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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

7 Upcoming Holiday Events Near Groton

7 Upcoming Holiday Events Near Groton
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With the holidays upon us, many are wondering how COVID-19 will impact the festive season. Luckily, many traditional events are still scheduled near our area. At time of publication, Naval Submarine Base New London was under "HPCON Charlie" restrictions. Keeping this in mind, we wanted to share local events that embrace social distancing and outdoor [...]

Boat to Home: 8 Fun Fall Ideas To Do During Quarantine (Groton)

Boat to Home: 8 Fun Fall Ideas To Do During Quarantine (Groton)

As COVID-19 infection rates continue to rise in Connecticut, local Navy leadership has reinstituted "HPCON C" guidelines for COVID mitigation at Naval Submarine Base New London.  As our state continues its phased reopening, our military families must observe from afar to protect our submariners.  Fall in Connecticut means pumpkin patches, hay rides, cider donuts and [...]