Couple take a day trip in CT with their kids.Whether you’re visiting Old Saybrook for a long weekend or an extended vacation, there’s no shortage of places and attractions to discover. During your stay at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina, you’ll not only be able to explore the quaint town of Old Saybrook but the surrounding areas. When planning your itinerary, be sure to leave time to fully experience the area with some of the best day trips in CT.

3 Quintessential CT Day Trips 

Our waterfront resort is the perfect place to call home base during your Northeast vacation. By leaving time for day trips to surrounding towns and attractions, you’ll get to fully experience everything that makes this state such a great vacation destination.

1. East Haddam

Just 30 minutes away from Old Saybrook rests the town of East Haddam. This small town is filled with colonial history and natural beauty. Explore one of the many state parks like Devil’s Hopyard State Park or Brainard State Park. Learn about area history by visiting one of the several area historical attractions like Amasa Day House and East Haddam Swing Bridge.

2. Burlington 

Explore historic buildings and natural attractions in Burlington, which is about an hour’s drive from Saybrook Point. Hike the trails in Nassahegon State Forest or one of the many other trails around town. After hiking, stop by Hogan’s Cider Mill to enjoy locally made cider or Lamothe’s Sugar House to see how maple syrup is made. 

3. Norwich

Make the quick 40-minute journey to picturesque Norwich. Founded in 1659, this town is a history andWaterfall in Norwich, CT. nature lover’s dream. Stop by the Leffingwell House Museum or the Mohegan Heritage Center to learn more about the area’s history. Hike along the Uncas Leap Trail or on one of the various trails around town.

Book Your Small Town Escape at Our Old Saybrook Resort

Whether you’re exploring Old Saybrook or taking day trips to surrounding areas in CT, Saybrook Point Resort & Marina is the perfect place to relax after a long day of adventures. Book your stay in our luxury resort, offering a range of accommodations for groups and families of all sizes. If visiting during the summer, be sure to check out our live music series, the perfect way to unwind before turning in for the night. Book online or call us at 860-395-2000 to learn more about our resort and accommodations.