7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: Boston
train:  1​h 45​min
1
Mystic
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Windsor Locks
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Boston

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
You'll explore and learn at Mystic Seaport Museum and Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. Take a break from the city and head to Fort Trumbull State Park and Gillette Castle State Park. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village, brush up on your military savvy at USS Nautilus, stroll the grounds of Elm Grove Cemetery, and visit a coastal fixture at Avery Point Light.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mystic road trip app .

Boston to Mystic is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive. 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) to allow time to drive to Windsor Locks.

Things to do in Mystic

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Groton, Florence Griswold Museum, Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, Harkness Memorial State Park, Gillette Castle State Park
Highlights from your plan
Florence Griswold Museum ©
Florence Griswold Museum
USS Nautilus ©
USS Nautilus
The Stonington Lighthouse Museum ©

3
nights
Windsor Locks

Windsor Locks ©
Windsor Locks is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at New England Air Museum and Hill-Stead Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Kent Falls State Park and Elizabeth Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windsor Locks: Sleeping Giant State Park (in Hamden), Dinosaur State Park & Museum (in Rocky Hill) and Yale Center for British Art (in New Haven). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at New Britain Museum of American Art and explore the galleries of The Mark Twain House & Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Windsor Locks trip planner .

Drive from Mystic to Windsor Locks in 1.5 hours. October in Windsor Locks sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windsor Locks

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dinosaur State Park & Museum, Yale Center for British Art, Sleeping Giant State Park, Elizabeth Park, Hill-Stead Museum
Highlights from your plan
New England Air Museum ©
New England Air Museum
New Britain Museum of American Art ©
Yale Center for British Art ©
Yale Center for British Art

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