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Mystic Area without a Car

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Mystic Area without a Car

I'll be traveling to Mystic via Amtrak and don't want to rent a car. Also thinking of staying in Watch Hill, but don't know if that's practical. How readily available are taxis in the area? TIA!

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There are a couple of taxi companies that will service Mystic, but you'd have to call for pickup. If you're going to be in Mystic, there are hotels that are walking distance to a lot of the things people go there for. I don't know much about Watch Hill, we usually only stop there for an afternoon, with our car.

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This is probably a late post for your question, but we did take a taxi-Yellow Cab- from Amtrak to the Holiday Inn and were pleased with the service. One thing we like about the Holiday Inn Express location is that you can walk to many Mystic attractions: The Aquarium, Mystic Village, and Mystic Seaport. There are also several restaurants within walking distance.

So for those of you going to Mystic in the future- there are 2 major areas in Mystic- the Downtown and the Aquarium area. Both areas have good lodging and dining choices, IMO.

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Without a car, I'd recommend you stay in Mystic. Watch Hill is pretty isolated, and very few businesses open at this time of year.

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Thanks, everyone! As things turned out, I stayed 1 night in downtown Mystic and 1 in the Aquarium area. I used Yellow Cab in between and back to the Amtrak station in New London (better schedule options than the Mystic station, at least for me)--very good service. I agree that Watch Hill would not be doable w/o a car. Next time...

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