10 days in Connecticut Itinerary

10 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Drive:  2 h
1
Milford
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Manchester
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Mystic
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
End: Newark

3
nights
Milford

Milford ©
Milford is a Coterminous municipality within Coastal Connecticut and New Haven County, Connecticut, between Bridgeport, Connecticut and New Haven, Connecticut. Escape the urban bustle at Silver Sands State Park and Hammonasset Beach State Park. Appreciate the collections at Weir Farm National Historic Site and Yale University Art Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milford: Gurski Farm- Williams Park (in Brookfield), The Shoreline Greenway Trail (in Madison) and Norwalk River Valley Trail (in Wilton). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Sasko Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Southford Falls State Park, and steep yourself in history at New Haven Railroad Station.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Milford attractions tool.

Newark to Milford is an approximately 2- hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in Milford are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Milford

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Madison, New Haven, Wilton, Pequonnock River Trail, Gurski Farm- Williams Park
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Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Weir Farm National Historic Site ©
Weir Farm National Historic Site

3
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Gillette Castle State Park and Elizabeth Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: A Place Called Hope (in Killingworth) and Mansfield Hollow State Park (in Mansfield Center). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum, stroll through The Lodge at Crandall Park, trek along Vernon Rails-to-Trails, and relax in the rural setting at Bastiani's Blueberry Farm.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Manchester road trip website.

Drive from Milford to Manchester in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Vernon Rails-to-Trails, Talcott Mountain State Park, Gillette Castle State Park, A Place Called Hope, The Lodge at Crandall Park
Highlights from your plan
Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Talcott Mountain State Park ©
Talcott Mountain State Park

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Mystic Seaport Museum and Tantaquidgeon Museum. Get outdoors at Harkness Memorial State Park and Fort Trumbull State Park. Take a break from Mystic with a short trip to Clinton Town Beach in Clinton, about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Mystic Aquarium, examine the collection at The Submarine Force Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubois Beach, and try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mystic trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Mystic takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in June, expect nights in Mystic to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are slightly colder, around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Clinton Town Beach, Fort Trumbull State Park, The Submarine Force Museum, Tantaquidgeon Museum, Foxwoods Resort Casino
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Foxwoods Resort Casino ©
Foxwoods Resort Casino
The Submarine Force Museum ©
The Submarine Force Museum

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