8 days in Connecticut Itinerary

8 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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8 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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

1
night
Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States of the New York metropolitan area. On the 13th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument, then admire the masterpieces at Norman Rockwell Museum, and then browse the exhibits of The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, take in the views from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, then contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and finally stop by Sharon Audubon Center.

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Doncaster, UK to Salisbury is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Doncaster in September: highs in Salisbury hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hartford.

Things to do in Salisbury

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Sharon Audubon Center, Beckley Furnace Industrial Monument, The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home, Norman Rockwell Museum
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2
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, then admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, then gain insight at Yale University, and finally ponder the world of politics at Connecticut State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cedar Hill Cemetery, stroll around Bushnell Park, and then contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum.

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Drive from Salisbury to Hartford in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Salisbury in September, expect Hartford to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

New Haven
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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art ©
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): 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. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Tantaquidgeon Museum, examine the collection at The Submarine Force Museum, then contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village, then take in the views from Mystic River Bascule Bridge, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Mystic River Historical Society.

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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. In September, daytime highs in Mystic are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

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

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