5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Danbury
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Haddam
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
Danbury

Danbury ©
Danbury is a city in northern Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, located along the Still River approximately 70 miles northeast of New York City. On the 20th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at White Memorial Conservation Center and then experience rural life at White Flower Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Blue Jay Orchards, experience rural life at Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard, and then trek along Tarrywile Park & Mansion.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Danbury itinerary planner.

Newark to Danbury is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect little chillier evenings in Danbury when traveling from Newark in October, with lows around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Haddam.

Things to do in Danbury

Parks Trails Wildlife

Side Trips

Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard, Blue Jay Orchards, White Memorial Conservation Center
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Tarrywile Park & Mansion ©
Tarrywile Park & Mansion
White Memorial Conservation Center ©
White Memorial Conservation Center
Blue Jay Orchards ©
Blue Jay Orchards

3
nights
Haddam

Haddam ©
Haddam is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. Visiting Gillette Castle State Park and Fort Trumbull State Park will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Hammonasset Beach State Park and Yale University Art Gallery. Go for a jaunt from Haddam to Mystic to see Mystic Seaport about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Devil's Hopyard State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Meigs Point Nature Center, and go for a stroll along the water at Indian River Marina.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Haddam sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Danbury to Haddam in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Haddam

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

East Haddam, Madison, Fort Trumbull State Park, Mystic Seaport Museum, Chatfield Hollow State Park
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Meigs Point Nature Center ©
Meigs Point Nature Center
Chatfield Hollow State Park ©
Chatfield Hollow State Park

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