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2015-2016 Mystic Country Visitors Guide is now available.

The 2015-2016 Mystic Country Official Visitors Guide, has just been released. This complimentary guide is the region’s largest tourism publication and covers 42 towns and two casinos in eastern Connecticut, a region also known as Mystic Country. “Packaging all of eastern Connecticut as one destination encourages our guests to explore beyond our major attractions,...

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Farmers’ Markets in Mystic Country

Farmers’ Markets in Mystic Country

Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market. Photo courtesy of Eastern Regional Tourism District One of our favorite parts of summer is when the farmers’ markets get rolling. There’s something about buying fresh berries, fresh kale and lettuce from the people who actually grew them, isn’t there? And we have some really fun farmers’ markets in Mystic Country—because...

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First Fridays in Putnam. 2015 festivals to explore a century of art.

First Fridays in Putnam. 2015 festivals to explore a century of art.

First Fridays in Putnam CT are back! Beginning May 1, 2015 Putnam’s traditional spring and summer festivals are back on the calendar with an arts theme on tap this year. Each festival will celebrate art over the last century. The first event will feature Art Nouveau. Participants can make their own stained glass design, participate in a Maypole dance, watch...

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Mystic Country’s Specialty Food Award Winners 2015

Mystic Country’s Specialty Food Award Winners 2015

Cato Corner Farm: Amy Benson, Connecticut Food and Farm Hats off to the Mystic Country winners of the Connecticut Specialty Food Product Awards! We’re celebrating with a number of our local businesses who came away winners. This was the 13th year of the awards, which saw 199 specialty food products entered into 36 categories. Categories included cheese, chocolate,...

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Easter fun in Mystic Country

Easter fun in Mystic Country

The Easter bunny is hopping in early this year. Look for visits with the long eared one and Easter egg hunts all over Mystic Country. Kids can look for Dino eggs, wooden eggs, hang with the bison and do all kinds of fun spring activities. Don’t worry, the traditional eggs are available for hunting too—and there’s even something for the furry kids! Monty’s...

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It’s maple sugar season in Mystic Country.

It’s maple sugar season in Mystic Country.

It’s one of our sweetest seasons, that short window as winter ends and spring begins, also known as maple sugar season. Here in Mystic Country, we have a plethora of sugar shacks and maple farms that we love visiting, with offerings from maple syrup to maple candy to maple ice cream topping. Some places offer tours of their operations, like Gager Hill Farms...

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Catch the Butterflies at Lyman Allyn Art Museum through Jan. 4

Catch the Butterflies at Lyman Allyn Art Museum through Jan. 4

A local artist’s installation paying homage to butterflies in the exhibit Catch the Butterflies will be on display at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum through January 4. Brian Keith Stephens’ hanging butterfly scrolls will grace the GlassenBerg Gallery from floor to ceiling in celebration of these much-loved creatures, which represent personal transformation...

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Halloween Happenings in Mystic Country. Always a frightfully good time!

Halloween Happenings in Mystic Country. Always a frightfully good time!

Courtesy of Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country Time to get your scare on! It’s Halloween season in Mystic Country! We have everything from haunted houses to pick-your-own pumpkins – something for everyone. If you’re really into frights, check out the Dark Manor Haunted House in Norwich – voted the scariest haunted house in the state....

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Discover Mystic Country’s “Best of Connecticut” offerings.

Discover Mystic Country’s “Best of Connecticut” offerings.

Connecticut Magazine’s annual Best of Connecticut compilation is out, and it’s fun to see Mystic Country in the mix! Here’s a roundup of our winners: Food & Drink Beer – Beer’d, Stonington  Clam Chowder – S&P Oyster Company, Mystic Lobster Roll – Captain Scott’s Lobster Dock, New London Raw Bar –...

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Red, white and wow! Fireworks in Mystic Country.

Red, white and wow! Fireworks in Mystic Country.

We like to celebrate the 4th of July – the whole summer, really – with a bang. Lots of them, in fact! We’ve got a great lineup of fireworks in Mystic Country ready to wow you. From the Quiet Corner to Mystic and in between, your summer nights will be a lot brighter when you visit Mystic Country. Holiday specific celebrations begin July 3 in Killingly...

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