The Black Hawk is Connecticut's premier party fishing boat. We offer fun, affordable fishing for all ages and abilities. The Black Hawk fishes for striped bass, bluefish, porgies, sea bass, blackfish, and more!
Located in downtown New London, a short walking distance from the City's railroad, bus & ferry transportation hub, the Custom House is open year-round.
?Telling the stories of New London's waterfront, the Custom House Maritime Museum offers lighthouse tours and boat trips, an annual chowda'fest, artifacts relating to local lighthouses, US Customs and the Amistad, along with changing exhibitions and a great Museum Shop.
Mystic Aquarium is a division of Sea Research Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, and is counted among the nation's leading aquariums with more than 300 species and an extensive collection of marine mammals, including New England's only beluga whales.
The Lyme Land Trust preserves and stewards Lyme's scenic woodlands, flowing rivers, brooks, and watersheds for the region's fresh water and air recreation, wildlife habitats, and bird filled marshes. Our watersheds are among the last ones flowing to the Connecticut River, the Nations' first designated Blueway and source of 70% of fresh water to the Long Island Sound.
The Valley Railroad Company – operating the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat – has been serving the lower Connecticut River Valley since 1971. Our company’s mission is to keep alive the rich mechanical, industrial, and transportation heritage of our state through the continual operation of our vintage steam and diesel locomotives and passenger coaches, as well as the operation & maintenance of the facilities and infrastructure that support these. We welcome visitors from throughout the state of Connecticut, the New England region and all over the world to ride our railroad, relax aboard our riverboat and visit our unique facilities.
Located in the heart of downtown New London, the historic Garde theatre is one of the few remaining historic movie palaces in Connecticut. The Garde was built in 1926 during the golden era of the motion pictures and vaudeville theatres. The restored Moroccan interior of the Garde Theatre and expanded lobbies and function spaces provide a very audience-friendly theatre venue in a warm and beautiful atmosphere.
Once built, the first-ever National Coast Guard Museum will educate, engage and inspire visitors, showing how the men and women of USCG have faithfully served our Nation since 1790 and how they continue to use state-of-the-art technology to protect our waterways, environment, and commerce.
The Mijoy 747 is an 85-Foot aluminum fishing vessel. Coat Guard approved, it is equipped with the latest in electronics for safety and fishing. The courteous crew will help seasoned anglers and beginners enjoy a day on the water.
We are a full service custom picture frame business with work produced on site. We feature the work of local artisans in our gallery with exhibitions of local scenes as well as gift items utilizing locally recovered seaglass and pottery pieces. Pewter ornaments exclusively featuring the whale tail designed for New London. Painted lobster claws, birdhouse gourds, wood boxes and more.
Affectionately nicknamed the COMO by locals, the Stonington Community Center, Inc. was established in 1945. The great COMO legacy of strengthening community began over 70 years ago. It is our endeavor to continue this legacy, cultivating our unique COMO culture through laughter, acceptance, fun and learning for our entire community.
Mystic Seaport Museum is the nation’s leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929 to gather and preserve the rapidly disappearing artifacts of America’s seafaring past, the Museum has grown to become a national center for research and education with the mission to “inspire an enduring connection to the American maritime experience.”