New York City or Boston 2 1/2 hours, Provincetown 3 hours, Newport 1 hour. Mystic Amtrak Station 5 minute walk. The Cross Sound Ferry is only a 15 minute drive.
Area Attractions in Mystic, CT
Mermaid Inn of Mystic is located in the heart of Southeastern Connecticut with a rich offering of history, shopping and entertainment opportunities for visitors. Historic Downtown Mystic is a short walk away with its many shops and boutiques as well as the ever-popular Mystic Seaport and Mystic Aquarium. A short drive will take you to two of the most exciting casinos in the world - the Mohegan Sun and Mashantucket Pequot Resort and Casino.
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat is owned and operated by the Valley Railroad Company. It is a unique and historic attraction and the perfect place to visit while in town.
The Stonington Village is a cute little town located in New London County, Connecticut. The town runs a farmers market from memorial day weekend to October at the Stonington Town Docks and from Fall through Spring at the Velvet Mill.