A world-class aquarium, charming boutiques and delicious restaurants make Mystic CT, a historic 19th-century village, the perfect romantic getaway.
Once Connecticut’s busiest seaport, Mystic CT retains its historic, old-town vintage charm. Today it is one of New England’s most popular vacation destinations.
Located on the shore of the Mystic River, just along the Long Island Sound, Mystic offers shoreline attractions along waterfront. Watch the beluga whales or the penguins play at the Mystic Aquarium. A world renowned oceanic research institution, the aquarium offers hands-on exhibits ideal for children and adults. Participate in interactive exhibits, the 4-D theater and learning programs at this popular destination. Check out our events section for their next event.
Mystic’s roots focus on maritime history, which you can experience at Mystic Seaport. All aboard historic sailboats and through streets of a reconstructed 19th-century seafaring village.
Take a cruise aboard the Argia down the Mystic River which is a replica of an old school sailboat.
Go shopping among the unique surroundings of the Olde Mistick Village. More than 50 stores, restaurants and boutiques line the walkways. Feed the geese and enjoy some fudge from the old general store. You won’t regret it. Use the iconic Mystic River Bascule Bridge to travel between both sides of the village which along the Mystic River.
Mystic CT offers an upbeat atmosphere, with bars and well known eateries providing nighttime entertainment.
Mystic CT is located 130 miles from New York City and 100 miles from Boston and is easily accessed by car or train. We look forward to your visit!