8 days in Dallas & Hartford Itinerary

8 days in Dallas & Hartford Itinerary

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Dallas
— 2 nights
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Hartford
— 4 nights

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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Change things up with a short trip to Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District in Fort Worth (about 40 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, explore the world behind art at Dallas Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, and see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dallas road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dallas. October in Dallas sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hartford.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hartford: Mystic Seaport Museum (in Mystic), Foxwoods Resort Casino (in Mashantucket) and The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home (in Lenox). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Norman Rockwell Museum, view the masterpieces at Ozzie's Glass Gallery, get in on the family fun at Six Flags New England, and push the limits with Skydive Danielson.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hartford travel route website.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Hartford takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Hartford, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dallas in October; daily highs in Hartford reach 66°F and lows reach 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Adventure

Side Trips

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Skydive Danielson ©
Skydive Danielson
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Norman Rockwell Museum ©
Norman Rockwell Museum

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