A private 18-hole championship golf course considered by many to be the best kept secret in all of Connecticut. It is nestled in the hills of Baltic, Connecticut, located minutes from Norwich, New London and Willimantic.
The country club property gently rolls through the scenic hills of the southeastern corner of the state. Established in 1960, Mohegan Sun Country Club at Pautipaug is recognized for immaculate conditions and impeccable greens.
The Museum of America and the Sea – is the nation’s leading maritime museum. Explore American maritime history firsthand as you climb aboard historic tall ships, stroll through a re-created 19th century coastal village or watch our working preservation shipyard in action.
Rediscover Mystic Country Connecticut where you will find yourself in one of the most beautiful spots in coastal New England. Witness untouched scenes and meet those charming personalities only this area holds for all of your Connecticut travel. Where else can you find three completely different experiences only a short drive from one another?
| 18 Miles
55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT 06355-1997
The Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration is an aquarium and oceanography institute in Mystic, Connecticut. The Aquarium is one of only four U.S. facilities nation where people can see Steller sea lions or Northern fur seals. It is also among the first aquariums to attempt artificial insemination on a Beluga Whale. Some other exhibits include a ray touch pool, a penguin exhibit, and a bat cave.
The Institute for Exploration features maps, diagrams, and models from Dr. Robert Ballard's explorations of the Black Sea and of the wreck of the RMS Titanic.
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
| 9 Miles
625 Williams Street, New London, CT 06320
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum was founded in 1932 by Harriet Upson Allyn in memory of her father, Lyman Allyn.
Housed in a handsome Neo-Classical building designed by Charles A. Platt, the permanent collection includes over 10,000 paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, furniture and decorative arts, with an emphasis on American art from the 18th through 20th centuries. Featured artists include Rembrandt Peale, Benjamin West, Gilbert Stuart, John Trumbull, Thomas Cole, Frederick Edwin Church, and Albert Bierstadt.
Also occupying the Museum’s gracious campus is the stone Deshon-Allyn House, a Federal style home built in 1829 by Daniel Deshon, sold to Lyman Allyn, and occupied by various members of the Allyn family, including Harriet. The house has been declared a National Registered Landmark.
The Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut is an interactive educational and cultural institution located in Niantic, Connecticut. Founded in 1992, the museum covers 5,000 square feet and is designed to encourage children to study arts, sciences, health, and various cultures.
The museum features a Discovery Room featuring live animals and a wide variety of educational activities. The museum is also home to a clubhouse, a fishing boat, and a fish market, giant chimes, a whale drum, natural play areas, a performing stage and a two-person research submarine.