6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Montgomery
Fly:  9​h
1
Mystic
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hartford
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Montgomery

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Change things up with a short trip to Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino, contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium.

To see photos and tourist information, you can read our Mystic planning site .

Montgomery to Mystic is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Montgomery to Mystic is 1 hour. In September, Mystic is a bit cooler than Montgomery - with highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Groton, Florence Griswold Museum, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Gillette Castle State Park
Highlights from your plan
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 19th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Hill-Stead Museum, browse the exhibits of The Mark Twain House & Museum, then explore the world behind art at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Connecticut State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: deepen your understanding at Yale University, explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, and then get lost in a book at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hartford trip builder site .

Drive from Mystic to Hartford in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Haven, Hill-Stead Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art ©
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

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