Connecticut December 31, 2016
10 Unforgettable Road Trips To Take In Connecticut Before You Die
If you love the idea of loading your friends and family in to the car and driving around, these road trips are definitely for you! We’ll take a look at the best trips we’ve created for you, and tell you the best season to take them. This road trips bucket list is the perfect way to have fun for cheap and get to know your state a little better. Check them out now!
To view the interactive map of each trip, simply click the “Google Map” link underneath the map photo.
The Weekend Road Trip
Start the road trip season once the snow clears, and celebrate the warmer weather with a weekend away! At 112 miles, this two day trip only features two hours of driving time. That means you won't be pressed for time as you discover the state's rich prehistoric history. This trip is about letting your imagination run wild!
Natural Wonders Road Trip
This 268 mile journey shows you some of the most mesmerizing locales in the state, from perfect peninsula views, to mountaintop treasures. You won't believe the sights that are waiting for you!
Ultimate Waterfall Road Trip
Believe it or not, this trip can be completed in a single day! Just pack a lunch and head out early to make the most of this scenic adventure. As spring turns in to summer, the falls will be flowing strongly.
Abandoned Connecticut Road Trip
Grab your flashlight, because some of these places are a little dark. You'll find strange remnants along this trip, some of which will leave you scratching your head. Uncover the state's mysterious past on this 127 mile drive.
The Lighthouse Road Trip
Drive down the Gold Coast and visit some of the picturesque lighthouses along the way. It's the perfect excursion to take as summer transitions into fall, and can easily be turned into a romantic outing.
Small Town Road Trip
With a stop in each of Connecticut's counties, this road trip will give you a taste of small town life across the state. Soak up the quaint colonial squares and do some boutique shopping for a day well spent.
Fall Foliage Road Trip
The fall is such a glowing and colorful season in Connecticut, that it sometimes outshines the attractions. This road trip shows you some of the best places to see the vibrant fall foliage. It's jaw-dropping!
Haunted Connecticut Road Trip
As Halloween nears, or maybe even on the night of, this road trip brings the night to the afterlife! Beware of ghosts as you travel to some of the most famously haunted spots in the state.
Christmas Lights Road Trip
Most holiday lights start the day after Thanksgiving, so this trip is a great kick-off to the Christmas season. From wacky homes to mile long light tours, this festive drive will show you the magic of winter in Connecticut.
Christmas Towns Road Trip
Check out the most festive towns in the state and feel like you've entered a winter wonderland. You'll love the decor, lights, and great shopping. This one is perfect for bringing the whole family along!
Don’t these road trips look like fun? For a lazier drive, consider just passing by Connecticut’s weird
Roadside Attractions, or maybe you’ll enjoy the Road to Nowhere.