11 days in Connecticut, Stuart & Fort Lauderdale Itinerary

11 days in Connecticut, Stuart & Fort Lauderdale Itinerary

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11 days in Connecticut, Stuart & Fort Lauderdale Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Mystic
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
New Haven
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Stuart
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Fort Lauderdale
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Explore hidden gems such as Charles W. Morgan and Mystic River Historical Society. Explore Mystic's surroundings by going to Elizabeth Park (in West Hartford), Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam) and Hartford (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art & The Mark Twain House & Museum). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, steep yourself in history at Florence Griswold Museum, and see the interesting displays at The Submarine Force Museum.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mystic trip planning tool .

Newark to Mystic is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Traveling from Newark in June, expect Mystic to be slightly colder, temps between 74°F and 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to New Haven.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hartford, Groton, Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, Elizabeth Park, Florence Griswold Museum
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Mystic River Bascule Bridge ©
Mystic River Bascule Bridge
Charles W. Morgan ©
Charles W. Morgan
The Submarine Force Museum ©
The Submarine Force Museum

1
night
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Hammonasset Beach State Park, admire the masterpieces at Yale Center for British Art, admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, then get a new perspective on nature at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and finally admire all the interesting features of Yale University.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New Haven planner .

You can drive from Mystic to New Haven in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in New Haven can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stuart.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Hammonasset Beach State Park
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Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

2
nights
Stuart

Stuart ©
Stuart is a city in, and the seat of, Martin County, Florida, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center and Loggerhead Marinelife Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stuart: Fort Pierce (Nelson Family Farms & Navy Seal Museum), Lion Country Safari (in Loxahatchee) and Jupiter (Busch Wildlife Sanctuary & Shark Diving). The adventure continues: make a trip to Riverwalk, examine the collection at The House of Refuge Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at B & A Flea Market, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bathtub Reef Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Stuart journey maker site .

Traveling by flight from New Haven to Stuart takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New Haven in June; daily highs in Stuart reach 87°F and lows reach 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Stuart

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Jupiter, Fort Pierce, Lion Country Safari, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, McKee Botanical Garden
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Loggerhead Marinelife Center ©
Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Busch Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Busch Wildlife Sanctuary
Shark Diving

4
nights
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Visit Stuart Beach and Coral Cove Park for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Intracoastal Waterway and The House of Refuge Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Lauderdale: Fishing Charters & Tours (in West Palm Beach), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Boynton Beach) and Riverwalk (in Stuart). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Panther Ridge Conservation Center and tour the pleasant surroundings at Delaware Scrub Natural Area.

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Getting from Stuart to Fort Lauderdale by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June in Fort Lauderdale, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Stuart, Coral Cove Park, Delaware Scrub Natural Area, Panther Ridge Conservation Center, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Intracoastal Waterway ©
Intracoastal Waterway
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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