Kid-Friendly Fun in Mystic
Mystic is the perfect place to bring your little ones! There is a wide variety of activities to keep them entertained. Mystic is home to a renowned aquarium, an outdoor shopping space, and has a historic seaport district. If you are looking for a place to take the family, visiting these locations will have your children ending the day with a smile on their faces! The best part is that if you are a Connecticut resident you and your children will be able to get free admission!
Let’s start with the fan-favorite Mystic Aquarium. Take your kids here and they will be pleased for hours. The aquarium is home to beluga whales, the only ones in New England! Mystic Aquarium also has Northern fur seals, sea lions, black-footed penguins and more! There are plenty of hands-on activities that will keep your children entertained. With summer here, it is the perfect time to visit the aquarium as they have indoor and outdoor exhibits. Head on down to Mystic Aquarium where an adventure awaits for you and your kids!
Olde Mistick Village
Olde Mistick Village is located across the street from Mystic Aquarium and offers an outdoor shopping experience. It is designed to look like a Colonial Village and spread throughout the village is a duck pond, birdhouses, a gazebo that often has musical talents playing, as well as many delicious places to eat. Stop by and grab a souvenir at one of the many shops and boutiques. It is the perfect destination for the morning, afternoon and evening and the kiddos will love roaming around and exploring everything the village has to offer!
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Seaport is home to the largest maritime museum in the United States! It is located right on the water and offers over 60 exhibits, buildings, boats and areas to explore. There are also many special activities and events such as shows and expos that are held there throughout the summer. Visiting the 19th century seafaring village is a whole day affair that your family will love. The kids will enjoy spending the day exploring the museum along with taking part in toy boat building, and playing on the outdoor playscape.
Whether you’re looking for a whole day filled with fun activities or something to entertain the kids for a few hours, Mystic has it all! Be sure to tag us on your adventures @ThinkMystic for a chance to have your photo reposted! We can’t wait to see you around Mystic.