7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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7 days in Connecticut Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Mystic
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
New Haven
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mystic Seaport and Florence Griswold Museum. There's much more to do: try your luck at Foxwoods Resort Casino, look for gifts at The Book Barn, snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge, and kick back and relax at Eastern Point Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mystic road trip app .

New York City to Mystic is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Mystic hover around 43°F and lows are around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to New Haven.

Things to do in Mystic

#Parks, #Museums, #Beaches

Side Trips

Groton, The Book Barn, Florence Griswold Museum, Foxwoods Resort Casino
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Foxwoods Resort Casino ©
Foxwoods Resort Casino
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

3
nights
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Get some cultural insight at Mark Twain House & Museum and New Britain Museum of American Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Haven: Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam) and Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (in Hartford). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, learn about winemaking at Gouveia Vineyards, stroll through Silver Sands State Park, and immerse yourself in nature at Hammonasset Beach State Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New Haven travel route planner.

Drive from Mystic to New Haven in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December in New Haven, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 33°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in New Haven

#Museums, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Hartford, New Britain Museum of American Art, Silver Sands State Park, Hammonasset Beach State Park, Gouveia Vineyards
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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

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