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!
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.
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.
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.