6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Hartford
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mystic
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Charlotte

2
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Hartford side-trips: New Haven (Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, & more). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of The Mark Twain House & Museum, admire the masterpieces at Hill-Stead Museum, and make a trip to Connecticut Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hartford trip builder app .

Charlotte to Hartford is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Charlotte in September, with highs in Hartford at 78°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Haven, New Britain Museum of American Art, Hill-Stead Museum, Connecticut Fallen Firefighters Memorial
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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art ©

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Get out of town with these interesting Mystic side-trips: Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam) and Main Street Park, Essex Village (in Essex). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino, look for gifts at The Book Barn, and snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mystic online trip builder .

You can drive from Hartford to Mystic in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. September in Mystic sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Submarine Force Museum, Main Street Park, Essex Village, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Gillette Castle State Park, The Book Barn
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

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