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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 […]

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 […]