Local Area Attractions Near Mystic KOA Holiday

Mystic KOA Holiday is perfectly situated near the Connecticut and Rhode Island border, making day trips and exploring the area so easy! So many places to see, things to do, and foods to try!

Where Is North Stonington, CT? 
North Stonington is in the southeast corner of the state of Connecticut. Our Mystic KOA Holiday campground is 9 miles from the city center of Mystic Connecticut and close to beaches in Rhode Island and Connecticut. 

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Fun Things To Do In and Near Mystic, CT
Whether you're a city lover or want to get more in tune with nature, Mystic, CT and the surrounding local areas have something for everyone! Visit one of the many museums or check out a number of colonial historical sites. Interested in hiking and natures? Check out Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, you can tour eight miles of winding trails through a stunning 300-acre wooded preserve.

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Ocean Beach Park

Ocean Beach Park

Ocean Beach Park is fun in the sun! This beautiful sugar sand beach has it all - a long boardwalk, waterslide, outdoor pool, playground, arcade, nature walk and a very wide beach to play on. Plus there are restaurants and live entertainment for you to enjoy. There are lifeguards on duty and a fee to access the beach. Ocean Beach Park is located in New London, 20 miles west of North Stonington.

92 Neptune Ave

New London, CT 06320

860-447-3031

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Rhode Island Beaches

Rhode Island Beaches

Your family will enjoy hopping the border and heading to one of Rhode Island's exquisite beaches . Nearest to Mystic is a local favorite, Misquamicut. Charleston and East Beach are other nearby gems.

Mystic Seaport

Mystic Seaport

Mystic Seaport boasts four National Historic Landmark vessels and a re-created 19th-century seafaring village. Visit the world's last wooden whaling ship, a maritime gallery and even a planetarium.

75 Greenmanville Ave

Mystic, CT 06355

860-572-0711

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Olde Mistick Village

Olde Mistick Village

Step back three centuries and enjoy the shoppes and cuisine of Olde Mistick Village. The shopkeepers pride themselves on peddling some of the most interesting and unique items from all over the world.

27 Coogan Blvd.

Mystic, CT 06355

800-536-4941

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Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration

Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration

The Mystic Aquarium is "where deep sea exploration comes to life." Visit seals, whales, sharks and even piranhas; if you long for a hands-on experience, visit the Ray Touch Pool. Above ground, one exhibit you won't want to miss is the "Hidden Amazon."

55 Coogan Blvd

mystic, CT 06355

860-572-5955

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Mystic River Bascule Bridge

Mystic River Bascule Bridge

Connecting the Groton side of Mystic with the Stonington side of Mystic is the famous drawbridge, built in 1922. It is raised to allow boat traffic on a regular schedule from May 1st – October 31st at 40 min. past the hour from 7:40am – 6:40pm, otherwise on demand.

1 Main St.

Mystic, CT 06355

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Mystic Museum of Art

Mystic Museum of Art

Mystic Museum of Art is a 100+ year establishment serving as an arts and culture center for SE CT. 
MMoA is FREE ADMISSION!
Galleries are open 7 days/week May 1-December 31. January 1-April 30th the galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 11am – 5pm.

9 Water Street

Mystic, CT 06355

860-536-7601

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Old Lighthouse Museum

Old Lighthouse Museum

The Old Lighthouse Museum is dedicated to sharing the history of the modest stone citadel, which has stood at the entrance to the harbor of Stonington for the past 170 years.

7 Water St.

(860) 535-1440

Stonington, CT 06378

860-535-1440

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Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut

Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut

From "Toddler Land" to a research submarine, this museum has something for everyone. This is a fabulous place to engage the children in the thrill of learning and discovery.

409 Main St.

Niantic, CT 06357

860-691-1111

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Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

With a goal of "environmental education for all ages," the Nature Center is the place to watch for all types from owls and hawks to painted turtles. Spend a day touring eight miles of winding trails through a stunning 300-acre wooded preserve.

109 Pequotsepos Road

Mystic, CT 06355

860-536-1216

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Connecticut Ferries

Connecticut Ferries

You can ride a ferry to get somewhere or you can ride a ferry to enjoy the fresh air and scenery. The Chester-Hadlyme Ferry carries vehicles and passengers across the Connecticut River from April 1 through November 30. Call 860-443-3856 for schedules. The Cross Sound Ferry carries vehicles and passengers from New London to Long Island year round. Call 860-443-5281 for schedules. The New London - Montauk Ferry is a passenger and bicycle only ride. Call 631-668-5700 for schedules.

Mystic Pizza

Mystic Pizza

Grab a slice of Hollywood at Mystic Pizza. Opening in 1973 the pizza flavors drew the crowds. Then in 1988 the movie "Mystic Pizza" brought a little Hollywood to town. A trip to Mystic isn't complete without a stop at the famous pizza joint.

56 West Main St.

Mystic, CT 06355

860-563-3700

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B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill

B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill

SEASONAL - Open September - December
Family-owned and operated since 1881, B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill is a piece of living history. It's the oldest steam-powered cider mill in the Unites States. Grab a glass of sweet cider, hard cider, wine, cider donuts, and many local goods.

129 North Stonington Road

Mystic, CT 06355

860-536-3354

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Foxwood Casino & Mohegan Sun Casino

Foxwood Casino & Mohegan Sun Casino

Foxwoods - Operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, with the Pequot symbol including a tree guarded by a fox, Foxwoods is the largest casino in the world. Try your luck at the tables, enjoy a musical show, a champagne brunch, or a day at the spa. Mohegan Sun - With more than 30 fine shops and boutiques and another three dozen restaurants including the upscale Bamboo Forest, Mohegan Sun will keep you satisfied whether you want to experience the thrill of the roulette wheel or the relaxation of a day at the spa.

Jealous Monk Beer Garden

Jealous Monk Beer Garden

A European Style Social Hall and Beer Garden featuring 32 draft beers, a cask engine, draft wines and draft cocktails. Located in Olde Mistick Village.

27 Coogan Boulevard Building #20, Mystic, CT

#20 860.536.MONK

Mystic, CT 06355

860-536-6665

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Whittle's Willow Spring Farm

Whittle's Willow Spring Farm

Whittle's Farm is a wonderful little family owned and operated business that has been around for over 100 years!  Great place for folks of all ages! Summer time farm stand with loads of fresh & local fruits, veggies, eggs, honey etc.
Be sure to check their website for market hours.

1030 Noank Ledyard Rd

Mystic, CT 06355

860-536-3083

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The Mystic Express: Historic Harbor Tour

The Mystic Express: Historic Harbor Tour

You will enjoy a narrated cruise on the calm waters of the Mystic River and take in the sights of Mystic Harbor featuring:

  • Historic Homes known as "Captain's Row"
  • The Mystic Bascule Draw Bridge
  • Tall Ships of Mystic
  • Great Photo Opportunities & More

1 Holmes Street

Mystic, CT 06355

860-222-5037

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