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You will find it in New London, 40 miles (64 kilometers) outside of the state capital, Hartford.
If you're not planning to venture very far from Garde Arts Center, you can spend a few nights at one of the 7 accommodation options that are within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of the site. The Springhill Suites by Marriott and the Holiday Inn New London - Mystic Area are good places here, located 2 miles (3 kilometers) and 0.1 miles (0.2 kilometers) away, respectively.
Stretch your money further by staying at one of the reasonably priced hotels that are close by. For instance, you will find the Thames Inn & Marina 0.8 miles (1.3 kilometers) away, while the Red Roof Inn Mystic - New London is 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.
The Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa is the one name you will need to know if you are after somewhere lavish that's relatively close by. It's only 4 miles (6 kilometers) away.
Breathe in the distinctive aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans or browse the menu for one of the snacks at Washington Street Coffee House. It's a short walk away from Garde Arts Center. Another celebrated local establishment is High 5's, featuring an impressive variety of meals and a convenient location. If you find that the sight of the setting sun arouses a sudden thirst, stop at Tony D's for a cold beer or refreshing wine on the way back to your hotel.
After a long day of exploring, get on a train at New London, 0.3 miles (0.5 kilometers) from Garde Arts Center.