7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Norwalk
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mystic
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hartford
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Salisbury
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
day
Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. On the 24th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Southport Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sasko Beach, and then hike along Norwalk River Valley Trail.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Norwalk route planning site .

Newark to Norwalk is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Norwalk are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mystic.

Things to do in Norwalk

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sasko Beach, Southport Beach, Norwalk River Valley Trail
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Sasko Beach ©
Sasko Beach
Norwalk River Valley Trail ©
Norwalk River Valley Trail

1
night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
On the 25th (Sun), examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, then explore the world behind art at Florence Griswold Museum, and then stroll through Atlantic Beach Park.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mystic trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Norwalk to Mystic in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Atlantic Beach Park, Florence Griswold Museum
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Florence Griswold Museum ©
Florence Griswold Museum

2
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum and then hike along The Lodge at Crandall Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Hill-Stead Museum, explore the world behind art at New Britain Museum of American Art, and then admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hartford online vacation planner .

Drive from Mystic to Hartford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Salisbury.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

New Britain Museum of American Art, The Lodge at Crandall Park, Yale University Art Gallery, Hill-Stead Museum
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New Britain Museum of American Art ©
New Britain Museum of American Art
Hill-Stead Museum ©
Hill-Stead Museum
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum

3
nights
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States of the New York metropolitan area. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Martin Van Buren National Historic Site and Belleayre Beach. Visit Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt for their historical value. Explore Salisbury's surroundings by going to New York State Museum (in Albany), Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge) and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (in Hyde Park). There's more to do: explore the world behind art at The Clark Art Institute.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Salisbury vacation website .

Drive from Hartford to Salisbury in 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hartford in August: high temperatures in Salisbury hover around 77°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, The Clark Art Institute, Norman Rockwell Museum, Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, Belleayre Beach
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