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This site shows off our favorite things to do and see in the Mystic Country Connecticut region. Enjoy exploring. We know you will love it as much as we do! - The crew at Mystic Country

The History of the Willimantic Cupid

The History of the Willimantic Cupid

David Wollner (left) and Wayne Norman (right) at the Cupid Crowning Ceremony at Windham Town Hall. Photo courtesy of the Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country. Armed with his newly acquired bow and arrow, beer scepter, tie-dyed balloons, Cupid sash and over-sized medallion, Willimantic Brewing Company’s owner David Wollner became Willimantic’s...

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President’s Day Weekend in Mystic Country: Feb 12-15

President’s Day Weekend in Mystic Country: Feb 12-15

All weekend/Multiple Days Photo courtesy of Mystic Seaport. Winter’s Aweigh February 13-15 / Mystic Seaport, Mystic A remedy for cabin fever on President’s Day weekend. All children ages 17 and younger receive free admission to Mystic Seaport when accompanied by a paying adult! Special activities for children include working dog demonstrations, arts...

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Sweets for your sweetie: Chocolate Shops in Mystic Country

Sweets for your sweetie: Chocolate Shops in Mystic Country

Once called “the food of the gods,” chocolate has become a celebrated sweet for holidays, special occasions, stressful situations… and everything in-between! In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of chocolate shops and candy stores in eastern Connecticut to satisfy your sweetie’s sweet tooth. Munson’s Chocolates Olde...

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This Weekend in Mystic Country: February 5-7

This Weekend in Mystic Country: February 5-7

All weekend/Multiple Days Photo courtesy of the Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country. Salon des Indépendants XXXVII Now-February 13 / Hygienic Arts, New London The art institution’s flagship event and one of New London’s biggest nights of the year. Artists and artisans from around the region pile in throughout the day to fill the gallery...

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Experience seals up close this winter. Seal watches at Avery Point.

Experience seals up close this winter. Seal watches at Avery Point.

Photo courtesy of the Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country. If you’re willing to bundle up, we can get you out on the water this winter. This March and April, UConn’s Project Oceanology is once again offering seal watches in the Long Island Sound. This popular program consists of a multimedia presentation followed by a ride on the Enviro-Lab...

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This Weekend in Mystic Country: January 29-31

This Weekend in Mystic Country: January 29-31

All weekend/Multiple Days Photo courtesy of Mohegan Sun. The Sun WineFest ’16 January 29-31 / Mohegan Sun, Uncasville A celebration of beer, wine, specialty spirits and delectable dishes at one of the world’s largest resort casinos. Wine and beer enthusiasts can select from over 1,000 brands or enjoy tastings of specialty sponsor spirits. Foodies...

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Art uncensored. New London’s Hygienic XXXVII, one of the Whaling City’s biggest nights.

Art uncensored. New London’s Hygienic XXXVII, one of the Whaling City’s biggest nights.

Photo courtesy of the Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country. Downtown New London is getting ready for the Hygienic Art’s annual “Salon des Indépendants,” an art show free-for-all for the people, by the people. The rules are simple: one piece per artist, no judge, no jury, no fees and no censorship! And they’re not kidding. Anyone and...

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Best Restaurants in Mystic Country, Connecticut 2016

Best Restaurants in Mystic Country, Connecticut 2016

They came. They saw. They ate. Connecticut Magazine’s “experts” joined forces with the magazine’s editors to select the Connecticut’s most delectable dining destinations. Here are who the foodies selected in eastern Connecticut! Did your favorite make the list? Click here for the full article. Best For Overall Excellence Oyster Club,...

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This weekend’s holiday happenings in Mystic Country: Dec. 18-20

This weekend’s holiday happenings in Mystic Country: Dec. 18-20

It was the weekend before Christmas and all through the region, not a creature was stirring –pffftt– who are we kidding! Mystic Country is stirring, plenty stirring, with a weekend filled with holiday lights, musical nights and plenty of great gift pop-up shops and boutiques. Here’s a round-up of this weekend’s holiday happenings in Mystic Country,...

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This weekend’s holiday happenings in Mystic Country: Dec. 11-13

This weekend’s holiday happenings in Mystic Country: Dec. 11-13

This weekend brings one of the largest luminaria displays and one of the largest light parades in Connecticut, plus some art boutiques for some not-quite-last-minute-but-it’s-getting-close shopping, and so much more. Here’s a round-up of this weekend’s holiday happenings in Mystic Country, Connecticut. All Weekend/Multiple Days Photo credit:...

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