LocationMystic is located on the coast between New London and Rhode Island
Distance2 hours 45 minutes by car
Getting HereJust off of I-95, Mystic is most conveniently accessible by car, but also easily accessed by Amtrak
"Mystic is the perfect destination to experience all things nautical."
Take in its rich history and recharge yourself with a slower pace of life.
Head over to the Captain Daniel Packer Inne, or the DPI, as locals know it, which dates back to the early 1700's. Executive chef Chaz Paull serves up fresh seafood in an antique sea captain's house, complete with exposed stone walls and a roaring fireplace.
Thousands gather for the Lighted Holiday Boat Parade, held the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Get your dinner reservations in advance to catch a glimpse of Santa floating down the Mystic River on a decorated tug boat.
"The location is ideal, as it combines the best of Connecticut's shorelines."
The Mystic River and the famous Mystic Drawbridge split the village so that half is in each town.