6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

6 days in Connecticut Itinerary

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Hartford
— 2 nights
2
Mystic
— 3 nights

2
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Hartford side-trips: Farmington Canal State Park (in Hamden), Branford (Thimble Islands & Boat Tours & Water Sports) and New Haven (Yale University & Yale University Art Gallery). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum, find something for the whole family at Lake Compounce, and hike along West Hartford Reservoir.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Hartford trip planner.

New York City to Hartford is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Hartford when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mystic.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Branford, New Haven, Farmington Canal State Park, West Hartford Reservoir, Lake Compounce
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West Hartford Reservoir ©
West Hartford Reservoir
Lake Compounce ©
Lake Compounce
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Explore Mystic's surroundings by going to Madison (Hammonasset Beach State Park & Meigs Point Nature Center). Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, take in the pleasant sights at Mystic River Historical Society, kick back and relax at Pleasure Beach, and see the interesting displays at The Submarine Force Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mystic vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Hartford to Mystic takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Mystic can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Waterford, Madison, The Submarine Force Museum
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park

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