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