15 days in Connecticut Itinerary

15 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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New Haven
— 4 nights
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Mystic
— 5 nights
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Simsbury
— 3 nights
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Kent
— 2 nights

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New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Explore hidden gems such as Yale Center for British Art and Sleeping Giant State Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Harriet Beecher Stowe Center and Castle Craig. Explore New Haven's surroundings by going to Jones Family Farm (in Shelton), Bushnell Plaza Sculpture Garden (in Hartford) and Old Wethersfield (in Wethersfield). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Meigs Point Nature Center, look for gifts at Lyman Orchards, see the interesting displays at Knights of Columbus Museum, and whizz through the canopy at The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the New Haven road trip planning tool.

New York City to New Haven is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in New Haven, with lows of 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mystic.

Things to do in New Haven

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hartford, Lyman Orchards, Jones Family Farm, Meigs Point Nature Center, Connecticut River Expeditions - RiverQuest
Highlights from your plan
Old Wethersfield ©
Old Wethersfield
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center ©
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Connecticut River Expeditions - RiverQuest ©

5
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Get some cultural insight at Florence Griswold Museum and Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Charles W. Morgan and Skydive Danielson. Get out of town with these interesting Mystic side-trips: Woodstock (Roseland Cottage & Taylor Brooke Winery). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, steep yourself in history at Stonington Lighthouse Museum, don't miss a visit to Mystic & Shoreline Visitor Information Center, and identify plant and animal life at Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Mystic online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from New Haven to Mystic takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Simsbury.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Groton, Woodstock, Stonington Lighthouse Museum, Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, Florence Griswold Museum
Highlights from your plan
Florence Griswold Museum ©
Florence Griswold Museum
Skydive Danielson ©
Skydive Danielson
Roseland Cottage ©
Roseland Cottage

3
nights
Simsbury

Simsbury ©
Simsbury is an affluent town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at New England Air Museum and Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Talcott Mountain State Park and West Hartford Reservoir. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Hill-Stead Museum, test your problem-solving skills at Complexity: A Puzzling Adventure, walk around Elizabeth Park, and let the river carry you with Farmington River Tubing.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Simsbury trip maker.

Getting from Mystic to Simsbury by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October in Simsbury, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Kent.

Things to do in Simsbury

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Farmington, West Hartford, Farmington River Tubing, New Britain Museum of American Art, New England Air Museum
Highlights from your plan
New England Air Museum ©
New England Air Museum
Talcott Mountain State Park ©
Talcott Mountain State Park
New Britain Museum of American Art ©
New Britain Museum of American Art

2
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Kent

Kent ©
Kent is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, alongside the border with New York. On the 23rd (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at White Memorial Conservation Center, do a tasting at Sunset Meadow Vineyards, and then take in the views from Bull's Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Lovers Leap State Park, take in the views from West Cornwall Covered Bridge, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kent Falls State Park.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kent journey app.

Drive from Simsbury to Kent in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Kent are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kent

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

White Memorial Conservation Center, West Cornwall Covered Bridge, Sunset Meadow Vineyards, Lovers Leap State Park
Highlights from your plan
White Memorial Conservation Center ©
White Memorial Conservation Center
Kent Falls State Park ©
Kent Falls State Park
Lovers Leap State Park ©
Lovers Leap State Park

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