5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Explore hidden gems such as Flying Horse Carousel and Watch Hill Lighthouse. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Trumbull State Park and Old Lighthouse Museum. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village, immerse yourself in nature at Harkness Memorial State Park, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Elm Grove Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Mystic trip itinerary builder tool .

New York City to Mystic is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in Mystic at 80°F and lows at 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to New Haven.

Things to do in Mystic

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Watch Hill, Fort Trumbull State Park, Harkness Memorial State Park, The Stonington Lighthouse Museum, Florence Griswold Museum
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Watch Hill Merry Go Round & Beach ©
Watch Hill Merry Go Round & Beach
Florence Griswold Museum ©
Florence Griswold Museum
The Stonington Lighthouse Museum ©
The Stonington Lighthouse Museum

1
night
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Shoreline Greenway Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read New Haven tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Mystic to New Haven takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in New Haven

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Shore Line Trolley Museum, The Shoreline Greenway Trail, Walnut Beach
Highlights from your plan
Knights of Columbus Museum ©
Knights of Columbus Museum
Shore Line Trolley Museum ©
Shore Line Trolley Museum
Trinity Episcopal Church on the Green ©

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