5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  9​h 15​min
1
Mystic
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hartford
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Salt Lake City

2
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
On the 12th (Sat), examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, then meet the residents at Mystic Aquarium, then don't miss a visit to Mystic & Shoreline Visitor Information Center, and finally contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at US Submarine Veterans of WWII National Memorial East, then examine the collection at The Submarine Force Museum, then try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and finally snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mystic planning website .

Salt Lake City to Mystic is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mystic, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Casinos

Side Trips

Groton, Foxwoods Resort Casino
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

2
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then deepen your understanding at Yale University. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, then admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, and then experience rural life at B&B Flower Farm.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hartford tour planner.

Getting from Mystic to Hartford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In September in Hartford, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

New Haven, B&B Flower Farm, Room Escape Games
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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 ©

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