7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Hartford
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Mystic
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Norwalk
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Cincinnati

1
night
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): walk around Wickham Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): make a trip to Bushnell Plaza Sculpture Garden, steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, thenadmire the natural beauty at Elizabeth Park, and finally find something for the whole family at Lake Compounce.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hartford trip itinerary planner.

Cincinnati to Hartford is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hartford can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Compounce, Wickham Park, Elizabeth Park
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Elizabeth Park ©
Elizabeth Park
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Lake Compounce ©
Lake Compounce

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Get out of town with these interesting Mystic side-trips: Buttonwood Farm (in Griswold) and Hammonasset Beach State Park (in Madison). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Mystic Aquarium, try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mystic sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Hartford to Mystic in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hartford in July: highs in Mystic hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Norwalk.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Buttonwood Farm, Foxwoods Resort Casino, The Submarine Force Museum, Tantaquidgeon Museum, Hammonasset Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

2
nights
Norwalk

Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): deepen your understanding at Yale University, explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: get lost in a book at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, hike along Pequonnock River Trail, and then visit a coastal fixture at Sheffield Island Lighthouse.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Norwalk itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Mystic to Norwalk takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Norwalk are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Norwalk

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

New Haven, Pequonnock River Trail, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Sheffield Island Lighthouse ©
Sheffield Island Lighthouse
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

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