4 days in Connecticut Itinerary

4 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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4 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Hartford
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mystic
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): have fun and explore at Kidcity Children's Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St Joseph, and then stroll through Talcott Mountain State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, and then take an in-depth tour of Knights of Columbus Museum.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hartford trip itinerary maker website .

New York City to Hartford is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Hartford when traveling from New York City in April, with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

New Haven, Talcott Mountain State Park, Kidcity Children's Museum
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Kidcity Children's Museum ©
Kidcity Children's Museum
Talcott Mountain State Park ©
Talcott Mountain State Park
Knights of Columbus Museum ©
Knights of Columbus Museum

2
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Avery Point Light, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Trumbull State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Meigs Point Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Old Lighthouse Museum, then examine the collection at The Submarine Force Museum, then get engrossed in the history at USS Nautilus, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cross Sound Ferry Lighthouse Cruises.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mystic trip builder tool .

Drive from Hartford to Mystic in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Mystic are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Groton, New London, Meigs Point Nature Center, The Stonington Lighthouse Museum
Highlights from your plan
Meigs Point Nature Center ©
Meigs Point Nature Center
USS Nautilus ©
USS Nautilus
Fort Trumbull State Park ©
Fort Trumbull State Park

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