Best Mystic Restaurants: The Shipwright’s Daughter

The Shipwright's Daughter is one of the best Mystic restaurants

Few restaurant openings take an area by storm in the way that the Shipwright’s Daughter did when it opened in 2020. Executive Chef David Standridge has a resume that runs deep in the award-winning New York restaurant industry, and along with his wife Kathleen, who is the resident wine director, they offer visitors and residents […]

Flower Walks: One of the Best Tulip Farms in CT

Tulip Farms in CT near our Mystic Bed and Breakfast

As we’re still in the heart of winter, we begin to yearn for spring, and all that comes along with it! A favorite thing to do is visit one of the best tulip farms in CT: Wicked Tulips Flower Farm in the nearby town of Preston. Three outposts of this local flower farm are owned […]

The Must-Visit Festivals in CT this Year Near our B&B

Festivals in CT, photo of the Bascule Bridge in Mystic CT

Our charming small town in New England is as lively as it is filled with fun things to do! There also happens to be a long list of annual festivals in CT worth planning to check out this year. From garlic festivals, food-focused events, and farmers markets to summer concert series, Irish parades, and festive […]

The Best Things to do in Stonington, CT This Winter

Things to do in Stonington

With the new year on the horizon, now is a great time to start planning a getaway this winter, and with so many fantastic things to do in Stonington, CT, a trip to this cozy town in New England should be your next destination. From historic lighthouses and nature areas to excellent shopping and dining […]

Great Connecticut Antique Shops near Downtown Mystic

Connecticut Antique Shops near downtown Mystic

Do you love the thrill of looking through collections of treasures, seeking those special items that call to the past? Thankfully, there’s a lovely selection of Connecticut antique shops in and near downtown Mystic for rare finds and exciting shopping opportunities. Antiquing has become a popular pastime for couples and girlfriend getaways in recent years—you […]

Don’t Miss the Garlic Festival in Mystic CT This September

Garlic Festival in Mystic, CT, near our Mystic bed and breakfast

The yearly Garlic Festival in Mystic, CT, is a much-anticipated event by visitors and locals alike! This year marks the 16th annual Garlic Festival in Mystic, and Olde Mistick Village comes to life with delicious versions of your favorite garlic dishes, fresh farmer’s market vendors, arts and crafts booths, live music, and more. It’s the […]

Fun Mystic CT Bars to Enjoy This Summer

photo of friends out at one of the best Mystic CT Bars

Exploring the nightlife of our charming maritime village is a must during your summer getaways, and you might just be surprised at the fantastic selection of Mystic CT bars to choose from, offering great drink specials, craft cocktails, happy hour, and live music. And one thing that stands out at our Mystic CT bars and […]

Great Bike Trails in CT Near our Mystic Bed and Breakfast

Bike Trails in CT, photo of a woman looking out on the water in New England near our Mystic Bed and Breakfast

The New England countryside is magical: rolling hills of vibrant green, mature forests of beautiful trees, and coastlines worth a double take. One of the best ways to explore this stunning scenery is on the bike trails in CT near our Mystic Bed and Breakfast. From serene road cycling to rugged mountain biking routes, mellow […]

Argia Mystic Cruises are Perfect for Summer in Mystic, CT

Photo of a young couple about to board the Argia Mystic Cruises in Connecticut

During the Summer, there’s nothing more quintessential New England than sailing with Argia Mystic Cruises. The first sailing departs each year on May 1st, and it’s a magical experience with the wind in your hair on the calm waters outside Mystic, CT. You’ll take in the maritime scenes along the coast from the 81-foot Schooner […]

Hike the Lantern Hill Trail Near Mystic

Lantern Hill Trail near Mystic, CT, photo of a couple on the hike

New England is a fabulous destination for those seeking adventure. Connecticut, in particular, offers the perfect combination of stunning landscapes and tradition. During the warmer months, we love getting outdoors to soak up this gorgeous backdrop, and one of our favorite places is Lantern Hill Trail in North Stonington, CT. It’s an excellent hike for […]

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