8 days in Connecticut Itinerary

8 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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8 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Bridgeport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hartford
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mystic
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Brussels

1
night
Bridgeport

Bridgeport ©
Bridgeport is a seaport city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): meet the residents at The Maritime Aquarium, get a new perspective on nature at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and then admire all the interesting features of Yale University. Here are some ideas for day two: get lost in a book at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, then take in the views from Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge, and finally admire the majestic nature at Silver Sands State Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bridgeport trip itinerary maker .

Brussels, Belgium to Bridgeport is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in September, with highs in Bridgeport at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Hartford.

Things to do in Bridgeport

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

New Haven, Silver Sands State Park, The Maritime Aquarium
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The Maritime Aquarium ©
The Maritime Aquarium
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Yale University ©
Yale University

2
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. On the 20th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of The Mark Twain House & Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and then immerse yourself in nature at Gillette Castle State Park. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at New Britain Museum of American Art and then find something for the whole family at Lake Compounce.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hartford online route maker .

Getting from Bridgeport to Hartford by car takes about an hour. In September, daytime highs in Hartford are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lake Compounce, Gillette Castle State Park, New Britain Museum of American Art
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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park
Lake Compounce ©
Lake Compounce

2
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, then contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mystic Aquarium. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge, examine the collection at The Submarine Force Museum, then try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and finally admire all the interesting features of Charles W. Morgan.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mystic vacation planner.

You can drive from Hartford to Mystic in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. September in Mystic sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

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