5 Fun Activities for the Holiday Break! | Shoreline Moms

Trying to find activities that will keep everyone entertained during the holiday break? We have 5 options to keep everyone having fun around the CT Shoreline!

Head to the Mystic Seaport Museum

75 Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic, CT
Thursday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Grounds close 5 p.m.
Timed admission is not required.

Enjoy the sprawling grounds along the Mystic River including a children’s museum featuring a hands-on environment for children and their parents by playing in an indoor boat, toy and game area. There is also an outdoor playscape, planetarium, working shipyard, 500+ historic watercraft and more!

Tips: Buy a Mystic Pass Card, the joint Mystic Seaport Museum and Mystic Aquarium ticket! Enjoy lunch next door or head into town!

Learn more here!

Check out the American Lantern Festivals at Lyman Orchard

32 Reeds Gap Road, Middlefield, CT
Open Daily, December 15 – January 30, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. (last entry).
Tickets will be sold online only in hour time-slots.

The American Lantern Festival Inc. is bringing hand-crafted life-like masterpieces to deliver an awe-inspiring experience for all ages. This is a walking event and tells a captivating, family-friendly story along a half-mile Lantern Pathway.

Learn more here!

Visit Old Mistik Village

The family and pet friendly open air village features unique shops, restaurants and a luxury cinema! The Holiday Lights Spectacular returned to Olde Mistick Village this year with Over a half-million lights and will be up through January.

Learn more here!

Check Out The Lobster Trap Tree in Stonginton 

If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to visit the Lobster Trap Tree in Stonington! Just steps away from some great restaurants and a playground for the kids!

Head to Meigs Point Nature Center in Madison

1288 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT
Open Tuesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. by reservation only, the holidays may change hours.

Learn more here!

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