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Litchfield trip planner.

Litchfield is just a stone's throw from New Preston. In March, daytime highs in Litchfield are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Farmington.
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Farmington — 1 night

Farmington is an affluent town located in Hartford County in the Farmington Valley area of central Connecticut in the United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Hill-Stead Museum, admire the masterpieces at New Britain Museum of American Art, and then trek along West Hartford Reservoir.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Farmington trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Litchfield to Farmington in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in March, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Hartford.
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Hartford — 1 night

Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. On the 19th (Fri), engage your brain at Connecticut Science Center, get engrossed in the history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, and then stroll through Elizabeth Park.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hartford online route maker.

Hartford is very close to Farmington. March in Hartford sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 29°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to East Haddam.
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East Haddam

East Haddam is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the East Haddam holiday planner.

Getting from Hartford to East Haddam by car takes about an hour. In March, daytime highs in East Haddam are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. On the 19th (Fri), you'll travel to New Haven.
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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. On the 20th (Sat), pick up some local products at Farmer Joe's Gardens.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New Haven online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from East Haddam to New Haven takes an hour. March in New Haven sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 30°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for home.
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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.
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