Best Connecticut Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

Top Connecticut Weekend Getaways and Day Trips
This list represents the most popular Connecticut Weekend Getaways and Day Trips. Use this list to plan your next Connecticut vacation. Select a state and/or an activity from the pull-down lists below to find even more top getaway ideas.
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5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 1. Big Apple Baseball: Trenton, New Haven, New York City including the Bronx, Brooklyn, & Staten Island Baseball Trip Family Vacation
Treats for baseball fans traveling in the New York City area include Trenton’s waterfront stadium, the venerable Yankee Stadium, brand ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications New York, NY - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 2. Mystic and Stonington, CT Weekend Getaway
Mystic is one of the oldest shipbuilding and whaling ports in New England. Mystic was settled in 1654; its name derived from the Pequot ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Mystic, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

3. New Haven, East Haven, Branford & Thimble Islands, CT Weekend Getaway
This itinerary spends a lot of time in New Haven home of Yale University and several great parks, which are worth a visit. You can ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press New Haven, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

4. Branford, CT Weekend Getaway
The largest in population of the shoreline towns that lie between New Haven and New London, Branford is a thriving municipality with ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Branford, CT - Guide to the Connecticut Shore

5. Greenwich, CT Weekend Getaway
Plush with green lawns and magnificent hardwood shade trees in the summertime, Greenwich presents one of the state’s prettiest pictures ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Greenwich, CT - Guide to the Connecticut Shore

6. Connecticut Travel Guide by Fodor's Weekend Getaway
This travel guide is a chapter on Connecticut excerpted from the book "Fodor's USA." It covers the entire state of Connecticut region ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Hartford, CT - Fodor's USA

7. Ridgefield and New Canaan: Two Towns to Tool Around Weekend Getaway
Not too many towns can say they have a gourmet sidewalk hot-dog vendor. Well, Ridgefield can. Right in the heart of town, at Chez ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Ridgefield, CT - Quick Escapes: New York City

8. Clinton, CT Weekend Getaway
Any traveler approaching Clinton along the Boston Post Road at its western boundary with Madison will get an instant sense of the ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Clinton, CT - Guide to the Connecticut Shore

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 9. Hartford, Connecticut Weekend Getaway
In this itinerary you will visit the best attractions that historic and prosperous Hartford has to offer. Early settlers made good ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Hartford, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

10. Northeast Corner: A Quiet Getaway Weekend Getaway
The nickname for the northeastern corner of Connecticut is “The Quiet Corner.” Indeed it is quiet. It’s also one of the Northeast’s ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Coventry, CT - Quick Escapes: New York City

3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 11. Old Saybrook, Essex, East Haddam & Old Lyme, CT Weekend Getaway
The area along the Connecticut River is a yachtsman’s paradise, with beautiful harbors in Old Saybrook, Old Lyme, and Hamburg Cove. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Old Saybrook, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

12. East Haven, CT Weekend Getaway
Even though East Haven was first settled in the mid-1600s in connection with an ironworks that had been established at the southern ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press East Haven, CT - Guide to the Connecticut Shore

13. Cornwall Bridge, Cornwall, West Cornwall & Sharon, CT Weekend Getaway
Cornwall Bridge has its own story to tell. If you stay long enough, you will undoubtedly hear some speculation over Dudleytown. As ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cornwall, CT - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

14. Norwalk, CT Weekend Getaway
Norwalk’s interesting maritime history and attractive position on the Sound make it one of Connecticut’s most popular destinations ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Norwalk, CT - Guide to the Connecticut Shore

15. The Urban Renewal League: Bridgeport, Newark, Atlantic City Baseball Trip Family Vacation
New downtown baseball stadiums are turning aged Northeast cities into places where families actually can vacation. Welcome to the ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Bridgeport, CT - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

16. Lower Connecticut River Valley: River Valley Towns Weekend Getaway
With its roots back in the settlement of the New World, this little piece of south-central Connecticut is densely historic. Back in ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Old Saybrook, CT - Quick Escapes: New York City

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 17. Groton, CT Weekend Getaway
With a good imagination, you can see that Groton must once have been a thoroughly beautiful place, with its wooded uplands sweeping ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Groton, CT - Guide to the Connecticut Shore

18. Stamford, CT Weekend Getaway
Downtown Stamford is a busy hive of activity in all seasons, well established as a business center with a special focus on the financial ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Stamford, CT - Guide to the Connecticut Shore

19. Lower Fairfield County: Exploring the Gold Coast Weekend Getaway
Big old Victorian houses on golf course–like lawns, estates poised on the shores of Long Island Sound, tidal rivers swollen with yachts ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Westport, CT - Quick Escapes: New York City

20. East Lyme and Niantic, CT Weekend Getaway
No matter how the traveler enters East Lyme—from the east along Route 156, from the west along Route 1 or Route 156, or from the north ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Niantic, CT - Guide to the Connecticut Shore

 
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