57 days in Connecticut Itinerary

57 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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57 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Groton
— 16 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Danbury
— 21 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Simsbury
— 19 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Boston

16
nights
Groton

Groton ©
Groton is a town located on the Thames River in New London County, Connecticut, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Meigs Point Nature Center and Barn Island Wildlife Management Area. Discover out-of-the-way places like Harkness Memorial State Park and Devil's Hopyard State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to East Haddam (Allegra Farm And The Horsedrawn Carriage And Sleigh Museum Of New England & Ray of Light Farm), Madison (RJ Julia Booksellers, Scranton Library, & more) and Machimoodus State Park (in Moodus). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Fort Trumbull State Park, get around town with Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruises, get engrossed in the history at USS Nautilus, and see the interesting displays at Connecticut River Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Groton trip builder site .

Boston to Groton is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In March in Groton, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Danbury.

Things to do in Groton

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

New London, Stonington, Mystic, Waterford, Madison
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Eastern Point Beach ©
Eastern Point Beach
Harkness Memorial State Park ©
Harkness Memorial State Park
Meigs Point Nature Center ©
Meigs Point Nature Center

21
nights
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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tarrywile Park & Mansion and Walnut Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Danbury Railway Museum and Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Get out of town with these interesting Danbury side-trips: The Westport Library (in Westport), Fairfield (Fairfield Museum and History Center & Lake Mohegan Recreation Area) and Stratford (Lordship Seawall, Two Roads Brewing Company, & more). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Bull's Bridge, stroll through Derby Greenway, enjoy some friendly competition at Danbury Duckpin Lanes, and get engrossed in the history at Knights of Columbus Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Danbury sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Groton to Danbury takes 2 hours. March in Danbury sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Simsbury.

Things to do in Danbury

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

New Haven, Brookfield, Stratford, Waterbury, Hamden
Highlights from your plan
Southford Falls State Park ©
Southford Falls State Park
Weir Farm National Historic Site ©
Weir Farm National Historic Site

19
nights
Simsbury

Simsbury ©
Simsbury is an affluent town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. Attractions like Kidcity Children's Museum and McLean Game Refuge make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Talcott Mountain State Park and Lime Rock Park. Explore Simsbury's surroundings by going to Litchfield (Topsmead State Forest, White Memorial Conservation Center, & more), Sonny's Place (in Somers) and Ellington (Connecticut Parachutists Inc. & Shenipsit Lake Trail - Blue Blazed). Next up on the itinerary: ski along the peaceful trails at Winding Trails, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the sheer force of Great Falls, and admire the majestic nature at Haystack Mountain State Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Simsbury trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Danbury to Simsbury takes 1.5 hours. April in Simsbury sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Simsbury

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hartford, Salisbury, Granby, Torrington, Wallingford
Highlights from your plan
Talcott Mountain State Park ©
Talcott Mountain State Park
Kidcity Children's Museum ©
Kidcity Children's Museum
Wadsworth Falls State Park ©
Wadsworth Falls State Park

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