10 days in Greater New Haven & Raleigh Itinerary

10 days in Greater New Haven & Raleigh Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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New Haven
— 3 nights
Train to New York JFK, Fly to Raleigh
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Raleigh
— 6 nights
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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 New Haven's surroundings by going to Madison (Meigs Point Nature Center & RJ Julia Booksellers). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, step off the mainland to explore Thimble Islands, contemplate the long history of Hyland House Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New Haven trip planner.

Newark to New Haven is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in New Haven

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Raleigh

— 6 nights

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Venture out of the city with trips to Winston Salem (Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts & Old Salem Museums & Gardens), Durham (Museum of Life + Science, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, &more) and Greensboro (Ambleside Gallery, International Civil Rights Center & Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, stroll through Fletcher Park, view the masterpieces at Alamance Arts, and examine the collection at Airborne and Special Operations Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Raleigh trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from New Haven to Raleigh takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Haven in August, expect nights in Raleigh to be about the same, around 69°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 88°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips