Fire lights. Winter nights.

Places to Sit and Sip by a Real Wood Fire in Mystic Country Connecticut

Dec 27, 2010, 10:00 ET from Mystic Country

MYSTIC, Conn., Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --There is nothing more inviting on a cold winter's day or night than the snap crackle pop of a real fire in the hearth.  

Lots of places offer gas burning flames but below are a few spots in Mystic Country offering a place to sit, sip and relax beside that old-fashioned magic:

Overnight spots:


Mansion at Bald Hill, Woodstock, CT Beautiful stone mansion set in the woods on a hill. Wood fires in common areas.

Bed & Breakfast at Taylor's Corner, Woodstock  New England classic with wood burning fires in common areas.

Daniel Rust House, Coventry CT Historic B&B in the Quiet Corner. Restored building decorated in period antiques. Enjoy a good read fireside in their Stone Room. Fire logs in individual rooms.

Inn at Woodstock Hill, Woodstock CT  Historic inn set in the heart of the Quiet Corner. Wood fires in the common areas. Gas fireplaces in some rooms.

Inn at Lower Farm, North Stonington Country farm setting. B&B hosts woodburning fires in common rooms.

Branch Place B&B, Lisbon Circa 1790 B&B. Wood fire in the keeping room. Fire logs in individual rooms.


Hilton, Mystic Modern hotel with all of the amenities. Large fireplace in bar.

Steamboat Inn, Mystic Individual  water view rooms with wood burning fireplaces in the heart of downtown historic Mystic.

Inn at Mystic, Mystic Central Mystic inn with rooms with wood burning fireplaces. Close to downtown, Mystic Seaport and Mystic Aquarium.

Bee and Thistle Inn, Old Lyme  Quintessential New England inn with fireplaces in common areas. Across the street from the Florence Griswold Museum.

Another Second Penny Inn, Stonington Historic B&B on outskirts of town. Fireplaces in common areas. Gas in individual rooms.

Vineyards to sit and sip:


Sharpe Hill Vineyards, Pomfret A beautiful vineyard that hosts an award winning restaurant with wood fires.

Heritage Trail Vineyards, Lisbon Outdoor fire pits that glow every winter night. Enjoy them from the greenhouse while you dine or from the patio under heat-lamps. Post dinner marshmallow roasting is free.


Chamard Vineyards, Clinton A winery offering a full bar with entertainment on select evenings. Large stone fireplace beckons you to linger.

Mystic Country is a destination that blends the tranquility of classic New England seascapes and scenic rolling hills with rich cultural heritage and sophisticated, top-flight entertainment. Home to Mystic Aquarium, Mystic Seaport, Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun, Mystic Country covers the eastern third of Connecticut and coastal Rhode Island -- a convenient escape, 42 towns located just a few hours by car or train from both Boston and New York City, and easily accessible from Hartford and Providence airports. For more information on Mystic Country Connecticut, visit our website at

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