10 days in Connecticut Itinerary

10 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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10 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
1
New Haven
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Mystic
— 5 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Charleston

4
nights
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from New Haven: New Britain Museum of American Art (in New Britain), Basilica of the Immaculate Conception (in Waterbury) and Hartford (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Connecticut State Capitol, & more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, step off the mainland to explore Thimble Islands, stroll through Elizabeth Park, and learn more about the world around you at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.

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Charleston to New Haven is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Charleston in July; daily highs in New Haven reach 83°F and lows reach 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mystic.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hartford, New Britain Museum of American Art, Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Thimble Islands, Hollister House Garden
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Yale University ©
Yale University

5
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
When in Mystic, make a side trip to see Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam, approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge, try your luck at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and meet the residents at Mystic Aquarium.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mystic trip builder website .

Traveling by car from New Haven to Mystic takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Groton, New London, Mashantucket, Florence Griswold Museum, Tantaquidgeon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

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