A Real Tweet New England Romance

Ten Ideas for Two

Getting away doesn’t mean you have to go far. Visit Mystic Country, Connecticut for a romantic, city-escape New England style. Here are a few ideas for slowing down and keeping your romantic getaway low-key and focused on you.  Ten for Two.


1.) No kids allowed. A B&B or Inn that doesn’t take children:

Suggestions: Inn at Stonington, Stonington; Stonecroft Inn, Ledyard; Steamboat Inn, Mystic; Leffingwell Inn, Norwich; Inn at Harbor Hill Marina, Niantic.

2.) Walk on water (not literally of course):

Stonington Borough, Stonington; Niantic Boardwalk, Niantic; Ocean Beach Park, New London; Bluff Point, Groton; Barn Island, Stonington; Gravel to Pearl to River Road, Mystic

3.) Hear real tweets!

The bird watching here is great: Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, Mystic; Connecticut Audubon Society’s Grassland Bird Conservation Center, Pomfret; Barn Island, Stonington.

4.) Take an “Arctic” adventure:

For the hardy curious, Seal Watches hit Fishers Island Sound by research boat. For the simply curious there is Mystic Aquarium.

5.) Explore a museum:

Mystic Seaport, Mystic; Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme; Mashantucket Museum and Research Center, Mashantucket; Lyman Allyn Museum; William Benton Museum, Storrs.

6.) See a show:

Winter film Festival at Garde Arts, New London; Stage performance at The Garde or the Jorgenson at UConn.

7.) Sip some suds in a historic pub:

Daniel Packer Inne, Mystic; The Dutch Tavern, New London.

8.) Visit a winery for a private tasting:

Jonathan Edwards Winery, N. Stonington; Taylor Brook Vineyard, Woodstock; Sharpe Hill Vineyard, Pomfret.

9) Enjoy a candlelit dinner in an authentic New England style venue:

The Oyster Club, Mystic; Captain Daniel Packer Inne, Mystic; Altnaveigh Inn, Storrs; The Inn at Woodstock Hill, Woodstock.

10.) Browse unique shops and galleries in small villages. Not a chain in site.

Celebrations, Pomfret; Pinc! New London; Whyevernot, Mystic; The Book Barn, Niantic and MANY more. New London hosts an outdoor skating rink on Parade Plaza!

Mystic Country is a destination that blends the tranquility of classic New England seascapes and scenic rolling hills with rich cultural heritage and sophisticated, top-flight entertainment. Home to Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun, Mystic Country covers the eastern third of Connecticut — 42 towns located a few hours by car or train from both Boston and New York City, and easily accessible from Hartford and Providence airports. For more information on Mystic Country Connecticut, visit our website at http://www.Mystic.org.

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