Can’t Miss Event in Mystic – The Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights The holidays are the jolliest time of the year and Mystic definitely partakes in the festivities! While there are a variety of events in the Mystic area, the Olde Mystick Village celebrates on the first Friday of December with the Festival of Lights.  This epic annual event brings together friends and families […]

Ushering in the Holiday Season

Holiday Traditions A tradition that goes back as long as anyone here can remember, The Whaler’s Inn Lobby Luncheon, is our way of ushering in the holiday season.  Traditionally held at the end of December, we decided to start the party a little early this year!  On November 28th, the Whaler’s Inn team gathered in […]

Holiday Shopping in Mystic

Holiday Shopping in Mystic – With a Luminescent Twist! Now that we’ve gotten the first snowfall over with, it’s time to talk Christmas! A light dusting of snow hits the sidewalks, the smell of peppermint and salty air surround you, and twinkling lights line the streets. Winter in Mystic is not complete without the annual Downtown Mystic […]

From Mystic to Mohegan

While Southeastern Connecticut is known for its colorful scenery, family-friendly locations, and historical sites it is also a destination for world-renowned casinos! One of my favorite after work spots is Mohegan Sun Casino. Known for their wide array of slots and table games, the trip “From Mystic to Mohegan” is just 25 minutes. This beautiful […]

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year in Mystic

Picture yourself strolling through the streets of our quaint little town of Mystic. The freshly fallen snow is glistening from the twinkling lights. Imagine the sounds of the Mystic River flowing under the iconic Bascule Drawbridge. This is an experience that you and your family can share year after year! A New England experience you […]

Can’t Miss Event – Mystic Pirate Invasion

Mystic’s Pirate Invasion This past weekend marked the 6thannual Mystic Pirate Invasion.  The town was invaded by Pirates and saved by the Militia while raising money for the Downtown Mystic Merchants and Terri Broeder Breast Cancer Foundation. The Weekend’s Events The events began on Friday night with a showing of Pirates of the Caribbean in […]

Fall in Mystic

Fall in Mystic is a, well, Mystical time of year.  A little chill in the air doesn’t stop us New Englanders from enjoying the beautiful scenery and crisp air.  Winery harvest festivals, apple cider donuts, or a long fall drive, whichever your fall speed is, Mystic is the perfect escape. We’ve gathered some of the […]

Stores We Love – Salt Mystic

Our new blog series will concentrate on shopping in Mystic and the can’t miss stores that we love.  Each month we will be visiting the best and most unique stores in Downtown.  Be sure to send us your recommendations.  We’d love to hear about the stores that YOU love! Salt Mystic   You know those stores […]

Yes, Mystic Does Have A Nightlife

Ever wonder if there were spots in Mystic you could go for a late dinner or even a place to grab a beverage and listen to live music and just relax? Well, throughout this small town there are many locations that cater to just those wants and sometimes needs, all within walking distance to The […]

What Exactly is a “Hoxie” Anyway?

The Whaler’s Inn consists of 5 buildings; the Main Inn, Stonington House, Noank House, 1865 House, and the Hoxie House. While most of their names may seem self-explanatory the word, or rather name, Hoxie may be new to non-natives. This name seems to pop up quite a bit around town with landmarks such as the […]