6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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

2
nights
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from New Haven: Hill-Stead Museum (in Farmington), New Britain Museum of American Art (in New Britain) and The Mark Twain House & Museum (in Hartford). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, get lost in a book at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, get a new perspective on nature at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and gain insight at Yale University.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New Haven online tour planner .

Newark to New Haven is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mystic.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

The Mark Twain House & Museum, Derby Greenway, Hill-Stead Museum, New Britain Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
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.
Explore Mystic's surroundings by going to Main Street Park, Essex Village (in Essex) and Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Mystic Aquarium, kick back and relax at Pleasure Beach, and take a tour of Charles W. Morgan.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mystic holiday planner .

You can drive from New Haven to Mystic in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Mystic can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Main Street Park, Essex Village, Gillette Castle State Park, The Submarine Force Museum, Pleasure Beach, 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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