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Groton is a city in Connecticut. The tourist village of Mystic lies in the eastern part of Groton.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

From either New Haven or Providence, take Interstate 95 to exit 30, or U.S. Route 1. From Worcester, take Interstate 395 to CT Route 85, to Interstate 95/U.S. Route 1.

By train[edit]

Amtrak services southern Connecticut to New York and points south; and Providence, Boston and points north.

By plane[edit]

Larger airports in the area with scheduled flights are Bradley International Airport (BDL IATA) Windsor Locks, T.F. Green Airport (PVD IATA), Warwick (Rhode Island), and the smaller, regional Westerly Airport, WST IATA)

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • 1 Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, +1 860 449-6877. Fort Griswold (Q5471260) on Wikidata Fort Griswold on Wikipedia
  • 2 U.S. Navy Submarine Force Museum, 1 Crystal Lake Rd, toll-free: +1-800-343-0079. Mid May-mid Oct Daily 9AM-5PM; winter: W-M 9AM-4PM, Tu 1-5PM. I-95, Exit 86. A great collection of submarine artifacts, and home of the USS Nautilus, the first nuclear sub. Traces development of subs from Revolutionary War times. Admission, including self-guided tour of USS Nautilus, is free, but donations invited. Submarine Force Library and Museum (Q7631596) on Wikidata Submarine Force Library and Museum on Wikipedia

Do[edit]

Holiday Bowl-

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • Koto Japanese Steak House, 527 Long Hill Road. Although the name implies a steak house it is similar to Benihana in the Teppenyaki side of the house. But, where the place really shines is their sushi. The chef is a Japanese national who is very skilled and quite innovative at making sushi. They regularly import fish from Japan and it is fantastic. It rivals some of the best NY sushi restaurants and by far exceeds anything in the area.
  • Ninety Nine Restaurant, 117 Long Hill Road, +1 860 449-9900.
  • The Wokery, 507 Route 184, +1 860 448-3336. Chinese/Japanese.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

  • Hampton Inn Groton, 300 Long Hill Road, +1 860 405-1585, fax: +1 860 446-8456. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. Easily accessible from I-95 North and South. Four stories with 80 rooms, including 4 king suites, an included deluxe continental breakfast, indoor heated pool, meeting room for 65 people, exercise room and business center with free high-speed internet and ATM.
  • Groton Inn & Suites, 99 Gold Star Highway (Route 184), toll-free: +1-800-452-2191. Great for business travel since it is close to General Dynamics-Electric Boat Corporation, Dow Chemical, USS Submarine Base New London/Groton, Connecticut College, US Coast Guard Academy, Mitchell College, The Day Paper, Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, Sonalysts Studios Inc. and Pfizer.
  • Baymont by Wyndham Groton/Mystic, 360 Route 12, +1 860-445-8000, fax: +1 860-449-9173. Check-in: 4PM, check-out: noon.
  • Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa, 625 North Road (Route 117), +1 860 446-2600, toll-free: +1-866-449-7390, fax: +1 860 446-2601.
  • Super 8 Motel Groton, 173 Route 12 (I-95 Exit 86), +1 860 448-2818. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. A cheap place to crash very near New London and just across the street from the Groton Inn and Suites. The place is no-nonsense and simple but it is clean and well maintained and an excellent bargain. ~$50.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Groton
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