55 days in Connecticut Itinerary

55 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hartford
— 11 nights
2
Kent
— 13 nights
3
Norwalk
— 14 nights
4
Mystic
— 16 nights

11
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Explore Hartford's surroundings by going to Sleeping Giant State Park (in Hamden), Gouveia Vineyards (in Wallingford) and Hubbard Park (in Meriden). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, engage your brain at Connecticut Science Center, explore the world behind art at New Britain Museum of American Art, and see where the action happens at Dunkin' Donuts Park.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hartford travel route planner.

Boston to Hartford is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Hartford can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kent.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

West Hartford, New Britain, East Hartford, Simsbury, Bristol
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 Science Center ©
Connecticut Science Center

13
nights
Kent

Kent ©
Kent is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, alongside the border with New York. Change things up with these side-trips from Kent: Lime Rock Park (in Lakeville), Salisbury (Salisbury Winter Sports Assn Jumpfest & Scoville Memorial Library) and Litchfield (St. Michael's Parish, Topsmead State Forest, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Connecticut Antique Machinery, immerse yourself in nature at Southford Falls State Park, do a tasting at Sunset Meadow Vineyards, and appreciate the history behind Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kent trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Hartford to Kent takes 1.5 hours. April in Kent sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Norwalk.

Things to do in Kent

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Litchfield, Washington, New Milford, Norfolk, Bethlehem
Highlights from your plan
Kent Falls State Park ©
Kent Falls State Park
Connecticut Antique Machinery ©
Connecticut Antique Machinery
Bull's Bridge ©
Bull's Bridge

14
nights
Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Norwalk: New Haven (Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, St. Mary's Church, &more), Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard (in Shelton) and Shore Line Trolley Museum (in East Haven). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Maritime Aquarium, walk around Cove Island Park, don't miss a visit to Flinn Gallery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Ideas.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Norwalk online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kent to Norwalk takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Norwalk can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Mystic.

Things to do in Norwalk

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

New Haven, New Canaan, Stamford, Greenwich, Fairfield
Highlights from your plan
The Maritime Aquarium ©
The Maritime Aquarium
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library ©
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

16
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mystic: East Haddam (Ray of Light Farm & Gillette Castle State Park), Bluff Point, Groton, Ct (in Groton) and Madison (Hammonasset Beach State Park, Meigs Point Nature Center, &more). Pack the 23rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village. And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Mystic Aquarium, take in the pleasant sights at Mystic River Historical Society, take in the views from Mystic River Bascule Bridge, and get engrossed in the history at Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mystic trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Norwalk to Mystic takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Groton, New London, Stonington, Madison, Mashantucket
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

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