Churros and Hot Chocolate

STONINGTON FEEDS STONINGTON During the month of December our on-site restaurant, The Shipwright’s Daughter, partnered with “Stonington Feeds Stonington”.  This local organization was created by a group of area residents amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.  Recognizing a need to support local restaurants and families in need, the program raises money to purchase gift cards from restaurants. […]

Dining in Mystic Just Got a Whole Lot More Exciting

2020 has brought a lot of ups and downs.  We are elated to bring you one of the ups!  Dining in Mystic just got a whole lot more exciting.  Okay, it was already pretty awesome.  Sixteen restaurants within ¼ of a mile in a quintessential New England town isn’t something that travelers expect to see.  […]

Mystic – A Foodie Destination for 15 Years

A Destination for Foodies for 15 Years New amazing restaurants are popping up in Mystic at a rapid pace.  Where else can you go to visit a quintessential small New England town and be surrounded by over a dozen fabulous restaurants within a 10-minute walk?  New visitors to the area may think that the food […]

Mystic Pirate Invasion 2019

Shiver me timbers! Last weekend brought another great Mystic Pirate Invasion.  Again, the militia saved Mystic from the invading Pirates.  The streets are safe and bustling with shoppers, diners, and leaf peepers.  The weekend commenced with a showing of “Finding Neverland” at the historic Mystic-Noank Library to get the little ones in a pirating mood. Grog […]

A Day Trip to Niantic

Less than a 30-minute drive from Mystic is the beautiful town of East Lyme, CT, home of the village of Niantic.  During your next visit with us consider a day trip to this quaint New England village. Beaches and Boardwalk The downtown area of Niantic offers a charming downtown area with old-fashioned boutiques, restaurants offering locally […]

Bank on Bank Square Books

Bank Square Books – For All of Your Novel Needs Are you looking for a new summer or rainy day read? Bank Square Books here in Downtown Mystic is the place for you. This locally own gem offers a large array of books, including new releases, and local authors. This independently owned store has been […]

The New Kid on the Block – Mystic Welcomes “Fat Face”

The Story of Fat Face This summer Mystic is welcoming a new kid to the block.  Town is abuzz with talk about UK based clothing store, Fat Face.  Located in the new Central Hall building on West Main Street, the Mystic location is the lifestyle clothing and accessories retailer’s 2nd CT location.  Fat Face was […]

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 buff, […]

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, an indoor sea lion show, and the current dinosaur exhibit […]

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 […]