New Haven to Mystic Travel Guide


Plan Your New Haven to Mystic Vacation

As you drive northeast along Interstate 95, culturally rich New Haven is the final urban obstacle between southwestern Connecticut's overdeveloped coast and southeastern Connecticut's quieter shoreline. The remainder of the jagged coast, which stretches to the Rhode Island, consists of small coastal villages, quiet hamlets, and relatively undisturbed beaches. The only interruptions along this seashore are the industry and piers of New London and Groton. Mystic, Stonington, Old Saybrook, Clinton, and Guilford are havens for fans of antiques and boutiques. North of Groton, near the town of Ledyard, the Mashantucket Pequot Reservation owns and operates Foxwoods Casino and the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. The Mohegan Indians run the Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville. These two properties have added noteworthy hotels and marquee restaurants in recent years.


New Haven to Mystic Hotels

Fodor's local writers visit every hotel we recommend. Look for our discerning Fodor's Choice picks or search by price and location.


New Haven to Mystic Restaurants

Find the best New Haven to Mystic restaurants in every price category with our top picks.


New Haven to Mystic Experiences

  • New Haven Pizza 101

    New Haven has been on pizza-lovers' radar for decades. The apizza (pronounced "ah-beetz" by locals) is defined by its thin, chewy crust, which... Read more

  • Connecticut Lobster Rolls

    Behold the lobster roll. Sweet, succulent, and sinfully rich, it's the ultimate buttery icon of a Connecticut summer. Other New England states... Read more


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