60 days in Connecticut Itinerary

60 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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60 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  2​h
1
Washington
— 13 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hartford
— 16 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mystic
— 15 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Norwalk
— 15 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Newark

13
nights
Washington

Washington ©
Washington is a rural town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington: Salisbury (Lions Head & Scoville Memorial Library), Winsted (Soldiers' Monument and Memorial Park & American Museum of Tort Law) and East Canaan (Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument & Land of Nod Vineyard and Winery). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Steep Rock Reservation, take in the dramatic scenery at Kent Falls State Park, admire the majestic nature at Southford Falls State Park, and take an in-depth tour of Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Washington road trip planning tool .

Newark to Washington is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In June, Washington is little chillier than Newark - with highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Washington

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield, New Milford, Kent, Danbury, Bethel
Highlights from your plan
Kent Falls State Park ©
Kent Falls State Park
Gunn Historical Museum ©
Gunn Historical Museum
Hollister House Garden ©
Hollister House Garden

16
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hartford: Thimble Islands (in Branford), The Lodge at Crandall Park (in Tolland) and A Place Called Hope (in Killingworth). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of The Mark Twain House & Museum, explore the world behind art at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, stroll the grounds of Ancient Burying Ground, and get curious at Connecticut Science Center.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hartford tour planner.

You can drive from Washington to Hartford in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Hartford are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

West Hartford, Portland, Hamden, Farmington, Wallingford
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 State Capitol ©
Connecticut State Capitol

15
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Explore Mystic's surroundings by going to Mini-Golf at Saybrook Point (in Old Saybrook), Fox Farm Brewery (in Salem) and Clinton (Clinton Town Beach & Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets). And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Mystic Aquarium, steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village, immerse yourself in nature at Gillette Castle State Park, and examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum.

Plan trip to Mystic with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Hartford to Mystic by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Hartford in June, expect nights in Mystic to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are little chillier, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Norwalk.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Groton, New London, Stonington, Waterford, Old Lyme
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

15
nights
Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Norwalk: Boothe Memorial Park and Museum (in Stratford), New Haven (Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale Center for British Art, & more) and Stony Creek Brewery (in Branford). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Sheffield Island Lighthouse, admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Maritime Aquarium, immerse yourself in nature at Silver Sands State Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Westport Farmers Market.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Norwalk trip tool .

You can drive from Mystic to Norwalk in 1.5 hours. July in Norwalk sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Norwalk

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Haven, Stratford, New Canaan, Stamford, Greenwich
Highlights from your plan
Sasko Beach ©
Sasko Beach
Sheffield Island Lighthouse ©
Sheffield Island Lighthouse
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

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