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5 Nearby Winter Festivals in Connecticut

There’s no denying that winter is beautiful in these parts. Whether you love the season or simply tolerate it, these nearby Connecticut winter festivals can make the chillier months of the year fun for everyone. November: Holiday Lighted Boat Parade in Mystic, Conn. Santa Claus is coming to town, but maybe not quite as expected. […]

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Southern Connecticut Fall Foliage : 5 of the Best Spots for Leaf Peeping

Autumn in Connecticut is beautiful, and we’re particularly lucky here at Saybrook Point. With the Connecticut River by our side and plenty of hiking in the area, you can admire the fall foliage by boat, car, on foot, and more. To make your Southern Connecticut fall foliage outing a success, we’re pointing out some of […]

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6 Classic Old Saybrook Holiday Traditions

Anyone who has heard of Spain’s Tió de Nadal knows there are some odd holiday habits in this world. Things aren’t quite as “out there” around these parts, but we do have festive ways to celebrate the season that are as classic as leaving milk and cookies out on December 24. We’re talking about the holiday […]

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Age-Old New England Sailor Superstitions

Every profession has its own superstitions and traditions, but none are as enduring as those surrounding fishing, boating, sailors, and the sea. From bad bananas, to cursed sailors, many of these wacky sailor superstitions endure to this day! So drop anchor, sit back, and get the low-down on some New England sailor superstitions before you set […]

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Our 9 Favorite Things To Do With Kids In Coastal Connecticut

Offering beautiful beaches and family-friendly attractions of all sorts, Coastal Connecticut is the ideal spot for a family getaway. It can be tricky to find activities that appeal to both kids and their parents – luckily, there are more than a few great options in and around Old Saybrook.   Mini-Golf at Saybrook Point Mini […]

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Old Saybrook Fan Favorite Town vote!

Show your love for Old Saybrook and vote for your favorite CT Town in the “Connecticut Still Revolutionary Fan Favorite” contest. Vote daily until July 25th. Click here to vote daily! 

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Old Saybrook, like Cape Cod but without the traffic jams

Who knew? I’ve lived in Connecticut for nearly 20 years and am just now discovering more of what The Nutmeg State has to offer. Take Old Saybrook, a pretty, historic town at the mouth of the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound, equidistant (about 100 miles) from Boston and New York, just short drive from […]

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Three Stories at Saybrook Point Inn

For more than a decade, on his way in to work at the Saybrook Point Inn & Spa, Stephen Tagliatela would walk by Marie Clark’s house. Built in 1892 on Saybrook Point, where the Connecticut River meets Long Island Sound, the grand old Victorian Italianate residence was crumbling before his eyes. One year, when he […]

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