Highlights of Mystic Country - from an insider

What would a local treat you to if you were in from out of town? Our insider has dozens of answers – all posted on our affiliated site: seemysticcountryct.com!

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  • Connecticut Magazine‘s  summer roundup is in and here’s what they highlighted in Mystic Country. Check out the plethora of options to fit any mood, whether you’re going for family, fun or romance. Be sure to pick up the July 2014 issue of Connecticut or visit online for ideas across our entire state. Quiet Corner Heirloom Food Company, Danielson Healthy […]

  • For artists, inspiration is as necessary as air to breathe. And sometimes, the best inspiration comes from simply being in a place where artists have walked since 1899. The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme is that place. Every day of the week, artists can be found on the grounds of the Home of American Impressionism, […]

  • Taking tea is fast becoming a popular national trend. Fortunately, Connecticut’s Quiet Corner boasts two popular tea rooms well worth a visit.  Both are easily accessible off Mystic Country’s Antiques Trail. Celebrations Tea Room in Pomfret Center, recently won Yankee Magazine’s Editors Choice Award as “Best Tea Stop” in New England.  The shop and tea room […]

  • We like to celebrate the 4th of July – the whole summer, really – with a bang. Lots of them, in fact! We’ve got a great lineup of fireworks in Mystic Country ready to wow you. From the Quiet Corner to Mystic and in between, your summer nights will be a lot brighter when you […]

  • Mystic Country will have an extreme case of the blues this weekend – it’s time for the second annual Mystic Blues Festival. The music’s in town June 27-29 at the Mystic Shipyard, and like last year, there’s a long list of blues legends on the docket. Some of the highlights: 90’s pop stars turned blues artists […]

  •   Fireflies have to be one of nature’s best creations. We just think they’re the coolest little friends, the way they light up our summer nights. This summer, you don’t have to leave firefly sightings to chance. The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is offering three Firefly Walks through early July – a great activity to […]

  • Looking  to kayak in Connecticut’s northeast corner? Read on for an insider’s top 5 paddle picks. Located inside Danielson Adventure Sports in downtown Danielson, Connecticut, Blue Pine Outdoors at 21 Furnace Street specializes in water sports. They sell kayaks and boating accessories plus offer kayak rentals: 4 hours for $25 or 1 full day for $40. Owner Lance Collins […]

  • It’s flower season here in Mystic Country, and there are a host of beautiful gardens and grounds to visit this month. On June 13th and 14th, the Stonington Garden Club is hosting its tri-annual Gardens by the Sea event, a walking tour of 10 private – and lovely – gardens in Stonington Village. These are the “secret […]

  • Happy trails to you! June 7-8 is Connecticut Trails Day Weekend, and there’s tons of activities for all you outdoorsy types at state parks and forests. Hiking, biking, running, walking, bird watching, horseback riding, we have it all – over 250 events to choose from statewide. And there are tons of volunteers from all areas […]

  • The best sights you see on vacation are the ones you’re not expecting. With that in mind, when you’re in New London this summer checking out Sailfest or any of the other awesome events we have on the docket, make sure you stop by the post office.  Yes, the post office.   The lobby has […]