Explore with Mystic River Cruises & More Boat Tours

Our charming seafaring town is one of the best places for a romantic getaway this summer. For those on a couples trip, you really must schedule a sailing with Mystic River Cruises, where you’ll board an antique 1947 picnic boat for a historical tour of the area while gliding in style. The sunset cruise perfectly blends relaxation and scenic views, offering a beautiful journey along the Mystic River as the sun sinks under the horizon. 

The 90-minute tour takes you under the Mystic drawbridge and out to the calm waters of Fishers Island Sound. An experienced captain will guide you by offering historical insights and interesting facts about the area’s landmarks and lighthouses. Pick from the daily sailings or sunset rides; however, private chartered bookings are also available for a maximum of six guests, and dining and drinking are encouraged.

For those seeking a romantic retreat, hopping aboard the Mystic River Cruises is a must, as is staying at our beautiful bed and breakfast set back in the New England countryside. Located just five miles from downtown Mystic, the Stonecroft Country Inn is the ultimate retreat to unwind and reconnect in luxurious guest suites with complimentary breakfast, five-star service, and stunning surroundings. Book your lodging in Mystic today! 

Explore with Mystic River Cruises & More Boat Tours

Mystic River Cruises & More Boat Tours

Adding an excursion with Mystic River Cruises to your romantic getaway in Mystic, CT, can make your trip even more special. These cruises offer a unique and intimate bonding experience on a classic 1947 wooden motorboat, accommodating a maximum of six passengers. This setting ensures a personal and cozy atmosphere, perfect for couples looking to spend quality time together.

Opting for a sunset cruise can enhance the romantic vibe of your getaway. As you watch the gorgeous hues fade to a starry sky, you can enjoy the serene waters and fresh air. The Mystic River Cruises captain—often praised for his knowledge and hospitality—makes the cruise even more enjoyable by sharing interesting stories and details about the area.

More Boat Tours in Mystic: 

Mystic River Cruises is one of the top-rated boat tours in Mystic, but there are a handful of other fantastic options for exploring the sparkling sound. 

  1. Argia Mystic Cruises: Head on day sails and sunset cruises aboard this historic 81-foot Schooner Argia ship. Travel back in time and experience life at sea on a Two-Masted Gaff Topsail Schooner from the 19th century. The Argia is available for public cruises from May through mid-October and can also be chartered for private events like weddings or corporate parties.
  2. Mystic Boat Adventures: This is one of the more unique choices for Mystic cruises, as you’ll be your own captain of a two-person power boat. You can whip around on the open water of the sound, take in the historical sights, and get an up-close view of the old wooden boats docked at the seaport. All while listening in on a guided tour with informative stories and historical facts.
  3. Poet’s Lounge Sailing Charters: This 39-foot sloop was built in 1972 and welcomes up to six passengers. Set sail to the beautiful islands surrounding Mystic and enjoy their scenic beaches, or go for a swim and have a picnic! Cruises run from May through October, and you can choose from two-hour day trips or full-day sails.
  4. Tours via the Mystic Seaport Museum: There are many options to get out on the water through this renowned maritime museum. Climb aboard the Sabino Steamboat, sail on a Cape Cod catboat, or brave the waters on your own small craft available for rental.
Explore with Mystic River Cruises & More Boat Tours

The Best Bed and Breakfast in Mystic for Summer Getaways

There’s something extraordinary about staying at a small boutique property, and our Mystic Bed and Breakfast is the epitome of hospitality and unforgettable experiences. Unlike cookie-cutter hotels, each of our guest rooms offers an entirely different stay. We have the 1807 historic manor with four exceptional rooms designed to fully unplug and unwind in the countryside. You’ll find our six other rooms with modern touches, spa-like bathrooms, and beautiful garden views in our renovated barn building. 

Another noteworthy addition to your lodging at our bed and breakfast in Mystic is our complimentary gourmet breakfast each morning. Join us in the dining room or veranda for a culinary feast with sweet and savory options. We use farm-fresh produce with seasonal ingredients whenever possible. We’ll even use items from our own gardens, like fresh-picked New England blueberries and lush, flavorful herbs grown on-site. 

You’ll love returning to our Inn in the evening after your sunset sailing with Mystic River Cruises. You can slip into your robe, open a bottle of wine, and have a conversation by the fire. We also offer an array of add-on enhancements, some of which include things like early check-in and late check-out, both pre-arranged based on availability. So please don’t delay, and book your lodging at our Mystic B&B today! 

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