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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

Come get lost: corn mazes in Mystic Country

Come get lost: corn mazes in Mystic Country

Just a corn maze note: most mazes take approximately 2 hours (or more) to navigate through. Good luck! (Pictured: Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm in Sterling) Autumn adventure awaits around every corner in these Mystic Country labyrinths. You’ll enjoy trying to navigate your way to a victorious finish. (Or maybe pulling out a rescue flag… who’s to judge.) This season’s...

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This weekend in Mystic Country, August 28-30, 2015: Brooklyn Fair, Schemitzun & More

This weekend in Mystic Country, August 28-30, 2015: Brooklyn Fair, Schemitzun & More

A weekend full of pride in culture, tradition, food, music and yourself. Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Mystic Country: Food, fun and ferris wheels. Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Fair/Laura Stone. Brooklyn Fair August 27-30 / Brooklyn Fair Grounds The oldest continuously active agricultural fair in the United States. Running Aug. 27-30, this...

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Mystic Country Best of Connecticut 2015 Winners

Mystic Country Best of Connecticut 2015 Winners

The winners have been announced for Connecticut Magazine‘s 18th Annual Best of Connecticut compilation and here are the magazine editor’s Mystic Country picks! Did your favorite make the list? Click here for the full article. Quotes appeared in the September 2015 issue of Connecticut Magazine. Cultural Attraction: With Kids Mystic Seaport Mystic,...

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This weekend in Mystic Country, August 21-23, 2015: baseball, Ant-Man, Cirque & more

This weekend in Mystic Country, August 21-23, 2015: baseball, Ant-Man, Cirque & more

Cirque Éloize’s iD is a blend of circus arts and urban dance. All weekend Cirque Éloize iD Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket All weekend, check website for show times. For 20 years, Cirque Éloize has been taking the public and critics by storm in more than 440 cities around the world. This astonishing modern circus transports audiences to a vibrant urban...

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Summer savings in Mystic Country

Summer savings in Mystic Country

Savor the remaining moments of summer in eastern Connecticut with some hot savings at Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, Olde Mistick Village, Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods and more. Image courtesy of Mystic Aquarium/Ryan Donnell Mystic Pass Card & Mystic Pass Plus Mystic Aquarium & Mystic Seaport, Mystic mystic.org/mysticpass If you are thinking about visiting...

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Mystic Country this weekend. Aug 14-16, 2015 – ComiCon, Lippizzan Stallions, Food Truck Festival & more

Mystic Country this weekend. Aug 14-16, 2015 – ComiCon, Lippizzan Stallions, Food Truck Festival & more

Hermann’s Royal Lippizzan Stallions perform at Roseland Cottage, Woodstock. Holy weekend, Batman, this Friday through Sunday in eastern Connecticut is filled with some talented horses, downtown sidewalk sales, a waterfront food truck festival and, of course, the ever popular Connecticut ComiCon. Set your phasers to “stunning weekend in Mystic Country”...

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Celebrating Connecticut agriculture with the best country fairs

Celebrating Connecticut agriculture with the best country fairs

Photo courtesy of the Lebanon Fair As we’re facing the end of summer (say it ain’t so!) we still have plenty of fun to look forward to in Mystic Country, beginning with the agricultural fair season. We are lucky enough to have some of the best and oldest ag fairs in New England, and not shy about telling everyone! Here’s the run-down: The Lebanon Country...

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Lighting the Way – Connecticut’s Lighthouses

Visits to New England always conjure up visions of lighthouses, romantic stories about sailors out to sea, tragedies playing out amidst crashing waves and storms. For me, at least. I love lighthouses, and I love using my imagination to create stories around the structures. If you’re anything like me and this interests you, you’ll have plenty of chances to...

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Mystic Country this weekend. Aug 7-9, 2015

Mystic Country this weekend. Aug 7-9, 2015

Prepare for a weekend full of festivals, fairs and fireworks in eastern Connecticut. Friday, August 7 First Friday, Downtown Putnam August 7 / 6pm This month First Friday in downtown Putnam goes POP! This year the monthly festivals (every first Friday of the month from May to October) are each inspired by a different art period, and this Friday is no different...

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Summer music outdoors in Mystic Country.

Summer music outdoors in Mystic Country.

From swing to songs of the sea, Mystic Country has the best in outdoor music for the summer months. The opportunities are plenty! In New London, the Hygienic Art Park’s summer concert series is a popular way to spend a summer evening outdoors. Or check out the USCG Dixieland Jazz Band at the New London Waterfront Park. The Stonington Vineyards offers Friday...

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