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The Latest

Honoring our Housekeeping Team with Housekeeping Appreciation Week

This past year and a half, we have a lot of frontline workers to thank for holding down the fort. There are many that received well-deserved recognition for their hard work to keep us safe, but there is one line of work that can be often overlooked. We want to give a huge thank you […]

Mystic Outdoor Art Festival Returns for its 63rd Year

The annual Mystic Outdoor Art Festival will be returning for its 63rd year this weekend! Our community is so happy to have it back again after a hiatus last year. Mystic welcomes a wide array of artists for this beloved event. There will be different mediums of art displayed at booths set up along the […]

Community Revitalization Leader Award

We’re honored to be recognized as the 2020 Community Revitalization Leader by the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut. Our goal is to make Mystic feel like a home away from home for our guests. We’re looking forward to taking part in continuing to make Mystic a sought-after destination for travelers. We want to thank […]

The Whaler’s Inn Included in Yolo Journal

The Whaler’s Inn is honored to be included in the latest issue of The Yolo Journal. The magazine’s founder, Yolanda Edwards, reached out to her well-traveled connections for advice on places to stay throughout the US. The magazine contributors selected our inn as their top pick of places to stay in Connecticut. “Right on the […]

What’s Happening this Weekend in Mystic

The Mystic River may look a little different this weekend… Be on the lookout, there will be more than just fish swimming in the water. But don’t worry, we don’t mean sharks. However, that is the name of the 6th annual Mystic Sharkfest Swim event going on this Saturday, July 18th from 8:30-10:00 AM. Mystic […]

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 […]