7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Hartford
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Norwalk
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Mystic
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
End: Boston

2
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Attractions like Connecticut Science Center and New England Air Museum make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, admire the masterpieces at Hill-Stead Museum, find something for the whole family at Lake Compounce, and go for a walk through Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hartford road trip app.

Boston to Hartford is an approximately 2- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Hartford can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Norwalk.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Windsor Locks, Lake Compounce, Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge, New Britain Museum of American Art, Kidcity Children's Museum
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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Lake Compounce ©
Lake Compounce
Kidcity Children's Museum ©
Kidcity Children's Museum

2
nights
Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Beardsley Zoo, then get a new perspective on nature at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, then explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Perry House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Maritime Aquarium, examine the collection at Stamford Museum & Nature Center, and then get lost in a book at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Norwalk online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Hartford to Norwalk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Norwalk, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Mystic.

Things to do in Norwalk

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

New Haven, Perry House, Beardsley Zoo, Stamford Museum & Nature Center
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Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
The Maritime Aquarium ©
The Maritime Aquarium
Beardsley Zoo ©
Beardsley Zoo

2
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge, then look for gifts at The Spice & Tea Exchange, and finally try your luck at Foxwoods Resort Casino. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Submarine Force Museum, steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mystic trip app.

You can drive from Norwalk to Mystic in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Mystic are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Submarine Force Museum, Foxwoods Resort Casino
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

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