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One of the best parts of celebrating the Christmas season is attending all the festive events! Mystic, Connecticut, hosts some of the most entertaining activities for visitors and locals alike to enjoy during the holiday season. If you’re visiting this beautiful area during the Christmas season, you need to attend the Mystic Seaport Lantern Light Tours. Now in their 37th year, these tours are a favorite pastime of many. Take a look at what you need to know about these beloved tours and make plans to participate in one today!
The 2016 Lantern Light Tours begin November 25th and continue until December 23rd. Tours depart every fifteen minutes from the Sanger Visitors Reception Center at 47 Greenmanville Avenue (Rte. 27) in Mystic, Connecticut. You can purchase your tickets ahead of time through the Mystic Seaport website.
Take a trip back in time to the year 1876 when you embark on one of the Mystic Seaport Lantern Light Tours! You’ll begin your journey by hopping aboard a horse-drawn carriage. You and the other passengers will then ride to six different locations to watch individual acts from The Nutcracker. These tours usually last approximately 70 minutes and include all kinds of musical surprises! You might even get the chance to meet Santa!
The Mystic, CT, events calendar is bursting with fun events during the holiday season! Enjoy the Mystic Village Christmas, an evening festivity that includes a stroll through the Olde Mistick Village to admire their many dazzling light displays and other decorations. The Mystic Christmas Boat Parade is another local favorite! This annual tradition features a parade of colorfully illuminated boats followed by a Christmas tree lighting and a visit with Santa. Don’t forget about the additional things to do at Mystic Seaport during the holiday season! They offer other Christmas events as well, such as the Traditional Holiday Bake, the Community Carol Sing, and Holiday Magic.
The best way to complete your holiday getaway to Mystic, Connecticut, is to find the warmest, coziest accommodations! Make plans to stay with us at Stonecroft Country Inn, a comfy bed and breakfast in Stonington, CT, that contains beautiful rooms, each fully equipped with all the amenities you need for a weekend of rest and relaxation. Spend time exploring the many surrounding attractions or simply unwind in the warmth of our cozy environment. Our lovely haven in Connecticut is guaranteed to provide you with all the comfort and luxury you could ever need, so what are you waiting for? Check our availability online right now so you can start planning the trip of a lifetime!
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