Tourism in the Mystic Country region is a $3.8 billion industry, generating more than 58,000 jobs in eastern Connecticut. Together, we can do something even greater. Whether it’s timely research, tourism planning tools, or inspiration for your next marketing campaign, our aim is to provide resources to support the work that you do.


Register today for the 2015 Tourism Marketing Boot Camps!

  • December 22nd, 2014

Get your 2015 marketing plan in shape!
The boot camp will feature 45-minute seminars on important topics presented by experienced industry experts. Attendees are able to pick and choose their desired workshops, which are rotated to offer as many effective topic combinations […]

2015 State Marketing Challenge Grants Announced

  • December 12th, 2014

Deadline: Monday, January 12, 2015 by 4pm (EST)

The Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and the Office of Tourism (COT) have announced the 2015 Marketing Challenge Grant program. Grant applications must be received (not postmarked) by 4pm on […]

Sign up early for 15% discount in the Mystic Country Visitors Guide

  • November 12th, 2014

Reserve your advertising space now in Mystic Country, the official 2015 regional visitors guide serving all of eastern Connecticut.

With over 120 full color pages, the Mystic Country Visitors Guide has been the region’s leading tourism publication dedicated to promoting the charm […]


Tourism News

USA Today Contest for Best Aquarium in the USA

  • July 30th, 2014

USA Today announced the nominations for the 10 best Aquariums and Mystic Aquarium made the list. Now is the time to cast votes to assure that Mystic Aquarium becomes a winner and places in the top 10. Click here to vote between now and August 18. You can vote once a day, every day.