New London is a coastal city in Connecticut overlooking the Thames River, a short distance from Mystic
and New Haven
Highlights include The Custom House Maritime Museum, Fort Trumbull, the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, and playwright Eugene O’Neill spent his summers at Monte Cristo Cottage, now a museum. A popular tourist destination, New London is also the home to the Block Island Express Ferry, Ocean Beach Park, United States Coast Guard Museum, and the Garde Arts Center
Let It Be - Local is located on Bank Street, a common destination known for its many restaurants. Popular culinary destinations include Noodles & Rice Bistro, The Social, Muddy Waters Cafe, Tony D’s, and On The Waterfront.
New Londons’s historic district is also becoming recognized for its independent art scene with Hygienic Art as the flagship. A non-profit arts organization, Hygienic Art is creating an enriching cultural experience. Their galleries have produced over 500 art exhibits and their fantastic performance venue has offered over 285 cultural and music events. Other popular galleries include The Catherine Fosnot Art Gallery and Center, Marquee Gallery, Cultured Studios, and Studio 33 Art & Frame Gallery.