Many of Mystic - New London’s most interesting sights are near to Griswold, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Among the most popular attractions here are the fascinating Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center and the fantastic Leffingwell House Historic Museum. If you have time, don’t miss the Upper Falls Heritage Park and Stonington Vineyard.
Griswold has a number of cultural attractions within easy reach that make great places to visit. Browse the museums and collections in the Mystic Seaport - The Museum of America and the Sea in Mystic and the Submarine Force Library and Museum in Groton. Experience one or two of the spectacular live performances at the Garde Arts Center in New London. Often talked about galleries, include the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London and the Hygienic Art Gallery.
Looking for some fun for the kids? Be thoroughly entertained at some of the child-friendly in the area. You should not miss out on the incredible animal experiences at the Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration in Mystic.
If the sun is shining, follow the locals and make the most of the nearby parks and reserves. Follow the paths through botanical displays, mingle with locals, or just enjoy the fresh air at the Connecticut College Arboretum in New London. To catch a glimpse of the local wilderness set out to explore the Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton.
For some retail therapy, browse Crystal Mall in New London and the Olde Mistick Village in Mystic.
At the end of a busy day enjoying the charms of Griswold, relax for the night in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. The Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Uncasville, the Hyatt Place Mohegan Sun, Uncasville and the Bellissimo Grande Hotel, North Stonington are just some of the many great places to stay around here.