4 days in Connecticut Itinerary

4 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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4 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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

1
night
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at White Memorial Conservation Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Walnut Beach. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Connecticut Science Center, examine the collection at Dinosaur State Park & Museum, then explore and take pictures at Meigs Point Nature Center, and finally contemplate the long history of Hyland House Museum.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New Haven travel route planner.

New York City to New Haven is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in New Haven are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mystic.

Things to do in New Haven

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Meigs Point Nature Center, White Memorial Conservation Center, Walnut Beach, Hyland House Museum, Dinosaur State Park
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White Memorial Conservation Center ©
White Memorial Conservation Center
Meigs Point Nature Center ©
Meigs Point Nature Center
Dinosaur State Park ©
Dinosaur State Park

2
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village, immerse yourself in nature at Harkness Memorial State Park, then explore the world behind art at Florence Griswold Museum, and finally stop by The Book Barn. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Eastern Point Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Trumbull State Park, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Mystic Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mystic visit website .

Traveling by car from New Haven to Mystic takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Harkness Memorial State Park, Fort Trumbull State Park, Florence Griswold Museum, The Book Barn, Eastern Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Harkness Memorial State Park ©
Harkness Memorial State Park
Florence Griswold Museum ©
Florence Griswold Museum
Fort Trumbull State Park ©
Fort Trumbull State Park

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