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  • Morning Sail

    Today

    9:30 AM EST

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Morning Sail

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Morning Sail
    Enjoy a relaxing and unique day trip aboard one of the last sailing ships in New England, the Schooner Argia. Explore the seafaring village of Mystic, CT and surrounding islands from the spacious wooden deck of the ship. The cruise includes snacks and lemonade.

  • Butterfly Encounter

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Butterfly Encounter - Connecticut Science Center

    Butterfly Encounter

    Butterfly Encounter - Connecticut Science Center

    Butterfly Encounter
    Become immersed in a lush tropical habitat surrounded by hundreds of butterflies moving freely throughout the exhibit. Experience forty to fifty different species of butterflies through intimate interaction in a unique custom-designed greenhouse. Butterfly encounter is a separate ticket add-on to General Admission.

  • Butterfly Encounter

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Connecticut Science Center

    Butterfly Encounter

    Connecticut Science Center

    Butterfly Encounter
    Become immersed in a lush tropical habitat surrounded by hundreds of butterflies moving freely throughout the exhibit. Experience forty to fifty different species of butterflies through intimate interaction in a unique custom-designed greenhouse. Butterfly encounter is a separate ticket add-on to General Admission.

  • Mid-Day Sail

    Today

    12:00 PM EST

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Mid-Day Sail

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Mid-Day Sail
    Enjoy a relaxing and unique day trip aboard one of the last sailing ships in New England, the Schooner Argia. Explore the seafaring village of Mystic, CT and surrounding islands from the spacious wooden deck of the ship. The cruise includes snacks and lemonade.

  • Local Color

    Today

    1:00 PM EST

    The Slater Memorial Museum

    Local Color

    The Slater Memorial Museum

    Local Color
    Local Color is a dual exhibition presented by Studio Art Quilt Associates members from the Connecticut region and the Northern California/Nevada region. This visually exciting collection embodies the uniqueness of Connecticut's history and each artist's personal narrative.

  • Photography of the Grand Tour

    Today

    1:00 PM EST

    The Slater Memorial Museum

    Photography of the Grand Tour

    The Slater Memorial Museum

    Photography of the Grand Tour
    This special exhibition will offer a fresh perspective on the Slater family's Grand Tour. The images displayed, many on public view for the first time, are from the collection of photographs the Slaters took themselves or purchased on their around-the-world journey of 1894-95.

  • Bela Lyon Pratt: Sculptor of Monument

    Today

    1:00 PM EST

    The Slater Memorial Museum

    Bela Lyon Pratt: Sculptor of Monument

    The Slater Memorial Museum

    Bela Lyon Pratt: Sculptor of Monument
    This exhibition features the work of Norwich native Bela Lyon Pratt and reveals his innate draftsmanship and ability to sensitively capture human emotion, passion, strength, and fragility, rendered in bronze.

  • Afternoon Sail

    Today

    3:00 PM EST

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Afternoon Sail

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Afternoon Sail
    Enjoy a relaxing and unique day trip aboard one of the last sailing ships in New England, the Schooner Argia. Explore the seafaring village of Mystic, CT and surrounding islands from the spacious wooden deck of the ship. The cruise includes snacks and lemonade.

  • Sunset Cruise

    Today

    5:30 PM EST

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Sunset Cruise

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Sunset Cruise
    Experience the romance of the sea at twilight on a sunset cruise aboard the Argia. Savor a variety of complimentary cheeses, fruit, and crackers. 

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About The Area

Connecticut may be overlooked in favor of its larger, flashier neighbors - Boston and NYC - but this state has its own unique charm and history that's worth exploring.

The state capital Hartford exudes its own...MORE

CALENDAR

  • Now

    24

  • Mon

    25

  • Tue

    26

  • Wed

    27

  • Thu

    28

  • Fri

    29

  • Sat

    30

  • Oct

    1

  • Oct

    2

  • Oct

    3

  • Oct

    4

  • Oct

    5

  • Oct

    6

  • Oct

    7

  • More

  • Morning Sail

    Today

    9:30 AM EST

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Morning Sail

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Morning Sail
    Enjoy a relaxing and unique day trip aboard one of the last sailing ships in New England, the Schooner Argia. Explore the seafaring village of Mystic, CT and surrounding islands from the spacious wooden deck of the ship. The cruise includes snacks and lemonade.

  • Butterfly Encounter

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Butterfly Encounter - Connecticut Science Center

    Butterfly Encounter

    Butterfly Encounter - Connecticut Science Center

    Butterfly Encounter
    Become immersed in a lush tropical habitat surrounded by hundreds of butterflies moving freely throughout the exhibit. Experience forty to fifty different species of butterflies through intimate interaction in a unique custom-designed greenhouse. Butterfly encounter is a separate ticket add-on to General Admission.

  • Butterfly Encounter

    Today

    11:00 AM EST

    Connecticut Science Center

    Butterfly Encounter

    Connecticut Science Center

    Butterfly Encounter
    Become immersed in a lush tropical habitat surrounded by hundreds of butterflies moving freely throughout the exhibit. Experience forty to fifty different species of butterflies through intimate interaction in a unique custom-designed greenhouse. Butterfly encounter is a separate ticket add-on to General Admission.

  • Mid-Day Sail

    Today

    12:00 PM EST

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Mid-Day Sail

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Mid-Day Sail
    Enjoy a relaxing and unique day trip aboard one of the last sailing ships in New England, the Schooner Argia. Explore the seafaring village of Mystic, CT and surrounding islands from the spacious wooden deck of the ship. The cruise includes snacks and lemonade.

  • Local Color

    Today

    1:00 PM EST

    The Slater Memorial Museum

    Local Color

    The Slater Memorial Museum

    Local Color
    Local Color is a dual exhibition presented by Studio Art Quilt Associates members from the Connecticut region and the Northern California/Nevada region. This visually exciting collection embodies the uniqueness of Connecticut's history and each artist's personal narrative.

  • Photography of the Grand Tour

    Today

    1:00 PM EST

    The Slater Memorial Museum

    Photography of the Grand Tour

    The Slater Memorial Museum

    Photography of the Grand Tour
    This special exhibition will offer a fresh perspective on the Slater family's Grand Tour. The images displayed, many on public view for the first time, are from the collection of photographs the Slaters took themselves or purchased on their around-the-world journey of 1894-95.

  • Bela Lyon Pratt: Sculptor of Monument

    Today

    1:00 PM EST

    The Slater Memorial Museum

    Bela Lyon Pratt: Sculptor of Monument

    The Slater Memorial Museum

    Bela Lyon Pratt: Sculptor of Monument
    This exhibition features the work of Norwich native Bela Lyon Pratt and reveals his innate draftsmanship and ability to sensitively capture human emotion, passion, strength, and fragility, rendered in bronze.

  • Afternoon Sail

    Today

    3:00 PM EST

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Afternoon Sail

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Afternoon Sail
    Enjoy a relaxing and unique day trip aboard one of the last sailing ships in New England, the Schooner Argia. Explore the seafaring village of Mystic, CT and surrounding islands from the spacious wooden deck of the ship. The cruise includes snacks and lemonade.

  • Sunset Cruise

    Today

    5:30 PM EST

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Sunset Cruise

    Sailing Ship Argia

    Sunset Cruise
    Experience the romance of the sea at twilight on a sunset cruise aboard the Argia. Savor a variety of complimentary cheeses, fruit, and crackers. 

Show more

About The Area

Connecticut may be overlooked in favor of its larger, flashier neighbors - Boston and NYC - but this state has its own unique charm and history that's worth exploring.

The state capital Hartford exudes its own beauty with engaging local history such as the Old State House, one of the oldest capitol buildings in the U.S., and the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, home to the American author who wrote the influential novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Check out the Connecticut Science Center for hands-on activities on everything from geology to physics.

Learn about the amazing historic ships at Mystic Seaport, or discover the creatures under the sea with Mystic Aquarium. Indulge in a trip to Foxwoods Resort and Casino for cards, slots, spas, gourmet dining, and a luxury hotel stay. Other Connecticut attractions include Yale University, the PEZ Visitor Center, and Mohegan Sun.

WHAT'S NEARBY?

Massachusetts: Boston

Other States & Provinces: Massachusetts New Jersey Rhode Island

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