Welcome to Mystic, Connecticut!

About Mystic

Settled in 1684, Mystic is a quaint, little seaside community/zip code 06355 with popular restaurants, cute shops, art galleries, tons of history, wedding destinations, and a plethora of beautiful sites to see. Mystic is located on the coast of eastern Connecticut, along the Connecticut Wine Trail, and just 15 minutes from the Casinos, Rhode Island, and New London Ferries.

 

Mystic, CT Fast Forward Drive – a 5 minute video that takes you on a tour through town.

Interesting Facts

Settled in 1654
Mystic in not a legally recognized town, it is a zipcode/village within Groton and Stonington.
The Mystic River divides the village into an eastern side (Stonington) and a western side (Groton)
The Bascule Bridge (located in downtown Mystic on Main Street) opens once every 60 minutes at 40 past the hour during daylight hours. Otherwise, it opens on demand.
The Mystic river flows into the Long Island Sound.
Key West, Florida was founded by Mystic sea captains.
Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall honeymooned at the Inn at Mystic.
The sea sled was made in the Mystic Seaport.
In the early 1900’s, Mystic had electricity, trolleys, banks, factories, churches, a library, schools, and store fronts.
Charles W. Morgan, last of the old time whaling ships, arrived in 1941 at the Mystic Seaport Museum.
The Annual Blessing of the Fleet is held in Stonington Borough.
The Liberty Flagpole on Main St. was first erected in 1862.
The Mystic Seaport Museum’s coal-fired steamboat, The Sabino cruises down the Mystic River.

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