In Mystic

Argia Mystic Cruises

Argia Mystic Cruises

15 Holmes Street
Schooner Wharf
, CT
860 536 0416
860 536 0000 fax

Step aboard the traditional sailing ship ARGIA for a relaxing sightseeing cruise. Enjoy a leisurely cruise down the Mystic River and smooth sailing in Fishers Island Sound. USCG certified. Located in Historic Downtown Mystic.
Fun for Kids at Mystic Seaport

Fun for Kids at Mystic Seaport

75 Greenmanville Avenue
, CT
888-973-2767
860-572-0711

Mystic Seaport has plenty for busy kids to do – climb kid-sized wooden boats, learn the skills of a sailor, or visit a children’s museum. Or take a carriage ride or go out rowing with the entire family.
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

109 Pequotsepos Road
P.O. Box 122
, CT
860 536 1216
860 536 2983 fax

We have programs for adults, families and children, year-round. Come explore our 10 miles of trails, meet our live animals, and visit our natural history museum. Don’t miss our Nature Store.
Hands-on Fun at Mystic Aquarium

Hands-on Fun at Mystic Aquarium

55 Coogan Blvd.
, CT
860 572 5955

Touch a shark, feed a ray, cradle a crab, come nose-to-nose with a beluga whale and listen an African penguin's heartbeat. Engaging sea lion shows, state-of-the-art technology touch displays and stimulating Nautilus Live Theater and 4-D Theater shows make your experience complete.

On the Coast

Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum

Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum

1 Crystal Lake Road
, CT
860 694 3558
860 694 4150 fax

Home of the Nautilus, the world’s first nuclear-powered vessel and the first ship to go to the North Pole, The Submarine Force Museum traces the development of the “Silent Service” from the 1700s to more recent Ohio and Virginia class submarines.
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

1 Railroad Avenue
, CT
860 767 0103

Enjoy a 2 1/2 hour narrated journey through the scenic CT River Valley aboard the only Steam Train & Riverboat connection in the USA! Make any occasion special aboard the Essex Clipper Dinner Train, May through October.
Ocean Beach Park

Ocean Beach Park

98 Neptune Ave
, CT
860 447 3031
860 442 1117 fax

Ocean Beach Park, New England's finest Beach and Boardwalk: Located in Mystic Country, New London's premier recreational facility provides excellent public access to the Atlantic Ocean from a beautiful white, sugar sand beach, complimented by an Olympic-size freshwater pool lockers, and event staging. The 50 acre Park also boasts a beautifully landscaped 19-hole miniature golf course, kids spray park, triple water slide, carousel, rides, playground, nature walk and gift shop. Bring a cooler with cold foods, or enjoy our food court for a quite bite. You can also enjoy the Sandbar Cafe which overlooks the boardwalk stage which serves your favorite beverage as well as some tasty treats from our kitchen. Don't forget to visit the Arcade which features plenty of games including skee-ball, video, and pin-balls. Visit the back side of the park and enjoy our lighter side. A winding trail with observation platform snakes its way along Alewife Cove, a scenic estuary....perfect for bird watching or just enjoying the fresh air and exercise. The park also features a state of the art "Work out World" health club that is available for yearly or daily memberships. Nightly entertainment features Classic Car shows, movies on the beach, live magic, sock hops, fireworks, bands, and talent shows. Come see why we are so much more than New England's finest beach and boardwalk. If you are planning a catered function, check out the park's Port n' Starboard banquet facility, or our corporate picnic pavilion where we cater weddings, corporate outings, reunions, and any other type of function. Don't forget...Think Sunshine!

In the Country

Mashantucket Pequot Museum

Mashantucket Pequot Museum

110 Pequot Trail
, CT
800 411 9671
860 396 6850 fax

Journey back 18,000 years to discover the native and natural history of southeastern Connecticut. Award-winning museum includes interactive exhibits, dioramas, historic artifacts,movies, observation tower, restaurant, gift shop. Open year round.
Discovery Depot at Nature's Art Village

Discovery Depot at Nature's Art Village

1650 Hartford New London Tpk
, CT
860 443 4367
860 443 0253 fax

Travel indoors to Discovery Depot hands-on activity center where you dig for gems in Jackpot Mine, pan for "gold" in Thunder Creek, and uncover a dinosaur fossil as a junior palaeontologist in the Bone Zone. Best of all, you keep everything you find!
The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village

The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village

1650 Hartford New London Tpk
, CT
860 443 4367
860 443 0253 fax

Explore over 1.5 miles of trails in a 50-acre dinosaur-themed park, filled with 40 life-size dinosaurs. Get lost in a"MAZE"asaurus – a mammoth-sized self-standing maze; stay cool in New England’s largest Splashpad - a zero-depth water playground w/dino-themed water cannons and much more.

At the Casinos

Kids Quest at Mohegan Sun

Kids Quest at Mohegan Sun

1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard
, CT
1 888 226 7711

Mohegan Sun also has Kids Quest, an arcade at Mohegan Sun which is considered a child’s paradise.
Fun for Kids