The Town of Mystic was founded over 200 years ago and is enriched with culture and entertainment – making it a great location for shoreline real estate. You can immerse yourself into the quaint Olde Mistick Village to peruse small shops and eateries; or drive over to Mystic Aquarium where you can visit the only Beluga Whales in New England.
Downtown Mystic is made up of local shops and eateries. One of the most well-known restaurants in the town is Mystic Pizza. This local pizza joint became a town staple when the movie Mystic Pizza, featuring Julia Roberts, became a cult-classic.
Throughout Mystic there are numerous small shops and cafes that create an enjoyable atmosphere. With all of the attractions and beautiful scenery you will always have something new to see and there will never be a dull moment.
Our Town offers a rich mixture of cultural, recreational, educational and business opportunities, as well as a unique glimpse of the sea’s influence on American life. Early settlers and later immigrants to our land found a hospitable environment in which to prosper. That charm, ambiance and quality of life makes Stonington a good place to live, work, and visit.
The Town of Stonington is situated in the southeastern corner of Connecticut, bordering Westerly, Rhode Island to the east, Long Island Sound to the south, Groton, Ledyard, and North Stonington to the west and north. Stonington is the only Connecticut town facing the Atlantic Ocean. Fishers Island and Long Island, New York, can be seen to the southwest and Block Island, Rhode Island to the southeast. The rocky shoreline has many peninsulas, islands, coves, and marshes.
Stonington boasts a combination of seaside and semi-rural working and living neighborhoods. The Town is within two hours or less of major research and transportation centers in Boston, Providence, New Haven, Hartford, and New York City. Access via I-95 is minutes away. Airports are located nearby in Groton, Hartford, Providence, Rhode Island and Boston, Massachusetts. Amtrak train stations are located in the Village of Mystic within the Town of Stonington, and in New London and Westerly, Rhode Island.
Fishers Island, New York is an unspoiled gem. To the north, you’ll find Fishers Island Sound. To the south and west is the entrance to Long Island Sound. To the east and south is Block Island Sound. We’re surrounded by natural beauty.
The fishing in and around Fishers is some of the best and most challenging on the East Coast. Some of the prettiest beaches to be found on the Sound grace Fishers Island’s coastline. Large amounts of land are in a nature preserve trust. Walking trails loop through prairie grasses, woodlands, wetlands and ocean settings that are havens to birds, animals and rare flora.