13 days in Connecticut Itinerary

13 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Mystic
— 3 nights
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New London
— 2 nights
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Hartford
— 4 nights
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Washington
— 3 nights

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Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mystic: Roger Williams Park Zoo (in Providence), Colt State Park (in Bristol) and Wright's Dairy Farm and Bakery (in North Smithfield). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, take in the views from Mystic River Bascule Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Liberty Pole Square, and steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mystic online trip planner.

Newark to Mystic is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. When traveling from Newark in September, plan for little chillier days in Mystic, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to New London.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Casinos · Nature

Side Trips

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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

2
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New London

New London ©
New London is a seaport city and a port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States. Thames River Heritage Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Trumbull State Park, then stroll through Ocean Beach Park, and then steep yourself in history at Thames River Heritage Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Submarine Force Museum, then get from here to there with Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruises, and then immerse yourself in nature at Gillette Castle State Park.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the New London online journey maker.

New London is very close to Mystic. In September, daytime highs in New London are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in New London

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Transportation

Side Trips

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Fort Trumbull State Park ©
Fort Trumbull State Park
The Submarine Force Museum ©
The Submarine Force Museum
Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruises ©
Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruises

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Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hartford: Old Sturbridge Village (in Sturbridge), MASS MoCA (in North Adams) and The Clark Art Institute (in Williamstown). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Mark Twain House & Museum, stroll the grounds of Cedar Hill Cemetery, admire the landmark architecture of Connecticut State Capitol, and get in on the family fun at Six Flags New England.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hartford trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from New London to Hartford in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Washington.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute
Old Sturbridge Village ©
Old Sturbridge Village

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Washington

Washington ©
Washington is a rural town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum (in Hyde Park), Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie) and Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge). There's still lots to do: revel in the low prices at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, trek along Norwalk River Valley Trail, and admire the natural beauty at Hollister House Garden.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Washington online day trip planner.

You can drive from Hartford to Washington in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Washington are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets ©
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Norman Rockwell Museum ©
Norman Rockwell Museum

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