8 days in Connecticut Itinerary

8 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New Haven
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New Haven
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mystic
— 4 nights
Train to Boston Back Bay Station, Fly to Tel Aviv

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New Haven

— 3 nights
New Haven, in the U.S. state of Connecticut, is the principal municipality in Greater New Haven, which had a total population of 862,477 in 2010. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Haven: Hill-Stead Museum (in Farmington), New Britain Museum of American Art (in New Britain) and Hartford (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art & The Mark Twain House & Museum). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, have fun and explore at Kidcity Children's Museum, sample the fine beverages at Onyx Moonshine, and immerse yourself in nature at Chatfield Hollow State Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New Haven road trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to New Haven is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to New Haven due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in April, plan for slightly colder days in New Haven, with highs around 16°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Mystic

— 4 nights
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Mystic is known for childrens museums, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, go for a walk through Mystic River Historical Society, try your luck at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and see the sky in a new way at Mystic Seaport Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mystic day trip planning website.

You can drive from New Haven to Mystic in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Mystic, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Connecticut travel guide

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Aquariums · Theaters · Observatories
The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.