3 Great Donut Shops Near Groton

3 Great Donut Shops Near Groton
Photo courtesy of Deviant Donuts Facebook page

Today is National Donut Day! Whether it's a real holiday or not, bookmark this weekend for some hole foods. Here's three great shops near Groton: Deviant Donuts https://www.instagram.com/p/CNk3WVmAFUm/ Deviant Donuts is a popular donut joint located at Olde Mistick Village. The shop launches new, creative menus every week, from "Baker's Choice" and "Disney Princess" to [...]

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: 8 Local Chocolate & Candy Shops Near Groton

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: 8 Local Chocolate & Candy Shops Near Groton

Looking to satisfy your sweet tooth this summer? From Willy Wonka inspired chocolate confections to nostalgic candy counters, you may be surprised to find some great local businesses near Groton. Here's a list to get you started: Munson's Chocolates Photo courtesy of Munson's Chocolates Facebook page For three generations, Munson's Chocolates has been Connecticut's largest [...]

Where to Brunch This Mother’s Day Near Groton

Where to Brunch This Mother’s Day Near Groton

Mother's Day is one week away, so consider this your reminder! Now that we've returned to HPCON Bravo, we hope you can venture out and enjoy a meal with your sailor and family! We've rounded up a list of great ideas, from traditional brunch buffets to DIY takeout kits, there's something for everyone: Mother's Day [...]

8 Great Patio Restaurants Near Groton

8 Great Patio Restaurants Near Groton
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While New England hasn't decided if winter is truly over yet (rain and snow last week, anyone?), summer can't come soon enough. But we have high hopes patio weather is upon us. To best prepare ourselves, here's a list of some favorites: Pizzetta Pizzetta in Mystic is a great pizzeria for everyone – meat lovers, vegetarians [...]

10 Places You Must Visit While Stationed in Groton

10 Places You Must Visit While Stationed in Groton

I know, I know. COVID. And while we mark the one-year anniversary of this global pandemic, we have to look to the (near?) future when HPCON restrictions will be lifted and we can travel again. While not everyone loves Groton, you can't deny the regional destinations that surround Connecticut. If you find yourself stationed here, [...]

15 Easter Egg Hunts, Parades & Other Events at Duty Stations

15 Easter Egg Hunts, Parades & Other Events at Duty Stations

Last year, many Easter events were cancelled due to the beginning of COVID lockdowns. This year, some locations are going socially distanced, drive through egg hunts or other Easter events. Below are some Easter-related events organized by location. Bremerton Saturday April 3, 2021: 10:00 am Eggstravaganza at the Beach (Navy Getaways Pacific Beach, 1:00 PM [...]

8 Great Spring Events Near Groton: St. Patrick’s Day Car Parade, Easter Egg Drive-Thrus & More

8 Great Spring Events Near Groton: St. Patrick’s Day Car Parade, Easter Egg Drive-Thrus & More

Spring is just around the corner and it can't come soon enough. You may be wondering how to get out and about for St. Patrick's Day and Easter, and luckily we found some great events near Groton. And while COVID is transforming traditional Easter egg hunts into Easter egg drive thrus, we'll take it. Here's [...]