Mystic Journals

Family fun in Mystic CT

A travel journal to Mystic by Cheryl

Quote: Mystic CT is rich in history, wonderful sights and great beaches. This is a perfect family destination.

Family fun in Mystic CT

Overview

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Visits their world-class aquarium or one of their wonderful casinos. Dine at fine restaurants and stay in a convenient hotels, quaint inns or charming bed & breakfasts. Enjoy boating, sailing, fishing, or just relaxing on the beach. Stroll thorough historic downtown and browse in all the wonderful shops. Enjoy the maritime history at Mystic Seaport.

Quick Tips:

Our family really enjoys Mystic Seaport. This is The Museum of America and the Sea. Climb aboard historic ships, including America's only remaining wooden whaling vessel. Stroll through the galleries viewing the artifacts - scrimshaw, ship's models, figureheads and more.

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Camelot Ramblin River

Attraction | "Camelot Cruises"

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Camelot’s Cruises offers many cruises to choose from. Including Murder Mystery Dinner Cruises, New Orleans Dinner Cruises, Oldies Rock & Roll Dinner/Dance Cruises. Our family really enjoys the Luncheon Cruises. The live entertainment gets everyone tapping their toes. The food is great and plentiful.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 24, 2000

Camelot Ramblin River
1 Marine Park
Mystic, Connecticut 06438
(860) 345-8591

Denison Homestead The

Attraction | "The Denison Homestead Museum"

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Visit six generations of Denisons in their historic homestead. What makes this such a great experience is that each room is furnished with family antiques from a different period in American History; Colonial times, the Revolutionary War era, the Federal period, the Victorian era, and finally the post World War I period of the 1920's and 30's. A guide will lead you through and tells stories of the family members who lived here from 1717 to 1941. The last descendant to reside in the Homestead, Ann Borodell Denison Gates, willed the Homestead and its lands to the Denison Society which she had established in 1930 with instructions to preserve and protect them for future generations. In order to prote...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 24, 2000

Denison Homestead The
120 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic, Connecticut 06355
(860) 536-9248

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The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center is located in a Southeastern Connecticut woodland setting. Originally founded as a nonprofit organization, the Center promotes environmental awareness. They offer a variety of programs and activities for people of all ages, from bird wathcing and wildflower walks to special evening lectures. The Nature Center provides a year-round wonders for nature lovers.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on November 24, 2000

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center
109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic, Connecticut 06355
(860) 536-1216

Mystic Seaport

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Founded in 1929, Mystic Seaport is our country’s leading maritime museum. It houses largest collections of boats and sea-related photography in the world. The Museum of America and the Sea is many different experiences in one. Climb aboard historic ships, including America's only remaining wooden whaling vessel, the Charles W. Morgan. Tour galleries filled with artifacts, scrimshaw, ship's models, figureheads and more. Be sure to visit the shipyard where the nearly lost art of wooden shipbuilding endures. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the grandure of these wonderful ships.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on November 24, 2000

Mystic Seaport
75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic, Connecticut 06355
(860) 572-0711

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Step back into the 1700's and experience Early American charm and beauty in the Olde Mystic Village. There are more than sixty shoppes which feature many unusual items. The Meeting House chimes every fifteen minutes, be sure to stop and see if there are any weddings or other entertaiment going on there. Food abounds here, from sit down restaurants to light eateries, a bakery, candy shoppe and creamery are ready to satisfy a yearning for something sweet. Take the kids on stroll on one of the picturesque walkways. Be sure to see the wonderful duck pond.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 24, 2000

Olde Mistick Village
Route 27 and Coogan Boulevard
Mystic, Connecticut 06355