Argia above, a beautiful schooner available for day charters.
Adventure Mystic with a few locations along the Mystic River to rent kayaks, paddle boards and bikes.
Never get tired of watching the summer traffic and the opening and closing of the bridge on the Mystic River.
More boat traffic on the Mystic River. And if you look closely that's Matt getting a ride on this little tug.
Our very favorite event is the Mystic Pirate Invasion. It's three days of fun for all ages. Let's hope we can enjoy it again this year in October. The link will take you to last year's event.
One day Jill spotted this Coast Guard buoy tender tied up right across from our shop at the Mystic River Park dock. You never know what ship you will see here in Mystic! And the Amistad is pictured below.
And if you are very lucky you will meet Elway the duck seen here sporting some flashy nautical pants and a sassy hello there!
Picture perfect, a sailing ship awaits the bridge opening.
Catch a ride on Mystic Seaport's Sabino or the Novelty of Mystic River Cruises for relaxing and educational tours of the Mystic River.
If you are feeling witchy join the witch paddle in October of course. The link takes you to last year's paddle. Check with thisismystic.com for this years events.
During your summer visit it's a good idea to get out on the water to cool off. Bring your picnic, hat and your camera!
Mystic Boat Adventures rents these cool motorboats with a guided tour of the river and if you are adventurous to the mouth of the river!
The Downtown Mystic area is located on both sides of the Mystic River. Wonderful shops and restaurants all within walking distance. Up the river, Mystic Seaport is on the right.
There is so much more including walks, hikes and bike rides on the nearby trails and parks. The restaurants, including take out style would take another blog to fit them all! On the map above Mystic is located left of Stonington, up the river north of Mason's Island.
We are fortunate to have some fine bakeries in and around Mystic. Above is a peek at Sift. Yummmm!