Many of Mystic - New London’s most interesting sights can be found within easy reach of Groton, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. The Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park and the Hygienic Art Gallery are two of the popular places to visit. Two other worthy points of interest that are located within a short distance of Groton are the Fort Trumbull State Park and the Garde Arts Center.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area the special place it is. Step inside the many fascinating museums here such as the Submarine Force Library and Museum. Book tickets for some of the thrilling theater, dance and music shows at the Monte Cristo Cottage in New London. Popular art galleries, include the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London.
If the sun is shining, follow the locals and appreciate the local natural destinations. When the sun is out, explore the Connecticut College Arboretum in New London, a place where families can enjoy some time outdoors. Feel the breeze through your hair at one of the area’s beaches, for example the Ocean Beach Park in New London.
A great way to experience the countryside is to hit the fairways at the area’s popular courses such as the Shennecossett Golf Course in New London.
Finding somewhere suitable to stay close to Groton is easy. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Red Roof Inn Mystic - New London, the Ramada Groton, or the Super 8 Motel Groton Foxwood.