Top 3 Things To Do In Mystic This Summer

If you are looking to escape for a little getaway this summer, Mystic, Connecticut is the perfect quintessential New England vacation destination. This adorable seaside village sits on the shores of the Mystic River. It is the ideal escape and is roughly halfway between New York and Boston.

You will find sailboats and water galore, however one of the most unique attractions is the Mystic River Bascule Drawbridge. When the bridge is closed, tourists can flock through the center of this quaint town and explore unique shops, delicious restaurants and so many different exciting activities.

Here is our list of the Top 3 Things to do in Mystic This Summer:

1. Mystic Seaport Museum

The Mystic Seaport Museum covers 19 acres on the Mystic River. You will love exploring the recreated New England coastal village, touring through a working shipyard, and viewing state-of-the-art storage facilities. You will find more than 500 historic watercrafts, most notably the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan, America’s oldest commercial ship still in existence.

2. Mystic Aquarium

Visiting Mystic Aquarium is a real treat! There are both indoor and outdoor exhibits with thousands of creatures from around the world including beluga whales, African penguins, beautiful fish and more! There are even some touch tanks that you and your family will love visiting! Don’t miss the seal lion show, it is truly a unique experience!

3. Olde Mistick Village

Olde Mistick Village is a historic and quaint shopping village that was intentionally designed to every last detail. Local residents and visitors from around the world will enjoy shopping at the unique shops like the Extra Virgin Olive Oil Store, Bestemore’s Imports, Sofia’s Mystic Chrismas shop, The Boardwalk and more! A trip to the Village wouldn’t be complete without some of the great food that is bountiful in the village like Mango’s Wood Fired Pizza, Jealous Monk – A European style social hall and beer garden, and donuts from the famous Deviant Donuts!

These top 3 things to do in the summer in Mystic, CT are just a small portion of all the excitement and beauty you will have when you visit Mystic. We can’t wait to see you!

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Nestled halfway between
New York and Boston,
Mystic is the perfect getaway.