7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Norwalk
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
East Haddam
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Stonington
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
End: Newark

1
night
Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach and then enjoy the sea views from Sheffield Island Lighthouse. On the next day, kick back and relax at Sasko Beach and then head off the coast to Fire Island National Seashore.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Norwalk day trip planner.

Newark to Norwalk is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to East Haddam.

Things to do in Norwalk

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach, Sasko Beach, Fire Island National Seashore
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Fire Island National Seashore ©
Fire Island National Seashore
Sasko Beach ©
Sasko Beach
Sheffield Island Lighthouse ©
Sheffield Island Lighthouse

3
nights
East Haddam

East Haddam ©
East Haddam is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. Get some historical perspective at Gillette Castle State Park and The Mark Twain House & Museum. Get some cultural insight at Old Sturbridge Village and Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard. Explore East Haddam's surroundings by going to Woodstock (Taylor Brooke Winery & Roseland Cottage) and Hammonasset Beach State Park (in Madison). There's more to do: examine the collection at Allegra Farm And The Horsedrawn Carriage And Sleigh Museum Of New England.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the East Haddam day trip website.

Getting from Norwalk to East Haddam by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Stonington.

Things to do in East Haddam

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Woodstock, The Mark Twain House & Museum, Old Sturbridge Village, Hammonasset Beach State Park, Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard
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Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Old Sturbridge Village ©
Old Sturbridge Village

2
nights
Stonington

Stonington ©
The town of Stonington is located in New London County, Connecticut, United States, in the state's southeastern corner. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Rainmaker Statue, view the masterpieces at Stonington Vineyards, thenlearn about winemaking at Saltwater Farm Vineyard, thenenjoy the sea views from The Stonington Lighthouse Museum, and finally pick up some local products at Stonington Village Farmers' Market.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Stonington trip planner.

Traveling by car from East Haddam to Stonington takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Stonington can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stonington

Wineries Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Rainmaker Statue, East Beach
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Stonington Vineyards ©
Stonington Vineyards
The Stonington Lighthouse Museum ©
The Stonington Lighthouse Museum
East Beach ©
East Beach

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