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Mystic: Seaport Museum All-Day Admission Entry Ticket

Mystic: Seaport Museum All-Day Admission Entry Ticket

Spend the day exploring historic vessels, original 19th-century storefronts and dwellings, and engaging with friendly shipwrights at the seaport museum in Mystic. Visit a unique living historical setting, dedicated to preserving American maritime heritage. Explore the 19-acre museum campus, walk through a working shipyard where carpenters combine traditional skills and modern techniques to preserve the craft of wooden shipbuilding. See the Charles W. Morgan, the world’s last remaining wooden whale ship and learn how America transformed from a nation of whale hunters to watchers. Take a stroll around the recreated village, gardens, and waterfront while learning what it was like to earn one’s living from the sea. At the museum guests are welcome to add on activities such as sailing, cruises, and a daily planetarium shows exploring celestial navigation and other themes. Pack a picnic to enjoy, or dine at one of 3 seasonally-operated eateries.

New Haven: Historic Yale Smartphone Self Guided Walking Tour

New Haven: Historic Yale Smartphone Self Guided Walking Tour

Founded in 1701 Yale is the 3rd oldest institution of education in the USA, and some would say the most secretive. On our adventure you will see New Haven’s historic spots including Yale’s old campus, the New Haven green, The inventors of the Hamburger - Louis Lunch, Grove Street Cemetery and many more. Go at your own pace. Stop anytime by pausing the tour, and continue anytime. This is on our Walking Tour app, and the tour never expires. Our tours are professionally produced for the best immersive experiences. Feel free to pause the tour and enter the Yale Art Gallery and see an original Van Gogh, or the Beinecke rare book Library and see the original Gutenberg bible, if they are open during normal visitors’ hours, entrance is free. You’ll also see the Tombs of the secret societies of Yale, including Skull and Bones, Book and Snake and Scroll and Keys, and learn about their members. Our tours are professionally produced with professional narration and music. And powered by our walking tour app technology.

Mystic: Guided Ghost Tour of Downtown Mystic at Night

Mystic: Guided Ghost Tour of Downtown Mystic at Night

Our Original Ghost Walk takes travelers through the historic downtown Mystic landscape crossing the bascule bridge between both sides of the Mystic River, guests will become immersed in the dark, sordid and supernatural history of New England’s famous seafaring village. From 17th century strife of colonial life amidst the Pequot Wars and the King Phillip’s war to mysterious turn of the century murders, Mystic’s history was founded in darkness. As the centuries grew, lost seafarers, creepy cryptids, and scandalous happenings took place in our quaint seaside community. At the same time, people of importance and resilience made Mystic a safe harbor for generations to come. Hear tales of Revolutionary heroes, industrial revolution hot spots, and Union soldiers of the Civil War still seen in their spectral form all on our Downtown Mystic tour. Our Downtown Mystic tour takes guests from the 17th through 20th centuries in old Mystic with true terrifying tales from our hidden archives and remarkable history amid legends and lore. From curses to paranormal activity, there’s no shortage of the supernatural in downtown Mystic. This is a 2-hour walking tour encompassing about one mile and taking off Liberty Pole Square. This just in front of the S&P Oyster Club and we meet at the big anchor that marks the spot. This tour is a blend of history and mystery.

Moonlit Mystic Graveyard Ghost Tour

Moonlit Mystic Graveyard Ghost Tour

There’s nothing more intimately haunting than a colonial burial ground and Mystic boasts some of the most fascinating and haunted burial grounds around. The Graveyard Ghost tour takes place at Whitehall Burial Ground just off Hendel Drive in Mystic. Whitehall Burial Ground established in the 1660’s was one of the common burial places of Mystic until the rural landscape movement arrived to Mystic in 1854. Our Graveyard Ghost Tour tells tales of some of Mystic’s most famous residents. From Captains of King Philip’s War who saw unspeakable horrors to tales of true vampires amid epidemic scares, From Patriot defenders who met bloody ends to abolitionists and freed enslaved people’s making their mark on the Mystic community, there’s no shortage of notable or frightening accounts. The graveyard tour walks visitors through early American history in New England through times of fear, sickness and war. The trials and tribulations left behind several hauntings and the graveyard has had activity of footsteps, voices and full-bodied apparitions for years – many of which guests experience on our tour. The Graveyard tour ends with a special spooky surprise – perfect for history and ghost lovers alike. The graveyard tour walks guests through time amid the graves of the people who made Mystic, Mystic. Learn about colonial burial practices and graves on this guided tour. This is a 2-hour walking tour taking off from the gates of Whitehall Burial Ground. This tour is a blend of history and mystery.

Willimantic/Windham, CT: Murder Mystery Detective Experience

Willimantic/Windham, CT: Murder Mystery Detective Experience

Step into the shoes of a newly-minted detective, tasked by Commander Mahoney to solve a gripping case... murder on the streets of Willimantic & Windham. During this crime solving audio adventure, you'll visit each of the 10 locations marked on the map, either in person or virtually via the web version (included). You'll have the choice to experience the downtown area with the walking map, or go with the driving route on the outskirts of the city. Once you choose, the exact starting point will be revealed. *See images for route New for 2024, you'll also have the option of exploring the downtown area from your couch while playing the web version on any browser enabled device (PC, tablet, cast to Smart TV). You'll park or stop at each location, listen to the audio story and put your detective skills to the test by gathering clues and piecing together the evidence. At the end, you'll make your deductions and issue an arrest warrant. Your all around detective skills will be tested too, culminating in a Case Performance Score to gauge your sleuthing prowess. Suitable for solo detectives, dynamic duos, or groups of mystery enthusiasts, this game will have you immersed in an audio tale full of intrigue. The game awaits, detective – are you prepared to crack the case?

Mystic: Ghosts of Christmas Past Downtown Walking Tour

Mystic: Ghosts of Christmas Past Downtown Walking Tour

Embark on a journey through Mystic and delve into the ancient holiday tradition of ghost stories, rooted in Solstice celebrations. Join a guided walk to hear tales of the scariest Christmas creatures, spine-chilling Christmas games, and spirits that reveal the true meaning of the Christmas spirit. From indigenous traditions to Dickensian tales, immerse yourself in a magical realm that will change the way you view Christmas and the mystical. Beyond Saint Nicholas flying through the sky, discover a plethora of other beings and spirits, from the benevolent to the potentially nefarious.

From Boston: 4-Day US East Coast Tour with Accomodation

From Boston: 4-Day US East Coast Tour with Accomodation

On Day 1, passengers will be picked up in Boston in the morning. We will drive to New York today by shuttle bus or our travel bus. In New York City, we'll explore Midtown and Downtown. Our tour includes a Statue of Liberty cruise and visits to iconic locations such as the Brooklyn Bridge, New York City Hall, Porter House in Heroic Gorge, the Federal Reserve Bank, the New York Stock Exchange, the Trump Building, Wall Street, the Indian Museum, Battery Park, and the 9/11 Memorial. Additionally, we will visit Times Square, Grand Central Station, the New York Public Library, Bryant Park, St. Patrick's Cathedral on 5th Ave, Central Park, and Yankee Stadium. Guests can also extend their trip by visiting the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. On day 2, we will begin our journey in Philadelphia, where we will visit Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Afterward, we will travel to Washington, DC to explore the city. Highlights include visits to the Jefferson Memorial and Lincoln Memorial Hall. We will also ascend the U.S. Air Force Memorial for a panoramic view of the Pentagon and the 9/11 Memorial. Additionally, we will visit the Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and have an exterior view of the White House. On day 3, we will visit Watkins Glen (subject to time, traffic, and weather conditions). Afterward, we'll drive to Buffalo, where you will learn more about this once-great industrial hub. We will stop at the Navy Park to see the Fletcher-class Destroyer that served in World War II, and then climb to the Lake Erie observation deck for a clear view. In the evening, we will take the elevator through the Cave of the Winds to the foot of the waterfall. We'll step onto the observation platform at Terrapin Point on Goat Island and Luna Island, touching the water up close. We'll also experience the colorful night view of the three major waterfalls: Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and American Falls. On day 4, we will start by overlooking the spectacular Niagara Falls from the observation deck. We will then ride the Maid of the Mist to experience the falls up close. Afterward, we'll follow the car to the downstream of the waterfall, experiencing the vortex formed by the water flowing down at Whirlpool State Park, and learning about the invention and operation of the Niagara Power Vista. After that, we will return to Boston.

4-Day Niagara Falls, DC, Boston Tour from New York

4-Day Niagara Falls, DC, Boston Tour from New York

Day 1, we will begin our journey in Philadelphia, where we will visit Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. Afterward, we will travel to Washington, DC to explore the city. Highlights include visits to the Jefferson Memorial and Lincoln Memorial Hall. We will also ascend the U.S. Air Force Memorial for a panoramic view of the Pentagon and the 9/11 Memorial. Additionally, we will visit the Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and have an exterior view of the White House. Day 2, we will visit Watkins Glen (subject to time, traffic, and weather conditions). Afterward, we'll drive to Buffalo, where you will learn more about this once-great industrial hub. We will stop at the Navy Park to see the Fletcher-class Destroyer that served in World War II, and then climb to the Lake Erie observation deck for a clear view. In the evening, we will take the elevator through the Cave of the Winds to the foot of the waterfall. We'll step onto the observation platform at Terrapin Point on Goat Island and Luna Island, touching the water up close. We'll also experience the colorful night view of the three major waterfalls: Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and American Falls.. Day 3, we will start the day by overlooking the spectacular Niagara Falls from the observation deck. We will then ride the Maid of the Mist to experience the falls up close. Afterward, we'll follow the car to the downstream of the waterfall, experiencing the vortex formed by the water flowing down at Whirlpool State Park, and learning about the invention and operation of the Niagara Power Vista. Day 4, in the morning, we will take a Boston Campus Tour of Harvard University and MIT, views of Charles River. Brings you a deep tour of walking to Boston Freedom Trail. And be able to take a Boston Harbor cruise to see views of the city from the water if you both select those two tours. After that, we will go back to New York.

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New Haven,Rhode Island,Boston 2-Day Trip from New York

New Haven,Rhode Island,Boston 2-Day Trip from New York

Travel from New York City to the heart of American history and politics over 2 days. Your adventure begins with a drive to New Haven to visit the Yale University and visit the Breakers(Optional) at Newport. The trip will start in the city of Cambridge, MA where we will visit the Harvard University. Later, we will take pictures with the main academic building of MIT. Another fun will begin as soon as you board the Boston Harbor Cruise and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Boston. After spending the day around the city, conclude your trip with a return to New York City. Day 1: Itinerary: New York → New Haven → Yale University Tour (Optional, 60 mins) → Newport → The Breakers (Optional, 90 mins) → Boston Hotel:Best Western Milford Inn; similar Day 2: Itinerary: Hotel → Boston → America's First Tour (Mandatory, 3 hours) → Boston Harbor Cruise (Optional, 60 mins) → Quincy Market (Optional for Boston lobster, 60 mins) → View Boston at Prudential Center (Optional, 50 mins) → New York The Firsts of America Exploration Tour Itinerary: Harvard University (1 hour, offical campus tour included) → The Old State House (the birthplace of the American Revolution and the place where the Declaration of Independence was first published) → The Tremont Street Subway Marker (the first subway system) → Boston Common (the first public park) → Boston Public Garden (the first public botanical garden) → Boston Public Library (the first large-scale free municipal library funded by the public) → Boston Trinity cathedral (Outside visit) Note: If the Boston Harbor View Boat is closed, this attraction will be replaced by: New England Aquarium (Optional, 60 mins).

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