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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 […]

The 5 Best Walking and Hiking Trails Around Mystic  

Does your ideal Mystic getaway involve exploring, experiencing nature, and utilizing the fresh air around?  Luckily for you adventurous folks, Mystic has a variety of hiking and walking trails to give you just that. We’ve compiled a list of our favorites and narrowed it down to “The 5 Best Walking and Hiking Trails Around Mystic”. […]

Getting Back to Nature at the DPNC

Through A Child’s Eyes I remember, as a child, waking up early eager to go to Nature Camp. Every day was a new adventure at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center. Camp days were spent exploring both the local trails and those in neighboring towns. If we were well behaved we would get to meet the […]

8 Can’t Miss Stores for Holiday Shopping in Mystic

We all know that Santa just can’t do it all. That means he’s going to need a little help this Christmas. With so many amazing stores in our quaint New England Village it was near impossible to pick just “8 Can’t Miss Stores for Holiday Shopping in Mystic”. In reality, we probably could have stretched […]

Our Favorite Mystic Winter Events

We all know that Mystic is a perfect Summer escape, but true lovers of Mystic know that the Holiday Season brings its own special kind of Magic.  From the beautifully decorated storefronts to the splendor of the first snow, Mystic has emerged as a perfect year-round getaway.  Our little town still knows how to pack […]

A Day at The Velvet Mill in The Stonington Borough

Open year-round, The Velvet Mill on Bayview Ave in Stonington, is a great stop regardless of the outside temperature.   However, on a particularly blustery Sunday we decided “A Day at the Velvet Mill in the Stonington Borough” was just what we needed to warm up.  I had heard about a new shop named “Indigo […]

Fall Hard for B.F. Clyde’s Hard (and Soft) Cider this Fall

Visitors love exploring the New England History when visiting Mystic.  Clapboard homes, widow walks, and whaling ships will most likely be first things checked off your must-visit list.  However, be sure to make sure National Historic Landmark B.F. Clyde’s Cider Mill makes it to the top of that list!  Nothing says autumn like warm apple cider and […]

Mystic River Sunset Sail on the Argia

Summer may be winding down but that doesn’t mean fun on the water needs to end.  A Mystic River Sunset Sail on the Argia can provide a much-needed escape “into the Mystic” during your next visit.  The 81’ foot Schooner Sailboat, which docks just over the river from The Whaler’s Inn, has been a long-time […]

Best Sites and Spots to Visit in Stonington Borough

Less than a 5-mile drive from Downtown Mystic is Stonington Borough.  With all the amazing sites here in Mystic, why get in your car right?  Well, if the mood strikes and you decide to take a short trip away from the splendor that is Downtown Mystic, be sure to spend a few hours exploring Stonington […]

5 Best Outdoor Eating (and Drinking) Spots in Downtown Mystic

5 Best Outdoor Eating (and Drinking) Spots in Downtown Mystic We all know that Mystic is famous for some phenomenal year-round sustenance and hydration.  However, when the temps start rising and the patio tables start appearing, the Mystic’s outdoor dining game rivals the best of the best.  In honor of the temperature finally approaching a […]