5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
New Haven
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Mystic
— 3 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 9th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Elizabeth Park and then steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, then get a new perspective on nature at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, then explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, and finally gain insight at Yale University.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read New Haven trip builder website .

New York City to New Haven is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in September, New Haven is little chillier at night with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Mystic.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Elizabeth Park, The Mark Twain House & Museum
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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library ©

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mystic: Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam) and Main Street Park, Essex Village (in Essex). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, take a tour of Charles W. Morgan, take in the pleasant sights at Mystic River Historical Society, and steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village.

Plan trip to Mystic with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from New Haven to Mystic in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Mystic are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pleasure Beach, The Submarine Force Museum, Gillette Castle State Park, Main Street Park, Essex Village, Foxwoods Resort Casino
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

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