6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
+2
Fly + bus + train:  8​h
1
Mystic
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Litchfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Hartford
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: New Orleans

1
night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, and finally contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mystic trip itinerary planner.

New Orleans to Mystic is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Mystic, with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Litchfield.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

2
nights
Litchfield

Litchfield ©
Litchfield is a town in and former county seat of Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): head outdoors with Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy, then identify plant and animal life at White Memorial Conservation Center, and then trek along Norwalk River Valley Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Lovers Leap State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Kent Falls State Park, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Topsmead State Forest.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Litchfield tour planner.

You can drive from Mystic to Litchfield in 2 hours. In October in Litchfield, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Litchfield

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Norwalk River Valley Trail, Lovers Leap State Park, Kent Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
White Memorial Conservation Center ©
Kent Falls State Park ©
Kent Falls State Park
Norwalk River Valley Trail ©
Norwalk River Valley Trail

2
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum, then hike along Cotton Hollow Preserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Walnut Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Connecticut State Capitol, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St Joseph, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at West Haven Beaches.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hartford using our trip planner.

You can drive from Litchfield to Hartford in an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Hartford can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hartford

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cotton Hollow Preserve, West Haven Beaches, Walnut Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Cotton Hollow Preserve ©
Cotton Hollow Preserve
Connecticut State Capitol ©
Connecticut State Capitol

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