62 days in Connecticut Itinerary

62 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Connecticut Trip Planner
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Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to Norwalk
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Norwalk
— 8 nights
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Bantam
— 9 nights
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Hartford
— 25 nights
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Mystic
— 12 nights
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Chester
— 5 nights
Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Ocho Rios

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Norwalk — 8 nights

Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Relax by the water at Walnut Beach and Compo Beach. Popular historic sites such as Sheffield Island Lighthouse and Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum are in your itinerary. Explore Norwalk's surroundings by going to Putnam Memorial State Park (in Redding), Danbury (Danbury Railway Museum & Tarrywile Park & Mansion) and Milford (The Coastal Center at Milford Point & Great River Golf Club). Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Maritime Aquarium, look for gifts at WUSTHOF Outlet Store, don't miss a visit to South Norwalk Historic District (SoNo), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Elephant's Trunk Flea Market.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Norwalk trip maker tool.

Ocho Rios, Jamaica to Norwalk is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. In June, Norwalk is slightly colder than Ocho Rios - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bantam.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Side Trips

Bantam — 9 nights

Bantam is a borough in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tapping Reeve House and Law School and Saint Anne's Church. Shop till you drop at Fascia's Chocolates and American Clock & Watch Museum. Explore Bantam's surroundings by going to Squantz Pond State Park (in New Fairfield), Harlem Valley Rail Trail (in Millerton) and Lime Rock Park (in Lakeville). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Kent Falls State Park, see the interesting displays at Connecticut Antique Machinery, take an in-depth tour of Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Steep Rock Preserve.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bantam vacation builder.

Drive from Norwalk to Bantam in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Norwalk in June, Bantam is little chillier at night with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Hartford.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife
Side Trips

Hartford — 25 nights

Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. Shop till you drop at Real Art Ways and Farmer Joe's Gardens. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Mark Twain House & Museum and Ancient Burying Ground. Venture out of the city with trips to Lyman Orchards (in Middlefield), Hammonasset Beach State Park (in Madison) and New Haven (Yale Collection of Musical Instruments, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Cedar Hill Cemetery, admire the natural beauty at Elizabeth Park, get lost in a book at Connecticut State Library and State Archives, and whizz through the canopy at The Adventure Park at Storrs.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hartford trip builder.

Traveling by car from Bantam to Hartford takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Hartford can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Mystic.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature
Side Trips

Mystic — 12 nights

A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Shop till you drop at Mystic Seaport Museum and Florence Griswold Museum. Popular historic sites such as Olde Mistick Village and Fort Trumbull State Park are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mystic: Bluff Point, Groton, Ct (in Groton), Buttonwood Farm (in Griswold) and East Lyme (Niantic Bay Boardwalk, Hole-in-the-Wall Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mystic Aquarium, take a tour of Charles W. Morgan, visit a coastal fixture at Avery Point Light, and admire the majestic nature at Harkness Memorial State Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mystic trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Hartford to Mystic in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Hartford, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mystic, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chester.
Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches
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Chester — 5 nights

Chester is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at RJ Julia Booksellers and Connecticut River Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chester: Branford (Route 146 Scenic Drive & Thimble Islands), Airline North State Park Trail (in Pomfret) and Shore Line Trolley Museum (in East Haven). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Gillette Castle State Park, revel in the low prices at Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets, get lost in a book at Scranton Library, and stroll through Meigs Point Nature Center.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chester trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mystic to Chester takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping
Side Trips

Connecticut travel guide

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The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.