7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Doncaster
+3
train + Fly + bus + train:  13​h
1
Mystic
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hartford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Salisbury
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
End: Doncaster

2
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, and then try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Gillette Castle State Park, take in the pleasant sights at Main Street Park, Essex Village, then see the interesting displays at The Submarine Force Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mystic route maker .

Doncaster, UK to Mystic is an approximately 13-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. In September, Mystic is a bit warmer than Doncaster - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Foxwoods Resort Casino, The Submarine Force Museum, Gillette Castle State Park, Main Street Park, Essex Village
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

1
night
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Cedar Hill Cemetery, steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Connecticut State Capitol.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hartford route planner .

Traveling by car from Mystic to Hartford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Salisbury.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Historic Sites
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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

2
nights
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States of the New York metropolitan area. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, take in the views from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, then steep yourself in history at Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and finally look for gifts at Sharon Audubon Center. On the next day, explore the galleries of The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home, then explore the world behind art at Norman Rockwell Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Hancock Shaker Village.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Salisbury vacation planning tool .

Traveling by car from Hartford to Salisbury takes 1.5 hours. In September, Salisbury is a bit cooler than Hartford - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Norman Rockwell Museum, Sharon Audubon Center, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Hancock Shaker Village
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