13 days in Connecticut Itinerary

13 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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13 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Mystic
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hartford
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Washington
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Venture out of the city with trips to Main Street Park, Essex Village (in Essex) and Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange, snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge, and step aboard Charles W. Morgan.

Make your Mystic itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

New York City to Mystic is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Mystic to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Waterford, Tantaquidgeon Museum, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Main Street Park, Essex Village, The Submarine Force Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

4
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Take a break from Hartford with a short trip to Thimble Islands in Branford, about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, relax in the rural setting at Gotta's Farm and Cider Mill, take in nature's colorful creations at Elizabeth Park, and explore the world behind art at Hill-Stead Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hartford trip website .

You can drive from Mystic to Hartford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. October in Hartford sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Washington.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Farmington, Windsor Locks, Farmington Valley Greenway, Elizabeth Park, New Britain Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art ©
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
New Britain Museum of American Art ©

5
nights
Washington

Washington ©
Washington is a rural town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington: The Maritime Aquarium (in Norwalk), Norwalk River Valley Trail (in Wilton) and New Haven (Yale Center for British Art, Yale University Art Gallery, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Hollister House Garden, stroll through Sasko Beach, relax in the rural setting at Rowanwood Farm, and admire the sheer force of Southford Falls State Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Washington trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Hartford to Washington takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

New Haven, Pequonnock River Trail, Rowanwood Farm, Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Norwalk River Valley Trail
Highlights from your plan
Kent Falls State Park ©
Kent Falls State Park
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Hollister House Garden ©
Hollister House Garden

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