Visit Eastern Connecticut

It doesn’t matter if you’re a regular or a first-timer – when you visit eastern Connecticut, you won’t be disappointed. The region is a tourism haven, whether you’re here for some New England history or world-class gaming at one of our casinos, or a day of shopping in the picturesque town of Mystic.



Eastern Connecticut is a destination for everyone. Embark on a romantic getaway at one of our beautiful inns. Follow the wine trail through some of the country’s most touted vineyards. Visit an alpaca farm, or spend a relaxing day at one of our beaches. Got kids? Don’t miss the Mystic Aquarium, or the Mystic Seaport. They’re must-see places for the whole family. Or take a ride on the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat. Looking to get away and relax? Visit one of our many golf courses, spend a revitalizing day at a high-class spa, or stop at one of the famous ice cream stands in the area.

What are you waiting for? You’ll never be bored in our region. You may even decide to stay. Stop by for more information, or to hear firsthand about the best places to visit. We’re always here to help.


Meetings and Conventions

If you’re looking for a friendly, professional atmosphere for your next meeting or convention, visit any of our member sites featured below. With gracious service, and convenient locations, and a number of choices to ensure your needs are met, your next event will shine.

Click below for a list of our members with meeting and convention accommodations.
Meeting Facilities


Welcome Centers

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut operates two regional welcome centers. Each location offers a wide variety of traveler information for the area. In addition, the Mystic & Shoreline Visitor Information Center can be found in the heart of Mystic Village. See below for more information.

New London Welcome Center

Phone: 860-444-7264
Located on State Street in New London
Open May 1 – October 28 from 10 am – 4 pm
(Weekends: May, September, October)


Norwich Welcome Center

Tourism Booth, courtesy of Carefree Small Buildings.
Thanks to Carefree for their generous donation!


Mystic Welcome Center

Phone: 860-536-1641
Located off I-95 exit 90 in Olde Mistick Village.