7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Norwich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
New Haven
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Buffalo

3
nights
Norwich

Norwich ©
Norwich, known as 'The Rose of New England', is a city in New London County, Connecticut, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Norwich: Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam) and Main Street Park, Essex Village (in Essex). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, get engrossed in the history at Tantaquidgeon Museum, take in the views from Mystic River Bascule Bridge, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Norwich trip planner.

Buffalo to Norwich is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In October, daily temperatures in Norwich can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to New Haven.

Things to do in Norwich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Hartford (The Mark Twain House & Museum & Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art), Hill-Stead Museum (in Farmington) and Connecticut Fallen Firefighters Memorial (in Windsor Locks). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, trek along Pequonnock River Trail, get lost in a book at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and deepen your understanding at Yale University.

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Getting from Norwich to New Haven by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October in New Haven, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Hartford, Hill-Stead Museum, Connecticut Fallen Firefighters Memorial, Pequonnock River Trail, Hyland House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Yale University ©
Yale University

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