Are you a New Englander or New Yorker embarking on a family road trip this vacation season? Looking for a budget-friendly destination with great activities for the kids, good prices, and reasonably priced lodging? Mystic, Connecticut may be the perfect destination for you.
Mystic Connecticut, located near the Rhode Island border and right off route 95, is offering the 2010 Mystic Pass, which costs $23-$59 depending on age, and offers some great discounts. With each pass, you’ll receive one admission to Mystic Seaport, one admission to the Planetarium Show, one admission to Mystic Aquarium, one free soda at Mystic Aquarium’s Penguins Cafe, and one aluminum reusable water bottle. In addition, you can receive up to 15% off your stays (promos vary by hotel) at national chains, local inns and campsites with the pass, discounts and freebies at twenty-five local Mystic shops, discounts at five additional area attractions, and discounts at ten local restaurants. You can find out more information about the pass at the Mystic Web site.
One hotel where you can receive a discount with the pass is the Comfort Inn, Mystic. The Comfort Inn is conveniently located right off of Route 95, and offers some great amenities like free deluxe continental breakfast (with hot food too), free wireless high-speed Internet access, and an on-site exercise room. It’s a great travel “home-base” for your Mystic adventure.
Comfort Inn Mystic
48 Whitehall Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
Photo credit: The Comfort Inn Mystic