5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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5 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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

1
night
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): do a tasting at Sunset Meadow Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Jones Family Farm, and then learn about winemaking at Chamard Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Walnut Beach, learn about winemaking at Walker Road Vineyards, and then admire the sheer force of Kent Falls State Park.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our New Haven online trip itinerary builder .

Newark to New Haven is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In July in New Haven, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in New Haven

Parks Wineries Beaches

Side Trips

Chamard Vineyards, Jones Family Farm, Walnut Beach, Walker Road Vineyards, Sunset Meadow Vineyards
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Kent Falls State Park ©
Kent Falls State Park
Sunset Meadow Vineyards ©
Sunset Meadow Vineyards
Jones Family Farm ©
Jones Family Farm

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Harkness Memorial State Park and Capizzano Olive Oils & Vinegars. Visiting Fort Trumbull State Park and Gillette Castle State Park will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Mystic to Woodstock to see Taylor Brooke Winery about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: take in the views from Mystic River Bascule Bridge, go for a walk through Mystic River Historical Society, try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and examine the collection at The Submarine Force Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Mystic tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from New Haven to Mystic takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Mystic can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mashantucket, Taylor Brooke Winery, Harkness Memorial State Park, The Submarine Force Museum, Gillette Castle State Park
Highlights from your plan
Harkness Memorial State Park ©
Harkness Memorial State Park
Fort Trumbull State Park ©
Fort Trumbull State Park
Foxwoods Resort Casino ©
Foxwoods Resort Casino

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