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Hidden Gems

Kick off your heels and explore the hidden gems the Connecticut shoreline has to offer from Thimble Islands cruises to shopping in nearby boutiques and galleries. Interested in just relaxing? Then stick your feet in the sand and relax on the gorgeous beaches of Long Island Sound – you will not be disappointed. Here are some hot spots to visit.

Coastal Communities

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Whether you’re visiting from out-of-state or around the corner, discover why you want to visit the Connecticut shoreline. Explore these wonderful places nestled in picturesque coastal villages – a must for your bucket list. We aim to please!

This secluded luxury B&B features magnificent views of the Thimble Islands and Long Island Sound for a relaxing and romantic getaway.

Location: 28 West Point Road, Branford, CT 06405, USAWebsite: https://thimbleislandsbb.com/Phone: (203) 488-3693

For over 43 years Saybrook Home has been known for the exceptional quality of their furniture and having something for everyone.

Location: 2 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT, USAWebsite: https://saybrookhome.com/Phone: 860.388.0891

Water Street Jewelers is a family-owned and operated jewelry store located on the Connecticut shoreline. We offer a beautiful bridal selection, jewelry design and repairs, gold buying, watch batteries and straps, pearl restringing, appraisals, and more.

Location: 23 Water Street, Guilford, CT 06437, USAWebsite: http://www.waterstreetjewelers.net/Phone: 203-533-5062

The Clam Castle is World Famous, Fresh Seafood, and a local favorite. Clam Castle has been shoreline landmark in Madison, CT for about 60 years.

Location: 1324 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443, USAWebsite: http://clamcastlect.com/Phone: (203) 245-4911

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Here’s the best of the Connecticut shoreline. Plan, shop, stay!

Westbrook Inn Bed & Breakfast

Westbrook Inn Bed and Breakfast was built in 1876 by a local sea captain.

Location: 976 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06498, USAWebsite: www.westbrookinn.comPhone: 860-399-4777

Penny Lane Pub

Penny Lane Pub is a two-story English style pub and restaurant, located in historic Old Saybrook, CT, with a friendly neighborhood atmosphere.

Location: Penny Lane Pub, Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT, USAWebsite: pennylanepub.netPhone: (860) 388-9646

Thimble Island Bed & Breakfast

This secluded luxury B&B features magnificent views of the Thimble Islands and Long Island Sound for a relaxing and romantic getaway.

Location: 28 West Point Road, Branford, CT 06405, USAWebsite: https://thimbleislandsbb.com/Phone: (203) 488-3693

Saybrook Home

For over 43 years Saybrook Home has been known for the exceptional quality of their furniture and having something for everyone.

Location: 2 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT, USAWebsite: https://saybrookhome.com/Phone: 860.388.0891

Water Street Jewelers

Water Street Jewelers is a family-owned and operated jewelry store located on the Connecticut shoreline. We offer a beautiful bridal selection, jewelry design and repairs, gold buying, watch batteries and straps, pearl restringing, appraisals, and more.

Location: 23 Water Street, Guilford, CT 06437, USAWebsite: http://www.waterstreetjewelers.net/Phone: 203-533-5062

The Clam Castle

The Clam Castle is World Famous, Fresh Seafood, and a local favorite. Clam Castle has been shoreline landmark in Madison, CT for about 60 years.

Location: 1324 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443, USAWebsite: http://clamcastlect.com/Phone: (203) 245-4911

The Shipwright's Daughter

Located in the heart of downtown Mystic, The Shipwright's Daughter is the newest addition to our beloved town's thriving culinary community.

Location: The Shipwright's Daughter, East Main Street, Mystic, CT, USAWebsite: https://www.shipwrightsdaughter.com/#Phone: 860-536-7605

Cove Landing Marine of Hamburg Cove

Hamburg Cove is one of the top destinations for renting a kayak and stand up paddleboard in Connecticut.

Location: 250 Hamburg Road, Lyme, Connecticut 06371, USAWebsite: http://www.covelanding.com/Phone: (860) 434-5240

East Haddam Farmers’ Market

East Haddam Farmers' Market Summer Saturdays, June 20th - August 29th, 3PM - 6PM

Location: East Haddam Farmers' Market at Ballek's Garden Center, 90 Maple Ave, East Haddam, CT 06423, USAWebsite: https://www.communitypollinator.com/east-haddam-farmers-marketPhone: (860) 531-3117

Upcoming Events

Discover popular events on the Connecticut shoreline from local arts festivals, night concerts on the green to sunset cruises on the Long Island Sound -- fun begins here. Search for activities going on today!