Spicer Moments

Nestled on the Connecticut coastline, Spicer Mansion’s perfectly situated location serves as the inspiration for our custom-curated lineup of Spicer Moments, one-of-a-kind experiences that celebrate Mystic’s rich culture, maritime history and seaside locale. Exclusive to Mansion guests, each Spicer Moment is specially designed to enrich the guest experience and connect him or her with the very best of our surroundings.

Soar through the sky during a luxury helicopter tour of the Rhode Island coast, Fishers Island and Block Island, or mingle with the cast from the O’Neill Theater Center following a Broadway-bound performance. Sip Dom Pérignon from atop the Belvedere with its expansive views, or venture deep into the Mystic Maritime Museum’s impressive archives. Explore all of our Spicer Moments below, and begin creating magical memories today.


Luxury Helicopter Tour

Experience the New England Coast by helicopter with Wings Air. See stunning aerial views of familiar landmarks up and down the coast. Tours depart from a crowd-free setting at Groton Airport and fly over the Rhode Island Coast, Fishers Island and Block Island. Listen to your favorite songs in-flight, and when you land on Block Island, a romantic picnic awaits.

Caviar & Champagne Tasting

Escape to The Belvedere, set atop of the Mansion offering 360 degree views of Mystic, for an exclusive culinary experience. Embark on a journey through the world of caviar, perfectly paired with a bottle of Dom Pérignon champagne.


New England Science & Sailing

New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) is an ocean adventure nonprofit that provides STEM-based education programs, on and off the water, for students from all walks of life.

Preview a Broadway Show
Enjoy a delicious catered picnic for two on the spectacular property of the O’Neill Theater Center, overlooking Montauk and the Long Island Sound. Enjoy a brand new play or musical, and raise a glass with the cast in the O’Neill pub after the show. All work performed at the O’Neill is brand new, and often transfers to New York, London or Chicago. Actors who began their careers at the O’Neill include Michael Douglas, Meryl Streep, Angela Bassett, and John Krasinski. Available seasonally.

$350 for two guests

Fields of Fire

Set on 50 acres of beautiful Connecticut Woodlands, Fields Of Fire Adventure Park will challenge your body, mind and spirit. We have an Aerial Adventure Park with 5 courses with difficulties from beginner to intermediate to expert. The perfect activity for families who want a quick and memorable experience. We offer half days of climbing that will leave plenty of time to see the rest of Mystic.

Mystic River Cruises

Relax and enjoy all that Mystic River has to offer on a 1947 classic wooden motorboat, with picturesque landscapes and breathtaking views of Mystic and the Seaport. Cruise in comfort for 90 minutes as you go under the drawbridge and out to Long Island Sound. A more personal tour, with a maximum of only 6 passengers, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner cruises, we invite you to bring your own beverages to heighten the spirit. This cruise creates an opportunity for you to view Mystic from its best vantage points and shouldn’t be missed…

Call Spicer Mansion at (860) 245-4621 to arrange transportation and set up reservations.

Behind the Scenes at the Seaport - Maritime Collections
Professional staff lead you through the maritime collections in storage at the Collections Research Center. See the full variety of objects owned by the Museum and not currently on exhibit. These included scrimshaw, ship models, paintings, textiles, navigational instruments, and more. Learn about preservation and maintaining thousands of items in the curatorial storage facility.

$360 for two guests

Jonathan Edwards

Just like a fine glass of wine, knowledge gets better with time — so sip your way through our guided wine tasting to learn about our vineyard. Our tour takes you into the vines with a visit to our tank and barrel rooms. With the wine industry constantly evolving, it can be difficult to discern which body of wine you’ll indulge in next. Now that you’ve experienced a number of palatable flavors, you can purchase your favorites right here at the winery. Wine enthusiasts find our tasting tours refreshing, and those just entering the world of fine wine also benefit from the knowledge and social experience of our detailed tours.

Mystic Aquarium

Explore the depths of our ocean planet like never before as you travel through Mystic Aquarium’s indoor and outdoor exhibits and visit with thousands of creatures from New England’s only beluga whales to the endangered African penguin, rescued seals to colorful fish and more.