9 days in Connecticut Itinerary

9 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Ridgefield
— 1 night
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Farmington
— 2 nights
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Mystic
— 2 nights
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New Haven
— 1 night
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Norwalk
— 2 nights

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Ridgefield

Ridgefield
Ridgefield is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ridgefield online trip planner.

Derry to Ridgefield is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Ridgefield are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. On the 29th (Sat), you're off to Farmington.

Things to do in Ridgefield

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Farmington

Farmington ©
Farmington is an affluent town located in Hartford County in the Farmington Valley area of central Connecticut in the United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at New Britain Museum of American Art, admire the masterpieces at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and then learn about winemaking at Brignole Vineyards. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Hill-Stead Museum, contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum, and then snap pictures at Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Farmington online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Ridgefield to Farmington takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Farmington

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hill-Stead Museum ©
Hill-Stead Museum
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
New Britain Museum of American Art ©
New Britain Museum of American Art

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Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Mystic Aquarium. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Florence Griswold Museum, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Pole Square, and then go for a walk through Mystic River Historical Society.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mystic driving holiday planning tool.

Drive from Farmington to Mystic in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Farmington in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mystic: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to New Haven.

Things to do in Mystic

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Florence Griswold Museum ©
Florence Griswold Museum
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

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New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the striking features of New Haven Railroad Station, enjoy the sand and surf at Hammonasset Beach State Park, then relax in the rural setting at Lyman Orchards, and finally learn about winemaking at Gouveia Vineyards. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History and then explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New Haven journey builder site.

Drive from Mystic to New Haven in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in New Haven can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Norwalk.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History ©
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History
Lyman Orchards ©
Lyman Orchards

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Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stop by Fjord Fish Market.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Norwalk visit planner.

Traveling by car from New Haven to Norwalk takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Norwalk

Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Stepping Stones Museum for Children ©
Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Sheffield Island Lighthouse ©
Sheffield Island Lighthouse
Fjord Fish Market ©
Fjord Fish Market

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