15 days in Newark, Connecticut & Rhode Island Itinerary

15 days in Newark, Connecticut & Rhode Island Itinerary

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15 days in Newark, Connecticut & Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Newark
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Stamford
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Mashantucket
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Newport
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Prague


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4
nights
Newark

Newark ©
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Newark side-trips: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx), Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson) and Princeton (Princeton University & Princeton University Chapel). The adventure continues: stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, see the interesting displays at Grammy Museum Experience Prudential Center, explore the world behind art at Gateways to Newark: Portraits, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lucy's Church.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Newark attractions planning tool .

Prague, Czech Republic to Newark is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Prague to Newark due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Prague in September, with highs in Newark at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Stamford.

Things to do in Newark

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Princeton, Bushkill Falls, Six Flags Great Adventure, Weehawken Recreation Pier, Grounds For Sculpture
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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Six Flags Great Adventure ©
Six Flags Great Adventure
Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture

3
nights
Stamford

Stamford ©
Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Stamford: Kykuit (in Sleepy Hollow), Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley) and New Haven (St. Mary's Church & Yale University Art Gallery). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum, explore the world behind art at Storm King Art Center, stroll through Norwalk River Valley Trail, and take in the exciting artwork at DM Weil Gallery.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Stamford travel planner .

Traveling by car from Newark to Stamford takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Stamford can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Mashantucket.

Things to do in Stamford

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Haven, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, DM Weil Gallery, Kykuit, Norwalk River Valley Trail
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Woodbury Common Premium Outlets ©
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

3
nights
Mashantucket

Mashantucket ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam) and Main Street Park, Essex Village (in Essex).

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mashantucket trip planning tool .

You can drive from Stamford to Mashantucket in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Mashantucket can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Mashantucket

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mystic, The Submarine Force Museum, Pleasure Beach, Gillette Castle State Park, Main Street Park, Essex Village
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Foxwoods Resort Casino ©
Foxwoods Resort Casino
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium

4
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
When in Newport, make a side trip to see Colt State Park in Bristol, approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, examine the collection at The Breakers, steep yourself in history at Marble House, and admire all the interesting features of Ocean Drive Historic District.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Newport online holiday planner .

You can drive from Mashantucket to Newport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Colt State Park, Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
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The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Elms
The Elms

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