9 days in Princeton & New Haven Itinerary

9 days in Princeton & New Haven Itinerary

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9 days in Princeton & New Haven Itinerary

Start: Princeton
1
Princeton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
New Haven
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Princeton

2
nights
Princeton

Princeton ©
Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
Princeton is known for museums, fun & games, historic sites, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: deepen your understanding at Princeton University, admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum, make a trip to Nassau Hall, and stroll around D&R Canal State Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Princeton attractions planning tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Princeton. In November in Princeton, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to New Haven.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grounds For Sculpture
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Princeton University ©
Princeton University
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton Public Library ©
Princeton Public Library

6
nights
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Yale University has been added to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (in Hartford), Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley) and Cranberry Lake Preserve (in White Plains). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at DM Weil Gallery, take in the views from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Mystic Aquarium.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New Haven vacation website .

You can drive from Princeton to New Haven in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November in New Haven, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Mystic, DM Weil Gallery, Norman Rockwell Museum, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Cranberry Lake Preserve
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Yale University ©
Yale University
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum