5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
New Haven
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mystic
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  8​h
End: Dallas

1
night
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New Haven itinerary planning app .

Dallas to New Haven is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to New Haven. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in June, with highs in New Haven at 76°F and lows at 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in New Haven

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

RJ Julia Booksellers
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East Rock Park ©
East Rock Park
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
RJ Julia Booksellers ©
RJ Julia Booksellers

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fort Trumbull State Park and Tidal River Clothing Co.. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mystic: Connecticut River Museum (in Essex) and Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, take in the history at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, stroll the grounds of Elm Grove Cemetery, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mystic Aquarium.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mystic road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from New Haven to Mystic takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Groton, Fort Trumbull State Park, Gillette Castle State Park, Connecticut River Museum
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Fort Trumbull State Park ©
Fort Trumbull State Park

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