What's Hot

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

Featured

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!

The IRONS Restaurant and Bar Open now

The IRONS Restaurant and Bar is located inside Hilton Mystic in the heart of Mystic, CT. This award-winning restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner offering chef-driven seasonal menus

Location: 20 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, CT 06355, USAWebsite: https://theironsmystic.com/Phone: 860-572-2504
Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Closes in 10 minutes

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is one of Connecticut’s top family attractions. Spend an hour or the whole day and see more than 300 animals representing primarily North and South American species.

Location: 1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06610, USAWebsite: https://www.beardsleyzoo.org/Phone: 203-394-6565
The Clam Castle Closed nowOpens at 11:30:AM tomorrow

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 Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum Closed nowOpens at 10:00:AM tomorrow

The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum is the largest climbing park in Connecticut, with 23 zip lines, six difficulty levels, and over 170 challenge bridges.

Location: The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604, USAWebsite: https://www.discoveryadventurepark.org/Phone: (203) 690-1717

Plan

Your Trip

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

Fuse Theatre of CT

FUSE is an inclusive organization devoted to educational outreach, fostering new works, providing

Location: 375 Morgan Lane suite 208, West Haven, Connecticut 06516, USAWebsite: https://www.fusetheatrect.org/Phone: (203) 314-3394
Spark by Hilton Mystic / Groton Open now

Spark by Hilton Mystic / Groton

The FIRST Spark by Hilton hotel in Mystic, CT. It’s Sparktacular! Spark by Hilton is the

Location: Spark by Hilton Mystic Groton, Whitehall Avenue, Mystic, CT, USAWebsite: https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/gonmgpe-spark-mystic-groton/Phone: 860-980-8010

The IRONS Restaurant and Bar

The IRONS Restaurant and Bar is located inside Hilton Mystic in the heart of Mystic, CT. This award-winning restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner offering chef-driven seasonal menus

Location: 20 Coogan Boulevard, Mystic, CT 06355, USAWebsite: https://theironsmystic.com/Phone: 860-572-2504

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is one of Connecticut’s top family attractions. Spend an hour or the whole day and see more than 300 animals representing primarily North and South American species.

Location: 1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06610, USAWebsite: https://www.beardsleyzoo.org/Phone: 203-394-6565
The Clam Castle Closed nowOpens at 11:30:AM tomorrow

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 Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum Closed nowOpens at 10:00:AM tomorrow

The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum

The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum is the largest climbing park in Connecticut, with 23 zip lines, six difficulty levels, and over 170 challenge bridges.

Location: The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604, USAWebsite: https://www.discoveryadventurepark.org/Phone: (203) 690-1717
Cove Landing Marine of Hamburg Cove Closes in 1 hour 10 minutes

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
Rock Paper Sista’s Closes in 1 hour 10 minutes

Rock Paper Sista's

A coastal shop full of heART featuring artisan creations for her, him, heart & home.

Location: 17 Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT 06437, USAWebsite: https://rockpapersistas.business.site/Phone: 203.458.7625

Stonington Vineyards

Stonington Vineyards, a founding member of the Connecticut Wine Trail, is best known for its barrel fermented Chardonnay and its proprietory blends Seaport White and Triad Rose.

Location: 523 Taugwonk Road, Stonington, Connecticut 06378, USAWebsite: https://stoningtonvineyards.com/Phone: 1-800-421-WINE / 860-535-1222

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.