8 days in Connecticut Itinerary

8 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Mystic
— 2 nights
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Hartford
— 2 nights
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Stamford
— 3 nights

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Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Explore Mystic's surroundings by going to Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam), Main Street Park, Essex Village (in Essex) and Norwichtown Historic Cemetary (in Norwich). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, look for gifts at The Book Barn, contemplate the long history of Fort Trumbull State Park, and get engrossed in the history at Tantaquidgeon Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mystic online visit planner.

Newark to Mystic is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. When traveling from Newark in July, plan for little chillier days in Mystic, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Charles W. Morgan ©
Charles W. Morgan
The Submarine Force Museum ©
The Submarine Force Museum

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Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. On the 13th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Hill-Stead Museum, then browse the collection at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, then admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Hollister House Garden. On the next day, stroll through Farmington Valley Greenway, then explore the world behind art at New Britain Museum of American Art, and then ponder the world of politics at Connecticut State Capitol.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hartford attractions planner.

Getting from Mystic to Hartford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Hartford, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Stamford.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Connecticut State Capitol ©
Connecticut State Capitol
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library ©
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

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Stamford

Stamford ©
Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Stamford side-trips: Derby Greenway (in Derby), Gurski Farm- Williams Park (in Brookfield) and Long Beach (in Stratford). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at First Presbyterian Church of Stamford, Connecticut, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First Presbyterian Church, enjoy the sea views from Sheffield Island Lighthouse, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Stamford trip builder app.

You can drive from Hartford to Stamford in 1.5 hours. In July in Stamford, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Stamford

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Sasco Beach ©
Sasco Beach
Sheffield Island Lighthouse ©
Sheffield Island Lighthouse

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