A World Unchanged by Modernization – Mystic Seaport Museum

Step Back in Time After dining in one of the country’s best rated restaurants, watching the famous bascule bridge go up, and walking around Mystic’s charming boutiques, I would highly recommend teleporting you and your family to the world of Mystic Seaport Museum! Whether visiting with a partner, friends, children or just a curious history […]

Jellies, and Belugas, and Penguins, Oh My!

Jellies! A day at The Mystic Aquarium is a day of wonder for kids and adults alike.  A recent trip on a cloudy day meant us keeping our jackets on to stay warm while we visited the outdoor exhibits.  However, with a large indoor gallery, indoor sea lion show, and the current dinosaur exhibit there […]

The Not So Old – Olde Mistick Village

The Olde Mistick Village offers an invaluable shopping experience with 30 unique shops, 9 restaurants, and a boutique movie theater.  The shopping experience at the village is one of a kind with shops that make handcrafted gifts, souvenirs, local honey, and soaps.  While Olde Mistick Village is a great stop year-round, as temperatures rise the […]

Everyone is Irish on Parade Day

Party Like It’s March 17th Mystic is known for its ability to throw a party and our Irish Parade is no exception.  Each year over 30,000 viewers line the streets of the downtown Mystic area to partake in the festivities.  For 16 years now Mystic has proven that “Everyone is Irish on Parade Day”.  With […]

Foxwoods – More than just a Casino

Just a Short Drive From Mystic As the premier resort destination of the Northeast, Foxwoods Resort Casino, offers a wide variety of entertainment just 10 miles from Downtown Mystic.  The seven casinos within Foxwoods offer an impressive, fascinating selection of gaming. Whether you are a new or experienced gamer, guests can enjoy the grand variety […]

The Heritage of the Sea

New England is forever connected to the vast Atlantic seas by trade and history. Mystic is part of a long maritime heritage that harkens back to colonial era shipbuilding. Today that heritage is still honored and proudly carried on by the craftsmen of the modern submarine era. There’s no substitute; The Submarine Force Museum, home […]

You Had Me at Mozzarella

A Mystic Staple Anthony J’s Bistro has been a Mystic staple for over 30 years.  A visit to “AJ’s”, as the locals call it, provides the diner with a warm and welcoming atmosphere with a true Italian corner restaurant vibe.  The friendly staff and cozy ambiance are just a precursor to the amazing decadent meals.  The […]

Chowder for a Cause

Charity Chowder Cook-Off Clear your calendars for February 23rd and join the Olde Mistick Village at their 16thAnnual Cabin Fever Festival and Charity Chowder Cook-Off from 12-4pm. This chowder for a cause event will feature over a dozen restaurants serving up their best chowder in hopes of being crowned a winner and benefiting local charitable […]

We Are the Chamber Champions

Chamber Champions On December 6th, we were honored to be named the 2018 “Chamber Champions,” awarded by the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce.  Our team here at The Whaler’s Inn takes immense pride in our service to our community.  Giving back by volunteering both time and resources has been a great honor for us this […]

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 […]