29 days in New York City, Connecticut & Boston Itinerary

29 days in New York City, Connecticut & Boston Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to New York JFK
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New York City
— 7 nights
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Stamford
— 4 nights
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Hartford
— 4 nights
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Mystic
— 4 nights
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Boston
— 9 nights
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Cardiff

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Step out of New York City to go to Jamaica and see King Manor Museum and Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and make a trip to Times Square.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New York City visit planner.

Cardiff, UK to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Cardiff to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cardiff in June, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Stamford.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

4
nights
Stamford

Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Stamford: Candlewood Lake (in Sherman), The Puzzle Parlour (in White Plains) and Patriot's Park (in Tarrytown). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Captain John's Tiki Tours, hike along Norwalk River Valley Trail, stroll around Rockwood Hall State Park, and look for gifts at Fairfield Cheese Company.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Stamford online travel route planner.

Getting from New York City to Stamford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Stamford dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in Stamford

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Hartford

Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to American Legion and Peoples State Forests (in Barkhamsted), Stanley park (in Westfield) and Yale University Art Gallery (in New Haven). Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at The Adventure Park at Storrs, make a trip to Connecticut Fallen Firefighters Memorial, explore the world behind art at Hill-Stead Museum, and stroll around Walnut Hill Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hartford day trip planning website.

Drive from Stamford to Hartford in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Hartford can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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Mystic

A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mystic: James L. Goodwin State Forest (in Hampton), Norwichtown Historic Cemetary (in Norwich) and Main Street Park, Essex Village (in Essex). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Skydive Danielson, don't miss a visit to Mystic & Shoreline Visitor Information Center, admire the natural beauty at Logee's Greenhouses, and stroll the grounds of Elm Grove Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mystic online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Hartford to Mystic takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hartford in July: highs in Mystic hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Mystic

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums

Side Trips

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Boston

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Cape Cod Children's Museum (in Mashpee), Falmouth (Shining Sea Bikeway, Falmouth Museums on the Green, &more) and Sandwich (Sandwich Glass Museum & Heritage Museums & Gardens). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, take an in-depth tour of Salt Pond Visitor Center, and go on a hair-raising tour with Cambridge Historical Tours.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Boston trip planning website.

Getting from Mystic to Boston by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Connecticut travel guide

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Historic Sites · Aquariums · Theaters
The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.