11 days in Connecticut & Newport Itinerary

11 days in Connecticut & Newport Itinerary

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New Haven
— 1 day
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Guilford
— 1 night
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Mystic
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 3 nights
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Groton
— 3 nights
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Old Lyme
— 1 night

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New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. On the 4th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, then admire the striking features of New Haven Railroad Station, then get a new perspective on nature at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and finally gain insight at Yale University.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New Haven travel route planner.

New York City to New Haven is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in New Haven are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Guilford.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Yale University ©
Yale University
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History ©
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

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Guilford

Guilford ©
Guilford is a town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, that borders Madison, Branford, North Branford and Durham, and is situated on I-95 and the coast. On the 5th (Fri), make a trip to Guilford Art Center, then relax in the rural setting at Bishop's Orchards, then kick back and relax at Hammonasset Beach State Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Hyland House Museum.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Guilford online road trip planner.

Guilford is just a short distance from New Haven. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mystic.

Things to do in Guilford

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park
Guilford Art Center ©
Guilford Art Center
Hyland House Museum ©
Hyland House Museum

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Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mystic Aquarium, then see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, and finally stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): try your luck at Foxwoods Resort Casino, then step aboard Charles W. Morgan, then take in the pleasant sights at Mystic River Historical Society, and finally snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mystic holiday planning site.

You can drive from Guilford to Mystic in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Mystic are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

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nights
Newport

Newport ©

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Explore Newport's surroundings by going to Plimoth Plantation (in Plymouth), Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth) and Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Cliff Walk, steep yourself in history at Marble House, take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District, and see the interesting displays at The Breakers.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Newport road trip website.

You can drive from Mystic to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Groton.

Things to do in Newport

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

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Groton

Groton ©
Groton is a town located on the Thames River in New London County, Connecticut, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, examine the collection at The Submarine Force Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at USS Nautilus, and finally walk around Bluff Point, Groton, Ct. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village.

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You can drive from Newport to Groton in 1.5 hours. July in Groton sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Old Lyme.

Things to do in Groton

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village ©
The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village
The Submarine Force Museum ©
The Submarine Force Museum
USS Nautilus ©
USS Nautilus

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Old Lyme

Old Lyme ©
Old Lyme is a town in New London County, Connecticut, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Rocky Neck State Park. On your second day here, walk around DEEP Marine Headquarters - Ferry Landing Park, examine the collection at Connecticut River Museum, then contemplate the long history of Florence Griswold Museum, then look for gifts at The Book Barn, and finally go for a walk through Main Street Park, Essex Village.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Old Lyme online travel planner.

Old Lyme is just a stone's throw from Groton. In July, daytime highs in Old Lyme are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Old Lyme

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rocky Neck State Park ©
Rocky Neck State Park
Florence Griswold Museum ©
Florence Griswold Museum
DEEP Marine Headquarters - Ferry Landing Park ©

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