4 days in Connecticut Itinerary

4 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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4 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  2​h
1
New Haven
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Mystic
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery and then steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight at Yale University, browse the collection at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, then explore the world behind art at Hill-Stead Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Connecticut State Capitol.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read New Haven trip site .

Newark to New Haven is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In October in New Haven, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hartford, Hill-Stead Museum
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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

2
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
On the 7th (Mon), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, and then try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Mystic River Historical Society, snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge, contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village, then step aboard Charles W. Morgan, and finally get engrossed in the history at Tantaquidgeon Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mystic online day trip planner .

Getting from New Haven to Mystic by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Tantaquidgeon Museum, Foxwoods Resort Casino
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

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