The Company of Craftsmen, Mystic, Ct.
View of Mystic River, Downtown Mystic, Ct.
West Main St., Downtown Mystic, Ct.

Mystic, Connecticut

Mystic is a lively town with great attractions, and in downtown Mystic, you will find unique shopping and waterfront dining. The shops are eclectic and fun. There are boutiques, galleries, gift shops, and home decor shops as well as a book store, a vinyl record store and a shop with restored radios and other interesting items. There are galleries, including one with New England area historical maps. Don't forget toys, puzzles and games at the independent toy shop. Marine consignment, nautically themed clothing shops, a fine artisan made crafts shop, several jewelry shops, an army navy store, art galleries, a children's clothing shop, women's clothing boutiques, and gift shops can all be found near the Mystic Drawbridge in this picturesque riverfront town. Year round events keep locals and tourists alike visiting West Main Street and Holmes Street to shop, eat and stroll near the scenic Mystic River.

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Shops
Bank Square Books - independent bookseller; also cards, calendars, puzzle books, maps; 53 W. Main St., 860-536-3795WEBSITE
Black Dog General Store - casual clothing for men, women, children; also, items for dogs; gifts; 27 W. Main St., 860-245-0855WEBSITE
Blue Horse Children's Shop - quality children's clothing; communion, christening outfits; formal wear; gifts; 1 W. Main St., 860-536-4895WEBSITE
Catherine M - women's clothing boutique; outerwear, shoes; 33 W. Main St., 860-572-0817WEBSITE
Chic She Consignments - CLOSED; women's consignment shop; 12 Coogan Blvd., 860-536-3424WEBSITE
Church St. Antiques - antique shop in downtown Mystic; 14 Holmes St., 860-572-0457WEBSITE
Company of Craftsmen - fine contemporary jewelry, pottery; glass, wood & metal hand crafted items; 43 W. Main St., 860-536-4189WEBSITE
Courtyard Art Gallery - fine art gallery; open house Sunday afternoons; 12 Water St. B3, 860-536-5059WEBSITE
Dexter & Company - jewelry shop; custom designs, repair, engraving, watches, charms; 36 W. Main St., 860-536-9506WEBSITE
Dress Boutique - party dresses, gowns, accessories; 31 W. Main St., 860-536-4621WEBSITE
Emporium & Emporium Gallery - varied merchandise; art gallery, jewelry; closed Tuesday's; check hours; 15 Water St., 860-536-3891WEBSITE
Finer Line Gallery - nautical art; prints and paintings; framing, art supplies, art classes; 48 W. Main St., 860-536-8339WEBSITE
Holly Hock Farm Antiques - antique shop in Old Mystic, short drive from downtown Mystic; 41 Main St., Old Mystic, 860-536-4700WEBSITE
Hope & Stetston - women's boutique; 47 W. Main St., 860-415-4660WEBSITE
Linen Press - home decor items; table linens, bath items; 44 W. Main St., 860-536-5192WEBSITE
Mallove's of Mystic Jewelry - custom designed jewelry; diamonds; wedding jewelry; Alex & Ani jewelry; 1 Cottrell St., 860-536-1600WEBSITE
Marine Consignment of Mystic - buy and sell used boats and gear; collectible marine items; kayak rentals; 15 Holmes St., 860-245-0588WEBSITE
Mystic Aquarium Store - books, toys, games; beluga whale, penguin, seal and sea lion themed items; 55 Coogan Blvd., 860-572-5955WEBSITE
Mystic Army Navy Store - military surplus clothing, camping gear; pins, medals, boots; 37-39 W. Main St., 860-536-1877WEBSITE
Mystic Arts Center - special events; exhibitions; fine art and craft sales; 9 Water St., 860-536-7601WEBSITE
Mystic Disc - lots of old vinyl records; 10 Steamboat Wharf, 860-536-1312WEBSITE
Mystic Gem Company - rare and unique jewelry; colorful gems; rings, bracelets, necklaces, earrings; 10 Cottrell St., 860-572-8134WEBSITE
Mystic River Yarns - varied selection of yarns; also, needles, patterns, accessories; knit and crochet; 14 Holmes St., 860-536-4305WEBSITE
Mystic Seaport Museum Store - unique gifts, maritime books; also, Museum Bookstore; 75 Germanville Ave., 860-572-5385WEBSITE
Mystical Toys - toy shop; educational toys, craft sets, science kits, card games, classic toys; 4 E. Main St., 860-536-7131WEBSITE
N. L. Shaw Co. - jewelry from estates, antique jewelry; designer jewelry; mystic themed charms; 50 W. Main St., 860-572-5838WEBSITE
Old Mystic General Store - coffee, deli sandwiches, pizza; general store; short drive; 47 Main St., Old Mystic, 860-536-7272WEBSITE
Pennywise Downtown - men's, women's & children's consignment clothing; also, new factory overstocks; 25 Cottrell St., 860-536-4799WEBSITE
PepperGrass & Tulip - clothing, gifts, jewelry, accessories; Victorian styled items; 30 W. Main St., 860-536-1516WEBSITE
Posh - bath and body products shop; pajamas, robes, perfume; 11 A Cottrell St., 860-572-2901WEBSITE
Radio Waves - clocks, hats, restored radios, collectibles; 29 W. Main St., 860-572-4435WEBSITE
Rochelle's - women's boutique, jewelry, accessories; 11 Cottrell St., 860-415-9445WEBSITE
Russ Kramer Gallery - marine artist's original work; boat portraits; 48 W. Main St. 2nd Fl., 813-748-6470WEBSITE
Seasonal Outfitters - CLOSED; casual clothing for the whole family; kayaks, paddles, life jackets; 15 Roosevelt Ave., 860-536-0780WEBSITE
Shades of Mystic - sunglasses; designer names; 11 Cottrell St. Unit 3, 860-572-0081WEBSITE
Shells Galore 'N More - shell gifts, loose shells, shell jewelry, lots of shell-themed items; 12 Cottrell St., 860-536-8060WEBSITE
Studio Jeffrey P'an - contemporary art glass; also featuring other artists' work; 25 Roosevelt Ave., 860-536-9274WEBSITE
The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. - jewelry store, including estate and custom jewelry; 9 W. Main St., 860-536-2663WEBSITE
Tidal River Clothing Co. - clothing and accessories, designer names, men's, women's and kid's; 28 W. Main St., 860-536-6371WEBSITE
Trade Winds Gallery - fine art paintings, antique maps, framing service; 5 W. Main St., 860-536-0119WEBSITE
Velvet Swan - gifts, accessories, handmade jewelry; 13 W. Main St., 860-536-3842WEBSITE

Downtown Mystic Information - Downtown Mystic Merchants; directory of businesses, video, event infoWEBSITE
List of Antique Shops - mystic.org; list of shops in many surrounding townsWEBSITE
List of Shops - mystic.org; shop info by category, includes surrounding townsWEBSITE
Old Mistick Village - shopping village short drive from downtown; unique shops plus brand storesWEBSITE

General Information
Best of Mystic - mysticct.net; insider info from local point of viewWEBSITE
Family Fun Info - overview of lots of things to do with kids in Mystic and surrounding areaWEBSITE
General Information - Mystic Chamber of CommerceWEBSITE
Overview of Mystic - mystic.orgWEBSITE

Maps
Map of Mystic Area - google map by mystic hotels travel info siteWEBSITE
Map with Shops in Downtown Mystic - lighthousemaps.com; downtown MysticWEBSITE
Map with Shops in Downtown Mystic, Mistick Village, Old Mystic - lighthousemaps.comWEBSITE

Restaurants
Ancient Mariner - seafood restaurant on W. Main St.; desserts; entertainment schedule; wine tastings; 21 W. Main St., 860-536-5200WEBSITE
Anthony J's Bistro - Italian restaurant; seafood and steak dishes; salads, desserts; in downtown; 6 Holmes St., 860-536-0448WEBSITE
Bartleby's Coffee Cafe - small coffeehouse; sandwiches, wraps; chess games; art exhibits; Wi-Fi; 46 W. Main St., 860-245-0017WEBSITE
Bravo Bravo - overlooking downtown street; contemporary upscale seafood & pasta menu; desserts; 20 E. Main St., 860-536-1506WEBSITE
Daniel Packer Inne Restaurant & Pub - near marinas; high end steak, seafood; live music schedule; 32 Water St., 860-536-3555WEBSITE
Go Fish - seafood restaurant located in Olde Mistick Village shopping area; raw bar and sushi; 27 Coogan Blvd., 860-536-2662WEBSITE
Harbour House - at the Inn at Mystic overlooking harbor; was the Flood Tide, new management; breakfast, lunch, dinner menu, wkend. brunch; 3 Williams Ave., 860-536-8140WEBSITE
Jake's Wayback Burgers - restaurant specializing in hand made burgers, shakes, potato chips; 4 Hendel Dr., 860-535-3333WEBSITE
Latitude 41 at Mystic Seaport - main dining room & tavern; on Mystic River at Mystic Seaport; 105 Germanville Ave., 860-572-5303WEBSITE
Lis Bake Shop - cupcakes, muffins, cookies, pastries; coffee, tea; limited seating; close to river; 15 Holmes St., 860-536-9090WEBSITE
Mystic Diner - contemporary diner in modern building off highway, Wi-Fi; plasma TVs, breakfast all day; family friendly; 253 Greenmanville Ave., 860-415-4625WEBSITE
Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream Cafe - homemade ice cream, sandwiches, pastries, hot and cold drinks; 2 W. Main St., 860-572-7978WEBSITE
Mystic Pizza - pizza restaurant, made famous by the movie, "Mystic Pizza" starring Julia Roberts; 56 W. Main St., 860-536-3737WEBSITE
Mystic Sweets & Ice Cream Shoppe - ice cream, candy, fudge; 7 W. Main St., 860-536-1616WEBSITE
Pizzeta - pizza place in town; locally grown organic ingredients; eco-friendly emphasis; 7 Water St., 860-536-4443WEBSITE
S & P Oyster Co. - high end lunch, dinner restaurant on Mystic River; view of drawbridge; children's menu; 1 Holmes St., 860-536-2674WEBSITE
Steak Loft of Mystic - steak and seafood restaurant located in Olde Mistick Village shopping area; 27 Coogan Blvd., 860-536-2661WEBSITE
Ten Clams - seafood restaurant in Olde Mistick Village shopping area; 27 Coogan Blvd., 860-536-1019WEBSITE
The Green Marble Coffee House - good coffee & hot chocolate, bagels, pastries; Wi-Fi; 8 Steamboat Wharf, 860-572-0012WEBSITE
The Irons - located at Hilton Hotel; seafood and classic dishes; 20 Coogan Blvd., 860-572-0732WEBSITE
The Mystic Boathouse - seafood and steak, burgers, salads, pasta, sandwiches, desserts; near Olde Mistick Village shopping; 8 Coogan Blvd., 860-572-1180WEBSITE
Voodoo Grill - cajun, barbecue & southwestern dishes; burgers; walk from downtown; entertainment; 12 Water St., 860-572-4422WEBSITE

Restaurant Overview for Mystic Area - ctvisit.com; list of restaurants organized by type of foodWEBSITE

Accommodations
Comfort Inn Mystic - hot breakfast; located 1/2 mile to Aquarium and Olde Mistick Village shopping; 48 Whitehall Ave., 860-572-8531WEBSITE
Hampton Inn & Suites - 6 Hendel Dr., 860-536-2536WEBSITE
Hilton Mystic - hotel within walk to Olde Mistick Village & aquarium; indoor pool; Mooring restaurant; 20 Coogan Blvd., 860-572-0731WEBSITE
Holiday Inn Express - walk to Olde Mistick Village and Aquarium; continental breakfast, indoor pool; 6 Coogan Blvd., 860-572-9065WEBSITE
Howard Johnson Inn - good value inn walk to Olde Mistick Village & Aquarium; indoor pool; 253 Germanville Ave., 860-536-2654WEBSITE
Hyatt Place Mystic - spacious guest rooms, outdoor heated pool, continental breakfast; 224 Germanville Ave., 860-536-9997WEBSITE
Inn at Mystic Resort - four buildings; outdoor pool; buffet breakfast and afternoon tea; walk to downtown; 3 Williams Ave., 860-536-9604WEBSITE
Residence Inn - studios & suites w/ kitchens; indoor pool; buffet breakfast; short drive to attractions; 40 Whitehall Ave., 860-536-5150WEBSITE
Steamboat Inn - downtown luxury inn on Mystic River; full breakfast; whirlpool baths, fireplaces; 73 Steamboat Wharf, 860-536-8300WEBSITE
Taber Inne & Suites - twelve buildings on two acres; walk to downtown & seaport; suites too; indoor pool; 66 Williams Ave., 860-536-4904WEBSITE
The Whaler's Inn - downtown historic inn; continental breakfast, Bravo Bravo restaurant; 20 E. Main St., 860-536-1506WEBSITE
Whitehall Mansion Inn - historic colonial inn at Residence Inn; cont. brkfst., fireplaces, canopy beds, jacuzzis; 42 Whitehall Ave., 860-572-7280WEBSITE

Bed & Breakfasts of Mystic - thebbmc.com; B&B's and inns in Mystic and surrounding townsWEBSITE

Events, Activities, Attractions
Argia Mystic Cruises - sailboat cruises from downtown Mystic; seasonal; 15 Holmes St., 860-536-0416WEBSITE
B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill - cider mill Sep-Dec; apple cider, apple wine, cider donuts; north of rt.; 95; 129 N. Stonington Rd., 860-536-3354WEBSITE
Blue Heaven and Paddle Board Rentals - seasonal kayak rentals, near Mystic River Park; 2 Washington St., 860-912-4188WEBSITE
Clinton Crossing Premium Outlet - outdoor outlet shopping; located 34 miles south of Mystic; 20-A Killingworth Tpke., Clinton, 860-664-0700WEBSITE
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center - nature center, museum, walking trails; short drive; 109 Pequotsepos Rd., 860-536-1216WEBSITE
Essex Steam Train and Riverboat - scenic locomotive train ride; steamboat ride; dinner train too; 1 Railroad Ave., Essex, 860-767-0103WEBSITE
Mystic Aquarium - great aquarium; outdoor exhibits; beluga whales, penguins, seals & sea lions; 55 Coogan Blvd., 860-572-5955WEBSITE
Mystic Arts Center - special events; exhibitions; fine art and craft sales; 9 Water St., 860-536-7601WEBSITE
Mystic Seaport - maritime history museum with 1800's re-created village; 75 Germanville Ave., 860-572-0711WEBSITE
Mystic Seaport Museum Store - unique gifts, maritime books; also, Museum Bookstore; 75 Germanville Ave., 860-572-5385WEBSITE
Mystic Whaler Schooner - New London sailing day trips and multi-day vacation cruises; 35 Water St., New London, 860-447-1249WEBSITE
Ocean Beach Park - beach w/boardwalk, rides, arcade, food court, pool, mini-golf, waterslide, spray park; 98 Neptune Ave., New London, 860-447-3031WEBSITE
Old Lighthouse Museum - small lighthouse and museum with expansive views from top; check hrs; 7 Water St., Stonington, 860-535-1440WEBSITE
Project Oceanology - marine science program; check for seal, lighthouse cruises; 1084 Shennecossett Rd., Groton, 860-445-9007WEBSITE
Saltwater Farm Vineyard - tasting room open seasonally; ck hours; scheduled live music; 349 Elm St., Stonington, 860-415-9072WEBSITE
Steamboat Sabino - coal powered steamboat river cruises at Mystic Seaport; seasonal; 75 Germanville Ave., 860-572-5315WEBSITE
Stonington Vineyard - tours and wine tasting; 523 Taugwonk Rd., Stonington, 860-535-1222WEBSITE
Submarine Force Museum - free museum; located on Thames River in Groton; check hours; 1 Crystal Lake Rd., Groton, 860-694-3290WEBSITE
The Boathouse at Mystic Seaport - boat trips & rentals; wooden row boats and sail boats; seasonal; 75 Germanville Ave., 860-572-0711WEBSITE
Williams Beach - small public beach with playground; long walk or short drive from downtown Mystic; 1 Harry Austin Dr., 860-536-3575WEBSITE

Kids
Argia Mystic Cruises - sailboat cruises from downtown Mystic; seasonal; 15 Holmes St., 860-536-0416WEBSITE
B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill - cider mill Sep-Dec; apple cider, apple wine, cider donuts; north of rt.; 95; 129 N. Stonington Rd., 860-536-3354WEBSITE
Blue Heaven and Paddle Board Rentals - seasonal kayak rentals, near Mystic River Park; 2 Washington St., 860-912-4188WEBSITE
Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut - educational, hands-on play space; 409 Main St., Niantic, 860-691-1111WEBSITE
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center - nature center, museum, walking trails; short drive; 109 Pequotsepos Rd., 860-536-1216WEBSITE
Dinosaur State Park - dinosaur fossil tracks under geodesic dome; trails; south of Hartford; 400 West St., Rocky Hill, 860-529-8423WEBSITE
Essex Steam Train and Riverboat - scenic locomotive train ride; steamboat ride; dinner train too; 1 Railroad Ave., Essex, 860-767-0103WEBSITE
Mystic Aquarium - great aquarium; outdoor exhibits; beluga whales, penguins, seals & sea lions; 55 Coogan Blvd., 860-572-5955WEBSITE
Mystic Arts Center - special events; exhibitions; fine art and craft sales; 9 Water St., 860-536-7601WEBSITE
Mystic Seaport - maritime history museum with 1800's re-created village; 75 Germanville Ave., 860-572-0711WEBSITE
Mystic Whaler Schooner - New London sailing day trips and multi-day vacation cruises; 35 Water St., New London, 860-447-1249WEBSITE
Ocean Beach Park - beach w/boardwalk, rides, arcade, food court, pool, mini-golf, waterslide, spray park; 98 Neptune Ave., New London, 860-447-3031WEBSITE
Old Lighthouse Museum - small lighthouse and museum with expansive views from top; check hrs; 7 Water St., Stonington, 860-535-1440WEBSITE
Project Oceanology - marine science program; check for seal, lighthouse cruises; 1084 Shennecossett Rd., Groton, 860-445-9007WEBSITE
Steamboat Sabino - coal powered steamboat river cruises at Mystic Seaport; seasonal; 75 Germanville Ave., 860-572-5315WEBSITE
Submarine Force Museum - free museum; located on Thames River in Groton; check hours; 1 Crystal Lake Rd., Groton, 860-694-3290WEBSITE
The Boathouse at Mystic Seaport - boat trips & rentals; wooden row boats and sail boats; seasonal; 75 Germanville Ave., 860-572-0711WEBSITE
Williams Beach - small public beach with playground; long walk or short drive from downtown Mystic; 1 Harry Austin Dr., 860-536-3575WEBSITE
Williams Beach - small public beach w/playground; long walk or short drive from downtown Mystic; 1 Harry Austin Dr., 860-536-3575WEBSITE
Family Fun Info - overview of lots of things to do with kids in Mystic and surrounding areaWEBSITE

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Mystic Army Navy Store, Downtown Mystic, Ct. Bank Square Books, Downtown Mystic, Ct. Mystic Disc, Downtown Mystic, Ct.

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