7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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

3
nights
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Get outdoors at Kent Falls State Park and White Memorial Conservation Center. Do some cultural sightseeing at New England Air Museum and Jones Family Farm. Venture out of the city with trips to Meigs Point Nature Center (in Madison), Hartford (The Mark Twain House & Museum & Harriet Beecher Stowe Center) and Sunset Meadow Vineyards (in Goshen). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Yale Center for British Art, kick back and relax at Walnut Beach, see the interesting displays at Henry Whitfield State Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Perry House.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New Haven day trip planner.

Newark to New Haven is an approximately 2-hour car ride. September in New Haven sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in New Haven

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Hartford, Perry House, Lyman Orchards, Sunset Meadow Vineyards, New England Air Museum
Highlights from your plan
New England Air Museum ©
New England Air Museum
Yale Center for British Art ©
Yale Center for British Art
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center ©
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Mystic Seaport Museum and Old Lighthouse Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Fort Trumbull State Park and Harkness Memorial State Park. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Griswold Museum, steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village, kick back and relax at Eastern Point Beach, and take in the views from Mystic River Bascule Bridge.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mystic journey planner .

Traveling by car from New Haven to Mystic takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Mystic sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fort Trumbull State Park, Eastern Point Beach, Florence Griswold Museum, Foxwoods Resort Casino, The Stonington Lighthouse Museum
Highlights from your plan
Florence Griswold Museum ©
Florence Griswold Museum
The Stonington Lighthouse Museum ©
The Stonington Lighthouse Museum
Fort Trumbull State Park ©
Fort Trumbull State Park

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