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.

Important Update

The Eastern Regional Tourism District needs your support – Tourism District Budget News

  • February 26th, 2015

On February 18th, the Governor released his recommended budget for the next two fiscal years. In that budget all funding for Regional Tourism Districts has been eliminated. If approved by the Legislature this will result in the closing of the District (Mystic Country) – and support and promotion of the tourism industry in eastern Connecticut – will cease to exist.

On Monday March 2, 2015, the Appropriations Committee will begin conducting hearings from which they will make final funding decisions. It is important, if you support continuing the work of the District and Mystic Country, that members of the Legislature […]


Save on advertising in the 2015 Spring/Summer CT Getaway Guide

  • February 19th, 2015

Mystic Country has reserved space in the 2015 Spring/Summer CT Getaway Guide. This publication will be inserted into Sunday newspapers on May 17, 2015, with a total circulation of 959,000. Added multimedia components will include online and E-blast campaigns. Thousands of […]

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 […]

Tourism News

Vote for Mystic!

  • February 19th, 2015

Voting closes March 16

Mystic has been selected by USA Today as one of the nation’s 10 BEST small coastal towns! Put the historic village into first place by clicking the link and casting your vote for MYSTIC. You can vote once a day through noon March 16. Getting Mystic to the […]

Connecticut Office of Tourism Outreach Meetings scheduled

  • February 19th, 2015

The Connecticut Office of Tourism will host its annual series of industry partner Marketing Outreach Meetings throughout the state this March – save the date for the meeting in your area:

  • Tuesday, March 3
    9:30-11 a.m. – Hilton Mystic, Mystic
    2-3:30 p.m. – Nathan Hale Inn & Conference Center, Storrs
  • Wednesday, March 4

    10-11:30 a.m. – […]

Save the dates

  • February 19th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12
The Connecticut Governor’s Conference on Tourism
Held from 8am to 4pm at the Connecticut Convention Center. Sponsorships are also available – contact Randy Fiveash at or Sue Henrique at for details.

Saturday, June 13
Connecticut Open House Day 2015
For information contact Rosemary Bove at or […]