Nature lovers will be excited to know that you’ll soon be able to spend some time on the Connecticut River while staying at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina. When you’re looking for fun things to do in CT in the winter, bird watching in February and March is a must. Whether you travel with kids along to Old Saybrook, CT, or are on your romantic getaways with your significant other, a cruise offers an excellent time for all ages. Learn more about one of the best Connecticut attractions that you’ll want to take advantage of during your stay, below! 

Winter Wildlife Eagle Cruise

With February nearly here, we encourage guests to make reservations for the Winter Wildlife Eagle Cruise with Riverquest in Haddam, CT. Starting in February and lasting through March, you’ll be able to book a special winter cruise to view a variety of birds, including Bald Eagles, Gulls, Red-Tailed Hawks, Canadian Geese, and so many others! As the ice begins to disappear near Old Saybrook, CT, we begin to see many northern Eagles flying over the open areas on the Connecticut River. The RiverQuest winter cruise departs from the Connecticut River Museum in Essex with all other cruises departing from Eagle Landing State Park in Haddam from April and lasting through October.

RiverQuest Cruise Options

RiverQuest opens for scenic cruises on the Connecticut River, kicking off in February and lasting through the summer and fall months before closing for the season in October. Take a Mother’s Day, sunset, dessert, fall foliage, full moon, or Memorial Day cruise, to name a few, and there’s several more to choose. Perhaps taking a private charter for a company outing or cocktail party will be on your list of things to do in Ct, and you’ll have that option with RiverQuest as well! 

Winter Packages at Saybrook

Connecticut RiverDuring February and March, you’ll be able to take advantage of the Eagle Cruise Overnight Package, which includes two tickets to RiverQuest Wildlife Eagle Cruise, lodging, as well as $20 food and beverage credit. Saybrook Point Resort & Marina features a variety of seasonal packages, and we encourage you to visit our packages page to select the one that suits your needs. If you have any questions while booking on our website, please give us a call at 1-844-505-4520.