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Brewery tour, beer, food & history

The craft beer craze that has (thankfully) swept the nation, has been very kind to this area (Southeast Connecticut and neighboring Rhode Island).   From New London to Westerly on Rte 95 is a mere 20 minutes — none of it includes a big city, and yet a beer tour can easily pull off the…

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December 11, 2019

Six (other) cool things to see in Mystic (off the beaten path)

The Aquarium is great, the Mystic Seaport Museum is awesome, and you gotta take a selfie under the Mystic Pizza sign (“a slice of heaven”).  OK, but that ain’t everything by a long shot.  We do walking and food tours around town, and depending on your area of interest, here are nine OTHER cool things…

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June 4, 2019

First Food Tour of Mystic, Noank, Stonington (history included!)

History tour with food included?  Or Food tour with history included?  Take your pick.  The very first Mystic Revealed “3 Seacoast Villages” food tour of Noank, Stonington and Mystic was blessed by a beautiful Sunday of Memorial Day weekend.  The sun gleamed on fresh lobster rolls from Ford’s Lobster at our first stop.  Boat traffic…

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May 29, 2019

Farm, Table, Food, History, Stonington, Tour

On one of May’s few good weather days, we toured a fascinating 63 acre, 250 year old local treasure. Before the Revolution, before whaling, before shipbuilding, before manufacturing and before tourism, this area was about farms.  Despite the rugged terrain and the brutal weather, the earliest colonial homesteads were farms.  Most are now gone, but…

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May 19, 2019

Let us show you the ropes

Mystic food tours, Mystic walking tours Mystic history tours….you don’t have to choose because Mystic Revealed tours incorporate all 3.   Our food, our ships, our history.  Feed your mind while feeding your body.  The maritime and shipbuilding history of Mystic is a defining part of the area’s character, and everywhere you look are iconic…

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March 6, 2019

Best food experiences, Mystic local food and history tour.

Current food wisdom, which makes ridiculously good sense, is eat fresh, eat local. It’s not always possible (sorry no fresh, local fruit is grown in February in New England for instance), but it’s certainly something to shoot for. Let’s take seafood, yes lets! Fresh local oysters are available year-round. My son works on an oyster…

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March 5, 2019

Mystic food tours with a healthy dash of maritime history

Mystic River Historical Association Our Mystic food tours are infused with the rich maritime history of this area. Many of the places you’ll visit were the sites of shipyards and naval battles, or the homes of sea captains or early settlers. The walls can’t talk, but our we can, and you’ll hear colorful stories about…

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March 1, 2019

Mystic craft brews

Mystic food tours gotta have some brews right? Like much of America, Mystic and the surrounding area has been blessed with a substantial recent influx of quality craft brewing. Local Mystic craft breweries feature a wide range of styles and ever-shifting menus, so anything I write up today will be different next week. Personally I’m…

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February 28, 2019