Explore the Unusual
There is a whole other world for shopping in New London besides the regular retail stores. Local independent shops abound, from downtown to in museums and galleries. Finding that special painting to go above the fireplace is no problem here. If you need a special outfit for a date or event, boutiques are ready with vintage clothing and jewelry to help make your night memorable. Getting presents for birthdays and other special occasions is equally easy. You will find books on local history, collectibles, gift baskets of organic foods, and fine wine in these charming shops. Remember to splurge on yourself a little, too.
Flavors to Savor
You know being near the water means one thing when it comes to dining; seafood, and lots of it. So when that is what you crave, go to Captain Scott’s Lobster Dock for the freshest in fish, shrimp and, of course lobster. The Yolk Cafe has you covered for breakfast and brunch, with eggs just the way you like and fresh, hot coffee to start your day off right. Organic and vegetarian foodies will love Mangetout Organic Cafe, where the quirky name fits the delicious food choices perfectly. Get some cookies to go before you leave. You will not regret it.
Artistic Options Abou
New London has so many cultural and artistic choices there is never a question of what you can find to do in this city. Explore diverse collections of paintings, sculpture, and pottery by early American artists. Take in the latest in critically acclaimed independent films. Be amazed by breathtaking opera and ballet performances. Broadway shows, educational lectures, and world events debates all take place here in the various arts centers in New London. Something new and exciting is going on every month in the arts here, so get your tickets and enjoy all the different fantastic opportunities.