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
Washington
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Mystic
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
New Haven
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Newark

1
day
Washington

Washington ©
Washington is a rural town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. On the 26th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Mine Hill Preserve, look for gifts at HIckory Stick Bookshop, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Steep Rock Reservation.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Washington trip planner.

Newark to Washington is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Newark in July: high temperatures in Washington hover around 81°F and lows are around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Mystic.

Things to do in Washington

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Mine Hill Preserve
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Mine Hill Preserve ©
Mine Hill Preserve
HIckory Stick Bookshop ©
HIckory Stick Bookshop

1
night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, then examine the collection at The Submarine Force Museum, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, and finally take an in-depth tour of Tantaquidgeon Museum.

Plan my day in Mystic using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Washington to Mystic in 2 hours. July in Mystic sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to New Haven.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

The Submarine Force Museum, Tantaquidgeon Museum
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
The Submarine Force Museum ©
The Submarine Force Museum
Tantaquidgeon Museum ©
Tantaquidgeon Museum

2
nights
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center, explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, and then admire the majestic nature at Hammonasset Beach State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve, kick back and relax at Sasko Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New Haven driving holiday planner.

Getting from Mystic to New Haven by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Haven

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center, Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve, Sasko Beach, Gulf Beach, Hammonasset Beach State Park
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Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center ©
Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center

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